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NH Police Charge 34 Year Old In Abby Hernandez Investigation

Police have charged a 34-year-old man with kidnapping in the disappearance of a 15-year-old North Conway girl who returned safe to her family last week after nine months missing.

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State Police: Husband Killed Wife and Three Kids in Murder-Suicide

Police in Maine say a suicidal man having financial problems killed his wife, three children and then himself.

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DNC Chair Says Maine Races A Bellwether For Dems

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee says defeating Maine's sitting governor is critical to the party's efforts to raise minimum wage and expand residents' access to health care.

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Maine Hearing on Chemicals Set for Tuesday

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing about the use of chemicals called phthalates (THAL'-ates) in household products.

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Head of California Science Museum Speaks in Maine

The executive director of the California Academy of Sciences will give a presentation about global environment, climate change and land use at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland.

GENERIC OCEAN LARGE

Maine Sea Acidification Group Meets for First Time

The Maine Ocean Acidification Committee will hold its first meeting on Aug. 1.

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Maine Gas Prices Keep Falling

Average gas prices in Maine have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week.

GENERIC ARREST

Man Handcuffed After Attending Wedding

WINSLOW, Maine (AP) - A Sidney man who was charged earlier this year with sex trafficking is in trouble again, this time for attending a wedding in Winslow.

GENERIC LAB LARGE

Maine Marine Lab Opens Up To The Public On Aug. 1

EAST BOOTHBAY, Maine (AP) - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences will open up to the public on Friday to allow science-minded residents a chance to tour the facility, meet experts and participate in hands-on activities.

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Woman Killed In Saco Crash

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A fatal car crash is under investigation in Saco.

GENERIC COOKED LOBSTER

Celebration Of Maine’s Signature Seafood Kicks Off

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) - It's time for lobster lovers to get their bibs out.

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Union: No Progress In FairPoint Contract Talks

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say the sides remain far apart in contract negotiations.

GENERIC COLLEGE DEFINITION

Maine University System Eyes Streamlined Courses

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) - The head of a group working to streamline course offerings in the Maine university system says the goal is to have individual campuses develop specializations that can be offered to students at other campuses.

GENERIC INVESTIGATE

Five Found Dead In Saco Home

SACO, Maine (AP) - The state medical examiner plans to conduct autopsies on the bodies of five family members found shot to death in an apartment in southern Maine.

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The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

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.

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

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Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.

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Amazon offers 3D printing to customize products

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items.

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U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia.

American doctor, Kent Brantley, has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola.