Cops salute beloved K9 on his way to be put down
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:26:30 GMT
A beloved K-9 suffering from seizures and arthritis received a final salute and a police escort, with lights flashing, to the Maine vet clinic where he was euthanized. Dozens of officers and firefighters turned out this month to pay their respects to Sultan, a 13-year-old German shepherd who sniffed out drugs and bad guys with the Yarmouth Police Department.
Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:24:59 GMT
Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme "Celebrate the Movies." Meticulously landscaped exhibits have been inspired by more than a dozen features, from "Frozen" and "Finding Nemo" to "Cars" and "Cinderella."
If journalists designed a newsroom-themed hotel, it would be awful
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:21:47 GMT
In April, you can pay to sleep in an old newsroom-turned-hotel. That hotel, naturally, will have a newsroom theme .
Senate drops objections to Obama amnesty
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:17:55 GMT
Senate Republican leaders caved on the homeland security spending fight Friday morning, voting with Democrats to delete provisions that would have stopped President Obama's deportation amnesty in order to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department at midnight. But the 66-33 vote only heightens the tension, as House Republicans remain adamant that the president's amnesty be stopped, and say they'll pass a short-term spending bill to keep the Homeland Security Department open for a few more weeks in the hope of working out a final agreement.
Penobscot Theatre Company to Stage End Day, 3/12-29
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:14:57 GMT
Next up at Penobscot Theatre Company is a production designed to inspire laughter and serious thought in equal measure. End Days, by acclaimed playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer, plays March 12-29 at the historic Bangor Opera House.
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