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Maine Environmental Groups Praise Federal Power Plant Rules

Environmental advocates in Maine are praising President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants even though the state's power plants likely won't see many big changes under the new rules.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Hypothermia, Drowning to Blame for Down East Maine Deaths

The Maine medical examiner's office says a Pennsylvania couple found floating in Chandler Bay over the weekend succumbed to hypothermia and drowning.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Police: Thieves Steal $15K from an American Legion Post

Members of a Maine American Legion post say $15,000 was stolen from a safe when thieves broke into the building over the weekend.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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24-Year-Old Dies in New Sharon, Maine, Motorcycle Crash

Maine police say a 24-year-old Windham man died when his motorcycle sped off Route 27 into a field in New Sharon.

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Motorcycle Crashes Into Utility Pole in Maine, Killing Rider

Authorities in Maine say a motorcycle has crashed into a pole, killing its driver.

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Gas Prices Fall Nearly 6 Cents in Maine

Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly 6 cents per gallon in the past week.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Lawmakers at odds over Billy Joel highway

The argument over naming a highway for "The Piano Man" has sparked a debate over whether roads should be named for the living or only the dead.

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Chris Brown’s ex wants supervised visits for their daughter

The "Loyal" hitmaker wants the courts to establish official paternity of his one-year-old daughter and is fighting a request for increased child support.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Trial Set For Man Accused Of Shooting Wife In Maine

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) The trial of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner is scheduled to start this week.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

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The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Lawmakers at odds over Billy Joel highway

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The argument over naming a highway for "The Piano Man" has sparked a debate over whether roads should be named for the living or only the dead.

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Chris Brown’s ex wants supervised visits for their daughter

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The "Loyal" hitmaker wants the courts to establish official paternity of his one-year-old daughter and is fighting a request for increased child support.