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GENERIC HEAVY RAIN

Worst Of Heavy Rainstorm Wrapping Up In Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The worst of a powerful storm that's been moving across Maine is drawing to a close.

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UMaine System Panel Backs Program Cuts

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A University of Maine System committee is backing a plan to cut some programs at the University of Southern Maine.

GENERIC VOTE

Collins, Bellows Square Off in 2nd Debate

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are squaring off in another debate.

BEAR-LARGE

Court: Maine Agency Can Campaign Against Bear Vote

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Portland judge says the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife can use its resources to campaign against a statewide referendum to ban certain bear-hunting tactics.

GENERIC NATIONAL GUARD

30 Maine Guard Members Home from Middle East

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ About 30 members of the Maine National Guard are home from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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Police Waiting on Autopsy in Lewiston Baby Death

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Maine's state Medical Examiner's Office is still preparing an autopsy report for a baby found unresponsive in a Lewiston bathtub.

GENERIC WIND FARM

Maine’s High Court Allows Grand Falls Wind Farm

GRAND FALLS TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) _ Maine's highest court is upholding a state Board of Environmental Protection decision to give a developer the go-ahead to build a wind farm on Passadumkeag Ridge in Grand Falls Township.

GENERIC SHRIMP LARGE

Regulators Consider Future of Maine Shrimp Fishery

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Federal regulators are gathering findings to determine if there will be a commercial season for the Gulf of Maine's northern shrimp next year.

GENERIC INVESTIGATION LARGE

Safety Cites for Firm Connected to Fatal Hayride

Records show a decade of vehicle inspections resulted in 178 citations at a company within the same corporate structure as a farm where a girl died in a hayride accident this month.

GENERIC ARREST

Father Accused of Abuse Had Been Fired from Job

A Maine man charged with throwing his infant son down a flight of stairs was fired from Riverview Psychiatric Center after authorizing the use of pepper spray on a woman who was restrained for hours with the irritating substance on her skin.

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Maine Heating Prices Continue to Drop

A state of Maine survey indicates the average price of heating oil has dropped 4 cents over the past week to the lowest heating season price recorded in three years.

GENERIC SCHOOL

3 Whooping Cough Cases at Anson School

Three cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an Anson elementary school and district officials have organized a public meeting to discuss prevention and response measures.

GENERIC INVESTIGATION LARGE

Theft Charge For Ex-New Hampshire And Maine Fire Chief

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) - The former fire chief in Farmington has been indicted on charges he stole at least $1,500 in town funds.

GENERIC PAPER MILL LARGE

Maine Mill, Land Owner Files For Bankruptcy

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - The corporation that owns Great Northern Paper's East Millinocket mill and the land beneath it is filing for bankruptcy.

LAWSUIT

Feds Allege Sexual Harassment At Maine Farm

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The federal government has sued a Maine farm alleging that it allowed male workers to sexually harass women hired as seasonal harvesters.

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REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Famous album covers come alive

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No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

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Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

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Pete Wentz joins Cobra Starship

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The Fall Out Boy star has joined Cobra Starship as a replacement for departing bassist Alex Suarez.