News – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Interactive map: see where Maine drivers crashed into moose in the past year https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/interactive-map-see-where-maine-drivers-crashed-into-moose-in-the-past-year/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/interactive-map-see-where-maine-drivers-crashed-into-moose-in-the-past-year/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1568146 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/interactive-map-see-where-maine-drivers-crashed-into-moose-in-the-past-year/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/12/moose.jpgmoose crashes 2017Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:54:13 +0000 Alan Caron: Longtime builder of coalitions first had to rebuild himself https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/alan-caron-longtime-builder-of-coalitions-first-had-to-rebuild-himself/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/alan-caron-longtime-builder-of-coalitions-first-had-to-rebuild-himself/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1576230 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/alan-caron-longtime-builder-of-coalitions-first-had-to-rebuild-himself/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576230_988949-20180919_alan-caro9.jpgAlan Caron outside the former Notre Dame Catholic Church in Waterville, the city where he was born. The church excommunicated his mother when she had him out of wedlock. Caron retaliated when he was older, stealing priests' vestments from as many churches as he could find. The "political statement" was capped off by time in prison, where his affinity for bringing people together took root.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:33:54 +0000 Maine environmental protectors receive national honors https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/maine-environmental-protectors-receive-national-honors/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/maine-environmental-protectors-receive-national-honors/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1576558 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/maine-environmental-protectors-receive-national-honors/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576558_463149-Sasser_Award.jpgMaggie Shannon, director of the Maine Lakes Society, presents the LakeSmart Award to Earl Sasser of Pleasant Lake in Otisfield. She is a determined protector of water quality in Maine lakes.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:03:23 +0000 Car-moose collisions on decline in Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/car-moose-collisions-on-decline-in-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/car-moose-collisions-on-decline-in-maine/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1576354 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/car-moose-collisions-on-decline-in-maine/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576354_571728-20061011MooseCrossin.jpgTwo moose calves follow their mother across a busy Route 139 in Benton in 2006 as motorists brake for the animals. Most moose are so tall that their eyes aren't reflected in headlights, making it harder to see them crossing roads at night.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:56:58 +0000 How a member of Maine’s political elite found himself in Mueller’s cross hairs https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/how-a-member-of-maines-political-elite-found-himself-in-muellers-cross-hairs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/how-a-member-of-maines-political-elite-found-himself-in-muellers-cross-hairs/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1576374 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/how-a-member-of-maines-political-elite-found-himself-in-muellers-cross-hairs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576374_326319-SamPattenBAG36413981.jpgSam Patten, left, speaks with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Saleh Mutlaq in Baghdad in April 2014. As Patten advised him in his bid to become prime minister that year, the Maine native had to protect himself with armored glass and security guards. Patten, 47, pleaded guilty last month to failing to register as a foreign agent related to his lobbying work in Ukraine. He also coordinated with a Russian national to help a Ukrainian citizen donate $50,000 to President Trump’s inaugural committee. Khalid Mohammed for The Washington Post Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:45:43 +0000 ‘Weird’ is in: Scientist running Replenova Farm seeks out unexpected niche https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/at-replenova-farm-weird-is-in/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/at-replenova-farm-weird-is-in/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1572030 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/at-replenova-farm-weird-is-in/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1572030_849508-20180913_Farm341.jpgGary Goodrich of Replenova Farm in Cumberland looks over a greenhouse full of edamame. Edamame are typically only found in the freezer case at the supermarket. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:31:28 +0000 Lewiston doctor advises students to take a load off their backs https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/students-well-advised-to-take-a-load-off-their-backs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/students-well-advised-to-take-a-load-off-their-backs/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1576606 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/students-well-advised-to-take-a-load-off-their-backs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576606_972846-backpacks.jpgDr. Linda Glass of Pediatric Associates of Lewiston says backpacks, including how to wear them, are discussed during annual physical exams. