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24-Year-Old Dies in New Sharon, Maine, Motorcycle Crash

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Maine police say a 24-year-old Windham man died when his motorcycle sped off Route 27 into a field in New Sharon.

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Motorcycle Crashes Into Utility Pole in Maine, Killing Rider

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Authorities in Maine say a motorcycle has crashed into a pole, killing its driver.

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Gas Prices Fall Nearly 6 Cents in Maine

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Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly 6 cents per gallon in the past week.

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Trial Set For Man Accused Of Shooting Wife In Maine

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LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) The trial of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner is scheduled to start this week.

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Coast Guard says 2 Canoeists Dead After Leaving Maine Port

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The Coast Guard says a Pennsylvania couple found dead after setting out on a canoe trip earlier this weekend were both wearing life jackets when their bodies were found.

Sports

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

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The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

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Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

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The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

Lifestyle

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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TOP 5: Worst things to buy online

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Money expert Matt Granite explores what items are best purchased online and what items are better left to the in-store shopping experience.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

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The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

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It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

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There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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Lynn Anderson dead at 67

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The Grammy-winning "Rose Garden" hitmaker is considered a pioneer for women in the genre.

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WATCH: Dolly Parton returns to Music City

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After a 12 year absence, the country legend returned to the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

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The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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What's Happening on POR

Featuring Thompson Square

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We’ve got your FREE tickets and passes to meet all the artists at our SOLD OUT Concert at the BEach Aug. 16th!

Congrats to Kids Anthem winner Julia Blackington

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You voted and now Julia will get to sing the National Anthem at Concert at the Beach August 16th.

Big Apple

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We’ll be at the Big Apple Store on Washington Avenue at 3pm TODAY. Win $25 gas card and concerts tix!

Featuring Thompson Square

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A ‘POR tradition returns to the Seaside Pavilion in OOB Sunday, August 16th!

WPOR Stage @ Old Port Fest photos

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Featuring Chase Bryant, John King, Casey James, Logan Mize, & North of Nashville. – See more at: http://wpor.com/photos/#sthash.dkmvlp5h.dpuf