- Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin’s parents rally against Fla. ‘stand your ground’ law
- Hillary Clinton campaign got illicit funds from D.C. scandal figure
- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
- Tickets linked to stolen passports purchased by Iranian middleman
- More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon
- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
- Real-life Dr. Doolittle to reveal how to talk to animals
- Climate change could bring back smallpox, researchers say
- Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at N.Y. trial
By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - The Sun
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Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that was held this week.
Police say a Lewiston woman who apparently fell from a window in her third-floor apartment remains in critical condition at a Boston hospital.
A major turnover in Maine sheriffs is expected this year, and some see that as an opportunity to reform the county jail system.
A judge has denied several motions to exclude evidence from the trial of a woman charged with manslaughter for allegedly causing the death of two friends in a West Paris car crash.
A Sabattus man charged with sexually molesting a young girl repeatedly over several years has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison.
An Auburn man who pleaded guilty to participating in five robberies in the area last April has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The chief of the Auburn Water District is asking the city council to approve a $1 million bond issue to pay for treatm6ents to cut down on algae in Lake Auburn and replace some water mains.
Police say a New Gloucester man is facing charges after allegedly causing a car crash that injured four people then fleeing the scene on foot.
College Sports Madness has named Arkansas State University senior Kirk Van Slyke the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week.
Maine prisons officials want to give guards at the department's Windham facility the option of shooting to kill prisoners trying to escape.
A Massachusetts woman, 79, got sick and tired of a persistent man who was trying to shovel driveways for money and sent him fleeing — by brandishing a gun.
Gregory Kane, a columnist for The Washington Examiner who previously worked as a reporter and columnist for The Sun in Baltimore, has died, the newspapers said.
Authorities in Maine say a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy was injured when his mother lost control of the snowmobile they were riding.
The state is paying $300 per hour for private lawyers to defend the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention from a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former employee.
Prosecutors have dropped arson charges against one of the two boys charged with setting a fire that destroyed three apartments last spring in Maine's second-largest city.