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends backpacks weigh no more than between 10 and 20 percent of a student's body weight.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:14:56 +0000 Southern Maine sees building boom as cities bust out permits https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/southern-maine-sees-building-boom-as-cities-bust-out-permits/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/southern-maine-sees-building-boom-as-cities-bust-out-permits/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1576738 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/23/southern-maine-sees-building-boom-as-cities-bust-out-permits/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576738_287450-20180807_Saco1480.jpgBrandon Norton works at the site of a future Cutts Avenue apartment complex in Saco, which had a 26 percent surge in permits over five years. Saco saw $38 million in new construction value in 2017.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:06:44 +0000 Sheep shearer shows he can cut it at Common Ground Country Fair https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/more-than-just-a-bunch-of-fluff/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/more-than-just-a-bunch-of-fluff/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:10:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/more-than-just-a-bunch-of-fluff/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/more-than-just-a-bunch-of-fluff/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1577094_339587-CGF1.jpgJeff Burchstead holds a pair of manual shears Saturday morning during his sheep-shearing demonstration at the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity. Burchstead believes he's one of only six or seven professional shearers in Maine.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:20:56 +0000 Hamfest draws amateur radio fans, users to Windsor https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/hamfest-draws-amateur-radio-fans-users/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/hamfest-draws-amateur-radio-fans-users/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 00:30:26 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/hamfest-draws-amateur-radio-fans-users/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/hamfest-draws-amateur-radio-fans-users/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576938_679477-20180922_HAM_5339.jpgBill Crowley talks about the hobby of being a ham radio operator during an amateur radio festival Saturday at the Windsor Fairgrounds in Windsor.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:08:45 +0000 High winds knock out power to more than 2,400 in Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/high-winds-knock-out-power-to-more-than-2400-in-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/high-winds-knock-out-power-to-more-than-2400-in-maine/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 00:20:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/high-winds-knock-out-power-to-more-than-2400-in-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/high-winds-knock-out-power-to-more-than-2400-in-maine/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/12/1301185_570757_20171031_storm0028-e1537662862736.jpgA crew from New Brunswick, Canada, assists with power restoration on Portland's Veranda Street late in October, after a powerful storm caused the most outages in CMP's history.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:34:38 +0000 Florida man, 87, injured in Phillips collision https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/florida-man-injured-in-phillips-collision/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/florida-man-injured-in-phillips-collision/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:55:48 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/florida-man-injured-in-phillips-collision/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/florida-man-injured-in-phillips-collision/feed/ 0 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:16:15 +0000 Police investigating Madison crash https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/police-investigating-madison-crash/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/police-investigating-madison-crash/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:52:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/police-investigating-madison-crash/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/police-investigating-madison-crash/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/F6I6722.jpgA wrecker arrives on scene and hauls the remains of a white passenger car from the woods of the Thurston Hill Rd, west of State Route 201 on Saturday evening. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:16:07 +0000 Woods takes 3-shot lead at Tour Championship https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/woods-takes-three-shot-lead-at-tour-championship/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/woods-takes-three-shot-lead-at-tour-championship/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:41:48 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/woods-takes-three-shot-lead-at-tour-championship/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/woods-takes-three-shot-lead-at-tour-championship/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576586_Tour_Championship_Golf_8555.jpgTiger Woods is in position for his first win since 2013 after shooting a 5-under 65 in the third round of the Tour Championship.