Life & Culture – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:05:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 Expectations run high for pope’s sexual abuse conference, but some brace for disappointment https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/expectations-run-high-for-popes-sexual-abuse-conference-but-some-brace-for-disappointment/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/expectations-run-high-for-popes-sexual-abuse-conference-but-some-brace-for-disappointment/#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 03:20:39 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/expectations-run-high-for-popes-sexual-abuse-conference-but-some-brace-for-disappointment/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/expectations-run-high-for-popes-sexual-abuse-conference-but-some-brace-for-disappointment/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1828788_Vatican_Pope_52645.jpg-4f2.jpgPope Francis delivers his blessing during the Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican on Sunday. More than 100 top bishops will convene at the Vatican this week to address the issue of clergy sex abuse.Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:23:17 +0000 Chicago police say Jussie Smollett assault case has ‘shifted’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/chicago-police-say-jussie-smollett-assault-case-has-shifted/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/chicago-police-say-jussie-smollett-assault-case-has-shifted/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:55:16 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/chicago-police-say-jussie-smollett-assault-case-has-shifted/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/chicago-police-say-jussie-smollett-assault-case-has-shifted/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1828376_Jussie_Smollett-Profile_576.jpgChicago police say the investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's assault on Jan. 29 has "shifted" because of information provided by two former suspects.Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:04:06 +0000 Lee Radziwill, sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/lee-radziwill-sister-of-jackie-kennedy-dies-at-85/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/lee-radziwill-sister-of-jackie-kennedy-dies-at-85/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:31:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/lee-radziwill-sister-of-jackie-kennedy-dies-at-85/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/lee-radziwill-sister-of-jackie-kennedy-dies-at-85/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1828348_Obit_Radziwill_20882.jpg-8a.jpgLee RadziwillSun, 17 Feb 2019 17:34:19 +0000 Society Notebook: Love Gala does good for those in grief https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/society-notebook-love-gala-does-good-for-those-in-grief/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/society-notebook-love-gala-does-good-for-those-in-grief/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1822204 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/society-notebook-love-gala-does-good-for-those-in-grief/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1822204_962601-IMG_0496.jpgAngela Sansone of Scarborough, Melissa D'Agostino of Cumberland, Krystal Malinovskii of Falmouth and board member Katie Hogan of Falmouth.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:45:55 +0000 From ‘Bird Box’ to ‘Battle Angel,’ Rosa Salazar chased her dream, and caught it https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/from-bird-box-to-battle-angel-rosa-salazar-chased-her-dream-and-caught-it/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/from-bird-box-to-battle-angel-rosa-salazar-chased-her-dream-and-caught-it/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1824944 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/from-bird-box-to-battle-angel-rosa-salazar-chased-her-dream-and-caught-it/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1824944_887867-alita.jpgThe title character is voiced by Rosa Salazar in "Alita: Battle Angel."Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:34:27 +0000 Who knew that key moments of the Civil War happened in Cuba? https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/the-south-vs-the-north-yes-but-who-knew-that-key-moments-of-the-civil-war-happened-in-cuba/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/the-south-vs-the-north-yes-but-who-knew-that-key-moments-of-the-civil-war-happened-in-cuba/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1824956 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/the-south-vs-the-north-yes-but-who-knew-that-key-moments-of-the-civil-war-happened-in-cuba/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1824956_725370-harbor.jpgSat, 16 Feb 2019 16:30:16 +0000 Art review: Skillfully curated, Able Baker exhibition explores ‘Perfection’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/art-review-skillfully-curated-able-baker-exhibition-explores-perfection/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/art-review-skillfully-curated-able-baker-exhibition-explores-perfection/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1824972 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/art-review-skillfully-curated-able-baker-exhibition-explores-perfection/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1824972_999806-renegade.jpgGail Spaien, "Renegade Mirage #13," 2019, acrylic on linen, 34 by 36 inches.