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8 hours ago in National

Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate

Donald Trump's emergence as the last man standing in the Republican presidential race has prompted his critics inside the party to intensify their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative.

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8 hours ago in Local

Former Madison Officers File Age Discrimination Complaints

MADISON, Maine (AP) —Two former Madison police officers say they were discriminated against due to their age when the town transferred police operations to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office last year.

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8 hours ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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8 hours ago in Local

Maine’s Meaty Mollusks Likely Bring Strong Scallop Season

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand for the prized meaty mollusks and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year.

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8 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 6

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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8 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: The ‘Force Awakens’ a 2-year-old

Young Sebastian is about to get one heck of a wake-up call.

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8 hours ago in Weird

Monkey on the back leads to handcuffs on the wrist

Police in a Seattle suburb say a man crashed into a rock in someone's yard after being clocked going 112 mph, with a monkey in his car.

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12 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 6

A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.

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20 hours ago in Local

Maine Man Charged With Raping Woman, 73, Pleads Not Guilty

A Maine man has pleaded not guilty to charges he broke into a 73-year-old woman's home and raped her at gunpoint

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24 hours ago in Local

Phish’s Drummer, Barney Frank to Stump for Sanders, Clinton

Former Rep. Barney Frank and the drummer of the band Phish are going to speak on behalf of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at the Maine Democratic Party's convention.

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24 hours ago in Local

Portland Mayor: City didn’t know about Portland Pirates move

Portland's mayor says the city didn't know that the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League were planning to leave Maine for Springfield, Massachusetts.

1/22/16 FAIRFIELD, Maine -- Kayla Stewart, 20, is charged with murder in the death of her infant son. Somerset County Jail Photo.

24 hours ago in Local

Maine Mom Charged in Baby’s Death to get Mental Evaluation

A Maine woman charged in the death of her newborn son will be placed in the state's custody for a mental competence review.

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24 hours ago in Local

National Park Service Director Coming to Maine

The director of the National Park Service is coming to Maine for a public meeting on a proposal to create a national monument in the state.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

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1 day ago in National, World

Mayors from big cities around globe push climate initiatives

The mayors of major cities from around the world are banding together to fight global warming by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

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1 day ago in National

Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

As the Obama administration is counting down its final year in office, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law.

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1 day ago in Local

New Rules For Fishermen In Growing Jonah Crab Business

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Fishing regulators say there will be a new limit on how many Jonah crabs fishermen will be allowed to harvest.

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1 day ago in National

U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines

With airlines worried that long security lines may discourage summer travelers, the U.S. government said it will add airport staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening enrollment efforts.

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2 hours ago in Local

Waterboro Man Arrested For Terrorizing A Child

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Portland Police arresting a man for terrorizing a child.

3 hours ago in Local

Bugged By Bedbugs, Maine Capital City Passes Emergency Rules

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The City Council in Maine's capital city has adopted an emergency bedbug ordinance

3 hours ago in Local

Regulators Say Maine Urchin Season Won’t Shrink This Year

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Maine fishing regulators are proposing a sea urchin harvesting season that is as long as the one that ended in March.

5 hours ago in Local

Two Arrested On Drug Charges

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The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested a New York man and Veazie woman at a Bangor motel following a several month investigation into the distribution of significant amounts of Oxycodone from their room.

5 hours ago in Local

Whale Of A Tale In Biddeford

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) A 7-ton minke whale that washed up along a Biddeford beach earlier this week was dissected and removed by a nonprofit group with help from local volunteers.

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