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A Look at the 2014 Maine Legislative Session

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Maine lawmakers wrapped their work in the short legislative session early Friday and will soon turn their focus to elections. They plan to return for one day next month to consider any vetoes from Republican Gov. Paul LePage before the session officially closes.

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Medicaid, Welfare to Play Big in Maine Campaigns

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Maine Democrats have fallen short so far in their attempt to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law this year and Republicans didn't get their wish to overhaul the state's welfare programs, either.

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Marijuana Trade Show Coming to Bangor Saturday

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The largest medical marijuana trade show in New England is coming to Bangor, Maine.

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Portland Man Faces Child Exploitation Charge

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Portland man has been arrested on charges that he made a video of himself having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

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Tribe Gets Cards For Elver Catch

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WHITING, Maine (AP) - Some Native Americans in Maine may now pick up electronic swipe cards that will allow them to fish for elvers in Maine and record sales of the baby eels.

Sports

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

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Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

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Anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

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South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

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Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-man Choi has been suspended for 50 games.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

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Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

Lifestyle

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Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

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Americans urged to plan for the end

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National Health Care Decisions Day encourages people to think about their own end-of-life preferences.

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US Airways investigating pornographic tweet sent to complaining customer

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The apology has been retweeted more than 13,000 times and social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about the image.

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Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

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Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

April 10, 2014 in Lifestyle

Toyota recalling 6.4M vehicles

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RECALL ROUNDUP: A look at this week's top recalls and product safety information.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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When a brother loses a bet

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Dance Bet

A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

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REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

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This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Video Games Sonic

Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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Zac Brown Band’s sold-out concerts make Fenway Park history

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The band will play a double-header at Boston's historic ballpark.

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Lost Hank Williams recordings set for release

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Previously unreleased songs performed by country legend Hank Williams on a 1950 radio show are set to go on sale.

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Fence FAIL

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A man who appears intoxicated tries his hardest to climb a fence, but it's not happening.

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Record Store Day full of reunited bands, special editions

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Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music shops around the world.

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49th ACM Award Winners

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See all the winners from Sunday’s ACM Awards

Southern Maine Heart Walk

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Join WPOR and the American Heart Association in the fight against Heart Disease!  It’s the 2014 Southern Maine Heart Walk on…

Bowl For Kids Sake

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Bowl to help raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters

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