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Iconic children's toy to be made in Maine

A childhood favorite for many, the iconic toy Lincoln Logs, will now be made in Maine.

Why is the US nervous about Scottish vote?

When it comes to the prospective divorce of its closest friend, the United States is following the advice column carefully: don't take sides, keep your opinions to yourself, and avoid getting dragged into the fray.

ISIS video is counterpoint to Obama speech

The production is slick. The imagery: ominous.

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is out with a new video from its Al Hayat Media Center. ISIS also produced the videos of the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker.

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Jewish group chides Biden for using offensive term

Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider anti-Semitic, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday.

Westbrook public safety director to resign

A Westbrook city councilor says the resignation of the director of public safety has nothing to do with a threatened lawsuit.

House leaders lobby members on ISIS vote

A day before the House votes on whether to give President Barack Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS, leaders of both political parties are working the phones and buttonholing members to secure support for the measure.

Suspected case of respiratory virus in Maine

The head of the Maine Center for Disease Control said not only is there a suspected case of enterovirus D-68 in the state, there could be even more.

Augusta chief recovering from crash injuries

Augusta's police chief continues to recover from injuries after being hurt in a crash during a charity motorcycle run.

Lewiston takes aggressive approach to condemning buildings

Eight buildings in Lewiston are scheduled for a condemnation hearing at Tuesday night's city council meeting.

Judge rules public can have access to disputed beach

A judge has ruled that Cedar Beach Road in Harpswell will remain open for access to Cedar Beach, after an effort to close it to the public.