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Trump and Hitler: How history repeats itself, and how it doesn't

By Rodney Anderson, Special to the BDN. Posted June 13, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.. Is 2016 the ... On “Meet the Press,” conservative columnist David...

Maine's do-nothing Board of Education needs to take on school mascot disrespect

But I believe here in Maine, probably as a direct result of five combative, wholly divisive years of ultra-conservative LePage administration policies, we have come...

Maine officials hike revenue projections

Associate Commissioner for Tax Policy Mike Allen, the chair of the panel, said the committee tends to be conservative in its approach to projecting revenue.

IRS grants nonprofit status to 'dark money' group founded by Karl Rove

Politico's Playbook Breakfast series got kicked off with political consultant Karl Rove in a sit-down interview with Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen in front...

Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party stun Canada with huge win

OTTAWA – Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has swept into office with a surprise majority, ousting Prime Minister Stephen Harper and capping the biggest comeback election...

KATHRYN OLMSTEAD County native's book recalls college life in 1960s

Even though Bolton says the relationship is “completely made up,” Lulu's correspondence throughout the novel with a hometown friend attending a conservative religious school in...

Bangor native seeking his second Greater Bangor Open title

Speirs said among the favorites in the Greater Bangor Open will be his former Texas Christian University teammate Jon McLean from Weston, Florida, and Warren.

GWYNNE DYER More anti-terrorism laws, fewer civil liberties

Meanwhile, over in Canada, Defence Minister Jason Kenney was justifying a similar over-reaction in by saying that “the threat of terrorism has never been greater.”...

Ottawa gunman had planned to travel to Syria, police say

“Because we heard so many gunshots, the impression I had was there were several gunman outside with machine guns about to enter and spray the...

Democrats reject LePage's nomination of Susan Dench for UMaine board of ...

“Susan Dench routinely claims in her blogs that universities and colleges around the country have been attacking conservatives for years,” said Lucinda Cole, USM's director...

Study commissioned by NFL says a quarter of players will end up with brain ...

The report appears to be the most definitive statement the NFL has yet made on the dangers of the sometimes violent sport, where players can...

Study commissioned by NFL says a quarter of players will end up with brain ...

The report appears to be the most definitive statement the NFL has yet made on the dangers of the sometimes violent sport, where players can...

Social messaging in Maine's political campaigns has become downright anti-social

In October 2013, Democrats said two tweets by a reporter for The Maine Wire, a news website of the conservative-backed Maine Heritage Policy Center, went...

Social messaging in Maine's political campaigns has become downright anti-social

In October 2013, Democrats said two tweets by a reporter for The Maine Wire, a news website of the conservative-backed Maine Heritage Policy Center, went...

Co-host of Aroostook Watchmen radio show found guilty of operating without a ...

CARIBOU, Maine — A Woodland resident and a member of the Constitutional Coalition, a four-man group of conservative activists in Maine, was convicted of two...

Co-host of Aroostook Watchmen radio show found guilty of operating without a ...

CARIBOU, Maine — A Woodland resident and a member of the Constitutional Coalition, a four-man group of conservative activists in Maine, was convicted of two...

Maine cancels contract with Alexander Group

By Christopher Cousins, BDN Staff. Follow on Twitter · Find on Facebook. Posted June 13, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.. Last modified June 13, 2014, ...

Author of report from which Alexander Group lifted text: 'It's not a small ...

By Christopher Cousins, BDN Staff. Follow on Twitter · Find on Facebook. Posted May 21 ... LaDonna Pavetti, vice president for the family income support...