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Hillary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have violated federal records laws by using a personal email account for all of her work messages, the New York Times reported Monday. The newspaper said the likely Democratic presidential candidate conducted all her official business during her four-year tenure …

Messalonskee seeking fourth Eastern Class B title

The defending state Class B champion Messalonskee High School Eagles from Oakland may have a new head coach this season in Joe Hague, but the team hasn’t missed a beat. Messalonskee will look for its fourth straight Eastern Maine B championship on Tuesday when it squares off with neighbors and …

Byron tied in nation for shorthanded goals

University of Maine sophomore right wing Blaine Byron notched his third shorthanded goal of the season in his team’s 5-2 hockey loss to Providence on Saturday night at Schneider Arena in Providence, Rhode Island. He is tied for the national lead in shorthanded goals with Alaska-Anchorage’s Dylan Hubbs and UMass …

Goaltender to UMaine’s success in playoffs

Quality goaltending is the key component to long playoff runs and championships in hockey. It is a must even for high-scoring, offensive-minded teams. During the 1998-99 college hockey season, Alfie Michaud backstopped the University of Maine to its second NCAA championship as he allowed just seven goals in four NCAA …

Pirates acquire Leggio and Lashoff in deadline deals

PORTLAND – Over the last 48 hours the Arizona Coyotes have been actively revamping the club for the future prior to Monday’s National Hockey League 3:00pm trade deadline. While the Coyotes dealt away several high-profile players from the NHL roster including Antoine Vermette, Keith Yandle and Zbynek Michalek for prospects …

Cleaning of medical scopes linked to superbug outbreaks flawed

Manufacturers’ tests of procedures to clean medical scopes linked with “superbug” outbreaks contained flaws that render their cleaning instructions unreliable, according to a senior official with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The scopes were linked to the exposure of 179 patients to drug-resistant bacteria at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical …

Cleaning of medical scopes linked to superbug outbreaks flawed

Manufacturers’ tests of procedures to clean medical scopes linked with “superbug” outbreaks contained flaws that render their cleaning instructions unreliable, according to a senior official with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The scopes were linked to the exposure of 179 patients to drug-resistant bacteria at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical …

Five players get franchise tag, including Pats’ Gostkowski

All-Pro wide receiver Dez Bryant and the NFL’s leader in sacks last season, Justin Houston, were among five players given the restrictive franchise designation before Monday’s deadline. New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski and Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas were all given …

Harrington ends seven-year wait with Honda victory

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — Padraig Harrington ended a seven-year title drought on the two main tours when he won the Honda Classic in a playoff with American rookie Daniel Berger after a thrilling finish on Monday. The victory in the rain-disrupted tournament was sweet for the 43-year-old Irishman, a …

Kerry presses Russia’s Lavrov on Ukraine ceasefire deal

GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday that Moscow and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine must implement a cease-fire or face “consequences” that could further hit Russia’s faltering economy. Kerry said the cease-fire must be respected in all “key strategic areas” including …