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missamerica

yesterday in Weird

If he can’t go to prom with Miss America, he’ll go alone

A Pennsylvania teen, suspended for asking Miss America to prom, has turned down offers from a reality TV star, Las Vegas "bunnies" and scores of young women on social media.

other

yesterday in Entertainment

‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

yesterday in Local

Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says It Needs More

Maine officials say the $29.7 million they're receiving for wastewater treatment upgrades in seven facilities is a small portion of the more than $1 billion needed for similar projects over the next 20 years.

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yesterday in Local

Panel Makes Recommendations To Stop Domestic Abuse

Creating a state database of concealed handgun permits and encouraging health care providers to screen patients regularly for physical abuse are among dozens of recommendations from a panel of Maine officials and law enforcement members who examined recent domestic violence homicides.

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

yesterday in Local

University Of Maine Researchers Get Project Money

Three University of Maine research scientists will receive grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for projects related to the fishing industry.

GENERIC COURT LARGE

yesterday in Local

Maine Man Says In Lawsuit Petco Rat Made Him Sick

A Maine man who says he developed a serious disease after getting bit by a rat he bought at Petco has sued the pet supply retailer.

simpsons

yesterday in Entertainment

Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

time

yesterday in National

Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

pharrell

yesterday in Music

Pharrell Williams releasing book today

The "Happy" hitmaker is releasing a book but you can only read it online.

legend

yesterday in Music

This baby looks like a tiny John Legend

Baby John Legend is adorable, but we want to know, can he sing?

fries

yesterday in Weird

Do you want fries with your truck fire?

A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries catches fire. You're going to need a lot of ketchup.

ronaldmcdonald

yesterday in National

Ronald McDonald is ready for his selfie

America's most famous spokesclown has a new look and new TV ads.

avril

yesterday in Music

‘Hello Kitty’ video pulled from YouTube amid racism allegations

Avril Lavigne is under fire amid allegations the video features racist stereotypes.

brown

yesterday in Music

Chris Brown to stay in jail until June

Chris Brown's latest bid for freedom has been denied.

lupita

yesterday in Entertainment

Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

leguizamo

yesterday in Entertainment

John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of ‘Chef’

The actor came away from filming with a new-found respect for kitchen staff, a few tips and a great party tale.

college grad

yesterday in Local

Wilkerson, Close to receives degrees from Bates

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Alexis Wilkerson and Oscar-nominated actor Glenn Close are among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement.

pine

yesterday in Sports

Yankees Pineda ejected for substance on neck

Pitchers are not allowed to use foreign substances to give them a better grip on the ball.

LAWSUIT

yesterday in Local

Oakland Man Sues Over Injuries Suffered At Fair

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - An Oakland man injured by a malfunctioning starting gate during a harness race at the Windsor Fairgrounds in 2010 has filed a lawsuit after efforts to reach an out-of-court settlement failed.

kelly-clarkson2

yesterday in Music

Happy Birthday to the original ‘American Idol’

PHOTOS: Since being crowned the first "American Idol" in 2002, Kelly Clarkson has had a whirlwind career.

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yesterday in Entertainment

‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

other

"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

yesterday in Entertainment

Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

simpsons

The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

yesterday in Music

Pharrell Williams releasing book today

pharrell

The "Happy" hitmaker is releasing a book but you can only read it online.

yesterday in Music

This baby looks like a tiny John Legend

legend

Baby John Legend is adorable, but we want to know, can he sing?

yesterday in Music

‘Hello Kitty’ video pulled from YouTube amid racism allegations

avril

Avril Lavigne is under fire amid allegations the video features racist stereotypes.