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Augusta Property Owners Get Confusing Tax Bill

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Thousands of Augusta residents may have been confused when they got tax bills recently that appeared to be from another city.

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CNR Drops Service To Auburn Facility

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AUBURN, Maine (AP) - Officials in Lewiston and Auburn are determining the impact of a Canadian National Rail decision to suspend service to Auburn's truck-and-rail hub.

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3 South PortlandTteens Face Burglary Charges

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Police in South Portland have arrested three teenagers in connection with a burglary spree in the city.

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Maine Inmate Collected Jobless Aid From Prison

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine man who collected unemployment benefits while behind bars is going back to prison.

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Man Killed In Paper Mill Accident Fell 28 Feet

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Officials say a worker who died at a paper mill in Rumford, Maine, fell 28 feet from a crane.

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Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party

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Despite boasting 34 grand slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old.

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CBS Sports to air all-women sports talk show

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CBS said Tuesday the weekly hour-long, prime-time program on the cable channel will be the first of its kind.

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Houston Astrodome’s future could be as waterpark

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The newest proposal for repurposing the landmark envisions turning the stadium into the world's largest indoor park.

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Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

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Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.

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New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

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The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

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Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

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The streets are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle.

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California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

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Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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CDC: E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to start

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Once teens have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers say.

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‘Obstacle course’ workouts break fitness routines

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Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.

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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taser photoshoot

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Ever wonder what it looks like when people get shocked with a stun gun? Have a seat in this photo booth and see for yourself.

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Taylor Swift picks up 2 new chart records with ‘Shake It Off’

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The star's new single, "Shake It Off" is expected to debut at No. 1 on this week's Billboard Hot 100 countdown.

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CBS Sports to air all-women sports talk show

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CBS said Tuesday the weekly hour-long, prime-time program on the cable channel will be the first of its kind.

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Naomi Judd selling memorabilia for charity

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Among the items up for sale is the outfit she wore to the '91 ACM Awards, where she picked up the Top Vocal Duet award with daughter Wynonna.

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Mike Epps confirmed to play Richard Pryor

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The long-awaited biopic appears to be moving forward with some big casting news just announced.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taser photoshoot

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Ever wonder what it looks like when people get shocked with a stun gun? Have a seat in this photo booth and see for yourself.

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Chelsea Handler’s star-studded goodbye

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Chelsea Handler bid farewell to her late-night talk show in a star-studded way.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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Paul Reubens - better known as "Pee Wee Herman - turns 62 today.

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Win Lady Antebellum tickets

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Tell us what songs you like and dislike to see Lady A in Bangor August 30th.

WPOR’s Eric Church Flyaway

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You and a guest could be flying to see Eric in NYC October 17th!

2014 Central Maine Heart Walk

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Join WPOR and the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke.

Concert at the Beach photos & videos

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Check out the videos & pics from our annual summer concert featuring Scotty McCreery

WPOR’s Summer of Fun

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Maine Beaches

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Check out these beaches within an hour’s drive from Portland!