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MLB: 4 Royals elected All-Star starters

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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RETAIL THERAPY: Amazon plans massive ‘Prime Day’ to celebrate 20th birthday

The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."

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UMaine Scientist Says Plastic Bags Might Kill Pet Fish

A University of Maine scientist says some bags used to transport pet fish home from aquariums leach a toxic chemical that might kill the animals.

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Man Died at Sea of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Maine authorities say a 59-year-old Vermont man died at sea of carbon monoxide poisoning last month about 13 miles off of York Harbor.

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, Saturday, July 6, 2013. A large swath of Lac Megantic was destroyed Saturday after a train carrying crude oil derailed, sparking several explosions and forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

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Groups Holding Anniversary Vigil about Lac-Megantic Disaster

Residents are gathering in Portland, Maine, to commemorate the second anniversary of the Lac-Megantic, Quebec, rail disaster and advocate for clean energy

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

And there's video to prove it!

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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Gas Prices Fall a bit in Maine

Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly a penny per gallon in the past week.

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Ed Sheeran lands role in ‘gruesome’ new show

The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has landed a role in a top-secret TV pilot.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma

An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

The four surviving members of the band ended their 50-year-run this weekend.

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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo are among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.

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‘Minecraft’ celebrities draw record crowd to gaming

Some of today's biggest celebrities aren't rock stars or sports heroes - they're gamers.

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Fishing Regulators Hold Hearing On Surging Crab Catch

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) Interstate fishery regulators are holding a hearing in Portsmouth, N.H., about a plan to manage a species of crab that is becoming increasingly popular and valuable.

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Dave Grohl gets a giant throne for first gig back after breaking leg

The Foo Fighters frontman returned to the stage in epic style.

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RETAIL THERAPY: Amazon plans massive ‘Prime Day’ to celebrate 20th birthday

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The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Ed Sheeran lands role in ‘gruesome’ new show

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The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has landed a role in a top-secret TV pilot.

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Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

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The four surviving members of the band ended their 50-year-run this weekend.