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Unemployment Falls in Maine and Nationwide

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Maine's labor officials say the unemployment rate dropped slightly in December.

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Blizzard Shutting Down Maine Airports, Trains

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Much of Maine's transportation grid is shutting down in anticipation of a blizzard that could immobilize travel in many parts of the state.

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Maine Residents Preparing for Huge Snowstorm

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Maine residents are buying groceries and running last-minute errands to prepare for a winter storm that could drop as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas.

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Feds to Host Active Shooter Training in Northern Maine

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The U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement agencies across Maine are conducting active shooter training exercises this week.

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Southern Maine Could See 2 Feet of Snow, 50 MPH Gusts

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Parts of southern Maine will see 2 feet of snow as wind gusts up to 50 mph and frigid temperatures make for a dangerous winter storm.

Sports

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 26.

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WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl commercials

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A 30-second commercial on Super Sunday will cost $4.5 million, but will it be money well spent?

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Tavares scores 4 as Team Toews wins NHL All-Star game.

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John Tavares tied an NHL All-Star Game record in a 17-12 triumph over Team Foligno on Sunday.

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PHOTOS: 2015 NFL Pro Bowl

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Football's biggest stars took the field for the annual Pro Bowl matchup on Sunday.

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Ryan gamble pays off as Team Irvin wins Pro Bowl

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Matt Ryan threw the winning score on a fourth down to give Team Irvin a dramatic 32-28 victory over Team Carter.

Lifestyle

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‘Autisms’ a more appropriate term, geneticists say

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There are so many different genetic forms of autism that using the singular term is misleading, researchers say.

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‘No-tip’ restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

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The restaurant has reignited debate over working conditions in the food service industry.

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Whiskey, bourbon bringing cheer to the spirits market

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We're drinking more wine, bourbon, and whiskey than ever before.

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If your boss is a bully, science says ‘fight back’

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If you’ve ever had a boss who yelled at employees, ridiculed or intimidate them, new research suggests a little payback might be good.

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Washington state could raise smoking age to 21

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Washington state could become the only state to raise its legal age for smoking tobacco to 21 from 18.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘SNL’ takes on Tom Brady and DeflateGate

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The New England Patriots QB reminds people that he is not a "science computer" and had nothing to do with deflating footballs.

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Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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Blake Shelton plays the ‘Whisper Challenge’

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Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a ridiculous guessing game involving noise-canceling headphones.

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WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl commercials

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A 30-second commercial on Super Sunday will cost $4.5 million, but will it be money well spent?

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‘Birdman’ wins big at SAG Awards in march toward Oscars

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The satirical film won top honors from Hollywood's actors in an important show of support for its march toward the best picture Oscar.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘SNL’ takes on Tom Brady and DeflateGate

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The New England Patriots QB reminds people that he is not a "science computer" and had nothing to do with deflating footballs.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 26

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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