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:15:39 +0000 Deep Water: From ‘Another Long’ (15.) by Patricia Smith Ranzoni https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/deep-water-from-another-long-15-by-patricia-smith-ranzoni/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/deep-water-from-another-long-15-by-patricia-smith-ranzoni/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1825004 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/deep-water-from-another-long-15-by-patricia-smith-ranzoni/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1803322_Winter_Weather_Pennsylvania.jpgSat, 16 Feb 2019 16:33:09 +0000 Brooks & Dunn rework hits with a new class of country stars https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/brooks-dunn-rework-hits-with-a-new-class-of-country-stars/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/brooks-dunn-rework-hits-with-a-new-class-of-country-stars/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1825008 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/brooks-dunn-rework-hits-with-a-new-class-of-country-stars/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825008_973280-dunn.jpgKix Brooks, left, and Ronnie Dunn collaborated on their new album, "Reboot," with some of country music's brightest stars, including Kacey Musgraves, Ashley McBryde and Brothers Osborne.Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:33:07 +0000 After years of disrupting Hollywood, Steven Soderbergh finds an unlikely ally in Netflix https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/after-years-of-disrupting-hollywood-steven-soderbergh-finds-an-unlikely-ally-in-netflix/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/after-years-of-disrupting-hollywood-steven-soderbergh-finds-an-unlikely-ally-in-netflix/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1825012 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/after-years-of-disrupting-hollywood-steven-soderbergh-finds-an-unlikely-ally-in-netflix/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825012_729281-bird2.jpgSteven Soderbergh's "High Flying Bird" is out on Netflix and in limited theatrical release.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:15:02 +0000 After his start in Portland bars, country musician Jay Bragg joins Alan Jackson’s tour https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/after-getting-his-start-playing-portland-bars-jay-bragg-joins-alan-jacksons-tour/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/after-getting-his-start-playing-portland-bars-jay-bragg-joins-alan-jacksons-tour/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1825024 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/after-getting-his-start-playing-portland-bars-jay-bragg-joins-alan-jacksons-tour/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825024_342169-Jay1.jpgLongtime Maine performer Jay Bragg is now a regular at AJ's, a Nashville club owned by country star Alan Jackson.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:31:19 +0000 How the crossover hit ‘Walk This Way’ became a pop culture watershed https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/book-world-how-the-crossover-hit-walk-this-way-became-a-pop-culture-watershed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/book-world-how-the-crossover-hit-walk-this-way-became-a-pop-culture-watershed/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1825036 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/17/book-world-how-the-crossover-hit-walk-this-way-became-a-pop-culture-watershed/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825036_109665-walk.jpgWalk This WaySat, 16 Feb 2019 16:34:04 +0000 Vatican defrocks former Cardinal McCarrick for abuse https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/vatican-defrocks-former-cardinal-mccarrick-for-abuse/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/vatican-defrocks-former-cardinal-mccarrick-for-abuse/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:44:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/vatican-defrocks-former-cardinal-mccarrick-for-abuse/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/vatican-defrocks-former-cardinal-mccarrick-for-abuse/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1827416_408737-AP_19047739338756.jpgLuis Carvallo, left, and Bob Foss hold signs with a group from Catholic Laity for Orthodox Bishops and Reform outside the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See in Washington on Saturday.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:13:34 +0000 Snowbirds trade vacation homes for winters at 5-star resorts https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/snowbirds-trade-vacation-homes-for-winters-at-five-star-resorts/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/snowbirds-trade-vacation-homes-for-winters-at-five-star-resorts/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:41:19 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/snowbirds-trade-vacation-homes-for-winters-at-five-star-resorts/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/snowbirds-trade-vacation-homes-for-winters-at-five-star-resorts/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2012/05/7b21b07ab0059a0e100f6a7067009b6e.jpgSat, 16 Feb 2019 17:55:51 +0000 Police release 2 men questioned in Jussie Smollett case https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/police-release-2-men-questioned-in-smollett-case/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/police-release-2-men-questioned-in-smollett-case/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:05:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/police-release-2-men-questioned-in-smollett-case/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/police-release-2-men-questioned-in-smollett-case/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1798070_Jussie_Smollett-Profile_199.jpgJussie Smollett says he was the victim of a hate crime.