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:56:12 +0000 Travel remains dangerous in flooded North Carolina https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/travel-remains-dangerous-in-flooded-north-carolina/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/travel-remains-dangerous-in-flooded-north-carolina/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:14:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/travel-remains-dangerous-in-flooded-north-carolina/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/travel-remains-dangerous-in-flooded-north-carolina/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575354_florence-lumberton-e718d8fa-bac8-11e8-9812-a389be6690af.jpgHomes are surrounded by floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence on Monday. At least 42 people have died in a disaster that seems like it won't end.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:18:45 +0000 Calling out sexism on the campaign trail is no longer forbidden https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/calling-out-sexism-on-campaign-trial-no-longer-forbidden/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/calling-out-sexism-on-campaign-trial-no-longer-forbidden/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:07:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/calling-out-sexism-on-campaign-trial-no-longer-forbidden/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/calling-out-sexism-on-campaign-trial-no-longer-forbidden/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576482_campaign-sexism-59e9480e-bd.jpgRep. Marsha Blackburn, a Republican from Tennessee, didn't shy from accusing her Democratic opponent of playing the gender card when he referred to her as a "big girl."Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:04:34 +0000 Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on passenger planes https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congress-takes-aim-at-shrinking-seats-legroom-on-passenger-planes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congress-takes-aim-at-shrinking-seats-legroom-on-passenger-planes/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:26:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congress-takes-aim-at-shrinking-seats-legroom-on-passenger-planes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congress-takes-aim-at-shrinking-seats-legroom-on-passenger-planes/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2015/04/622452_Southwest-Airlines-Seats.JP_.jpgSouthwest Airlines says its future planes will have slightly wider seats and a C-shape to provide for more knee room – welcome news to fliers.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 17:53:20 +0000 Stakes high as Bill Cosby faces sentencing https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/stakes-high-as-cosby-faces-sentencing/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/stakes-high-as-cosby-faces-sentencing/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:23:45 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/stakes-high-as-cosby-faces-sentencing/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/stakes-high-as-cosby-faces-sentencing/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576390_Photo_Gallery_Bill_Cosby_04.jpgBill Cosby leaves court in Norristown, Pa., in April after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman. Associated Press/Matt SlocumSat, 22 Sep 2018 17:54:56 +0000 China calls off trade talks with U.S. as Trump readies new round of tariffs https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/china-calls-off-trade-talks-with-u-s-as-trump-readies-new-round-of-tariffs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/china-calls-off-trade-talks-with-u-s-as-trump-readies-new-round-of-tariffs/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:04:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/china-calls-off-trade-talks-with-u-s-as-trump-readies-new-round-of-tariffs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/china-calls-off-trade-talks-with-u-s-as-trump-readies-new-round-of-tariffs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576218_Trade_China_Tariffs_What_3.jpgA jockey truck passes a stack of 40-foot China Shipping containers at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:25:35 +0000 Bannon encourages populists in Italy to push sovereign agenda https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/bannon-encourages-populists-in-italy-to-push-sovereign-agenda/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/bannon-encourages-populists-in-italy-to-push-sovereign-agenda/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:03:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/bannon-encourages-populists-in-italy-to-push-sovereign-agenda/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/bannon-encourages-populists-in-italy-to-push-sovereign-agenda/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576206_Italy_Politics_Far_Right_35.jpgFormer Trump strategist Steve Bannon declares at a Saturday forum in Rome that far-right "patriots" are the "new elite" of Europe as he brought his push for a transnational, anti-European Union drive to Italy.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:35:26 +0000 Deaths from capsized Tanzania ferry pass 200 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/deaths-from-capsized-ferry-pass-200/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/deaths-from-capsized-ferry-pass-200/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:50:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/deaths-from-capsized-ferry-pass-200/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/deaths-from-capsized-ferry-pass-200/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1576194_Tanzania_Ferry_Capsizes_861.jpgAssociated Press Rescue divers stand on top of the capsized MV Nyerere passenger ferry on Ukara Island, Tanzania, on Saturday. The death toll soared past 200 on Saturday while officials said a survivor was found inside the capsized ferry and search efforts were ending to focus on identifying bodies, two days after the Lake Victoria disaster. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:34:45 +0000 Gunmen attack military parade in Iran, killing 25 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/gunmen-attack-military-parade-in-iran-kill-25/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/gunmen-attack-military-parade-in-iran-kill-25/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:40:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/gunmen-attack-military-parade-in-iran-kill-25/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/gunmen-attack-military-parade-in-iran-kill-25/feed/ 0 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:37:39 +0000 Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she accepts Senate committee’s request to testify https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/lawyers-for-kavanaugh-accuser-say-she-accepts-senate-committees-request-to-testify/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/lawyers-for-kavanaugh-accuser-say-she-accepts-senate-committees-request-to-testify/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:33:53 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/lawyers-for-kavanaugh-accuser-say-she-accepts-senate-committees-request-to-testify/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/lawyers-for-kavanaugh-accuser-say-she-accepts-senate-committees-request-to-testify/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1566330_97189-Kavanaugh.jpgSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser described to The Washington Post a sexual assault decades ago. 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Scott ApplewhiteSat, 22 Sep 2018 15:37:44 +0000 Congo reports Ebola death close to border with Uganda https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congo-reports-ebola-death-close-to-border-with-uganda/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congo-reports-ebola-death-close-to-border-with-uganda/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:33:22 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congo-reports-ebola-death-close-to-border-with-uganda/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/congo-reports-ebola-death-close-to-border-with-uganda/feed/ 0 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:33:22 +0000 Fire destroys barn, damages house in Pittsfield https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/fire-destroys-barn-damages-house-in-pittsfield/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/fire-destroys-barn-damages-house-in-pittsfield/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:59:34 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/fire-destroys-barn-damages-house-in-pittsfield/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/fire-destroys-barn-damages-house-in-pittsfield/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/shutterstock_135059156-e1500399770152-6.jpgSat, 22 Sep 2018 15:03:01 +0000 Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford moved 3,000 miles to reinvent her life. It wasn’t far enough. https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/kavanaugh-accuser-christine-blasey-ford-moved-3000-miles-to-reinvent-her-life-it-wasnt-far-enough/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/kavanaugh-accuser-christine-blasey-ford-moved-3000-miles-to-reinvent-her-life-it-wasnt-far-enough/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 17:32:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/kavanaugh-accuser-christine-blasey-ford-moved-3000-miles-to-reinvent-her-life-it-wasnt-far-enough/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/kavanaugh-accuser-christine-blasey-ford-moved-3000-miles-to-reinvent-her-life-it-wasnt-far-enough/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1461598_Supreme_Court_Kavanaugh_984.jpgU.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, meets Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:13:17 +0000 Sen. Grassley adviser resigns after sexual harassment accusation https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/grassley-adviser-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-accusation/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/grassley-adviser-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-accusation/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:06:04 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/grassley-adviser-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-accusation/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/grassley-adviser-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-accusation/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/08/Senate-2016-Trump_Wake.jpgSat, 22 Sep 2018 15:13:52 +0000 Former priest, Cheverus teacher due to go on trial on sex assault charges https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/22/former-priest-cheverus-teacher-due-to-go-on-trial-on-sex-assault-charges/ Sat, 22 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1575802 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575802_301292-20171201_Talbot_0046.jpgA former Jesuit priest, James F. Talbot, appears in court last year. He is accused of sexually assaulting a boy nearly 20 years ago in Freeport. Jury selection is set to begin Monday.Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:42:30 +0000 Sting operation targets sex trafficking in downtown Lewiston https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/sting-operation-targets-sex-trafficking-in-downtown-lewiston/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/sting-operation-targets-sex-trafficking-in-downtown-lewiston/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:30:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/sting-operation-targets-sex-trafficking-in-downtown-lewiston/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/sting-operation-targets-sex-trafficking-in-downtown-lewiston/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/shutterstock_655712101-e1501172751470-2-2.jpgFri, 21 Sep 2018 22:42:45 +0000 Ex-Boston Globe editor recalls probe of Catholic sex abuse scandal https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/ex-boston-globe-editor-recalls-probe-of-catholic-sex-abuse-scandal/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/ex-boston-globe-editor-recalls-probe-of-catholic-sex-abuse-scandal/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:12:54 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/ex-boston-globe-editor-recalls-probe-of-catholic-sex-abuse-scandal/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/ex-boston-globe-editor-recalls-probe-of-catholic-sex-abuse-scandal/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575622_529254-20180921_UMACOnvo_42.jpgKeynote speaker Ben Bradlee Jr. appears before the annual University of Maine at Augusta convocation Friday at the Augusta Civic Center.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:27:21 +0000 Texas 3-D gun maker arrested in Taiwan https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/texas-3-d-gun-maker-arrested-in-taiwan/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/texas-3-d-gun-maker-arrested-in-taiwan/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:42:18 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/texas-3-d-gun-maker-arrested-in-taiwan/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/texas-3-d-gun-maker-arrested-in-taiwan/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575466_Taiwan_US_3D_Gun_Lawsuit_54.jpgCody Wilson is accused of having sex with an underage girl and paying her $500 afterward.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:52:22 +0000 Immigration judges balk at case quotas https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/immigration-judges-balk-at-case-quotas/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/immigration-judges-balk-at-case-quotas/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:40:49 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/immigration-judges-balk-at-case-quotas/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/immigration-judges-balk-at-case-quotas/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575434_Immigration_Judges_33999.2.jpgAshley Tabaddor, a federal immigration judge in Los Angeles, is introduced to speak at the National Press Club ​on Friday.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:40:49 +0000 Florence’s floodwaters still rising, 8 days after storm https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/florences-floodwaters-still-rising/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/florences-floodwaters-still-rising/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:31:43 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/florences-floodwaters-still-rising/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/florences-floodwaters-still-rising/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575354_florence-lumberton-e718d8fa-bac8-11e8-9812-a389be6690af.jpgHomes are surrounded by floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence on Monday. At least 42 people have died in a disaster that seems like it won't end.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:00:59 +0000 Trump delays release of Russia documents https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/trump-delays-release-of-russia-documents/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/trump-delays-release-of-russia-documents/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:31:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/trump-delays-release-of-russia-documents/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/trump-delays-release-of-russia-documents/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575350_Trump_56412.jpg-5bf13.jpgPresident Trump speaks at a spending bill signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Friday in Las Vegas.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:54:55 +0000 Westminster’s top dog Uno the beagle dies https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/westminsters-top-dog-uno-the-beagle-dies/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/westminsters-top-dog-uno-the-beagle-dies/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:26:58 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/westminsters-top-dog-uno-the-beagle-dies/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/westminsters-top-dog-uno-the-beagle-dies/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575342_Obit_Uno_The_Beagle_Dog_S3.jpgUno with his trophy after winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 2008.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:45:31 +0000 Report says alcohol killed over 3 million people in 2016 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/alcohol-killed-over-3-million-mostly-men-in-2016/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/alcohol-killed-over-3-million-mostly-men-in-2016/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:24:30 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/alcohol-killed-over-3-million-mostly-men-in-2016/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/alcohol-killed-over-3-million-mostly-men-in-2016/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/02/776619_Beer-Business-School.JPEG-0.jpgFri, 21 Sep 2018 22:15:51 +0000 Woman rescued in Lewiston fire was smoking while on oxygen, officials say https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/woman-rescued-in-lewiston-fire-was-smoking-while-on-oxygen-authorities-say/ Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:15:22 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/woman-rescued-in-lewiston-fire-was-smoking-while-on-oxygen-authorities-say/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/CITpineSTfireP0921182_0.jpgLewiston firefighters work on a man they pulled Thursday night from an apartment at 61 Shawmut St. in Lewiston. