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  1. Sports briefs for Nov. 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Ferriss, who won 25 games when the Red Sox reached the 1946 World Series, was experiencing declining health in recent weeks, according to family friends. The right-handed Ferriss pitched a shutout in Game 3 of the 1946 World Series but lost the decisive Game 7 against the St. Louis Cardinals.


  2. Voting Begins Now for Top 50 Coaches in U.S. Cellular's Most Valuable Coach ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Today U.S. Cellular announced that the top 50 nominees for the company's Most Valuable Coach program are now posted on TheMostValuableCoach.com. Coach Tom Bertrand from Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield is among the top 50 after hundreds of nominations were submitted, and the public can now vote on who will make the final 15. At the end of the program, two coaches will be recognized on the field at the Under Armour High School All-America Game on Jan. 1 and will receive $5,000 each for their school.


  3. Central Florida, UMass will be UMaine football team's next FBS opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine football team will again play two Football Bowl Subdivision teams next season as the Black Bears will travel to play the University of Central Florida at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando on Sept. 30 and the University of Massachusetts at McGuirk Stadium in Amherst on Nov. 11. UMaine will receive a $350,000 guarantee from UCF and $250,000 from UMass, according to UMaine Sports Information Director Tyson McHatten.


  4. Phone company launches Most Valuable Coach programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Cellular launched recently its Most Valuable Coach program, a campaign to highlight and recognize current high school football head coaches who have made a profound impact on an individual, school or community. Starting Monday, Sept.


  5. Maine SBDC names Christine Long as 2016 State StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Small Business Development Centers , a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, has selected Christine Long as the 2016 State Star. The award, given annually, recognizes a member of the Maine SBDC staff that has shown exemplary performance and a strong commitment to small business success.


  6. Alligator nearly bites off Florida woman's handRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A woman visiting the Florida Everglades was attacked on Friday by an alligator that bit her hand nearly off, local media reported. Kimberly Ann Sexton, 49, was reaching into the water in northwestern Broward County to retrieve a can she had dropped when the alligator, described as four to five feet long, attacked, according to WSVN-TV, a local station.


  7. Methadone clinic officials weighing litigation over rejected expansion bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The morning after the Bangor City Council denied a methadone clinic's application to treat more patients, the legal team of the clinic's parent company began weighing whether to sue the city. John Doyle, a Maine attorney representing Colonial Management Group , said Tuesday that he is meeting with Rebecca Meyers, general counsel for the Orlando, Florida-based methadone treatment company, on Thursday to discuss their options.


  8. Gunman kills woman, wounds 3 in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A gunman killed a woman and seriously wounded three others in Austin early Sunday, when he shot into a crowd as people streamed out of nightclubs in the Texas capital's downtown area, police said. The unidentified gunman opened fire at about 2:15 a.m. local time before fleeing, Austin police Chief of Staff Brian Manley told reporters.


  9. Cops mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for meth, man saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Daniel Rushing treats himself to a Krispy Kreme doughnut every other Wednesday. He used to eat them in his car.


  10. America is safer than ever, but you wouldn't know that from Trump's focus on fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Given his past rhetoric about immigrants and terrorism, it is not surprising that fear was the theme of Donald Trump's speech Thursday night as he accepted the Republican Party's nomination as its candidate for president. "Our convention occurs at a moment of crisis for our nation," Trump said at the beginning of his speech .


  11. In jittery Cleveland, all smooth so far as GOP convenes and security tightensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    "Would anyone like a bottle of water while you're waiting for your luggage?" a chipper volunteer, working for the city's visitor and convention bureau, said as she maneuvered a vertical cooler of water bottles at the Cleveland airport's baggage claim. Rarely has a national convention incited so many jitters.


  12. Wednesday, July 6, 2016: Manna serves the needy, remove Gov. Paul...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    While I join the nationwide expressions of sympathy for the residents of Orlando, Florida, and the families of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting , wherever they may be, we need to remember there was a massacre of 150 Lakota Sioux at Wounded Knee in South Dakota on Dec. 29, 1890, when United States cavalry surrounded and attacked a community that was relocating from their treaty-granted home on the plains, which were coveted by white citizens for farming and minerals. I recently had the honor to participate in the joint ceremonial with Anah and Kora Shrine parade in Belfast.


  13. Opera House Arts' 'Orlando' dynamically explores gender identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Elizabeth Anne Rimar as Orlando talks about life as a woman as Per Janson , Bari Robinson, Jason Martin and Jade Guerra listen in Opera House Arts' production of "Orlando" recently at the Burnt Cove Community Church in Stonington. Elizabeth Anne Rimar as Orlando celebrates life as a man with cast members Jason Martin , Per Janson , Bari Robinson and Jade Guerra in Opera House Arts' production of "Orlando" recently at the Burnt Cove Community Church in Stonington.


  14. Saturday, June 25, 2016: Angus King silent on monument, palliative care for cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The New Balance shoe company, with manufacturing facilities in Maine, should be lauded for breaking its silence over the Trans-Pacific Partnership , a proposed trade deal between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations. This marked a change in New Balance's public stance, which had been to warn that eliminating tariffs under the trade deal could lead to job losses in U.S. factories.


  15. Mass shootings are about isolation, anger - not religion or ethnicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    After a tragic event, like the killing of 49 at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, it is human nature to seek simple explanations, maybe even to point fingers of blame. It is easiest to point to those who are different from ourselves, as if to say "people like me don't do things like that."


  16. Bangor to paint rainbow crosswalk for Pride WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Bangor will re-stripe a downtown crosswalk using the colors of the rainbow in recognition of upcoming Pride Week festivities. The brightly colored crosswalk will appear on the State Street bridge that passes over the Kenduskeag Stream in advance of the weekend's Pride Week events .


  17. Senate votes down gun control proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Senate on Monday voted down four competing gun control proposals, allowing Democrats and Republicans to stake out political turf around a controversial, emotional issue that promises to play big in a campaign year. The votes, which fell mostly along party lines, came as the debate over gun laws has been reinvigorated after the recent mass shootings at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub popular with the gay community.


  18. White crosses, photos serve as memorial to 49 victims of Orlando attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Puerto Rican flags flapped from nearly half, representing the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting a week ago Sunday who had ties to the island, a U.S. commonwealth. Portraits taped to the front of each white cross showed the victims - mostly gay Latino men in their 20s and 30s.


  19. Former contestant on Mexico's 'The Voice' fatally shot in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A one-time finalist on the Mexican version of the TV singing competition "The Voice" died Saturday two days after being shot in Chicago. Alejandro Fuentes, 45, was shot Thursday after refusing a gunman's order to get out of his car, according to media reports.


  20. Donald Trump says US should consider racial profilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Republican Donald Trump said Sunday the United States should consider more racial profiling in law enforcement, after urging harsher policies following last week's mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. "I think profiling is something that we're going to have to start thinking about as a country," Trump said when asked on CBS whether he supported more profiling of Muslims in America.


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