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It’s not the fast food making our kids fat; it’s the rest of their diet

It’s not the fast food making our kids fat; it’s the rest of their diet

The study found that if these places vanished, kids still would be heating up frozen pizza, eating chips and drinking sugar-sweetened sodas.

January 17, 2014 12:14 pm

Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

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George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush

President George H W Bush walks course during his golf game with son Jeb, not shown, at the Cape Arundel Golf Club on Aug. 27, 1990 in Kennebunkport in Maine. The president is scheduled to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney Monday at his Walker's Point home. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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Maine police: Man says hooker owes 10 minutes

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine — A man called police in Maine to complain a prostitute hadn’t given him his money’s worth — so they arrested him.

December 05, 2012 5:37 pmLoading…
Lobsters in the Tucson desert ... really

Lobsters in the Tucson desert ... really

25th annual Lobster Landing fundraiser includes clam chowder and live Maine lobsters.

October 24, 2012 2:28 pmLoading…
Actress Sally Struthers arrested for DUI

Actress Sally Struthers arrested for DUI

OGUNQUIT, Maine — Police in Maine say actress Sally Struthers has been charged with drunken driving.

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Maine couple, 88 and 87, get married after long courtship

Maine couple, 88 and 87, get married after long courtship

LEWISTON, Maine — A Maine couple have proved that true love knows no age limits.

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In reality, few would qualify for public option

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's gambit to include a government-run insurance option in health-care legislation may lack the 60 votes it needs to begin Senate debate, but it has given a fresh tailwind to the idea.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Balky Democrats testing Reid's leadership over health care

Balky Democrats testing Reid's leadership over health care

WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., having taken a big step toward establishing a new government health insurance program, Tuesday confronted the toughest test of his leadership skills so far — negotiating individual deals with a handful of Democratic holdouts whose sup…

October 28, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Senate health bill has government-run plan, opt-out

Senate health bill has government-run plan, opt-out

WASHINGTON — Health-care legislation heading for the Senate floor will give millions of Americans the option of buying government-run insurance coverage, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Monday, although he stopped short of claiming the 60 votes needed to pass a plan steeped in co…

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Girl with rare 'mermaid syndrome' dies

PORTLAND, Maine — Shiloh Pepin, a girl who was born with fused legs, a rare condition often called "mermaid syndrome," and gained a wide following on the Internet and national television, has died. She was 10.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
: Plates, including DeGrazia's, are hard sell

: Plates, including DeGrazia's, are hard sell

Q: My wife left many collector plates in their original boxes. How do I sell them? One is DeGrazia's "Los Niños."

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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The Foothills Curmudgeon : Snowbirds tend to get into hairy situations

It's gone, finally. Chopped, hacked and removed. After four months of robust growth my wife said in no uncertain terms she'd had enough of it. She complained of being scratched by its scraggly branches, likening it to sandpaper but more prickly. "Damn thorns!" she declared.

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Health-care overhaul now being sculpted behind closed doors

WASHINGTON — Now comes the hard part of crafting a new health-care system — hard not just because a lot of corporate, consumer and political interests want to be satisfied, but because the next steps will proceed in secret.

October 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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