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Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 27

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

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Supreme Court appears on the cusp of declaring right to gay marriage

Based on the court's actions during the past two years, a sense of inevitability is in the air.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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$9M for Projects to Mitigate Climate Change Threats

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities…

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Maine Docs to Provide More Than 13,000 State Park Passes

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine primary care physicians are giving out more than 13,000 free Maine State Park Passes starting…

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Crackdown on Seat Belt Law Underway in Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Law enforcement officials are cracking down on seat belt scofflaws in Maine. More than 50 law…

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Gov. LePage Will Not Seek Taxpayer Money To Fund Nova Star

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A Maine economic development official says Gov. Paul LePage won't be asking the Maine Legislature to use taxpayer money to help fund a ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia.

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LePage Designates $10,000 To Support Veterans’ Services

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Republican Gov. Paul LePage has designated $10,000 from his contingency fund to support a program for veterans.

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