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  1. VIDEO: Fireball streaks across night skyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    This video is from police in Portland, Maine who joked, "The meteor was caught on camera at approximately 0050 hours. Let's hope the visitors are friendly.


  2. NM will use social media to combat drunk drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Social media feeds will soon tell you if drunken driving offenders are let off too easy, New Mexico officials say. The state will pay staffers from Mothers Against Drunk Driving to monitor court hearings by judges who are routinely lenient in drunken driving cases, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday.


  3. Maine wholesaler acquires rare 4-clawed lobsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    A four-clawed female lobster is seen at Ready Seafood Co., Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Portland, Maine. The crustacean was most likely caught in Canadian waters before being sold to the wholesale lobster company.


  4. NYC Mayor urges 'extreme precautions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter - a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to take "extreme precautions" while forecasters warned that high winds in New England could make it feel as cold as 35 degrees below zero.


  5. Maine woman hangs free coats around townRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    Using just $5, Gabriella Kaper did just that. She purchased five heavy winter coats from Goodwill, taking advantage of the retailer's dollar-apiece clothing sale, and scattered them around Portland, Maine, by zipping them around light posts.


  6. El Faro's navigational bridge foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday a Navy search team located the navigation bridge of the El Faro, the Florida-based cargo ship that sunk October 1 near the Bahamas. The NTSB said the search for ship's voyage data recorder, the so-called black box that is housed on the bridge, continues.


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