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Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

World Jan 15, 2019

Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

When Stephen King's local newspaper, under financial pressure, announced it would cut regional book reviews, the horror author swooped in — and managed to save the section with just a few tweets. The story began on Friday, when King shared that The Portland Press Herald, ...

Second stealthy U.S. destroyer puts to sea for first time for trials

World Dec 5, 2017

Second stealthy U.S. destroyer puts to sea for first time for trials

The second in the U.S. Navy's stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers headed out to sea for the first time Monday, departing from Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works for builder trials. The future USS Michael Monsoor carefully navigated the winding Kennebec River before reaching the North ...

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in Maine

World / Offbeat Jul 27, 2017

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in Maine

A man is accused of drunkenly strolling down a Maine road wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to where his arm had been amputated. Maine State Police told WCSH-TV that 31-year-old Corey Berry, of Hollis, was arrested Tuesday ...