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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest hits and best scores this week in sports.

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in National

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight

A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed.

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in Entertainment

Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why not those with a hairy upper lip?

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in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on some of the biggest newsmakers this week.

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in Black Friday, Lifestyle, National

Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) _ A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

GENERIC MONEY LARGE

in Local

Big Boost in Large Donors in Maine Governor’s Race

A Maine group seeking to boost public funding for campaigns says that contributions from large donors in this year's governor's race have skyrocketed since 2010.

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Handcuffed Man who Escaped from Cruiser Caught

Police say they have captured a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Portland, Gloucester Tie as New England Fish Ports

A federal report says Portland, Maine and Gloucester, Massachusetts, are now tied for second place in New England in volume of commercial fish landed.

GENERIC PAPER MILL LARGE

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Canadian Company to Buy Rumford, Maine Paper Mill

A Canadian company is entering into an agreement to buy the Rumford Paper Co. mill.

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Maine Driver Dies in Collision With Truck

A Maine driver has died in a collision with a pickup truck in Lebanon.

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in National

Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.

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in Black Friday, National

U.S. consumers are feeling good

Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.

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in Entertainment

Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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in Lifestyle

App turns your smartphone into a breathalyzer

Alcohoot turns your smartphone into a portable, personal breathalyzer.

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in Music

‘Blurred Lines’ dispute heading to trial

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are heading to trial over allegations they illegally sampled music from Marvin Gaye.

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in Entertainment

Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen

Actor Paul Reubens is set to reprise his role as suited man-boy Pee-wee Herman in a new movie.

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in Music

Next on Taylor’s to-do list: Write a book

The "Love Story" hitmaker hopes to revive her passion for writing by penning a book.

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Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

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There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why not those with a hairy upper lip?

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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‘Blurred Lines’ dispute heading to trial

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are heading to trial over allegations they illegally sampled music from Marvin Gaye.

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Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen

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Actor Paul Reubens is set to reprise his role as suited man-boy Pee-wee Herman in a new movie.