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in Weird

Unlucky driver gets 1,645 traffic tickets

A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine.


in Entertainment

‘MacGyver’ reboot in the works

"Happy Days" star Henry Winkler has teamed up with "Furious 7" director James Wan to create a new version of the hit '80s show.


in Sports

College Football: Top 25 shakeups

There are several changes atop The Associated Press college football poll.


in Sports

Floundering kickers under spotlight after new rules

The task of a kicker in the National Football League (NFL) has become considerably more challenging this season, and the floundering early results have affected game outcomes and job security.


in Sports

Fantasy Football: NFL week 4 top performers

See which other players had dominant fantasy performances.


in Sports

McIlroy hungry to improve after ‘lost year’

The form shown by Jordan Spieth and Jason Day this season has given Rory McIlroy the hunger to improve his golf game and make up for a "lost year," the Northern Irishman said.


in Lifestyle

Holiday shopping forecast: Consumers fight for deals

U.S. retailers enter the holiday season vowing to control discounting that has wreaked havoc on their results in the past, but competition between stores, consumers trained to expect discounts and a still-recovering economy point to a difficult year.


in Music, Entertainment

Sam Smith video for new ‘Bond’ theme ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ released

Grammy Award winner Sam Smith released the video for his theme song for the new James Bond film "Spectre" on Monday, days after the ballad became the first 007 title track to top the British pop charts.


in Entertainment

‘The Martian’ lands with $55M debut

"The Martian" blasted off with a massive $55 million this weekend, nearly surpassing another space-based adventure, "Gravity," as the highest-grossing October debut in history.


in National

Supreme Court tackles social issues as election looms

The nine justices are set to wade into contentious social matters in their new term beginning on Monday including affirmative action, union powers, and voting rights.


in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Oct. 5.


in National

East Coast hit by torrential rainfall, deadly flooding

A "once-in-a-millennium" downpour has left much of South Carolina under water.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Oct. 5

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


in Viral Videos

A message from Donald & Melania Trump

Taran Killam and Cecily Strong clear up some of the misconceptions about The Donald, like that he hates women and immigrants.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 5

Take a walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.


in Entertainment

REVIEW: Veteran cast can’t save ‘The Martian’

It has all the earmarks of a blockbuster, but still can't shake the feeling of missed opportunity.


in Sports

This week’s best sports shots

A look at the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


in National

Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest headlines and the newsmakers you may have missed.


in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in October

Get your remotes ready for a binge-worthy weekend of new movies and TV shows.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Railroad Drops Objection to $338M Oil Train Settlement Fund


A Canadian railroad has withdrawn its objection to a $338 million settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, removing the final obstacle to the fund's approval.

in Local

Woman Charged in Supermarket Killing Pleads Guilty


A woman accused of stabbing a victim at random in a Maine supermarket has pleaded guilty to murder.

in Local

5th Maine Maritime Academy Graduate was Aboard El Faro

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A fifth Maine Maritime Academy alumnus was a member of the crew of a cargo ship that stalled and sank in the winds of Hurricane Joaquin, according to the school.

in Local

3 Working Groups to Tackle Heroin Problem in Maine


Workings groups established to respond to Maine's heroin epidemic have met for the first time with three teams focusing on law enforcement, education and treatment.

in Local

Maine Heating Prices Rose up Slightly as Cool Months Begin


The Governor's Energy Office says the average statewide cash price for heating oil rose 2 cents over the last two weeks to $2.01 per gallon.


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