Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Unofficial vote totals indicated that Regional School District 18’s proposed school budget of $32,281,753 passed handily at polls in the district’s five towns Tuesday.
Damages could reach $2 billion in a disaster zone that stretches more than 17 miles.
Two infants among 10 children killed by tornado
One block: How neighbors saw twister's deadly path
Oklahoma teachers saved lives, witnesses say
Gary Bird says he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The twister killed 24 people.
SLIDE SHOW: Death, destruction in Oklahoma
In tornado's wake, worried parents seek out kids
VIDEO: Tearful reunions at elementary school
Power of Oklahoma tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb
VIDEO: 'Can't describe' emotions during twister, teacher says
Democratic leaders are pressing on with the proposal, while legislative Republicans say they're ready to block it if hospital repayment and Medicaid expansion aren't considered separately.
Hospital payback, Medicaid expansion hinge on LePage
Two men attacked another man near a London military barracks on Wednesday. One died and the two others were shot by police.
Crews next week will begin putting another layer of pavement along Route 32 from Waldoboro to Washington, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.
Kylie Keene, a 2012 UMaine grad, was selected out of hundreds of applicants to be the “Nabisco 1D VIP Tour Correspondent” following the band in major cities.
Residents will have a final opportunity to be heard Thursday, before city councilors wrap up deliberations on a $52.6 million city and school budget that would increase property taxes by 6.6 percent.
The resolve removes a requirement that the state Transportation Department conduct a feasibility study on the $2 billion project.
Ibragim Todashev, a mixed martial-arts fighter, was killed after lunging with a knife at an FBI agent who was questioning him in Orlando, Fla., authorities say.
Daniel Paille scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:31 left in the third period — after defenseman Johnny Boychuk got the Bruins even earlier in the frame — and Boston put the Rangers ...
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
The state funds will go toward replacing Hall Elementary and fixing Longfellow Elementary, says Portland's finance director.
The deadly storms, which form about once a year, have more energy than an atomic bomb.