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Maine Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Grandmother

A judge has sentenced a Maine man to life in prison for brutally killing his grandmother.

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Maine Land Giveaway Essay Contest Abandoned

A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands has abandoned the effort because she didn't get enough entries.

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House GOP Asks to Participate in Debate Over LePage Vetoes

Republicans in Maine's House of Representatives say they want their voices to be heard when the state supreme court meets to hear arguments over whether 65 bills became law without Gov. Paul LePage's signature.

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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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Here kitty, kitty …

An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Truck Trailer Carrying 90,000 Pounds of Lumber Crashes

Maine State Police believe a truck driver hauling 90,000 pounds of lumber fell asleep at the wheel and ran off of Interstate 95, with most of his cargo breaking loose from a trailer that slammed into a rock ledge.

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York County Sheriff Sues Over Pay Cut

The York County sheriff is suing the county's commissioners, saying they illegally slashed his salary by more than $15,000.

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Maine Land Giveaway Essay Contest Abandoned

A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands she owns has abandoned the effort because she did not get enough entries.

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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Defendants Seek Dismissal of Bangor Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a Bangor man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun have asked a judge to dismiss the suit.

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Americans report improved health, better healthcare

The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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Chris Hemsworth survived on 500 calories a day for shipwreck drama

The "Thor" star is used to bulking up for his action films, but this time he battled constant hunger pangs.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.

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Maine Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Grandmother

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A judge has sentenced a Maine man to life in prison for brutally killing his grandmother.

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Maine Land Giveaway Essay Contest Abandoned

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A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands has abandoned the effort because she didn't get enough entries.

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House GOP Asks to Participate in Debate Over LePage Vetoes

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LEPAGE WELAFRE

Republicans in Maine's House of Representatives say they want their voices to be heard when the state supreme court meets to hear arguments over whether 65 bills became law without Gov. Paul LePage's signature.

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Truck Trailer Carrying 90,000 Pounds of Lumber Crashes

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Maine State Police believe a truck driver hauling 90,000 pounds of lumber fell asleep at the wheel and ran off of Interstate 95, with most of his cargo breaking loose from a trailer that slammed into a rock ledge.

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York County Sheriff Sues Over Pay Cut

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The York County sheriff is suing the county's commissioners, saying they illegally slashed his salary by more than $15,000.

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