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Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:31
Rooney started his career in his parents' vaudeville act while still a toddler, and broke into movies before age 10. He was still racking up film and TV credits more than 80 years later.
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Local & State Dispatches

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:23
Two killed in wrong-way crash / Woman arrested after hitting 123 mph / Fire damages Biddeford home ... and more news
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Talk to compare NYC, Portland historic preservation efforts

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:20
The chairman of the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art will focus on the two cities’ plans, and on the beginnings of preservation in the 1960s.
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Portland council weighs future of bar police want to shut down

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:11
Police cite the record of calls to Sangillo’s Tavern, but the bar’s attorney says those numbers are misleading.
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Portland sixth-graders to watch film, participate in international project

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:05
‘I Am Eleven’ is part of the Portland Children’s Film Festival and includes interviews with 11-year-olds in 15 countries.
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Biddeford ready to redevelop former MERC property

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:16
Nearly two years after buying the riverfront site and razing the trash-to-energy plant, the city will explore the best use for it.
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On Portland's Widgery Wharf, another lobster season gets under way

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 09:59
Warming weather draws out fishermen, who repair their gear and get ready for another season on the water.
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Neiman Marcus data breach said to be work of Russian syndicate

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 09:52
Prosecutors have now compiled a lengthy list of other victims they believe the group has hacked, including 7-Eleven, JetBlue Airways, J.C. Penney and Visa, according to court documents.
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NH senators press for more heating funds

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 09:40
Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen say that the Obama administration’s budget proposal requests too little for the Low Income Home Heating Assistance Program.
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Biddeford's MERC site — Flashback

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 08:37
The site of the former Maine Energy Recovery Co. in Biddeford, shown before and after the garbage incinerator's demolition.
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Two house fires break out in Sabattus

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:54
There were no injuries and both fires remain under investigation.
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Faculty cutbacks mobilize USM student movement

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:31
USM student organizers have kept up a relentless drumbeat of protests unlike anything in recent memory.
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More ships rush to investigate signals in Malaysian jet search

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:13
Acoustic signals that could be from the missing airliner’s black box spur a renewed search effort.
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Maine poet to visit 80 poets’ graves in 11 states

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 06:32
He will travel as far as California in a car he calls ‘the Poemobile.’
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Maine’s ‘State of the Lobster Fishery’ meetings conclude

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 06:10
Today’s meetings are scheduled to take place at York Village Fire Department and at Scarborough High School.
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India begins world’s largest election

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 05:58
The country’s 814 million electorate will vote in stages over the next five weeks to choose representatives to its 543-seat lower house of parliament.
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Two new breast-cancer drugs slowed, shrank tumors

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 05:42
Results of studies of the Pfizer and Eli Lilly breast cancer drugs create hope of a new treatment avenue.
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Pistorius braces to testify in own murder trial

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 05:41
The ex-Olympian could take the stand as early as Monday to defend his contention that he killed his girlfriend by accident.
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Is skim reading taking over the human brain?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 05:41
Scientists say people seem to be developing digital brains with new circuits for surfing information online.
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Will shutdown of Microsoft XP leave users vulnerable?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:45
The company stops supporting its popular operating system possibly leaving hundreds of millions of users at risk.
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