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:12:48 +0000 Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/katy-perry-and-orlando-bloom-are-engaged/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/katy-perry-and-orlando-bloom-are-engaged/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:01:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/katy-perry-and-orlando-bloom-are-engaged/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/16/katy-perry-and-orlando-bloom-are-engaged/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1826796_408737-AP_18118379133552.jpgOrlando Bloom and Katy Perry attend an audience by Pope Francis last April. Associated Press/Alessandra TarantinoSat, 16 Feb 2019 17:17:33 +0000 Lewiston grad Elijah Solis on learning life skills, chasing dreams https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lewiston-grad-elijah-solis-on-learning-life-skills-chasing-dreams/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lewiston-grad-elijah-solis-on-learning-life-skills-chasing-dreams/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 03:26:36 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lewiston-grad-elijah-solis-on-learning-life-skills-chasing-dreams/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lewiston-grad-elijah-solis-on-learning-life-skills-chasing-dreams/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1826336_548861-2683964_SJ.CITformer.jpgFormer Lewiston High School student Elijah Solis speaks to a group of students during Friday's Jobs for Maine's Graduates class at Lewiston High School. Solis, 23, made his TV debut two weeks ago on "Magnum P.I."Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:37:50 +0000 Bethel remembers world’s tallest snowman https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/bethel-remembers-worlds-tallest-snowman/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/bethel-remembers-worlds-tallest-snowman/#respond Sat, 16 Feb 2019 02:10:18 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/bethel-remembers-worlds-tallest-snowman/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/bethel-remembers-worlds-tallest-snowman/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1826112_259385-Heres_Angus_complete.jpg"Angus, King of the Mountain" came in at 113 feet, 7 inches with 4-foot wreaths for eyes and five car tires for his mouth.Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:28:47 +0000 Prince Philip will not face charges for car collision https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/prince-philip-will-not-face-charges-for-car-collision/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/prince-philip-will-not-face-charges-for-car-collision/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:05:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/prince-philip-will-not-face-charges-for-car-collision/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/prince-philip-will-not-face-charges-for-car-collision/feed/ 0 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:05:57 +0000 Chicago police arrest 2 suspects in attack on ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/chicago-police-arrest-2-suspects-in-smollett-attack/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/chicago-police-arrest-2-suspects-in-smollett-attack/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:59:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/chicago-police-arrest-2-suspects-in-smollett-attack/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/chicago-police-arrest-2-suspects-in-smollett-attack/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825528_Empire_Cast_Member_Attack_5.jpgJussie Smollett says he was attacke by two masked men.Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:46:16 +0000 Mormon missionaries’ parents can get more calls https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/mormon-missionaries-parents-can-get-more-calls/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/mormon-missionaries-parents-can-get-more-calls/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:49:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/mormon-missionaries-parents-can-get-more-calls/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/mormon-missionaries-parents-can-get-more-calls/feed/ 0 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:49:33 +0000 Lawsuit claims religious discrimination https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lawsuit-claims-religious-discrimination/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lawsuit-claims-religious-discrimination/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:26:01 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lawsuit-claims-religious-discrimination/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/lawsuit-claims-religious-discrimination/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1825408_South_Carolina_Religious_2.jpgAimee Maddonna sits with her children at her home in Simpsonville, S.C. The South Carolina mother has sued both the state and federal government, saying she's a victim of religious discrimination on the part of a federally funded foster-care agency that turned her down because of her Catholic faith.Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:26:01 +0000 Drug company used rap video to push for higher doses, sales https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/drug-company-used-rap-video-to-push-for-higher-doses-sales/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/drug-company-used-rap-video-to-push-for-higher-doses-sales/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:35:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/drug-company-used-rap-video-to-push-for-higher-doses-sales/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/drug-company-used-rap-video-to-push-for-higher-doses-sales/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/Opioid_Kickback_Scheme_Rap_Video_14502-3.jpgFri, 15 Feb 2019 13:55:30 +0000 Maine Wildlife Park’s ‘most excellent moose’ dies at the ripe old age of 15 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/maines-most-excellent-moose-dies-at-age-15/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/maines-most-excellent-moose-dies-at-age-15/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:45:02 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/maines-most-excellent-moose-dies-at-age-15/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/maines-most-excellent-moose-dies-at-age-15/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/20061120_wildlife_1.jpgStaff Photo by Jack Milton: Pam Richardson feeds George, a 1200 lb. bull moose at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray, Monday, November 20, 2006. Pam and her daughter, Nikki, continue to care for the animals during the winter when the park is closed to visitors.Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:28:29 +0000 Read all about it. We’ve got plenty of things for you to do this weekend. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/read-all-about-it-weve-got-plenty-of-things-for-you-to-do-this-weekend/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/read-all-about-it-weve-got-plenty-of-things-for-you-to-do-this-weekend/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:23:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1824392 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/15/read-all-about-it-weve-got-plenty-of-things-for-you-to-do-this-weekend/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/849606-importance-of-being-earnest.jpgFri, 15 Feb 2019 00:23:42 +0000 Betty Ballantine, 99, ‘trailblazing’ force behind modern paperback https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:41:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/betty-ballantine-99-trailblazing-force-behind-modern-paperback/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1823916_Obit_Betty_Ballantine_84120.jpgBetty Ballantine, half of a groundbreaking husband-and-wife publishing team that helped invent the modern paperback, died Tuesday.Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:41:21 +0000 Two men questioned in Jussie Smollet attack probe https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/two-men-questioned-in-jussie-smollet-attack-probe/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/two-men-questioned-in-jussie-smollet-attack-probe/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:00:30 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/two-men-questioned-in-jussie-smollet-attack-probe/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/two-men-questioned-in-jussie-smollet-attack-probe/feed/ 0 Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:00:30 +0000 Spats nip at royal Meghan’s heels https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/spats-nip-at-royal-meghans-heels/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/spats-nip-at-royal-meghans-heels/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:45:16 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/spats-nip-at-royal-meghans-heels/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/spats-nip-at-royal-meghans-heels/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1823744_Britain_Meghans_Misfortunes.jpgNine months after wedding Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex is being buffeted by public rifts.Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:45:16 +0000 Researchers find clues depression may speed brain aging https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/researchers-find-clues-depression-may-speed-brain-aging/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/researchers-find-clues-depression-may-speed-brain-aging/#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:25:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/researchers-find-clues-depression-may-speed-brain-aging/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/researchers-find-clues-depression-may-speed-brain-aging/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/brain.jpghuman brainFri, 15 Feb 2019 07:37:49 +0000 Watch: Attempted breaking and entering by owl in Old Orchard Beach https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/attempted-breaking-and-entering-by-old-orchard-beach-owl-alarms-homeowner-parakeets/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/attempted-breaking-and-entering-by-old-orchard-beach-owl-alarms-homeowner-parakeets/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:10:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/attempted-breaking-and-entering-by-old-orchard-beach-owl-alarms-homeowner-parakeets/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/14/attempted-breaking-and-entering-by-old-orchard-beach-owl-alarms-homeowner-parakeets/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1822080_930675-Screen-Shot-2019-02-.jpgCutline does not have to fill the whole field xyx y xy yx yx yx yy x yx yx yy xyx yxy y xy