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GENERIC JOBS LARGE

Unemployment Falls in Maine and Nationwide

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

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Blizzard Shutting Down Maine Airports, Trains

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

GENERIC SNOW STORM LARGE

Maine Residents Preparing for Huge Snowstorm

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

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

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.

GENERIC SNOW STORM LARGE

Maine Utilities Bracing for Potential Outages from Snowstorm

Maine's utility companies are preparing to deploy their forces in case the powerful snowstorm knocks out power to homes and businesses.

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Harvard Faculty Member Named Bowdoin College President

A faculty member at the Harvard Business School will become the new president of Maine's Bowdoin College.

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UMaine System to Consolidate Administrators

The chancellor of the University of Maine system is launching a campaign to streamline its seven-campus system by consolidating administrative functions.

GENERIC ELVERS LARGE

Maine Looking to License Elver Exporters

Maine fisheries regulators say the state should license elver exporters as part of the state's effort to tighten oversight of the fishery.

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Impending Snowstorm Causes Closings Across Maine

Some Maine schools and businesses are planning to close their doors due to an impending snow storm that could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.

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Maine Legislature Cancels Session Due to Approaching Storm

The Maine Legislature is canceling its work session and planning to close its offices due to the approaching snowstorm.

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Maine Getting Its First 24/7 pharmacy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine is getting its first 24-hour pharmacy. Maine Medical Center in Portland is scheduled to open…

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Maine Getting Its First 24/7 Pharmacy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine is getting its first 24-hour pharmacy. Maine Medical Center in Portland is scheduled to open the…

GENERIC GAS PUMP

Maine Gas Prices Fall More Than 4 Cents Over Last Week

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The average price of gasoline in Maine has fallen 4.3 cents a gallon in the last…

GENERIC SMELT LARGE

Maine’s Smelt Catch Slightly Better Than 2014

PITTSTON, Maine (AP) - Maine's smelt fishery appears to be bouncing back somewhat from a poor 2014, but experts say the future looks grim.

GENERIC DRUG STORE

Maine Getting Its First 24/7 Pharmacy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine is getting its first 24-hour pharmacy.

GENERIC POLICE CRUISERS

Augusta Convenience Store Robbed

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Augusta police are looking for the man who appeared to have a gun when he robbed a city convenience store.

ACCIDENT LARGE

Massachusetts Man Dies In Maine Car Crash

BETHEL, Maine (AP) - The victim of a weekend car crash in western Maine has been identified as a Massachusetts man.

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UMS Plan Would Reduce Tuition For Out-Of-State GI Dependents

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - The University of Maine System is considering a proposal to reduce tuition for military veterans' dependents living outside the state.

GENERIC GAVEL AND FLAG

Man Accused Of Killing Grandmother With Hammer Due In Court

WILTON, Maine (AP) - A 22-year-old man charged with killing his grandmother with a hammer is due in court for a bail hearing in Maine this week.

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in Entertainment

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.