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Free Download – John Mellencamp ‘Troubled Man’

John Mellencamp just released his new album Plain Spoken and a track from the new record is this week’s free…


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NORAD Santa Tracker


There are plenty of high-tech ways to track Santa's flight around the world.

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‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials, bowl games to watch


Here's a look at Christmas classics, holiday favorites, and sports specials airing this week.

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‘The Interview’ heads to 200 theaters, YouTube


Sony changed its mind, after coming under criticism for caving into pressure from North Korea.

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Columbus Short headed to trial in felony battery case


If convicted, the former "Scandal" star faces up to four years in prison.

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MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

James Stewart, center, is reunited with his wife, Donna Reed, left, and children during the last scene of Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life".

Count down to Christmas with these 25 festive holiday movies.


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Shrimp Vessels Sought for Research


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The states of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts are seeking four shrimp trawling vessels to collect samples for research this winter.

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Police Search Home, Car in Maine Home Invasion


SACO, Maine (AP) _ Police say they have searched a New Hampshire home and car in connection with a home invasion and shooting in Saco, Maine.

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Maine Parties Tap Budget Panel Leaders

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ The presiding officers in the Maine Legislature have named the leaders of the budget panel that will influence the state's next two-year budget.

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AP Interview: Michaud’s Future Remains Uncertain


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Mike Michaud is mulling over his next move after a bruising bid for Maine governor and the end of his 12-year career in Congress.

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Maine Town Tells Residents To Pipe Down


OAKLAND, Maine (AP) - Sssshhhhhhh! Don't make too much "unnecessary noise" in the Maine town of Oakland.


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Santa Claus, St. Nick, Father Christmas all come bearing gifts


No matter what you call him, that jolly old elf is known around the world.

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Questions you never knew you wanted answered


#LetMeLibrarianThatForYou: Before Google, there was the library.

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Study: Fast food impacts school performance

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

Eating fast food may lead to lower test scores in math, science, and reading.

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Stockings: Christmas tradition that’s hanging around


The history of the Christmas stocking dates back to the original St. Nicholas.

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Mistletoe: Poisonous plant becomes Christmas tradition


It's a strange custom dating back centuries.

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Musicians threaten billion-dollar battle with YouTube


Artists including Pharrell Williams and the Eagles are demanding the removal of 20,000 tracks from the website.

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Bono designs Gretsch guitar for charity


The U2 star has created a signature instrument to benefit his Red charity.

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PHOTOS: Joe Cocker through the years


A look back on the legendary career of the "Up Where We Belong" hitmaker.

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Legendary rocker Joe Cocker dead at 70


The raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning "You Are So Beautiful" singer has lost his battle with lung cancer.

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Smith Westerns confirm split


The group, which formed in 2007, is over.

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Jack White hid records in recliners


It just might pay to rip apart your couch.

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Elton John marries longtime partner under new law


Elton John married David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year.

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This week’s top alternative tracks


LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Michael Stipe offered up as garage sale bargain

Michael Stipe attends the "Young Ones" premiere at the Landmark Sunshine on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in New York.

Watch Former R.E.M. star Michael Stipe star in a skit to mark the end of TV host Stephen Colbert's late-night show.


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Maine Holiday Blood Drive


‘CLZ invites you to donate blood this holiday season to the American Red Cross on Tuesday, 12/30.

O.A.R. Studio Z Photos


O.A.R. stopped by Studio Z to do an acoustic performance before their show at the State Theatre! Check out the pics here.

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Members of the ‘CLZ Community and ‘CLZ Text Club have the chance to win great concert tickets!

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The ‘CLZ New Music Sampler!


The ‘CLZ New Music Sampler is back featuring 17 tracks! Get yours now.

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New Music File

‘CLZ introduces you to new artists. Listen to some new music free, here.