January 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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CALENDAR

Tue/3 BLOOD DRIVE AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or1-800-RED-CROSS. MISCELLANEOUS More...

World

Bush presidency barely noted in races

PERRY, Iowa ( AP) — A funny thing happened recently in the presidential campaign in Iowa: The last Republican president’s name actually surfaced.  More...

Maine

Maine lawmakers have new Indian member in midst

AUGUSTA   History will be made when Maine lawmakers return to the State House for their 2012 session and welcome a new member.  David Slagger will be seated in the House, becoming Maine’s first Maliseet Indian legislator. More...

Community

Welcoming the demons (a Tibetan legend)

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Long ago a boy was born in western Tibet to a wealthy family that named him Mila Thopaga, “a joy to hear.” When he was still very young, his father died, and his greedy aunt and uncle stole the family’s money and forced the boy and More...