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Ridership on Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry up 26 Percent in June

The company that operates Maine-to-Nova Scotia ferry service says ridership in June was 26 percent higher than the same month last year.

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Police: 3 Men Arrested in Connection With Burglary Spree

Police say three men have been charged in connection with a string of business burglaries in three Maine towns.

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Declaration of Independence Signer Being Remembered

A signer of the Declaration of Independence is being remembered with a granite memorial stone and bronze plaque.

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$1,000 Reward Offered in Norridgewock Jewelry Theft

A $1,000 award is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever broke into a Norridgewock home in April and stole about $10,000 worth of jewelry.

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Owner of Maine Inn Made $900,000 Through Essay Contest

State police say the owner of a Maine inn who held an essay contest to give away her business made more than $900,000 through the endeavor

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Maine Teen in Critical Condition After Pond Rescue

A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition at a Maine hospital after being rescued from a pond.

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Houlton, Maine, Agricultural Fair Under Way on Canada Border

Northern Maine residents are celebrating the four-day Houlton Fair in this city by the Canadian border.

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Maine Police to Step up Road Enforcement on Holiday Weekend

Maine State Police are getting ready to use unmarked cruisers, additional troopers and aircraft for traffic enforcement during the Independence Day holiday weekend.

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$1.2M Document To Be Displayed For 1st Time In Over 20 Years

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) For the first time in more than 20 years, one of the country's most famous documents is coming to two events to commemorate Independence Day.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Miami judge recognizes suspect as middle school classmate

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A man charged with burglary is moved to tears when he realizes he went to middle school with the judge assigned to his case.