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:52:44 +0000 Photos: Sixth-graders take a deep dive into ocean science at Gulf of Maine Research Institute https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/photos-sixth-graders-take-a-deep-dive-into-ocean-science-at-gulf-of-maine-research-institute/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/photos-sixth-graders-take-a-deep-dive-into-ocean-science-at-gulf-of-maine-research-institute/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:14:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1575234 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/photos-sixth-graders-take-a-deep-dive-into-ocean-science-at-gulf-of-maine-research-institute/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/49522-20180921_LabVenture4.jpgPORTLAND, ME - SEPTEMBER 21: From left, sixth graders Kavon Graham-Jones, 11, Owen Pelkey, 11, Kitanna Carey, 11, Charlotte Brooke, 11, and Delaney Giroux, 11, pose for their group photo as "The Puffins" research group at LabVenture in the Gulf of Maine Research Institute on Friday, September 21, 2018. The group came with their class from Greene Central School from Greene, Maine to visit the newly re-opened learning space, partially funded by a grant from NASA, students can explore the impact of a changing climate on the Gulf of Maine and its species. (Staff photo by Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer)Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:15:30 +0000 Japan releases space rovers on an asteroid https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/japan-space-rovers-released-on-asteroid/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/japan-space-rovers-released-on-asteroid/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:38:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/japan-space-rovers-released-on-asteroid/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/japan-space-rovers-released-on-asteroid/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1575126_Japan_Space_Probe_14670.j2.jpgThis computer graphic image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency shows two drum-shaped and solar-powered Minerva-II-1 rovers that were released on an asteroid on Friday.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:52:05 +0000 Maine investigates restaurant for using marijuana on lobsters before cooking them https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maine-investigates-restaurant-for-using-pot-on-lobsters/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maine-investigates-restaurant-for-using-pot-on-lobsters/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:35:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maine-investigates-restaurant-for-using-pot-on-lobsters/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maine-investigates-restaurant-for-using-pot-on-lobsters/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/High-lobsters-e1537584048699.jpgFri, 21 Sep 2018 22:46:08 +0000 Puerto Rico board finalizes plan to restructure debt https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/puerto-rico-board-finalizes-plan-to-restructure-debt/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/puerto-rico-board-finalizes-plan-to-restructure-debt/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:33:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/puerto-rico-board-finalizes-plan-to-restructure-debt/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/puerto-rico-board-finalizes-plan-to-restructure-debt/feed/ 0 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:54:01 +0000 Australian woman, Mexican boyfriend sentenced in Maine on illegal entry charges https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/australian-woman-mexican-boyfriend-sentenced-in-maine-on-illegal-entry-charges/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/australian-woman-mexican-boyfriend-sentenced-in-maine-on-illegal-entry-charges/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:41:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/australian-woman-mexican-boyfriend-sentenced-in-maine-on-illegal-entry-charges/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/australian-woman-mexican-boyfriend-sentenced-in-maine-on-illegal-entry-charges/feed/ 0 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:18:07 +0000 After years of work, cabins for homeless veterans open on Togus campus https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/after-years-of-work-cabins-for-homeless-veterans-open-on-togus-campus/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/after-years-of-work-cabins-for-homeless-veterans-open-on-togus-campus/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:04:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/after-years-of-work-cabins-for-homeless-veterans-open-on-togus-campus/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/after-years-of-work-cabins-for-homeless-veterans-open-on-togus-campus/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1043466_574678-20180921_Cabinopen2.jpgNew resident Kenneth Pearson, left, chats with Robert Jones, a VA social worker, on his porch on Friday in recently opened "Cabin in the Woods" development at Togus.