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Judith Meyer is executive editor of the Sun Journal, Kennebec Journal, the Morning Sentinel and the Western Maine weekly newspapers of the Sun Media Group. She serves as vice president of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and is a member of the Right to Know Advisory Committee to the Legislature. A journalist since 1990 and former editorial page editor for the Sun Journal, she was named Maine’s Journalist of the Year in 2003. She serves on the New England Newspaper & Press Association Board of Directors and was the 2018 recipient of the Judith Vance Weld Brown Spirit of Journalism Award by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. A fellow of the National Press Foundation and the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, she attended George Washington University, lives in Auburn with her husband, Phil, and is an active member of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine.

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  • Published
    February 22, 2019

    Leo: Don’t buy into someone’s fast-cash scheme

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Drew Barrymore, 44; Thomas Jane, 50; Jeri Ryan, 51; Kyle MacLachlan, 60. Happy Birthday: Search for opportunities. Put energy and enthusiasm into whatever you do. Turn this into an eventful year because of the actions you take. If something is worth going after, do so wholeheartedly. Don’t end up having […]

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    February 22, 2019

    Sister suspects fiance caught flirting has much more to hide

    DEAR ABBY: My youngest sister started dating a man and they quickly moved in together. Six months into their relationship she got pregnant and they got engaged. Their wedding is planned for this summer. Recently she discovered he has been video-chatting with someone he met online. He admitted to flirting, apologized and promised that was […]

  • Published
    February 21, 2019

    Nomination papers available for SAD 44 board

    BETHEL — Nomination papers are available for six at-large seats on the School Administrative District 44 board of directors. There are two seats for Bethel residents, two for Greenwood residents and one each for Newry and Woodstock residents. Nomination papers are available at Town Offices during regular office hours, and at the SAD 44 central […]

  • Published
    February 21, 2019

    Cancer: Express your thoughts and desires

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ellen Page, 32; Jennifer Love Hewitt, 40; William Baldwin, 56; Kelsey Grammer, 64. Happy Birthday: Consider your options and map out your course. Having an understanding of what it is you want to achieve will make it easier to reach your destination. An opportunity to improve your living arrangements, make […]

  • Published
    February 21, 2019
    Dr. Roach

    Climbing platelet count deserves reasonable diagnosis

    DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife is 58 years old, in good health, exercises and gets regular checkups. The bloodwork from those checkups has shown that her platelet count was 400 a year ago, 600 six months ago and 800 a couple weeks ago. She went to a hematologist who had little more information than her […]

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    February 20, 2019
    Dr. Roach

    What’s in a name?

    DEAR DR. ROACH: How does a medical condition get named? Once named, can the name be changed (for example, Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS)? I have a condition called hemiplegic migraines. It is rare and misunderstood. I am part of an online support group, and many people with the condition feel it should be renamed because […]

  • Published
    February 20, 2019

    Credit card returned, crochet pattern wanted

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: I want to thank the person who picked up the credit card I dropped in the Food City parking lot. They returned it to the service desk. If they hadn’t done that, I never would have known I had lost it. God bless the people who found it. I send many blessings […]

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    February 20, 2019

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rihanna, 31; Brian Littrell, 44; Willie Garson, 55; Sidney Poitier, 92. Happy Birthday: Focus on what’s important. As long as you take care of your responsibilities and don’t let emotional matters dictate what you do or the decisions you make, you will come out on top. Letting someone interfere in […]

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    February 20, 2019

    Gemini: Clear up any misunderstanding quickly

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rihanna, 31; Brian Littrell, 44; Willie Garson, 55; Sidney Poitier, 92. Happy Birthday: Focus on what’s important. As long as you take care of your responsibilities and don’t let emotional matters dictate what you do or the decisions you make, you will come out on top. Letting someone interfere in […]

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    February 19, 2019

    Taurus: Lay down some ground rules

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Molly Ringwald, 51; Matt Dillon, 55; John Travolta, 65; Yoko Ono, 86. Happy Birthday: Make changes for the right reason. Consider what will benefit you the most. Look for opportunities that will encourage you to update and use your skills to fit a trend or job market. Spice up your […]

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