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Man posing as security guard steals $75K from Walmart

The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.

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Maine Weathering Worst Acute Hepatitis C Outbreak Since ’90s

As Maine continues to weather its worst acute hepatitis C outbreak since cases were recorded in the 1990s, health advocates say the state's heroin epidemic is to blame.

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MLB: 4 Royals elected All-Star starters

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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RETAIL THERAPY: Amazon plans massive ‘Prime Day’ to celebrate 20th birthday

The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."

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UMaine Scientist Says Plastic Bags Might Kill Pet Fish

A University of Maine scientist says some bags used to transport pet fish home from aquariums leach a toxic chemical that might kill the animals.

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Man Died at Sea of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Maine authorities say a 59-year-old Vermont man died at sea of carbon monoxide poisoning last month about 13 miles off of York Harbor.

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Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, Saturday, July 6, 2013. A large swath of Lac Megantic was destroyed Saturday after a train carrying crude oil derailed, sparking several explosions and forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

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Groups Holding Anniversary Vigil about Lac-Megantic Disaster

Activists at a Portland, Maine, rally to commemorate the second anniversary of the Lac-Megantic, Quebec, rail disaster say the explosion underscores the need for more clean energy.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

And there's video to prove it!

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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Gas Prices Fall a bit in Maine

Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly a penny per gallon in the past week.

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Jennifer Nettles is designing jewelry

The country star debuted her jewelry line on QVC.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma

An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo are among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.

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‘Minecraft’ celebrities draw record crowd to gaming

Some of today's biggest celebrities aren't rock stars or sports heroes - they're gamers.

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Fishing Regulators Hold Hearing On Surging Crab Catch

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) Interstate fishery regulators are holding a hearing in Portsmouth, N.H., about a plan to manage a species of crab that is becoming increasingly popular and valuable.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Jennifer Nettles is designing jewelry

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The country star debuted her jewelry line on QVC.

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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are officially married

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The "That '70s Show" stars are officially Mr. and Mrs. after a top-secret weekend wedding.