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Opera star to perform national anthem at Super Bowl

Opera star to perform national anthem at Super Bowl

SUPER BOWL: This Dec. 6, 2013 file photo shows Renee Fleming performing at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony across from the White House in Washington. Fleming, a four-time Grammy winner, will perform sing the national anthem before the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Feb 2. Photo: Associated Press/Charles Dharapak

Opera star Renee Fleming has been handed the honor of performing America’s national anthem before the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl showdown on Feb. 2.

The American football championships, which will take place at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, will feature a halftime show by Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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CHELSEA, Maine (AP) Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a worker at a Cumberland County restaurant infected with hepatitis A may have exposed customers.

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - With less than a week until Election Day, Democrats are hoping President Barack Obama's visit to Maine will energize their base and get supporters to get out and vote to unseat Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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No Timetable For Hayride Death Investigation

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MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) - Maine police say there is no timetable for wrapping up an investigation into a fatal Halloween-themed hayride accident.

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