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Defending champion Union shuts out Maine men’s hockey

ORONO, Maine — Defending national champion Union College put on an impressive exhibition of fundamental hockey Friday night. Union received a fluke first-period goal from Mike Vecchione, an early third-period score by Matt Wilkins and an empty-netter from Spencer Foo to beat the University of Maine’s punchless Black Bears 3-0 …

Question 6: Should Maine borrow $10 million for clean water, upgraded culverts?

Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles examining the bond questions that will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Maine. BANGOR, Maine — Floodwaters swept away Maine roads and damaged homes across the state during severe storms this year. Future damage could be prevented with investment …

Patriots hold on to edge Jets 27-25

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes, and the New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard Nick Folk field-goal attempt as time ran out to escape with a 27-25 victory over the New York Jets on Thursday night. Defensive tackle Chris Jones blocked what would have been Folk’s fifth …

Does the HSUS want Mainers to kill more bears?

As we get closer to Election Day, the battle over Question 1, which would ban the use of traps, hounds and bait while hunting bears in Maine, is heating up, and tension is starting to build. At least one state wildlife official is being protected, around-the-clock, by a Maine game …

Giants beat Cardinals, take step closer to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO — Consecutive run-scoring grounders to first base sparked a three-run sixth inning Wednesday night, and the San Francisco Giants overtook the St. Louis Cardinals en route to a 6-4 victory in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. The second straight home victory gave the Giants a …

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Newbill goal lifts Mt. Blue field hockey team past Oxford Hills in OT

FARMINGTON — For the second time in as many meetings this season, the Mt. Blue and Oxford Hills field hockey teams couldn’t settle the score in regulation. For the second time, Victoria Newbill played hero in an extra session. Newbill collected a pass just outside the circle up the right …

Briere’s last-second goal lifts Avalanche past Bruins

BOSTON — Daniel Briere could not have picked a better time to score his first goal with his new team. The veteran forward, a natural center playing right wing for the Colorado Avalanche after signing a two-year, $8 million contract, scored with five-tenths of a second left to give Avs …

Dairy Queen confirms 400 locations were part of a data breach

Nearly 400 Dairy Queen shops in the United States had their software systems compromised, the restaurant chain said, making it the latest retailer to confirm a data breach. International Dairy Queen said its investigation found evidence that systems of some Dairy Queen locations and one Orange Julius shop were infected …

Dairy Queen confirms 400 locations were part of a data breach

Nearly 400 Dairy Queen shops in the United States had their software systems compromised, the restaurant chain said, making it the latest retailer to confirm a data breach. International Dairy Queen said its investigation found evidence that systems of some Dairy Queen locations and one Orange Julius shop were infected …