Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Vote totals reported by town clerks show 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
SLIDESHOW: Aftermath of a tornado
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
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.
Two men are shot by police Wednesday near a military barracks where another man was slain, and a video purports to show one of the attackers, covered in blood, making a political statement.
Crews next week will begin putting another layer of pavement along Route 32 from Waldoboro to Jefferson, 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.
In February, summer seems like just a legend. In May when the lilacs open out it’s clear the legend is coming to life, and for a few months, winter is the ancient myth. So is it written.
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
Q&A: The facts surrounding the parties' disagreement
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.
Mike Krzyzewski will try to lead the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team to a third straight gold medal, a source with knowledge of the decision tells the Associated Press.
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
City councilors scale back a task force's tough approach, but those who perform with fire face new safety scrutiny.
The deadly storms, which form about once a year, have more energy than an atomic bomb.