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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.

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Tribe Gets Cards For Elver Catch

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WHITING, Maine (AP) - Some Native Americans in Maine may now pick up electronic swipe cards that will allow them to fish for elvers in Maine and record sales of the baby eels.

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Ex-Teller Sentenced For Stealing From Customers

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A former teller at a Searsport bank has been sentenced to one month in prison and seven months of home confinement for stealing about $26,000 from customers.

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Ex-Biddeford Pastor Pleads Guilty To Child Porn

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ALFRED, Maine (AP) - The former pastor of a Biddeford church has avoided prison time after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

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Suspended Lewiston Student Likely Involved In Game

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - School officials and police think the Lewiston High School 10th-grader suspended for having a bright yellow squirt gun at school was likely involved in a game called "Assassin."

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Maine Lawmakers Moving Closer to Adjournment

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Maine lawmakers are quickly wrapping up their short legislative session filled with partisan battles over welfare and Medicaid expansion.

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10 for today: Friday, April 18

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A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 18.

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GM says recalled cars are safe

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GM says cars can be driven while waiting for repairs but the automaker has not addressed a problem long known to potentially shut off the engine.

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Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

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The president dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from Congress.

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Former ‘First Daughter’ Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

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Chelsea Clinton announced she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

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The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

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.

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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.

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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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Miley Cyrus remains hospitalized, cancels more shows

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The star has postponed two more concerts on her "Bangerz" tour as she remains hospitalized.

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Record Store Day full of reunited bands, special editions

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Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music shops around the world.

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Today in entertainment history: April 18

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A look back at Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Cast keeps ‘Heaven Is for Real’ grounded

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real."

Based on the true story described in the best-selling book, the film introduces us to a four year old boy who says he went to heaven.

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Nirvana stars relieved by Hall of Fame finale failure

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Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were just fine with the way the Rock Hall inductions ended.

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Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

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This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

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Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

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Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard goes on trial in DC

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The singer's bodyguard is on trial on assault charges, a case that will be a preview for the musician's own trial.

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