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17 hours ago in Lifestyle

Honda, Mazda issue recalls

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Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

7 days ago in Lifestyle

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

1 week ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

Sports

11 hours ago in Sports

NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

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The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

18 hours ago in Sports

Party like it’s 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl

Denver Broncos’ head coach Gary Kubiak, right, reacts after getting soaked with a sports drink by Von Miller (58) after their win against the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The Denver Broncos will board fire trucks and roll slowly through the crowd-lined streets of the Mile High City to celebrate winning the Super Bowl.

18 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

18 hours ago in Sports

Nearly 112 million watch Super Bowl 50 on TV, below record

Members of the Denver Broncos hold the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in U.S. history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings data showed.

19 hours ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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18 hours ago in Music, Weird

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

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Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

19 hours ago in Weird

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

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Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

2 days ago in Weird

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

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Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

5 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

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The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

5 days ago in Weird

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

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It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.

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19 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ben Stiller’s female Viagra ad

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It was supposed to play during the Super Bowl.

News

7 hours ago in Local

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 73-Year-Old Woman at Gunpoint

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Police have arrested a 32-year-old Waterville man after they say he broke into the home of a 73-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her at gunpoint this past weekend.

10 hours ago in Local

LePage Withdraws His Nomination for Maine Education Chief

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Maine Gov. Paul Page is temporarily withdrawing his nomination of Bill Beardsley as education commissioner because he says Democrats plan to reject Beardsley for reasons unrelated to his qualifications for the job.

10 hours ago in Local

No Settlement in Lawsuit Over Stun Gunned Man’s Death

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No settlement has been reached after a day-long federal court hearing about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun.

11 hours ago in Local

Maine’s Gov: Trump Owes Me for Showing How to be Outspoken

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage says fellow Republican Donald Trump owes him for paving the way when it comes to being outspoken.

12 hours ago in Viral Videos

Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

16 hours ago in Local

Police Issue a Statement on Double Stabbing in Portland

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On Tuesday, at about 3:30 am officers responded to a 911 call for persons fighting in the area of 132 Marginal Way.

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17 hours ago in Entertainment

The pouting male models are back for ‘Zoolander 2’

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Derek and Hansel are back.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

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Cord-cutters beware: You might have to wait longer for new TV.

18 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Orange is the New Black’ star sues NYC

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Taryn Manning is suing the city of New York, accusing police officers of wrongfully arresting her in 2014.

18 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

23 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 9

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A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.