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The Corning Tower at the Empire State Plaza in Albany is shrouded in autumn colors and morning fog from the Hudson River as seen from East Greenbush, N.Y., on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Making headlines this week

A look back at the big stories making news this week and the headlines you may have missed.


U.S. to deploy small number of special forces to Syria in advisory role: sources

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to deploy a small number of special operations forces to Syria.


10 Things To Know For Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


U.S., West see only modest gains likely at Syrian talks

More than a dozen powers are heading to Vienna for a fresh effort to end Syria's four-year civil war in which the United States and its Western and Gulf allies are at odds with Russia and its regional supporters, including Iran.

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Walmarts Evacuated After Bomb Threats


A series of automated voicemail bomb threats caused several Walmarts to be evacuated across the state Saturday evening.

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Maine Police: 6 Fires Intentionally Set Along Interstate 95


Maine State Police say they are looking for a white sedan with two men inside who may be responsible for setting six fires along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 95 southbound from Waterville to Sidney.

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Methamphetamine Continues to be a Problem in Maine


Maine's heroin epidemic is getting much of the attention from law enforcement officials and policymakers, but methamphetamine continues to be a persistent problem.

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Maine Asking For Help Tracking Invasive, Destructive Moth


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is asking for the public's help in locating destructive winter moth populations around the state.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca settle feud


With a little help from Jimmy Kimmel and Adele, Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally set aside their past differences.


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