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Officials: Maine Paper Mill Closing; 570 Jobs Lost

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Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.

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Maine Panel Approves 2014-15 Scallop Rules

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A key Maine advisory council is approving the rules for the state's forthcoming scallop fishing season.

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Oxford Woman Gets 18 Months for Fatal Crash

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PARIS, Maine (AP) _ A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers has been ordered to serve 18 months in prison.

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Maine Clerks Prepare for Onslaught of Ballots

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's town clerks are preparing for an onslaught of absentee ballots, and the failure of an early voting proposal in the Legislature means there's little hope for relief anytime soon.

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First Maine Child Tests Positive for Enterovirus

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A Maine child has tested positive for a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Tiger Woods to open restaurant

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Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

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McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

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The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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FCC considers ban on Redskins name

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Broadcasters could be fined for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans.

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Walking is the ‘superfood’ of fitness

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It may not be the trendiest workout, but experts says walking is a fitness super star.

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Obesity research takes high-tech twist

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Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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Cyber experts warn of ‘Bash’ bug

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New warnings are emerging of a security flaw that cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers.

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Marvel Comics get academic treatment at Baltimore college

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The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it.

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The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre ad

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The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

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Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

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The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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George Jones museum planned for Nashville

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The late country legend will be honored with a museum featuring a music venue.

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Glen Campbell sued over Alzheimer’s documentary

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Bosses at a production house claim the new documentary violates an agreement the ailing singer signed in 2011.

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‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

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The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

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Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney’s bride

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With help from high-end designers, the new Mrs. George Clooney vaulted to the top of Hollywood fashion.

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