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    December 9, 2017

    Maine Voices: First Mainer lost in World War I: A painful memory of a century ago

    How ironic that many issues from 1917 continue to resonate long after the ‘war to end all wars.’

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    December 9, 2017

    The humble Farmer: I’m not just talking through my hat about covering my head

    Be they baseball caps, bowlers, top hats or whatever, they do make a fashion statement.

  • December 9, 2017

    Fredette: By avoiding federal law, sanctuary cities endanger public safety

    Maine’s communities would be well-advised not to follow the flawed model of San Francisco.

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    December 8, 2017

    MaineHousing director: Tax bill will make our state’s affordable-housing crisis even worse

    If private activity bonds lose their tax-exempt status, thousands of badly needed units won’t be constructed.

  • December 8, 2017

    George Will: Nobody knows if a tax cut bill built on hope will stir growth

    But amid uncertainty about whether our run of economic gain will stay, or whether debt will cripple us, a tax cut is worth a try.

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    December 8, 2017

    Deadline for federal health insurance enrollment is just days away

    Go to Healthcare.gov before the Dec. 15 cutoff, or reach a certified health navigator online or by phone to get help with questions.

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    December 7, 2017

    Maine Voices: Japan’s surrender saved a soldier from second major combat mission

    With Operation Downfall looming, the writer’s father put off marriage, knowing things might be tentative.

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    December 7, 2017

    Commentary: Tax bills would be an assault on educational opportunities

    They would cost students an estimated $71 billion, and place unprecedented burdens on schools.

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    December 7, 2017

    Commentary: Retailers, consumers and state will benefit from tax reform bill

    Reducing the paperwork and financial burden will strengthen job growth and smaller businesses.

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    December 6, 2017

    Leonard Pitts: Trump hypocritically praises Rosa Parks but condemns Colin Kaepernick

    The president doesn’t understand that both took risks to oppose the mistreatment of black people, and both sparked a national conversation.