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Maine’s State, Federal Courts Warn Of Scams

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Maine's state and federal courts have issued warnings about phone and email scams by those trying to trick people into giving them money or steal their identities.

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Snowe, McKernan Among Hosts For LePage Fundraiser

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Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and her husband, former Gov. John McKernan, are among the hosts for a fundraiser this month for Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Investigation Underway At Maine State Prison

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The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating a complaint that says a group of employees has created a hostile work environment at the Maine State Prison.

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Maine Might Add 2 Birds To Its Endangered List

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Maine environmental officials are proposing to add two bird species to the state's list of endangered animals.

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Maine Senators Visiting US-Mexico Border

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Seven U.S. senators, including Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine, have visited the Texas-Mexico border on a fact-finding mission focusing on the immigration crisis.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

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For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

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In San Fran, a million won’t buy you much

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In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, $1 million will barely cover the cost of an 800-square-foot starter home.

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Fly Fido to the moon in space send-off for deceased pets

A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing their remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space.

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Adults embrace art, science sleepovers

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Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years and now adults are getting in on the fun.

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

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A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

President Barack Obama fist bumps the cashier after paying for his order at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 10, 2014.

Replacing handshakes with fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a new study.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

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Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

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Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

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WATCH: Bret Michaels covers ‘Endless Love,’ serenades van

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The Poison frontman remakes the Lionel Richie classic, while rocking out at Nissan's car testing facility.

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Beyoncé’s dad will teach you how to break into the biz

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For $350, the pop star's dad says he'll teach you how to make it in showbiz.

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‘Sharknado 2′ sparks feeding frenzy on Twitter, sets record

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Flying sharks chomping through NYC drew a record audience for Syfy network and became the most tweeted-about TV movie in history.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

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Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

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REVIEW: ‘Get On Up’ won’t let James Brown fans down

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman, right, and Dan Aykroyd in a scene from "Get On Up."

It ain't braggin' if you back it up, and James Brown, warts and all, was one of the most important musical and cultural figures of the 20th century.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 1

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Tri for a Cure 2014 Photos

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See photos of Coast Morning Hosts Eva, and other participants in Maine’s premiere all-female triathlon for the Maine Cancer Foundation

41st Annual Old Port Festival Photos!

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The 2014 Coast Stage Old Port Festival Photos

Coast Happy Hour at the Porthole

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Join us for Friday Happy Hour on the deck at the Porthole

Maine Beaches

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It’s Summer in Maine! Find a beautiful beach near you.

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Photos from Andy Grammer’s private in-studio performance

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