Daily Archives: December 9, 2009

A little shoot-out trivia from the files of DownEast.com

Got this from DownEast.com and for some reason found it interesting. “What is Maine’s best-known gun battle? Answer: On October 12, 1937, federal agents killed Public Enemy No. 1 Al Brady and two cohorts on Central Street in Bangor in the bloodiest shoot-out in Maine history.”

Here’s a link from the Bangor In Focus website’s profile of the incident.

Newspaper execs think 2010 will be better … or will it?

Below is a link to a blog that provides some hope — and growth — for the future in newspapers.

Newspaper Execs Tell Investors There are Better Days Ahead in 2010.

However, as with any story, there are at least two sides. Alan D. Mutter has the other side on his Reflections of a Newsosaur blog.