firstname.lastname@example.org MaineToday Media WATERVILLE - When Vicki Dyer became the program administrator for the newly opened 32-bed dementia ward at Lakewood nursing home in 2006, she wasn't happy with the amount of suffering she ...
Select images available for purchase in theMaine Today Photo Store Wescott is the face of snowboardcross, the two-time reigning Olympic gold medalist. Clukey, a 2010 U.S. Olympian, finished last winter ranked sixth in the world in luge. They are regarded as Maine's best hopes to compete in the next Winter Olympics, to be held next February in Sochi, Russia. They could live and train ...
email@example.com Staff Writer Maine may be on the verge of a rapid, historic shift from oil to natural gas as a source of energy for generating electricity and heating homes and ...
- Kristopher Hartford, 19, and Tatiana Nirza, 17, said they were lucky to get beds in the homeless shelter just two days after they called. They've been living at the shelter for about three weeks with their 7-month-old son, Kayden, because the income from Hartford's part-time job at a fast-food restaurant isn't enough to support them. Dean Lachance, executive director of Bread ...
Eugene Slabinski, left, 83, of Hanover Township, Pa., sits with Gerald Alder, 81, of Davis, Calif., in Greenville, Maine, at a 50th anniversary remembrance of a B-52 crash in January 1963 on Elephant Mountain, Maine. Slabinski, an Air Force medic, dropped from a helicopter to rescue Adler, one of two survivors of the crash. Seven other crew members ...
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In the ideal surfer movie, the surfer hero's main quest in life is to find some transcendental spiritual high that can only be attained while riding the wavesthink Patrick Swayze's adrenaline-junkie shaman in Kathryn Bigelow's Point Break (1991). In Blue Crush, however, the surfer hero just want to score a sponsor. It foregoes the mythical for the practical. ...
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican, and independent Sen. Angus King, along with a bipartisan group of other senators, sent a letter Friday expressing their concerns about the Department of Homeland Security's plan to study the feasibility of imposing a border crossing fee along the ...
Select images available for purchase in theMaine Today Photo Store He was watching the youngest of his three children, who all went to Maine colleges, walk across the stage Saturday at Bowdoin College to collect his diploma. "He has had a tremendous experience," said Googins. With his son, E.J., a math and computer science major, headed for a job in research and development at the ...
Eugene Slabinski, left, 83, of Hanover Township, Pa., sits with Gerald Alder, 81, of Davis, Calif., in Greenville, Maine, at a 50th anniversary remembrance of a B-52 crash in January 1963 on Elephant Mountain, Maine. Slabinski, an Air Force medic, dropped from a helicopter to rescue Adler, one of two survivors of the crash. Seven other crew members died. (AP Photo/David ...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A bill that seeks to lower Mainers’ bills for electricity and heating has won a 12-1 vote of support in a legislative committee, enhancing its chances of passage by the House and ...
MINOT, Maine (AP) - A Minot man faces charges after allegedly burning down his home and a mobile home belonging to his estranged wife, then leading police in car chases reaching high ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
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A man has been beaten to death by police officers in the United States.
The unarmed man was severely beaten with batons and fists following a call from a hospital, which had complained of a man being drunk near the premises.
Officers attended Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California, where David Sal Silva, the 33-year-old father of four young children, had allegedly been causing a disturbance.
A group of police officers fell upon Silva after he allegedly resisted arrest.
Witnesses said extra police waded in to beat him in in the face and upper body.
Silva later had trouble breathing and was wheeled into the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses who had filmed Silva and the police in a scuffle later had their mobile phones confiscated by some of the officers.
They said he had been begging for his life during the beating.
A lawyer for the family has asked that the mobile phones not be tampered with as the video evidence will be used in an investigation.
Meanwhile, President Obama has lauded the bravery and devotion of more than 40 police officers at a White House ceremony.
Speaking to the hand-picked group, he said: "We don't always get that opportunity to stand and applaud the men and women who keep us safe. ...
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