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Officials: Maine Paper Mill Closing; 570 Jobs Lost

Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.

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Maine Panel Approves 2014-15 Scallop Rules

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A key Maine advisory council is approving the rules for the state's forthcoming scallop fishing season.

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Oxford Woman Gets 18 Months for Fatal Crash

PARIS, Maine (AP) _ A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers has been ordered to serve 18 months in prison.

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Maine Clerks Prepare for Onslaught of Ballots

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's town clerks are preparing for an onslaught of absentee ballots, and the failure of an early voting proposal in the Legislature means there's little hope for relief anytime soon.

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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First Maine Child Tests Positive for Enterovirus

A Maine child has tested positive for a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country.

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Maine Gets 500 Letters Favoring Rules for Chemical

Environmental organizers say Maine regulators are reviewing more than 500 letters in support of new regulations about household chemicals.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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Handcuffed Man in Socks Flees Maine Police

Maine state police say they are searching for an Otisfield man who fled a state trooper's car while in handcuffs.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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Sen. King Endorsing Cain in Maine’s 2nd CD Race

Independent Sen. Angus King is endorsing Democrat Emily Cain in the race for Maine's 2nd Congressional District seat.

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New Restriction on New England Cod Fishing Debated

Federal regulators are debating emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery.

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Tiger Woods to open restaurant

Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

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‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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‘Caffeinated’ underwear don’t pack a punch

Shapewear that promised to help you slim down was a sham.

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Deal in Farmington Wrongful Death Suit Rejected

A lawsuit against the town of Farmington, the police chief and an officer filed by the parents of an Army veteran shot and killed by police will move forward after the town rejected a settlement.

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Oxford Woman Faces Sentencing in Fatal Crash

A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers faces sentencing.

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Driver Dead in Early Morning Bangor Crash

Bangor police are investigating an early morning fatal crash

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

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Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

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The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

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The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

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Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney’s bride

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With help from high-end designers, the new Mrs. George Clooney vaulted to the top of Hollywood fashion.