Daily Archives: May 17, 2010

Somali language class teaching basics | Lewiston Sun Journal

Somali language class teaching basics | Lewiston Sun Journal

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Photographer captures National Guard soldiers in civilian workplaces | Lewiston Sun Journal

On a 4-degree January morning, Buddy Doyle pulled off the road to wish a random soldier luck in Iraq.

“We argue to this day who initiated the long, lingering hug,” said Doyle of Gardiner. “I told him, ‘Take care of yourself. Don’t do anything stupid.’”

A year and a half after that chance meeting near the National Guard armory in Gardiner, when the soldier had returned home, Doyle looked the guy up.

“I had told him I wanted to shake his hand,” he said. “I still did.”

He had another goal, too.

A photographer, writer and designer, Doyle had spent years creating glossy calenders of firefighters. Now he hatched a plan to take portraits of reservists guard members at their civilian jobs. He wanted the soldier’s help.

Click on the link for the rest of today’s story by Daniel Hartill in the Lewiston Sun Journal.

Miss Maine USA Katie Whittier makes top five in Miss USA contest – Bangor Daily News

Miss Maine USA Katie Whittier makes top five in Miss USA contest – Bangor Daily News.

Two women killed in Maine crash were immigration advocates | Bangor Daily News

Two women killed in crash were immigration advocates – Bangor Daily News.

Maine tree award to be renamed for warden | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine tree award to be renamed for warden | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Portland man seriously injured in car-moose collision | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Portland man seriously injured in car-moose collision | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.