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Augusta Fire Displaces 13

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Thirteen people are searching for new homes after an Augusta, Maine fire displaced them.

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LePage Wants to Require Work for Food Stamp Users

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage wants to require food stamp recipients to work while receiving benefits.

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University of Southern Maine Names New President

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University of Southern Maine officials say former Central Maine Power chief David Flanagan will lead the state's second-largest university as its new president.

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Portland To Consider A Minimum Wage Hike

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland is considering a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $9.50 per hour, two dollars more than the current statewide minimum.

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Harpswell Man Sentenced For Molesting Girl

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Harpswell man has been sentenced to serve more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually molesting a young girl numerous times over two years starting when she was 11.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 23.

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LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

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The basketball star sent cupcakes to his neighbors, apologizing for the ruckus caused by his homecoming.

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Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

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Seven retired players are appealing a settlement between the league and former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions.

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Hernandez murder trial to start in January

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Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd last summer.

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Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

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The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

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Study: Most Americans pay attention to fashion

Models present creations during the J Summer Fashion Show at One World Trade Center in New York on June 25, 2014.

Most Americans think people are too focused on fashion, yet a majority says how they dress is an important part of who they are, according to a new survey.

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Amazon wants to replace your library card

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The company has rolled out a new subscription service that allows unlimited access to thousands of e-books and audiobooks.

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Pit bull alerts sleeping boy to fire

This photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department shows Ace, a pit bull, resting outside the home of Lindsay and James Bernard of Indianapolis after the home caught fire on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Firefighters credited the dog with saving the life of the couple's deaf son, Nick Lamb, 13, by licking the boy's face until he woke up. No one else was home at the time. Neither the boy nor the dog was injured.

An Indiana family's pit bull is being praised for alerting a deaf boy to a serious fire in his home.

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Next-generation iPhone enters mass production this month

A woman speaks on her iPhone as she walks down a busy street in downtown Shanghai on September 10, 2013.

Mass production of a 4.7-inch successor to the wildly popular iPhone 5 series of smartphones will begin during the third week of July.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dancing Grandpa is the best Grandpa

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This man might need two canes to walk, but he doesn't need any help to dance!

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‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

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The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

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Will Ferrell bringing ‘Manimal’ to big screen

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The "Anchorman" star and his producing partner are planning another feature film.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dancing Grandpa is the best Grandpa

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This man might need two canes to walk, but he doesn't need any help to dance!

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Batman Day honors 75 years of the Dark Knight

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DC Comics marks 75 years of Gotham's top crime-fighter today.

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Today in entertainment history: July 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Stay Puft Marshmallow Man ruins your favorite movie

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Again, the internet proved it's awesomeness with #AddAPuftRuinAMovie. These are some of our favorites!

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Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

From left: Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) in "Napoleon Dynamite," a comedy about a quirky teenager growing up in the remotes of Idaho, trying to understand his life.

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?

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