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Gov. LePagesends Maine House Speaker Handwritten Note

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Gov. Paul LePage says Maine's House Speaker is free to have any summit he wants after the governor received from the lawmaker a letter critical of his response to the growing heroin problem.

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Body of Pilot in Maine Plane Crash Recovered

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Police say emergency workers have recovered the body of a pilot whose plane crashed into a manmade pond in the northern Maine town of Houlton.

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Special Election for Maine House Seat Set for Nov. 3

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A special election to choose a member of the Maine House of Representatives to represent the Standish area is scheduled for Nov. 3.

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Maine to Cut a Few Days off Coming Scallop Season

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Maine fishing regulators are proposing to trim 10 days from scallop fishing season along the state's southern coast.

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Phony Distress Call Leads to 1-Year Prison Sentence

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A Maine man whose phony mayday call led to a seven-hour search by the U.S. Coast Guard has been sentenced to a year in federal prison.

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Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

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Some big stars in college football are getting trademarks for their names, nicknames and taglines.

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This football MVP is a real ‘dummy’

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Dartmouth football’s new MVP is a remote controlled Mobile Virtual Player designed to allow athletes to practice tackling with fewer injuries.

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Ex-San Francisco 49ers player Ray McDonald charged with rape

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The former defensive end has been charged with rape by intoxication, and current 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with sexual battery of the same woman on the same night.

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Rafael Nadal plays ‘strip tennis’

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The tennis star is in NYC promoting a fashion line before the start of the U.S. Open.

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PGA: Barclays preview 2015

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The top 125 in the FedExCup Standings head to Plainfield Country Club for the first leg of the playoffs. Who will survive and advance to the Deutsche Bank Championship?

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Love or loathe them, emails are here to stay

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If seeing an inbox full of hundreds of emails fills you with dread, get used to it, because they are here to stay and will remain a constant in the workplace.

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Deals pop up as airlines compete

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It might be getting a little cheaper to fly the friendly skies.

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Many drivers ignoring new tech features in cars

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Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking systems in their newest models as they try to make vehicles more connected to the Internet and more automated.

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Tie the knot, cut the cord

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A Houston couple arranged for a quickie hospital wedding once they found out the bride-to-be was also going to be an early mom-to-be.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

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Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

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WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

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That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

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The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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‘Big Bang’ star Jim Parsons making big bank

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The TV favorite has earned an estimated $29 million in the past year,

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Carrie Underwood hitting the catwalk

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The "Before He Cheats" hitmaker will showcase new looks from her Calia fitness line at the prestigious style event, which kicks off on Sept. 10.

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Kim and Kanye get $440K for leaked engagement video

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West proposed to Kardashian in spectacular fashion in front of friends and family with fireworks and a 50-piece orchestra at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California in October, 2013, but there was one unwelcome guest - YouTube.com co-founder Chad Hurley.

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Cheating ’19 Kids’ TV star Josh Duggar enters rehab

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The former reality TV star Josh Duggar admitted cheating on his wife following reports he was a subscriber to the hacked Ashley Madison website.

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Dead rats anyone? Hollywood gets creative to promote movies

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Hollywood studios are going to ever more creative lengths to attract attention in a jam-packed entertainment market where social media plays a key role in promoting content.

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Scotty McCreery @ Maine State Pier: Photos

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