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East Machias man Gets Jail Time for Fatal Crash

An East Machias man who crashed his car in 2012, killing his 16-year-old passenger, is going to jail for six months.

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Maine Police Bust Prison Drug Ring

Police say seven people are facing charges for allegedly smuggling drugs into the Maine State Prison inside greetings cards.

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Maine Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Boys

A Maine man convicted of sexually assaulting three boys under age 14 is going to prison for 15 years.

GENERIC PAPER MILL LARGE

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Poliquin Says Natural gas Could Help Save Maine Mills

Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine is touting increased access to natural gas as a way to boost his state's ailing paper production industry.

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Maine Man Gets 15 Years for Sexually Molesting Brothers

A Maine man who sexually molested two brothers under the age of 14 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

GENERIC VOTE SIGNS

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Ranked-Choice Coting Advocates Aiming for 2016 Maine Ballot

A group that want to implement ranked-choice voting in Maine elections is planning to wait until 2016 before putting its proposal before voters.

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Super Bowl is probably going ‘topless’

NFL officials have to decide whether to open the roof at the University of Phoenix Stadium for the big game.

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Will Ferrell hits cheerleader, ejected from basketball game (for a movie stunt)

The actor was filming a scene for new comedy "Daddy's Home" but it was shot during a real-life game.

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NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon to retire after ’15 season

The legendary racer plans to step out of the driver's seat after the 2015 season.

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Belichick, in front of #Flexball backdrop, denies involvement in DeflateGate

The New England Patriots head coach denied any involvement in, or knowledge of, DeflateGate.

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Twitter hashtag perfectly #ExplainsThe90s

A new Twitter hashtag has started trending that urges you to explain your '90s experience in just four words.

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If your boss is a bully, science says ‘fight back’

If you’ve ever had a boss who yelled at employees, ridiculed or intimidate them, new research suggests a little payback might be good.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 22.

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House heads to vote on border security bill

The House will on a border security bill as Republicans try to chart their own course on immigration — not just oppose President Barack Obama.

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Chris Evans and Chris Pratt set Super Bowl charity challenge

It's Captain America versus Starlord in a Marvel superhero battle for football supremacy.

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The San Jose Sharks love Metallica

The team has adopted the band's hit "Seek and Destroy" as their unofficial theme.

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Washington state could raise smoking age to 21

Washington state could become the only state to raise its legal age for smoking tobacco to 21 from 18.

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Meghan Trainor steals Swift’s spot atop Billboard

The debut album "Title" knocked Taylor Swift from her three-week perch atop the weekly album chart.

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Lakers top the list of most valuable NBA teams

Los Angeles unseated the Knicks as the NBA's most valuable team, worth $2.6 billion.

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New Senate bill would overturn Obamacare’s individual mandate

Republicans introduced a bill to repeal one of Obamacare's most unpopular provisions.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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Pharrell heading to ‘The Simpsons’

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The "Happy" hitmaker and the famous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore to the Grammys are heading to Springfield.

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Elders play Grand Theft Auto V

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They have no problem shooting people, but they refuse to run a red light!

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Regina Hall almost became a nun

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The "Think Like a Man" star missed out on becoming a nun because some of her "numbers" were too high.