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Portland Man Buys New England’s Tallest Lighthouse

YORK, Maine (AP) _ A Maine man is buying New England's tallest lighthouse for $78,000.

GENERIC SCHOOL

Interim Leader For UMaine-Augusta Is Named

The University of Maine System says former House Speaker Glenn Cummings has been tapped to serve as interim president of the University of Maine at Augusta.

GENERIC POLICE CAR

Police: Maine Man Assaulted Police Dog

A 22-year-old Maine man is in custody facing charges he assaulted a state police dog.

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Report: Alternative Energy to Grow in Maine

An unreleased Maine state report says alternative energy is among the industries with the best potential for job growth in the state.

GENERIC GAS PUMP

Gas Prices in Maine Fall Slightly

Average gas prices in Maine have fallen less than a penny per gallon in the last week.

ELECTION LARGE

Maine Governor Candidates To Speak At Energy Forum

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage and the two candidates vying to replace him will lay out their positions on energy and the environment at an event this month.

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Rumford Stand-Off Ends Peacefully

Rumford, ME (WGAN) - A police standoff in Rumford ending peacefully this morning.

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

Fire Displaces 8 Millinocket Families

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - A Labor Day fire in Millinocket has displaced eight families.

GENERIC OIL SPILL LARGE

Oil Spill Reported In Kennebunkport

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - An oil spill in Kennebunkport is expected to take a couple more days to clean up.

ACCIDENT LARGE

Woman Injured In ATV Crash In Athens

ATHENS, Maine (AP) - Authorities say the operator of an all-terrain vehicle has been flown to a hospital colliding with a jeep in Athens.

FOLIAGE

Maine Ready For Colorful Fall Foliage Season

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - As summer winds down, Maine conservation officials say they're expecting a vibrant fall foliage season.

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Unions: FairPoint Not Playing Fair In Labor Talks

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say they knew concessions were in the offing going into labor negotiations with two unions. But they say the telecommunications company isn't playing fair.

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

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Paul McCartney urges Scots to shun independence

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney has signed an open letter to Scottish voters urging them to choose 'No' in a crucial poll over plans for the nation to break away from the rest of the U.K.

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Kings of Leon drummer returns to the road

Nathan Followill, of Kings of Leon, is seen backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Nathan Followill has confirmed he'll be back behind the kit after breaking his ribs in a tour bus crash.

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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

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Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.