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Pirates Leaving Portland

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League are poised to leave their Maine home in favor of Springfield, Massachusetts.

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5 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 5

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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15 hours ago in Local

Fishing Panel Urges Obama Not To Set Atlantic Sea Monument

A key interstate fishing commission is calling on the White House to shoot down or dramatically limit a proposal for a national monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

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15 hours ago in Local

Woman Killed In Crash In Porter

State Police say a woman was killed this afternoon when her car struck a tractor trailer along Route 25 in Porter.

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17 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

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19 hours ago in Viral Videos

This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

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19 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

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19 hours ago in Local

Zoning changes would promote solar arrays in South Portland

Planning officials in South Portland, Maine, have proposed changes to the city's zoning regulations to allow for more commercial and residential solar power installations.

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19 hours ago in Music

Roger Daltrey gets his own bubbly

The Who frontman is releasing his own brand of champagne.

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21 hours ago in Local

Three Arrested In Robbery And Drug Incident

South Portland police arresting three on drug charges Tuesday night.

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22 hours ago in Local

New York Man Sentenced For Smuggling Opioids Into Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A New York man has been sentenced to serve more than eight years in federal prison for smuggling opioids from his home state into southern Maine for distribution.

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22 hours ago in National

Takata recalls millions more air bag inflators

Automakers will recall up to 40 million more air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019, expanding the largest automotive recall in American history.

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23 hours ago in Local

Gaston Pleads Not Guilty

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A 33-year-old man has denied allegations that he fatally shot his wife inside their Windham home in January while the couple's three children were upstairs in their rooms.

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23 hours ago in Sports

Deflategate: Brady gets more time

Lawyers for the New England Patriots quarterback have been given another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.

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23 hours ago in Sports

Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

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23 hours ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

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23 hours ago in Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

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23 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

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24 hours ago in Music

Lennon’s lyrics, Cobain’s letter and Gaga’s piano up for auction

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics, Lady Gaga's first piano and an angry note from Kurt Cobain discussing the possibility of disbanding Nirvana after an unflattering magazine article are among the top items being offered at an upcoming auction.

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24 hours ago in Entertainment

It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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5 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 5

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

19 hours ago in Viral Videos

This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

19 hours ago in Music

Roger Daltrey gets his own bubbly

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The Who frontman is releasing his own brand of champagne.

23 hours ago in Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

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The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.