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  1. False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | KCTV5

    "People need to trust the alerts they're pushing out," he said. "This is i... . In this Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 photo Jeremy DaRos shows the erroneous tsunami alert he received on his phone on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Portland, Maine.

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  2. AccuWeather, feds trade blame for bogus tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | KCTV5

    A private forecasting company took what was intended to be a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to subscribers' phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last month. AccuWeather blamed the National Weather Service for the false alarm, saying the government weather agency "miscoded" a test message as a real warning.

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  3. AccuWeather blames weather service for bogus tsunami warningRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 6 | KCTV5

    A private forecasting company took a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to people's phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last month. The National Tsunami Warning Center sent the test message around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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  4. As deep freeze sets it, people urged to help most vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | KCTV5

    With temperatures across Massachusetts not... . Joe Scharpf cross country skis on a trail after a fresh snowfall in the south chagrin reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Moreland Hills, Ohio.

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  5. Judge detains ricin suspect with prior suicide attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | KCTV5

    The extensive mental health history of a woman accused of manufacturing ricin and testing the deadly toxin on fellow residents of a senior living facility in Vermont includes prior hospitalizations and suicide attempts, a federal judge said Wednesday. The judge ordered Betty Miller, 70, to continue to be detained, while her lawyer said he was looking for an appropriate placement for her.

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  6. Judge considers whether ricin suspect should remain detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | KCTV5

    A federal judge on Wednesday will consider whether a woman accused of manufacturing ricin and testing the deadly toxin on fellow residents of a senior living facility in Vermont should continue to be detained. Betty Miller, 70, was taken into custody last week after telling investigators that she made the ricin because she wanted to "injure herself" and had tested the poison's effectiveness on other residents, authorities said.

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  7. Hundreds of utility crews working in Maine on power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | KCTV5

    Drought conditio... . Canadian lineman Noah Clowater holds a bilingual stop sign while directing traffic while his coworkers restore power, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Yarmouth, Maine.

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  8. Hundreds of utility crews in Maine as power outages continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | KCTV5

    Drought conditio... . Canadian lineman Noah Clowater holds a bilingual stop sign while directing traffic while his coworkers restore power, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Yarmouth, Maine.

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  9. Drought may have aided storm that walloped Maine, NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KCTV5

    Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day afte... . A woman walks down a street blocked by a storm-toppled tree, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Portland, Maine.

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  10. Northeast struggling to recover from powerful stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KCTV5

    The severe storm packing hurrica... . A motorist drives under downed pine trees that are resting on power lines in Freeport, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

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  11. The Latest: Rhode Island governor questions power utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KCTV5

    The severe storm packing hurrica... . A motorist drives under downed pine trees that are resting on power lines in Freeport, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

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  12. The Latest: Storm takes a toll on New Hampshire trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KCTV5

    The severe storm packing hurrica... . A motorist drives under downed pine trees that are resting on power lines in Freeport, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

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  13. Northeast storm downs power lines, delays trick or treatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KCTV5

    The severe storm packing hurrica... . A motorist drives under downed pine trees that are resting on power lines in Freeport, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

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  14. Crews scramble to restore power to Northeast after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | KCTV5

    The severe storm packing hurrica... . A motorist drives under downed pine trees that are resting on power lines in Freeport, Maine, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

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  15. Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, MaineRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | KCTV5

    A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port's cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of Gotham in DC Comics' "Batman: White Knight."

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  16. Dallas, Houston, Philly join Overwatch esports leagueRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | KCTV5

    Dave Scott is quick to note he wasn't at Comcast Spectacor when the company sold the Philadelphia 76ers six years ago. The NBA franchise Comcast Spectacor sold for about $280 million in October 2011 was valued this year by Forbes at $800 million and could probably sell for more - the Houston Rockets recently sold for $2.2 billion.

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  17. Summer may be getting longer in waters off New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | KCTV5

    13, 2017, photo, a lobster fishing boat heads out to sea at sunrise off Portland, Maine. Scientists say the Gulf of Maine, which stretches from Massachusetts to Nova Scotia, is warming faster than a... .

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  18. Maine blueberry crop falls with disease, lack of pollinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | KCTV5

    The state's blueberry crop is way down this year due to weather and a scale back of farming. Maine is one of the biggest blue... .

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  19. Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KCTV5

    Marine conservation groups say the endangered North Atlantic right whale is havin... . FILE - In this April 10, 2008 file photo, a ballet of three North Atlantic right whale tails break the surface off Provincetown, Mass., in Cape Cod Bay.

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  20. Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | KCTV5

    Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, includin... . FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2005 file photo, shoppers line up outside a Whole Foods Market before it opens for the day in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

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