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Maine Lawmakers Moving Closer to Adjournment

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Maine lawmakers are quickly wrapping up their short legislative session filled with partisan battles over welfare and Medicaid expansion.

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LePage Signs Bill To Remove Some Highway Signs

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill directing the state to remove or relocate dozens of informational signs along its interstate highways.

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Democrats Make Final Attempt At Medicaid Expansion

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Maine lawmakers will finish their legislative session with a familiar debate: whether to accept federal dollars to provide health care coverage to roughly 70,000 low-income people under the health care law.

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Registered Nurse Convicted on Stealing Drug Charges

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A registered nurse that was working in York has been convicted on ten counts of Stealing Drugs and three counts of Falsifying Private Records.

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

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The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city

Sports

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

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Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

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Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

Wednesday in Music, Sports

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

Wednesday in Sports

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

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Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

Lifestyle

Wednesday in Lifestyle

Americans urged to plan for the end

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National Health Care Decisions Day encourages people to think about their own end-of-life preferences.

Tuesday in Lifestyle

US Airways investigating pornographic tweet sent to complaining customer

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The apology has been retweeted more than 13,000 times and social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about the image.

Monday in Lifestyle

Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

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Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

April 10, 2014 in Lifestyle

Toyota recalling 6.4M vehicles

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RECALL ROUNDUP: A look at this week's top recalls and product safety information.

April 9, 2014 in Lifestyle

New ‘Heartbleed’ bug poses threat to data security

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A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data vulnerable to theft by hackers.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kicked in the head by a train

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This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

News

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Today in entertainment history: April 18

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A look back at Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Cast keeps ‘Heaven Is for Real’ grounded

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real."

Based on the true story described in the best-selling book, the film introduces us to a four year old boy who says he went to heaven.

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Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

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This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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Willie Nelson doesn’t get older; he just gets cooler

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Just days before his 81st birthday, the country star will pick up a fifth-degree black belt.

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’15 ACM Awards sell out in mere minutes

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Next year's Academy of Country Music Awards is already a hit.

yesterday in Entertainment

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

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Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

yesterday in Entertainment

‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

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Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.

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49th ACM Award Winners

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See all the winners from Sunday’s ACM Awards

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