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Ill? French hospital offers you a glass of wine

A French hospital is opening a wine bar where terminally ill patients will be able to enjoy a "medically-supervised" glass or two.

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in Entertainment

Marvel’s ‘Guardians’ rockets to $94M opening weekend

The offbeat space adventure"Guardians of the Galaxy" set a record for an August film opening.

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in Sports

PHOTOS: NFL Hall of Fame Game kicks off season

The annual Hall of Fame game marks the opening of the NFL season.

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in Sports

Giants beat Bills in Hall of Fame game

Giants back-up QB Ryan Nassib hurled a 73 yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to start the NFL preseason with a bang.

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in National

Toxic algae threatens Ohio drinking water

Hundreds of thousands of people remain without safe drinking water following the discovery of high toxin levels from algae on Lake Erie.

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in National, World

Palestinians accuse Israel of breaking seven-hour Gaza truce

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinians accused Israel of breaking its own ceasefire on Monday by…

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Obama: Russia doesn’t make anything, must be ‘firm’ with China

President Barack Obama dismissed Russia and said the West needs to be "pretty firm" with China as Beijing pushes to expand its role in the world economy.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

1957: The Everly Brothers introduced their upcoming single “Wake Up Little Susie” on the “Ed Sullivan Show.” The song created…

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Portland Man Buys New England’s Tallest Lighthouse

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YORK, Maine (AP) _ A Maine man is buying New England's tallest lighthouse for $78,000.

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Interim Leader For UMaine-Augusta Is Named

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The University of Maine System says former House Speaker Glenn Cummings has been tapped to serve as interim president of the University of Maine at Augusta.

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Police: Maine Man Assaulted Police Dog

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A 22-year-old Maine man is in custody facing charges he assaulted a state police dog.

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Report: Alternative Energy to Grow in Maine

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An unreleased Maine state report says alternative energy is among the industries with the best potential for job growth in the state.

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Gas Prices in Maine Fall Slightly

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Average gas prices in Maine have fallen less than a penny per gallon in the last week.