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Fishing Panel Urges Obama Not To Set Atlantic Sea Monument

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A key interstate fishing commission is calling on the White House to shoot down or dramatically limit a proposal for a national monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

3 hours ago in Local

Woman Killed In Crash In Porter

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State Police say a woman was killed this afternoon when her car struck a tractor trailer along Route 25 in Porter.

8 hours ago in Local

Zoning changes would promote solar arrays in South Portland

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Planning officials in South Portland, Maine, have proposed changes to the city's zoning regulations to allow for more commercial and residential solar power installations.

10 hours ago in Local

Three Arrested In Robbery And Drug Incident

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South Portland police arresting three on drug charges Tuesday night.

11 hours ago in Local

New York Man Sentenced For Smuggling Opioids Into Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A New York man has been sentenced to serve more than eight years in federal prison for smuggling opioids from his home state into southern Maine for distribution.

Sports

12 hours ago in Sports

Deflategate: Brady gets more time

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Lawyers for the New England Patriots quarterback have been given another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.

12 hours ago in Sports

Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

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Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

12 hours ago in Sports

Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

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A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

13 hours ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today.

1 day ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

Lifestyle

13 hours ago in Lifestyle

Families struggling with teen phone addiction

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Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

2 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

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Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

3 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

7 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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13 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

News

6 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

7 hours ago in Viral Videos

This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

10 hours ago in Music

Graceland, home of Elvis, receives 20 millionth paid visitor

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Tours of the famous estate began in 1982.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

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The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

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Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

12 hours ago in Music

Dolly Parton planning to renew vows on 50th anniversary

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The "9 to 5" singer had previously expressed her desire to throw another wedding bash to celebrate the milestone but said her famously reclusive husband, who has rarely been pictured with her in public, "really hates" the attention.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

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It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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