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Tuesday Jun 23 | via Sun Journal
The Rev. Kenneth Lewis' sister congregation in South Carolina was struck by a racist killing of nine people last week. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 16 | via Bangor Daily News
A former University of Maine student convicted of breaking into the home of a campus police officer who refused to dismiss a parking ticket was sentenced Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to nine years in prison with all but seven years suspended. Luke Cushman-Cole, 21, of Fletchers Landing Township, which is adjacent to Ellsworth, pleaded guilty in May to one count each of burglary , a Class B crime, and criminal threatening and criminal mischief, both Class D crimes. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 9 | via Bangor Daily News
The conviction of a former court system employee who attempted to steal state funds then tried to cover it up was upheld unanimously Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Danielle A. Beckwith, 49, of Hampden, who worked as the supervisor of the Office of Transcript Production, located at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor, was found guilty June 30, 2014, of one count of attempted theft by deception and two counts of tampering with public records after a four-hour, jury-waived trial. Comment?
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