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9-13 First Take
9-13 First Take

A Russian proposal for securing chemical weapons in Syria, will marijuana become legal in Portland? USM is stopping their Physics program, lasts nights storm and more!

Local Headlines

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Lawyer for Lac Megantic Victims to Sue Canadian Railroad

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A lawyer for 41 of the 47 people killed in Canada when an oil train derailed says he's going to sue a Canadian railroad that declined to participate in the settlement fund.

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Biologists: Invasive Plant at Maine, New Hampshire Border


Biologists in Maine and New Hampshire say they have confirmed discovery of an invasive plant in a body of water on the border of the two states.

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Maine Has Fewest Residents on Food Stamps Since 2009


Maine health and human services officials say the number of state residents enrolled in the food stamps program has dropped below 200,000 for the first time in more than six years.

National Headlines

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The world’s biggest beer brewer


The makers of Budweiser and Miller have announced plans to join forces, creating the world's biggest brewery.

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More people are dying from painkiller overdoses


The proportion of people reporting use of prescription opioids for reasons other than medical necessity fell between 2003 and 2013, but use disorders and overdose deaths increased, according to a new study.

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Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate


The surprise rivalry between Clinton and Sanders will be at the forefront as Democrats take the stage in Las Vegas for the party's first debate of the 2016 campaign.

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U.S. Army secretary raises concerns about declining budget


U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh said that the Army was being stretched too thin and was on the “ragged edge” given a declining budget and personnel cuts.