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:15:32 +0000 Dr. Dora Anne Mills named senior vice president at MaineHealth https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/dr-dora-anne-mills-named-senior-vice-president-at-mainehealth/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/dr-dora-anne-mills-named-senior-vice-president-at-mainehealth/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:24:59 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/dr-dora-anne-mills-named-senior-vice-president-at-mainehealth/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/dr-dora-anne-mills-named-senior-vice-president-at-mainehealth/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1574662_543684-Dora-Mills-7938-1.jpgDr. Dora Anne MillsFri, 21 Sep 2018 18:03:56 +0000 Advocacy group makes new legal move to block LePage’s efforts to reject Medicaid expansion https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/advocacy-group-makes-new-legal-move-to-block-lepages-efforts-to-reject-medicaid-expansion/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/advocacy-group-makes-new-legal-move-to-block-lepages-efforts-to-reject-medicaid-expansion/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:33:27 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/advocacy-group-makes-new-legal-move-to-block-lepages-efforts-to-reject-medicaid-expansion/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/advocacy-group-makes-new-legal-move-to-block-lepages-efforts-to-reject-medicaid-expansion/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/06/1409095_958677_lepage2.jpgGov. Paul LePage is term-limited but will be a large presence in the Nov. 6 election. Governor candidate Shawn Moody will tout his relationship with the fellow Republican; Democrat Janet Mills will highlight how she's been a thorn in his side. Staff file photo by John EwingFri, 21 Sep 2018 22:25:19 +0000 Bailout checks begin arriving for farmers, as Trump’s trade war escalates https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/bailout-checks-begin-arriving-for-farmers-as-trumps-trade-war-escalates/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/bailout-checks-begin-arriving-for-farmers-as-trumps-trade-war-escalates/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:23:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/bailout-checks-begin-arriving-for-farmers-as-trumps-trade-war-escalates/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/bailout-checks-begin-arriving-for-farmers-as-trumps-trade-war-escalates/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/harvest-2.jpgFILE- In this July 18, 2012, file photo, wheat harvest is in full swing near Patterson, Wash. The trade war with China is making life difficult for many farmers across Washington state. Washington State stands to lose $480 million in agricultural exports to China because of retaliatory tariffs, according to the state Department of Agriculture. (Paul T. Erickson/The Tri-City Herald via AP, File)Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:36:39 +0000 Rod Rosenstein talked about secretly recording Trump in midst of chaos https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/rosenstein-denies-that-he-proposed-secretly-taping-trump/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/rosenstein-denies-that-he-proposed-secretly-taping-trump/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:51:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/rosenstein-denies-that-he-proposed-secretly-taping-trump/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/rosenstein-denies-that-he-proposed-secretly-taping-trump/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1574270_Trump_Rosenstein_51658.jp2_.jpgDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is "inaccurate and factually incorrect."Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:17:37 +0000 Distemper virus appears to be the culprit in the deaths of hundreds of seals https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/distemper-outbreak-is-suspected-in-seal-die-off/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/distemper-outbreak-is-suspected-in-seal-die-off/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:38:58 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/distemper-outbreak-is-suspected-in-seal-die-off/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/distemper-outbreak-is-suspected-in-seal-die-off/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1520454_308329-Seals-e1535079487622.jpgInterns at Marine Mammals of Maine Kat King, left, and Katie Gilbert examine the body a dead seal that washed up the day before at Scarborough Beach State Park last Saturday.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:03:40 +0000 Portland interim fire chief given permanent position https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/portland-interim-fire-chief-given-permanent-position/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/portland-interim-fire-chief-given-permanent-position/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:29:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/portland-interim-fire-chief-given-permanent-position/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/portland-interim-fire-chief-given-permanent-position/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/03/1345016_964208_20150310_firesafety_.jpgKeith Gautreau, assistant fire chief for Portland, serves as a primary instructor in the city's fire academy. He joined the fire department in 1995 and moved up through the ranks.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:27:34 +0000 Overdoses kept taking toll on Maine in first half of 2018, claiming almost 1 life a day https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maines-drug-overdose-death-rate-holding-steady/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maines-drug-overdose-death-rate-holding-steady/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:21:58 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maines-drug-overdose-death-rate-holding-steady/ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/21/maines-drug-overdose-death-rate-holding-steady/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/03/1343857_651943__201508012_medcu_2a.jpgPortland paramedics respond last August to a call of a heroin overdose on Congress Street near the intersection of India Street. The 29-year-old woman was found unconscious by a passerby after she had injected herself with a quarter-gram of heroin.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:19:56 +0000