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  1. Divided we failRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Last week, Democratic Rep. Peggy Rotundo of Lewiston threw some cold water on the idea that Maine could see major tax reform this year. Citing a refusal by the Maine Revenue Service to score the recently unveiled GOP budget plan, Rotundo suggested that the dreams of reforming Maine's tax code, kicked off by Gov. Paul LePage's ambitious but controversial budget plan , were becoming more and more unrealistic.

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  2. Creative Toolbox Art + Science series comes to LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    On Saturday afternoon, June 13, the Maine Center for Creativity will host the second of three 2015 Creative Toolbox Art + Science Series events, this one at The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing. James Beard Award winning chef Rob Evans will present a cooking demonstration and discussion on the Art + Science of Food, using four culinary pillars-Salt, Knives, Temperature and Air-to illustrate the history of food innovation.

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  3. Outrage on a budget, just add 'welfare'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... money. The story was picked up by the Bangor Daily News , which is 133 miles from Norway, and the Sun Journal in Lewiston. It was reported on the radio and traveled the world on the Internet. I even saw it on WPDE-TV's website in South Carolina. ...

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  4. 50 years ago: Clay vs. Sonny ListonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Berkshire Eagle

    In this May 25, 1965 file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in the first round of their title fight in Lewiston, Maine. EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali, who was still referred to as Cassius Clay by many in the media, defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments - photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up.

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  5. Lewiston man arrested, charged with sexual and domestic assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun Journal

    A Lewiston man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an assault on a woman, according to Ellsworth police. Vincent Turner, 44, is facing multiple charges in connection with the incident, Lt.

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  6. 50 years ago: Clay/ALi vs. Sonny Liston:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Berkshire Eagle

    In this May 25, 1965 file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in the first round of their title fight in Lewiston, Maine. EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali, who was still referred to as Cassius Clay by many in the media, defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments - photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up.

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  7. Cassius Clay says he knew he would beat Sonny Liston for the title in 1965 - Almanac May 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NJ.com

    ... president of the Bethlehem Steel Company, is a new member of the board of managers." 50 years ago: Just a minute: "Lewiston, Maine (UPI) - Heavyweight champion Cassius Clay says it was 'a sharp right hand' that put challenger Sonny Liston down for ...

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  8. Michael J. McCluskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and worked primarily in health care finance for many years. He had most recently been working for Seniors Plus in Lewiston and had worked as chief financial officer for Franklin Memorial Hospital, Farmington. Michael loved playing golf and spending ...

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  9. Muhammad Ali's 'anchor punch' revisited, half a century laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Vancouver Sun

    ... shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in the first round of their title fight in Lewiston, Maine. The bout produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sportsi most iconic moments. EDITOR'S ...

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  10. Ali-Liston II 50 Years Later: Sonny Got Hit, But Wasn't KO'dRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Sweet Science

    ... officially stopped by Muhammad Ali aka Cassius Clay in the first round of their rematch at St. Dominic's Arena in Lewiston Maine. And it's the loss to Ali in their rematch that really kills Liston's perception and standing in the eyes of many boxing ...

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  11. Today in History: May 25th 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their world heavyweight title rematch in Lewiston, Maine. (Ali's victory generated controversy over whether he'd truly connected when he sent Liston crashing to the canvas ...

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  12. 50 years ago boxing bedlam came to Lewiston, MaineRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Washington Times

    It was 50 years ago that the world's attention focused on Lewiston, Maine, for a world heavyweight boxing title fight. The rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston was moved to Lewiston thanks to local fight promoter Sam Michael after a deal with the Boston Garden fell through.

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  13. This day in historyRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their world heavyweight title rematch in Lewiston, Maine. (Ali's victory generated controversy over whether he'd truly connected when he sent Liston crashing to the canvas ...

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  14. Wayward elephant walking on lawns near Bethlehem Pike in 1965 - Almanac May 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | NJ.com

    In 1965 : Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their world heavyweight title rematch in Lewiston, Maine. 100 years ago: Taking his lumps: "John Sweeney, 24 years old, of Danville, came to this city yesterday to look for work, so he told Acting Mayor Tonkin when he was arraigned in police court this morning.

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  15. Today in history: Video a " Ali-Liston a phantom punchaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their world heavyweight title rematch in Lewiston, Maine. The Constitutional Convention began at the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia after enough delegates had shown up for a quorum.

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  16. AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Houston Chronicle

    In this May 25, 1965, file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in the first round of their title fight in Lewiston, Maine. The bout produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments.

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  17. Today In History Monday, May 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WBNS

    ... May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their world heavyweight title rematch in Lewiston, Maine. (Ali's victory generated controversy over whether he'd truly connected when he sent Liston crashing to the canvas ...

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  18. The Phantom Punch at 50: Ali, Liston and Boxing's Most Controversial Fight EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | BleacherReport

    In the immediate aftermath, as chaos reigned, the small crowd of just over 4,000 fight fans in Lewiston, Maine let their voices be heard. The most famous punch in boxing history had just secured Muhammad Ali's claim to the heavyweight championship, stopping Sonny Liston in the first round - at least in the official narrative.

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  19. Ali clocked Liston, and it ticked people offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | NWAonline

    Fifty years ago, then-heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali knocked out challenger Sonny Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in the fi rst round of their controversial title fight in Lewiston, Maine, on May 25, 1965. Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout 50 years ago today that produced one of the sports' most iconic moments -- photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas.

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  20. 50 years later, Sonny Liston took a diveRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Press Democrat

    ... the phoniest knockout I ever saw, that time Muhammad Ali put down Sonny Liston for the count in some town called Lewiston, Maine, because the fight got run out of Boston. Fifty years ago. Today. The bout - heavyweight championship of the world - ...

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