Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving

An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


Myths about the flu

It's that time of year again.


Twitter is having a ‘moment’

Twitter has launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.


Experts say today is the best day to book a cheap Thanksgiving flight

Planning to fly for Turkey Day? Don't snooze ... you'll lose.


It’s getting more expensive to use an ATM

Bank fees continue to rise, according to a new survey by


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.


35 years, 0 sick days

An Alabama police officer is retiring with an astounding work record: He's never taken a sick day in 35 years.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this October

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!


Watch these girls take cancer wigs to a new, awesome level

Kids dealing with the consequences of cancer are benefiting from Happy Hair Bands.


Target to match online retailers in latest price war

Target will match its online prices with more than two dozen online competitors including Amazon and Walmart.


Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal

Volkswagen announced plans on Tuesday to refit up to 11 million vehicles and overhaul its namesake brand to try to move on from the scandal over its cheating on diesel emissions tests.


Apple sells 13 million new iPhones in 3 days

The new models have more memory and faster processors, along with a new 12 mega-pixel camera and starts at $649.


Modern etiquette: Caution required when dealing with email

Like it or not, we all are responsible for our own communication and email evokes almost unprecedented cultural and generational challenges.


Amazon celebrates Emmy win with Prime price cut

Amazon is cutting the price of its $99 annual Prime membership program to $67 today only!


This Halloween, carve up a Donald ‘Trumpkin’

Pumpkins are becoming political.


Shuttered stores come back to life for Halloween

They're ba-aack! Thousands of vacant spaces that are ghost towns for much of the year come to life as Halloween retailers.


An apple a day…

Kids’ fruit consumption has increased but the CDC says most still don’t get the daily recommended amount of fruit or vegetables.


Jury still out on whether e-cigarettes will help you quit

here isn’t enough evidence yet to say whether e-cigarettes are safe or effective for helping people quit smoking, new U.S. guidelines on tobacco cessation conclude.


Why you should never pay for a large iced drink at Starbucks

Are you a Starbucks junkie? Here are 8 tips to help save you cash while getting your caffeine fix.


Do you ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ this new Facebook option?

Facebook users took to the social media site on Wednesday to react to the company's decision to test what Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg called a "dislike button" - and not everyone liked the idea.

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LePage, Katz Feud Heats up with Governor’s ‘Witch Hunt’ Barb


Gov. Paul LePage says a state investigation into whether he pressed a charter school operator not to hire Democratic House Speaker Mark Eaves is a ``witch hunt'' initiated by a member of his own party.

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Maine CDC Says E. Coli Investigation will Take Several Days


Maine authorities say it will be several days before they comment on the results of an investigation into two cases in which Androscoggin County children were hospitalized with symptoms associated with E. coli.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Jaws 19’ trailer


It's the movie that "Back to the Future II" promised us we'd see in 2015.

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3 Men Plead Not Guilty In Beating Death Of Portland Man


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Three men accused of beating and kicking a man to death in his apartment have each pleaded not guilty to murder.

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Man Convicted Of Pushing Wife Off Cliff Has Appeal Thursday


SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) Maine's highest court will hear arguments in the appeal of a man who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for pushing his wife off a cliff.


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