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Events

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New Beginnings: Providing Shelter, Finding Hope, Gala and Silent Auction

Join Coast Morning Show host Eva at New Beginnings: Providing Shelter, Finding Hope, Gala and Silent Auction on May 7, at Grace Restaurant in Portland, a benefit for the Family Crisis Services of Maine.

Funds raised from this event will be used specifically for their domestic violence shelter which provides housing, safety, counseling, education, advocacy and hope for those seeking to break the cycle.

In 2012 FCS handled over 5000 hotline calls and provided advocacy to over 2400 people. They provided emergency shelter for 86 women, as well as 55 children, for a total number of 4689 bed nights.
One in four women has experienced domestic abuse. Despite a nationwide movement to increase awareness about domestic violence, still less than 1% of corporate and business philanthropies included domestic violence in their giving guidelines.

Local

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Bates Student Faces Assault Charge

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Bates College student who's listed as a captain of the football team and a member of the lacrosse team is facing charges for allegedly bursting into a stranger's home and knocking over the elderly resident.

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Winterport Man Sentenced On Sex Charges

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BELFAST, Maine (AP) - A Winterport man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for sexually abusing a child.

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UMS Administrator’s $40,000 Raise Under Fire

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A $40,000 raise for a top University of Maine System administrator is being criticized by some…

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city.

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Ex-State Police Chief Denies Sex Charges

GENERIC ARREST LARGE

A lawyer for Andrew Demers Jr. entered the not guilty pleas to charges of unlawful sexual contact and gross sexual assault in Cumberland County Court on Wednesday.

National

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Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

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Obama, Republicans feud over immigration

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Partisan bickering over immigration reform intensified as each side accused the other of standing in the way of progress.

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Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50M on gun control

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Michael Bloomberg ramped up efforts to fight gun violence with a $50 million grassroots campaign to organize voters on gun control.

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Police say Utah mom gave birth at home

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Police say a mother accused of slaying six of her infant children secretly gave birth at home and then immediately killed them.

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Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 39

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The official death toll from a mudslide rose to 39, after search teams pulled out two more bodies from the mud and rubble.

Lifestyle

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Americans urged to plan for the end

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National Health Care Decisions Day encourages people to think about their own end-of-life preferences.

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US Airways investigating pornographic tweet sent to complaining customer

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The apology has been retweeted more than 13,000 times and social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about the image.

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Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

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Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

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Toyota recalling 6.4M vehicles

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RECALL ROUNDUP: A look at this week's top recalls and product safety information.

April 9, 2014 in Lifestyle

New ‘Heartbleed’ bug poses threat to data security

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A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data vulnerable to theft by hackers.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kicked in the head by a train

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This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

News

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‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

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Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.

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Watch Taylor Swift’s video blog of bridal shower surprise

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The superstar documented her surprise appearance at an Ohio bride's celebration.

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No cooling down for the hot ‘Frozen’ soundtrack

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The soundtrack for Disney's animated film continues to dominate the Billboard music charts.

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‘X-Men’ director accused of drugging, raping teen

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The lawsuit - filed weeks before the release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" - alleges the director used his influence to sexually assault a teenage boy.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kicked in the head by a train

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Kicked By Train

This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

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Realistic Mario

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How would Mario REALLY fare in the Mushroom Kingdom?

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Today in entertainment history: April 17

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A look back at Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

What's Happening

Dynamic Dirt

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Rescues on the Runway 2014 Photos

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