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Maine Senate Promotes Tolerance After Facebook Post Flap

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Senate is promoting cultural and religious tolerance after a member of the chamber was criticized…

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One Direction starts work on first album as a foursome

Just days after the departure of Zayn Malik, the remaining members of 1D are back in the studio.

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Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

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Iggy Azalea stepping behind the camera

The rapper will direct the music video for her much-anticipated "Pretty Girls" duet with Britney Spears.

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Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

A former state lawmaker who previously went to prison for equity skimming has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and to making false statements.

GENERIC COURT LARGE

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Getaway Driver in Maine Robbery Sentenced to 15 Years

Federal prosecutors say a Biddeford, Maine, man is being sentenced to 15 years in prison for serving as the getaway driver during a 2013 dollar store robbery.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.

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Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2M to Feds

Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

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Music festivals ban ‘selfie sticks’

You'll just have to have long arms if you're taking a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza.

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Patriots owner Kraft takes stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand in the murder trial of former star player Aaron Hernandez.

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Amazon wants to help you get your housework done

Amazon is offering to help get your chores done, with listings for everything from housecleaning to goat grazing.

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LePage Ally to Manage Forestry Activities on Public Lands

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has appointed the head of the Maine Forest Service to manage forestry activities on state-owned lands.

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Litchfield Woman Charged With OUI With Child in Vehicle

A Litchfield woman is facing charges for allegedly crashing her van while under her the influence of alcohol and drugs with her 4-year-old son inside.

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Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to host Billboard Awards

The rapper/actor and the model will host the awards show in May.

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Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour

The "Zip Code" tour will once again reunite singer Mick Jagger, drummer Charlie Watts and guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood.

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Christina Aguilera to hit the stage at ACM Awards

The "Genie in a Bottle" hitmaker will join a surprise artist for "a special duet."

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MLB: Cubs demote Bryant, upsets union

Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned to thE minor league camp despite an outstanding spring training at the plate.

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NFL sanctions Browns, Falcons

Fake noise and illegal text messages have landed the two teams in hot water with the league.

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College hoops: AP All-America team, Wooden finalsts

Three players heading to the Final Four head up The Associated Press men's basketball All-America team.

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One Direction starts work on first album as a foursome

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Just days after the departure of Zayn Malik, the remaining members of 1D are back in the studio.

in Entertainment

Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

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Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

in Music

Iggy Azalea stepping behind the camera

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The rapper will direct the music video for her much-anticipated "Pretty Girls" duet with Britney Spears.

in Entertainment

Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.

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Music festivals ban ‘selfie sticks’

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You'll just have to have long arms if you're taking a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza.