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Brunswick Schools Face Lawsuit Over Bullying Allegations

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BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - The Maine Human Rights Commission says it plans legal action against the Brunswick School District over a former junior high school student who said he was bullied, harassed and assaulted by other students who thought he was gay.

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Feds Penalize 6 Maine Hospitals For Patient Injuries

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Six Maine hospitals are facing penalties from the federal government for having high rates of infections and other patient injuries.

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Massachusetts Bank Robbery Suspect Caught In Maine

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Massachusetts man wanted in connection with a pair of bank robberies in the Bay State has been captured in Maine.

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Maine Concert To Aid Striking FairPoint Workers

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Local musicians are preparing to put on a show in Maine to help raise money for striking FairPoint workers.

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Portland Looks To Regulate Uber Ride Service

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland's city attorney will draft an ordinance to regulate Uber, the online ride service that began operating in the city in October.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at some of today's big sports stories, on Monday, Dec. 22.

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Florida State QB Winston cleared in conduct hearing

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Star quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared in a hearing looking into alleged sexual assault charges.

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Seahawks soar, take control of battle for NFC West

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Seattle thumped Arizona 35-6 to take control of the battle for the NFC West division crown.

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Packers, Steelers, Cowboys head to playoffs

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Defending Super Bowl champions Seattle also booked their place in the postseason.

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Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized

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The boxing legend has been hospitalized with pneumonia.

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Mistletoe: Poisonous plant becomes Christmas tradition

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It's a strange custom dating back centuries.

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Forget 2-day shipping, Amazon launches 1-hour delivery

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

You won't get your deliveries in a New York minute, but you might be able to get them in a Manhattan hour.

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American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

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The AKC now recognizes 184 breeds of dogs.

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Waiting for Christmas

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For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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We’re living 6 years longer

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Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dr. Evil’ on the Sony hack

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Mike Myers interrupts "Saturday Night Live" to address North Korea and Sony Pictures directly about the hack.

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Sarah Jessica Parker eyes return to small screen

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The "Sex and the City" star could be heading back to HBO.

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Obama: Sony hack not an act of war

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President Barack Obama says the massive hacking was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.

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One-man band entertains Seattle airport passengers

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This guy will brighten the day of even the most beleaguered traveler.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dr. Evil’ on the Sony hack

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Mike Myers interrupts "Saturday Night Live" to address North Korea and Sony Pictures directly about the hack.

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Final ‘Hobbit’ wins weekend box office

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In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

The last movie of Peter Jackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to the top of the weekend box office.

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Holiday homes that put Clark Griswold to shame

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Unravel these ... we need to check every bulb.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec 22

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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