xyxy yx yx yx yx y yxy xy xy yx y x yxy x y xyyxy xyxyy x yx yx yx yFri, 15 Feb 2019 00:37:24 +0000 Art in Bloom exhibit offers taste of spring for winter-weary visitors https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/art-in-bloom-exhibit-offers-a-taste-of-spring-to-winter-weary-visitors/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/art-in-bloom-exhibit-offers-a-taste-of-spring-to-winter-weary-visitors/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 02:01:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/art-in-bloom-exhibit-offers-a-taste-of-spring-to-winter-weary-visitors/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/art-in-bloom-exhibit-offers-a-taste-of-spring-to-winter-weary-visitors/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1821530_826406-20190213_artinbloom.jpgPORTLAND, ME - FEBRUARY 13: George Viles of Cape Elizabeth studies an oil on canvas painting "Unititled (Mont Sainte Victoire), circa 1925 by Marsden Hartley during a tour of Art in Bloom at Portland Museum of Art. The painting inspired the floral design by John Sundling of Plant Office. (Staff photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:50:44 +0000 Seven women accuse singer Ryan Adams of abuse https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/seven-women-accuses-ryan-adams-of-abuse/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:07:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/seven-women-accuses-ryan-adams-of-abuse/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1821374_People-Ryan_Adams_68047.jpg.jpgSinger Ryan Adams' offers of career help turned sexual, seven women say.Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:34:42 +0000 Michelle Obama shares mom’s view of her Grammys gig https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/michelle-obama-shares-moms-view-of-her-grammys-gig/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/michelle-obama-shares-moms-view-of-her-grammys-gig/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:55:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/michelle-obama-shares-moms-view-of-her-grammys-gig/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/michelle-obama-shares-moms-view-of-her-grammys-gig/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/02/1338064_Books_Michelle_Obama_32152.jpgFormer first lady Michelle Obama tweeted Sunday that her memoir coming out Nov. 13 is called "Becoming."Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:42:20 +0000 Panera closes last of its pay-what-you-wish cafes https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/panera-closes-last-of-its-pay-what-you-wish-cafes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/panera-closes-last-of-its-pay-what-you-wish-cafes/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:52:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/panera-closes-last-of-its-pay-what-you-wish-cafes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/panera-closes-last-of-its-pay-what-you-wish-cafes/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/01/1311973_Panera_Pay_What_You_Want_2.jpgLoaves of bread sit on a table at St. Louis Bread Co. Cares Community Cafe, part of Panera, in Clayton, Mo.Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:43:18 +0000 Skowhegan’s moose calling contest set world record https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/moose-calling-contest-sets-world-record/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/moose-calling-contest-sets-world-record/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:37:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/moose-calling-contest-sets-world-record/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/moose-calling-contest-sets-world-record/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1821086_153761-20180609-moose-call-001.jpgMorning Sentinel photo by Michael G. Seamans Robert Lambert welcomes the crowd on June 9, 2018, to the moose call demonstration at the Skowhegan Moose Fest at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds. A Guinness World Record was set by the 1,054 people who simultaneously made a moose call. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:46:40 +0000 Embattled Rep. Omar fires back at Trump, saying he has long ‘trafficked in hate’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/embattled-rep-omar-fires-back-at-trump-saying-he-has-long-trafficked-in-hate/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/embattled-rep-omar-fires-back-at-trump-saying-he-has-long-trafficked-in-hate/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:57:22 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/embattled-rep-omar-fires-back-at-trump-saying-he-has-long-trafficked-in-hate/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/embattled-rep-omar-fires-back-at-trump-saying-he-has-long-trafficked-in-hate/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1821010_Democrats_Israel_72997.jpg-.jpgRep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., under fire for claiming Israel's political allies in the U.S. are motivated by money, calls Trump hateful.Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:10:19 +0000 FTC sees spike in online scams using romance as tool to deceive https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/ftc-sees-spike-in-online-scams-using-romance-as-tool-to-deceive/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/ftc-sees-spike-in-online-scams-using-romance-as-tool-to-deceive/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:23:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/ftc-sees-spike-in-online-scams-using-romance-as-tool-to-deceive/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/ftc-sees-spike-in-online-scams-using-romance-as-tool-to-deceive/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/hacker.jpghacker hacking computer internet ShutterstockWed, 13 Feb 2019 18:25:51 +0000 Opportunity, NASA’s record-setting Mars rover, is declared dead after 15 years https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/opportunity-nasas-recod-setting-mars-rover-is-declared-dead-after-15-years/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/opportunity-nasas-recod-setting-mars-rover-is-declared-dead-after-15-years/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:47:06 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/opportunity-nasas-recod-setting-mars-rover-is-declared-dead-after-15-years/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/13/opportunity-nasas-recod-setting-mars-rover-is-declared-dead-after-15-years/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1820622_Space_Mars_Rover_48529.jp2_.jpgThis illustration made available by NASA shows the rover Opportunity on the surface of Mars. The exploratory vehicle landed on Jan. 24, 2004, and logged more than 28 miles before falling silent during a global dust storm in June 2018. There was so much dust in the Martian atmosphere that sunlight could not reach Opportunity's solar panels for power generation.Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:28:31 +0000 Wired to win: Wire fox terrier is Westminster’s best in show https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/wired-to-win-wire-fox-terrier-is-westminsters-best-in-show/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/wired-to-win-wire-fox-terrier-is-westminsters-best-in-show/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 04:57:19 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/wired-to-win-wire-fox-terrier-is-westminsters-best-in-show/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/wired-to-win-wire-fox-terrier-is-westminsters-best-in-show/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1820062_Westminster_Dog_Show_90182.jpgKing, a wire fox terrier, poses for photographs after winning Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday in New York.Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:10:12 +0000 What says Valentine’s Day better than beer and chocolate? It’s just 1 new take on an old tradition. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/what-says-valentines-day-better-than-beer-and-chocolate-its-just-1-new-take-on-an-old-tradition/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/what-says-valentines-day-better-than-beer-and-chocolate-its-just-1-new-take-on-an-old-tradition/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 04:45:49 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1820046 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/what-says-valentines-day-better-than-beer-and-chocolate-its-just-1-new-take-on-an-old-tradition/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/allagash.jpgTue, 12 Feb 2019 23:52:04 +0000 Measles making comeback on widening anti-vaccine movement https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/measles-making-comeback-on-widening-anti-vaccine-movement/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/measles-making-comeback-on-widening-anti-vaccine-movement/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 02:22:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/measles-making-comeback-on-widening-anti-vaccine-movement/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/measles-making-comeback-on-widening-anti-vaccine-movement/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1819734_Measles_Outbreak_Vaccine_73.jpgRobert Kennedy Jr. speaks at an anti-vaccination rally at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on Feb. 8. Cases of viral illnesses are up 50 percent worldwide.Tue, 12 Feb 2019 21:41:57 +0000 Clooney defends Meghan Markle, compares her to Princess Diana https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/clooney-defends-meghan-markle-compares-her-to-princess-diana/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/clooney-defends-meghan-markle-compares-her-to-princess-diana/#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:32:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/clooney-defends-meghan-markle-compares-her-to-princess-diana/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/clooney-defends-meghan-markle-compares-her-to-princess-diana/feed/ 0 Tue, 12 Feb 2019 19:32:20 +0000 Owl killed by car will help UNE students learn specimen preservation https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/owl-killed-by-car-in-biddeford-donated-to-une-program/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/owl-killed-by-car-in-biddeford-donated-to-une-program/#respond Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:49:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/owl-killed-by-car-in-biddeford-donated-to-une-program/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/owl-killed-by-car-in-biddeford-donated-to-une-program/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/UNEOwl.jpg CAPTION: Associate Professor Noah Perlut of the University of New England handles an owl that was donated to the school’s Department of Environmental Studies. Above, birds large and small – like this hummingbird – are preserved through a lesser known program at UNE that teaches students how to preserve specimens. The department accepts specimen donations from area wildlife organizations and the public. MOLLY