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Man Charged with Manslaughter in Winthrop Crash

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A Scarborough man has been charged with manslaughter in a November car crash in that killed a Winthrop couple.

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Maine GOP Come Under Fire for Campaign Mailer

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Maine Democrats are calling on the Republican Party to retract campaign mailers that they say falsely blame gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud for the loss of jobs at a paper mill.

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Body of Man Pulled from Maine River

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Westbrook Police say divers pulled the body of a 35 year old Westbrook man out of the Presumpscot River Thursday afternoon.

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Survey: 10 Maine Towns’ Wells Too High in Fluoride

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Tests on private wells around Maine found dangerously high levels of fluoride in 10 towns

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Maine Officer Justified in Windham Shooting

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Maine's attorney general says a police officer was acting in defense of himself and others when he fatally shot a 66-year-old man in Windham.

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European soccer clubs opening U.S. academies

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More American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here are the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Stewart to skip third race since fatal crash

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Tony Stewart will skip this weekend's NASCAR race at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Cowboys still the NFL’s ‘most valuable’

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The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team for an eighth consecutive year.

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Katy Perry, Coldplay frontrunners for Super Bowl halftime

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The artists are among those being considered to perform for the halftime show of the NFL's biggest game.

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378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Starbucks

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A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

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A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Brita recalling children’s water bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

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Nearly 40K carseats recalled

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Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.

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Kid-friendly Instagram rival plans aggressive push

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Kuddle, a Norwegian picture-sharing app designed for children, plans an aggressive push into the U.S. market.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Barely Legal Pawn’

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WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are (maybe) divorcing

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Rumor has it that the showbiz superstars are splitting up.

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‘Baby Got Class’: A back to school parody

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The family that brought you "Xmas Jammies" is back with another fantastic parody video.

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REVIEW: Adults, stay away from ‘If I Stay’

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Is it just for the cash, or do the people behind these teen romance fantasies actually believe they are being profound?

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Murder, revenge , lust take over ‘Sin City’ sequel

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A complex web is weaved in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," as old and new faces from Frank Miller's graphic novels are brought to life.

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Julianne Hough dances back to ‘Dancing’ as judge

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Two-time champion Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season.

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Garth Brooks breaks his own ticket record

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The country star has broken his own concert sales record with an 10-night run in Chicago.

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This is the greatest Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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Win Lady Antebellum tickets

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