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Maine-New Hampshire women’s basketball summary

COLLEGE BLACK BEARS 87, WILDCATS 56 New Hampshire (14-6) Kilpatrick 3-6 1-2 7, Frankenberger 1-3 0-0 2, Gaston 0-4 0-0 0, Anderson 5-9 0-0 14, Belanger 6-10 2-2 14, Rowan 0-0 0-0 0, Simpson 2-6 0-0 5, Booth 0-0 0-0 0, Lopez 0-1 2-2 2, Pogue 5-8 2-3 12, Spoto …

Old Town-Orono boys basketball summary

HIGH SCHOOL Old Town 56, Orono 51 Orono (9-6) 51 DeSisto 4-11 3-4 12, Stockley 0-1 0-0 0, T. Lucy 0-1 0-0 0, Koffman 1-7 3-4 5, Heeger 4-10 0-0 12, Hines 3-6 1-2 7, Coutts 1-3 2-2 4, Collett 4-11 3-5 11. Totals: 17-50 12-17 51. Old Town (15-1) …

Old Town boys basketball team pulls off close victory against rival Orono

OLD TOWN, Maine — Orono’s young guns tried to spoil Old Town’s Senior Night boys basketball celebration at MacKenzie Gymnasium on Thursday evening. But Adam Richardson wouldn’t let it happen. The 6-foot-3-inch senior forward scored 23 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked three shots as the defending Class B state …

Hot shooting leads UMaine women’s basketball team to rout of UNH

BANGOR, Maine — Coach Richard Barron has talked all season about how well his team shoots during practice. On Thursday night, the University of Maine demonstrated its scoring prowess and balance in a big game. The Black Bears dismantled the University of New Hampshire defense with 61 percent shooting, placing …

Grant Awarded to Cherryfield Academy Trustees

The Cherryfield Academy Trustees are happy to announce that they have been granted $125,000 from Maine Next Generation. The grant money will be used for professional fees of an architect and improvements needed to meet state fire codes which include sprinkler and fire alarm systems. The grant money will also …

Obama budget seeks 7% boost for military, domestic programs

PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama will call for a 7 percent rise in U.S. domestic and military spending in his budget that would end caps known as “sequestration,” the White House said on Thursday, setting up a new conflict with Republicans in Congress. The fiscal 2016 budget, which the administration …

Obama budget seeks 7% boost for military, domestic programs

PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama will call for a 7 percent rise in U.S. domestic and military spending in his budget that would end caps known as “sequestration,” the White House said on Thursday, setting up a new conflict with Republicans in Congress. The fiscal 2016 budget, which the administration …

Pirates’ rivals moving to California

PORTLAND – There will be a different look to the American Hockey League next season, and the division where the Portland Pirates currently play, as the league announced a seismic shift in its geography with the creation of a new division based in California. The league announced in a press …

Ex-AIG chief Greenberg tells New York AG to drop fraud case

NEW YORK — With a scheduled trial just four weeks away, the former chairman of American International Group Inc. said New York’s attorney general should abandon his nearly decade-old fraud case against him, calling it a waste of taxpayer dollars in pursuit of a hollow “trophy” victory. Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, …

Ex-AIG chief Greenberg tells New York AG to drop fraud case

NEW YORK — With a scheduled trial just four weeks away, the former chairman of American International Group Inc. said New York’s attorney general should abandon his nearly decade-old fraud case against him, calling it a waste of taxpayer dollars in pursuit of a hollow “trophy” victory. Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, …