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Free Download – Graham Nash

This week’s free download is the title track from Graham Nash’s new album, ‘This Path Tonight’.

Entertainment

11 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

11 hours ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

15 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

Local

16 hours ago in Local

Synthetic Pesticide Task Force Proposed In Portland

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Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city.

17 hours ago in Local

Augusta Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Charges

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A 44-year-old Augusta man has admitted to federal drug distribution charges stemming from a 2015 traffic stop arrest at a southern Maine rest stop

21 hours ago in Local

Greek Orthodox Priest’s Sex Abuse Conviction Is Upheld

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The Maine supreme court has rejected the appeal of a former Greek Orthodox priest convicted of sexually abusing a child.

21 hours ago in Local

Maine Small Business Grants Going To Brewer, Other Companies

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A Lubec brewing company, a Greenville candle maker and a Sangerville cleaning service are among the businesses that will receive nearly $700,000

2 days ago in Local

Fight at Strip Club leads to Stabbing in Denny’s Parking Lot

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Portland Police are looking to speak to two suspects after a stabbing this morning.

Lifestyle

2 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.

2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

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Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

Music News

2 days ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

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Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

3 days ago in Music

Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

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he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.

3 days ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

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The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

3 days ago in Music

Judge in Led Zeppelin copyright case rules out evidence

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U.S. District J. Robert Gary Klausner, who is presiding over a trial which will decide whether the rock group's hit "Stairway To Heaven" was plagiarized from "Taurus," a 1967 instrumental song by the band Spirit.

5 days ago in Music

Prince’s Paisley Park to be turned into a museum

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Sheila E. says Prince had started work on turning his residence into a museum, and his family and friends intend to see his project through and create a permanent memorial for his fans.

1 week ago in Music

World goes purple in honor of Prince

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There's a lot of purple on display as everyone from celebrities to fans to the President of the United States pays tribute to the iconic singer

1 week ago in Music

WATCH: 7 of Prince’s biggest pop culture moments

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From fashion, to TV, to sports, to names, Prince had an impact on everything.

1 week ago in Music

TWITTER REACTS: The passing of Prince

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The incomparable "Purple Rain" hitmaker died on Thursday at the age of 57.

1 week ago in Music

Pop music superstar Prince dead at 57

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He scored a string of hits, including "Purple Rain," "Little Red Corvette," and "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World," selling over 100 million records during his career, and picking up seven Grammy Awards.

Trending

19 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV

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