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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

GOOGLE BARGE

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Google Barge Leaves Maine, Heads for Scrap

Google's four-story barge left Portland for Boston, and will soon be scrapped.

GENERIC COURT LARGE

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Mainer Gets 50 Years for Murder, Attempted Murder

A judge has accepted a recommendation from prosecutors and imposed a 50-year sentence on a Maine man who killed a woman and injured her son.

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chicago

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All hostages freed in overnight Chicago-area standoff

Two suspects have been arrested after holding eight people - including six children - hostage for nearly 24 hours.

bus

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Foo Fighters spoof ‘Carrie’ for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters put the most creative spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yet! We'll never see "Carrie" the same way again.

gavinrossdale

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Bush needs fans to help fund new album

Gavin Rossdale and his bandmates have launched a campaign to fund the new album on PledgeMusic.

GENERIC MOUNTAIN BIKE

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Rangeley Man Charged With Stealing $6,000 Bike

RANGELEY, Maine (AP) — Rangeley police say they have charged a local man with stealing a $6,000 mountain bike and trying to sell it on Craigslist.

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‘Game of Thrones’ star is ‘strongest man’

The man who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane is Europe's "Strongest Man."

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‘Breaking Bad’ stars re-team for hilarious Emmy promo

WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

monedavis

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Philadelphia girl pitcher becomes Little League’s new ‘phenom’

Thirteen-year-old Mo'ne Davis is a young ace pitcher exploding on the scene for "throwing like a girl."

car

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It’s now easier for drivers to search for auto recalls

Auto safety regulators unveiled a better way for vehicle owners to search online for recall information.

cyber

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Hospital data breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug

Hackers who stole the data of 4.5 million hospital patients exploited the Internet bug.

nats

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is the latest sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 20.

GENERIC BABY STUFF

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Death Of 3-Year-Old Lovell Girl Investigated

LOVELL, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police and the Oxford County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a 3-year-old Lovell girl.

texans

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Top Ice Bucket Challenge fails

You've seen the good, now watch the bad and the ugly.

kluwe

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Vikings reach settlement with former punter Kluwe

Minnesota reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his claim that he was released by the team for supporting same-sex marriage.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

in Music

Author’s dive into Beatles story still has depths to explore

For author Mark Lewisohn, telling the story of the rock band the way it deserves to be told will take time - a quarter-century, to be exact.

isis

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Islamic State video claims to show beheading of U.S. journalist

The gruesome video presented bleak options that could define America’s involvement in Iraq.

lancearmstrong

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Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from racing.

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

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A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

in Viral Videos

Foo Fighters spoof ‘Carrie’ for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters put the most creative spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yet! We'll never see "Carrie" the same way again.

in Music

Bush needs fans to help fund new album

gavinrossdale

Gavin Rossdale and his bandmates have launched a campaign to fund the new album on PledgeMusic.

in Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ star is ‘strongest man’

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The man who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane is Europe's "Strongest Man."

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

‘Breaking Bad’ stars re-team for hilarious Emmy promo

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WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.