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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.

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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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Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says It Needs More

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Maine officials say the $29.7 million they're receiving for wastewater treatment upgrades in seven facilities is a small portion of the more than $1 billion needed for similar projects over the next 20 years.

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Panel Makes Recommendations To Stop Domestic Abuse

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Creating a state database of concealed handgun permits and encouraging health care providers to screen patients regularly for physical abuse are among dozens of recommendations from a panel of Maine officials and law enforcement members who examined recent domestic violence homicides.

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University Of Maine Researchers Get Project Money

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Three University of Maine research scientists will receive grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for projects related to the fishing industry.

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Maine Man Says In Lawsuit Petco Rat Made Him Sick

GENERIC COURT LARGE

A Maine man who says he developed a serious disease after getting bit by a rat he bought at Petco has sued the pet supply retailer.

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Wilkerson, Close to receives degrees from Bates

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Alexis Wilkerson and Oscar-nominated actor Glenn Close are among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement.

National

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Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

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Ronald McDonald is ready for his selfie

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America's most famous spokesclown has a new look and new TV ads.

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FDA moves to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

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The FDA proposes rules that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but health advocates say it's not enough.

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U.S. considers clemency review of drug offenders

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New clemency guidelines are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences.

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Budget cuts will force 2K soldiers out of Army

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The U.S. Army will cut captains and majors as part of plans to reduce its active duty numbers due to budget cuts.

Lifestyle

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Historic canonization of popes brings joy, controversy

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Two giants of Roman Catholicism will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization.

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Travel through time on Google maps

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Google is now offering trips down memory lane on its digital maps.

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Airlines rank lowest in traveler satisfaction

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Air carriers lag hotels and online travel agencies in customer satisfaction.

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Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

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Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

April 18, 2014 in Lifestyle

Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pinnacle base jump

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Two guys jump from the world's tallest building and it's terrifyingly cool.

News

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‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

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Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

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The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

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Pharrell Williams releasing book today

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The "Happy" hitmaker is releasing a book but you can only read it online.

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This baby looks like a tiny John Legend

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Baby John Legend is adorable, but we want to know, can he sing?

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‘Hello Kitty’ video pulled from YouTube amid racism allegations

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Avril Lavigne is under fire amid allegations the video features racist stereotypes.

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Chris Brown to stay in jail until June

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Chris Brown's latest bid for freedom has been denied.

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Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

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Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

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John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of ‘Chef’

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The actor came away from filming with a new-found respect for kitchen staff, a few tips and a great party tale.

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Dynamic Dirt

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Join us for the 3rd annual Dynamic Dirt Challenge on Sunday, June 1st!

Rescues on the Runway 2014 Photos

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A great day at the Maine Mall with so many animals finding forever homes. See the photos.

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Billy Bush Show

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American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest

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