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Former Madison Officers File Age Discrimination Complaints

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MADISON, Maine (AP) —Two former Madison police officers say they were discriminated against due to their age when the town transferred police operations to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office last year.

38 mins ago in Local

Maine’s Meaty Mollusks Likely Bring Strong Scallop Season

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand for the prized meaty mollusks and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year.

13 hours ago in Local

Maine Man Charged With Raping Woman, 73, Pleads Not Guilty

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A Maine man has pleaded not guilty to charges he broke into a 73-year-old woman's home and raped her at gunpoint

16 hours ago in Local

Phish’s Drummer, Barney Frank to Stump for Sanders, Clinton

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Former Rep. Barney Frank and the drummer of the band Phish are going to speak on behalf of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at the Maine Democratic Party's convention.

16 hours ago in Local

Portland Mayor: City didn’t know about Portland Pirates move

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Portland's mayor says the city didn't know that the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League were planning to leave Maine for Springfield, Massachusetts.

Sports

19 mins ago in Sports

For Derby hopefuls, owning horse like owning team

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For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

21 mins ago in Sports

Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

1 day ago in Sports

Furyk to make PGA Tour return next week in Charlotte

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Jim Furyk makes his season debut as he joins an elite field boasting 31 of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.

1 day ago in Sports

Dallas judge tells quarterback Manziel not to contact former girlfriend

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Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel made his first appearance in a Dallas court on Thursday on a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend, and the judge told him to keep away from her.

1 day ago in Sports

Favored Nyquist draws lucky 13 for Kentucky Derby

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(Reuters) – Unbeaten Nyquist was rated the 3-1 early favorite for Saturday’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill…

Lifestyle

1 day ago in Lifestyle, Weird

Facebook pays $10K ‘bug bounty’ 10-year-old hacker

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Social media giant Facebook has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram.

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Families struggling with teen phone addiction

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Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

4 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

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Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: The ‘Force Awakens’ a 2-year-old

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Young Sebastian is about to get one heck of a wake-up call.

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17 mins ago in Entertainment

10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

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If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

48 mins ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: The ‘Force Awakens’ a 2-year-old

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Young Sebastian is about to get one heck of a wake-up call.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 6

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A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.

18 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

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Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

21 hours ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

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The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

23 hours ago in Music

Alabama, Sam Moore land Nashville honors

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Country stars Alabama and soul singer Sam Moore are set to receive stars on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.

24 hours ago in Music

Randy Houser is a married man

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The couple exchanged vows at the Homestead Manor in Franklin, Tennessee on Wednesday in front of 120 guests.

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