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Maine Democrats to Change Name of Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Maine's Democratic Party is seeking suggestions for a new name for its annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner.

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Maine Ends Fiscal Year with Nearly $60 Million Surplus

Maine officials say the state ended the fiscal year on June 30 with a surplus of nearly $60 million.

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Maine Court: Anti-Gay Marriage Group Must Disclose Donors

Maine's highest court has rejected a national anti-gay marriage group's latest effort to shield the donors who backed its effort to repeal Maine's gay marriage law.

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Texas Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Transporting Child Porn

A federal judge in Maine is ruling that a Texas man will spend 14 years in prison for transporting child pornography.

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Maine Landlord in Fatal Fire Case Due in Court in November

The owner of a Portland, Maine, apartment building where six people died in a fire is due back in court on Nov. 20.

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Nova Star Ferry Gets New Winter Route in Europe

The Nova Star ferry that transports passengers between Maine and Nova Scotia in the summer and fall has secured a new winter route.

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Officer Rescues 4 Kayakers After Boats Capsize In River

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) Authorities say four kayakers in Maine whose boats had capsized were rescued by a marine resource officer.

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Fatal Car Crash In Monmouth

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A Maine woman involved in a fatal crash in Monmouth last year has pleaded guilty to causing a death while her license was suspended or revoked, and other offenses.

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Father, Daughter Killed In Tent Collapse

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Officials say a father and his young daughter were killed and at least 22 people were injured when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Thompson Square is having a baby

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The married country duo are expecting their first child together.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.