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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Biddeford Fire Sends 8 to Hospital

The Maine fire marshal's office says an apartment building fire in Biddeford that injured two people was intentionally set.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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Pedestrian Hit By a Car in Casco

A pedestrian was critically hurt when he was hit by a car in Casco Thursday morning.

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Woman Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

KITTERY, Maine (WGAN) - State Police say a woman has been killed in a tractor trailer accident early Thursday afternoon.

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Chase Ends in Portland, 1 Suspect Detained, 1 Still on the Loose

A high speed chase has ended in a residential area in Portland, one suspect has been caught, another is in on the loose.

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in Lifestyle

CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

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Man Who Pushed Wife Off Maine Cliff Nears Sentence

A former Maine resident convicted of trying to kill his wife by pushing her off a cliff in Camden Hills State Park is set to be sentenced in one week.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

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Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

GENERIC GAVEL LARGE

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Norridgewock Woman Faces Eviction Over Service Dog

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) - A Norridgewock woman faces eviction from her home for allowing her daughter's service dog to visit the house for five days in August in what her landlord says was a violation of the lease.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

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in Music

Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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in National

California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

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ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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in National, World

House votes to arm Syrian rebels; Senate next

The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.

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‘Second chance’ for Ray Rice not out of the question

The star running back is hoping for the same type of second chance that other tarnished NFL stars like Michael Vick have received.

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Another day, another NFL player arrested

Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on charges of aggravated assault in two alleged incidents of domestic violence.

In this Aug. 15, 1989 file photo ,Joan Rivers announces that she is starting a new syndicated talk show, "The Joan Rivers Show," in Los Angeles. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized Aug. 28, after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

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Biddeford Fire Sends 8 to Hospital

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

The Maine fire marshal's office says an apartment building fire in Biddeford that injured two people was intentionally set.

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Pedestrian Hit By a Car in Casco

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A pedestrian was critically hurt when he was hit by a car in Casco Thursday morning.

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Woman Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

GENERIC ACCIDENT

KITTERY, Maine (WGAN) - State Police say a woman has been killed in a tractor trailer accident early Thursday afternoon.

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Chase Ends in Portland, 1 Suspect Detained, 1 Still on the Loose

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A high speed chase has ended in a residential area in Portland, one suspect has been caught, another is in on the loose.

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Man Who Pushed Wife Off Maine Cliff Nears Sentence

GENERIC GAVEL AND FLAG

A former Maine resident convicted of trying to kill his wife by pushing her off a cliff in Camden Hills State Park is set to be sentenced in one week.