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Poll: Support for health care law at low point

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:22
Despite a sign-up surge, support is at its lowest since the law was passed, a new poll shows.
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Married people less likely to suffer from heart conditions, study says

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:21
Married couples are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.
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Grady Sizemore to start in center field for Red Sox

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:14
The three-time All-Star beats out Jackie Bradley Jr. and is set to start on Monday at Baltimore.
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Winter fishing season is going on ice

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:10
A truck stuck in Lake George illustrates the problems facing fishermen as spring slowly arrives.
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Olympic skiers mingle with fans at Maine's Dumont Cup

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:08
A slopestyle event goes through Sunday at Sunday River.
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White House outlines strategy on methane gas

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:56
The proposal may signal a move to regulate the greenhouse gas released during hydraulic fracturing.
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Obama urges Putin to pull back troops

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:55
Putin, in a phone call to Obama, said Ukraine’s leaders allow intimidation of citizens by extremists.
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European Mars rover prototype unveiled

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:52
Plans call for developing an autonomous robotic vehicle that can be launched in 2018.
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Maine posts 6.1 percent February unemployment rate

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:13
The rate was little changed from January but down from 6.9 percent a year ago.
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Port authority chairman resigns amid N.J. traffic scandal

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:13
Gov. Chris Christie defends a report issued Thursday that cleared him of involvement in closing lanes near the George Washington Bridge.
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U.S. mulling air defense system for Syria rebels

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:59
President Obama seeks to reassure Saudi Arabia’s king that the U.S. isn’t taking too soft a stance on Syria.
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Fire destroys carpenter’s truck in Portland

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:49
Firefighters quickly put out the flames, preventing them from spreading in the Lincoln Middle School neighborhood.
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Appeals court ruling allows requiring labels noting countries of origin on meat

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:25
The meat industry attempted to block the rules, which went into effect last year, saying they are costly and provide no health benefits to the consumer.
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British gay marriages show shift in public attitude

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:24
Same-sex marriages become legal just after midnight.
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Three Olympic medalists in Maine to ski in Dumont Cup

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:11
The slopestyle skiing event at Sunday River brings together professional and amateur skiers.
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Deadline approaching for Maine moose lottery

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:01
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife intends to issue 4,085 moose permits this year.
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‘Credible new lead’ guides search for missing Malaysian jetliner

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:44
For the first time, airborne crews spot debris in the ocean, but it isn’t known if it’s from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Fryeburg police still seeking pet groomer’s attacker

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:38
A man who had a pregnant dog with him when he allegedly stabbed and robbed a business owner March 18 is still at large.
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FBI sting reveals San Francisco Chinatown underworld

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:00
The charges cast a harsh light on the tight-knit network of fraternal organizations and one of its most notorius characters, Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow.
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