LOVELL-KEELY/Biddeford-Saco-OOB CourierWed, 13 Feb 2019 15:37:11 +0000 Advocates urge lawmakers to ban vaping products from Maine public schools https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/bill-seeks-to-ban-vaping-devices-from-maine-public-schools/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/bill-seeks-to-ban-vaping-devices-from-maine-public-schools/#respond Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:34:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/bill-seeks-to-ban-vaping-devices-from-maine-public-schools/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/12/bill-seeks-to-ban-vaping-devices-from-maine-public-schools/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1818710_vaping_boom_55667_jpg_a6d9f.jpgFILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes in 2018 compared with the previous year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. Findings were released on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)Tue, 12 Feb 2019 23:14:44 +0000 Michelle Singletary: Talk is not cheap when it comes to love and money https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/talk-is-not-cheap-when-it-comes-to-love-and-money/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/talk-is-not-cheap-when-it-comes-to-love-and-money/#respond Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:04:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/talk-is-not-cheap-when-it-comes-to-love-and-money/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/talk-is-not-cheap-when-it-comes-to-love-and-money/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/Singletary-.pngMon, 11 Feb 2019 20:24:05 +0000 Jennifer Lopez defends her Grammys Motown tribute https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/jennifer-lopez-defends-her-grammys-motown-tribute/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/jennifer-lopez-defends-her-grammys-motown-tribute/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 23:09:38 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/jennifer-lopez-defends-her-grammys-motown-tribute/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/jennifer-lopez-defends-her-grammys-motown-tribute/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1817722_APTOPIX_61st_Annual_Grammy_.jpgJennifer Lopez performs a tribute to Motown's 60th anniversary at the Grammy Awards.Mon, 11 Feb 2019 19:27:01 +0000 Committee rejects Maine bill requiring parental notification of ‘obscene material’ in classrooms https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/committee-rejects-bill-requiring-parental-notification-of-obscene-material-in-classrooms/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/committee-rejects-bill-requiring-parental-notification-of-obscene-material-in-classrooms/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:08:02 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/committee-rejects-bill-requiring-parental-notification-of-obscene-material-in-classrooms/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/committee-rejects-bill-requiring-parental-notification-of-obscene-material-in-classrooms/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/kafka_on_the_shore.-TOPSTORY.jpgTue, 12 Feb 2019 00:23:44 +0000 Theater review: Footlights tees up the laughs with ‘Foursome’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/theater-review-footlights-tees-up-the-laughs-with-foursome/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/theater-review-footlights-tees-up-the-laughs-with-foursome/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:36:16 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/theater-review-footlights-tees-up-the-laughs-with-foursome/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/11/theater-review-footlights-tees-up-the-laughs-with-foursome/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/02/1817218_880115-ladies3.jpgPhoto courtesy of Footlights Theatre Katherine Davis, left, as Dory, Leslie Chadbourne as Margot, Victoria Machado as Tate and Gretchen G. Wood as Connie. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:31:18 +0000 PSO offers Broadway love songs for Valentine’s Day https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/pso-offers-broadway-love-songs-for-valentines-day/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/pso-offers-broadway-love-songs-for-valentines-day/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 02:31:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/pso-offers-broadway-love-songs-for-valentines-day/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/pso-offers-broadway-love-songs-for-valentines-day/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2015/04/PSO.jpegSun, 10 Feb 2019 22:00:21 +0000 Music’s Quill shows affinity for Elizabethan compositions with ‘First Book of Songs’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/musics-quill-shows-its-affinity-for-elizabethan-compositions-with-dowlands-first-book-of-songs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/musics-quill-shows-its-affinity-for-elizabethan-compositions-with-dowlands-first-book-of-songs/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 02:11:27 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/musics-quill-shows-its-affinity-for-elizabethan-compositions-with-dowlands-first-book-of-songs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/02/10/musics-quill-shows-its-affinity-for-elizabethan-compositions-with-dowlands-first-book-of-songs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/1699578_400913-Musical-notes-PSQ-e1545431375834.jpgMon, 11 Feb 2019 18:58:29 +0000