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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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Maine Immunization Rates for Toddlers Now Nation’s Highest

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Maine's toddler immunization rate has surged from below average to the highest in the nation.

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This week’s best sports shots

Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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This is one way to get a tan

It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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How low will gas go?

AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Maine Studying Plan to Transplant Sea Urchins for Fishing

Maine fishing regulators want to close an area to sea urchin fishing so they can evaluate a plan to transplant the spiny creatures.

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Environmentalists Press on with Maine Lynx Trapping Lawsuit

A coalition of environmental groups says it will press on with a lawsuit designed to provide more protections for Maine's lynx despite new trapping restrictions adopted by the state.

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Maine’s Largest Prison Looking for New Warden

Maine's largest prison is seeking a new warden.

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Maine’s First Youth Bear Hunt Day Set for Saturday

Maine is holding a bear hunting day for young hunters for the first time as its annual season for the elusive animals draws near.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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Kennebec County Man Gets 15 Years for Rape of Young Girl

A Kennebec County man will serve 15 years in prison for the rape of a girl under the age of 14.

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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Lady Antebellum taking a break

The trio will park the tour bus to spend a little time with family.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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A new milestone for Facebook

For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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in Entertainment

‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

in Viral Videos

This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

in Entertainment

Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.