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  1. Maine woman to compete on upcoming season of 'The Bachelor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Chelsea Roy, 29, of South Portland, will be a contestant on the season of "The Bachelor" beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Chelsea Roy, a 29-year-old South Portland woman who works in real estate, will be one of 29 contestants vying for the affection of a single race car driver on the next season of the ABC matchmaker reality show "The Bachelor."

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  2. Maine PUC opens inquiry into storm response by CMP, EmeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | The Harbor Times Soup

    CMP lineman Mike Ross cuts a large tree branch down from a power line on Mitchell Road in South Portland on Oct. 31. A damaging late-October windstorm knocked out power to nearly a half-million CMP customers. Portland Press Herald s taff photo by Brianna Soukup The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted Tuesday to open an inquiry into responses by the state's electric companies in restoring power after October's destructive storm.

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  3. News 48 mins ago 2:27 p.m.Bus driver gets special surprise on last day of chemo treatmentRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | KCEN

    A popular South Portland bus driver got the surprise of his life on his last day of chemo treatment. Jamie Creamer has been fighting head and throat cancer for months.

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  4. News 40 mins ago 9:18 a.m.Anonymous couple pays off $10K of toys on layawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | WHAS11

    Lucky customers unknowingly picked up presents set aside for layaway that had already been paid off by one anonymous couple. A husband and wife walked into Toys "R" Us in South Portland, Maine, last Friday to pay it forward this holiday season.

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  5. Secret Santa Couple Pays Off $10K In Layaway OrdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Representatives for a Maine Toys R Us store say a husband and wife stopped in to pay off $10,000 in layaway orders for other families. WGME-TV reports the couple is local and desired to remain anonymous when making the payment at the South Portland store.

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  6. Anonymous couple pays off $10K of toys on layawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

    Lucky customers unknowingly picked up presents set aside for layaway that had already been paid off by one anonymous couple. A husband and wife walked into Toys "R" Us in South Portland, Maine, last Friday to pay it forward this holiday season.

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  7. Gwen Stefani defends Blake Shelton's title as "People"'s Sexiest Man AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... to make him the permanent Police Chief after he has served in that capacity on an interim basis for o... (SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine) -- Lucky customers unknowingly picked up presents set aside for layaway that had already been paid off by one anonymous ...

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  8. PHOTO: Anonymous couple paid for some layaway items at ToysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | ABC News

    Lucky customers unknowingly picked up presents set aside for layaway that had already been paid off by one anonymous couple. A husband and wife walked into Toys "R" Us in South Portland, Maine, last Friday to pay it forward this holiday season.

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  9. Pedro Martinez coming to Portland in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | WVII

    One of the faces of the Boston Red Sox franchise is heading to Portland in January, and if ticket sales are any indication, no one wants to miss it. Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez will be the guest speaker at the Portland Sea Dogs Hot Stove dinner Jan. 17 in South Portland.

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  10. Secret Santa couple pays off $10K in layaway orders in MaineRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Representatives for a Maine Toys R Us store say a husband and wife stopped in to pay off $10,000 in layaway orders for other families. WGME-TV reports the couple is local and desired to remain anonymous when making the payment at the South Portland store.

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  11. In the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Arkansas Online

    Jay Roes, manager of a Toys R Us store in South Portland, Maine, said a husband and wife who wanted to remain anonymous paid $10,000 toward layaway orders, settling the balances owed by about 100 families.

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  12. Bus driver gets special surpriseRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A popular South Portland bus driver got the surprise of his life on his last day of chemo treatment. Jamie Creamer has been fighting head and throat cancer for months.

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  13. Portland Ovations Offstage Announces Inaugural Class of Offstage Ambassadors ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Offstage Ambassadors is: Julie Eglinton Casco Bay 10th Sophie Urey Casco Bay 10th Amelia McNeil-Maddox South Portland 10th Felix Morrissey Portland High 11th Catherine Bernier Deering 11th Ariel Leasure Portland High 11th Offstage Ambassadors will ...

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  14. Pedro Martinez to headline Sea Dogs hot stove dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Bangor Daily News

    Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and Baseball Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez will be the featured guest at the 2018 Portland Sea Dogs Hot Stove Dinner and Silent Auction, which benefits the Maine Children's Cancer Program. The event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sable Oaks Marriott in South Portland.

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  15. At the Movies: Maine GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... increases, so does the number of hate crimes. Over the course of 8 weeks, a diverse group of girls at South Portland High School learn what it takes - and what it means - to make genuine friendships with people who don't look or live the same way ...

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  16. Secret Santas pay off $10,000 in layaway orders at South Portland Toys R UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Bangor Daily News

    A husband and wife stopped into the South Portland Toys R Us and paid off $10,000 in layaway orders. "A nice couple, local, [who] want to be anonymous, came in and wanted to pay off $10,000 in people's layaways," store manager Jay Roes said.

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  17. Supplement company agrees to pay $800,000 to settle false claims suitRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | Bangor Daily News

    A South Portland company that sold vitamin and mineral supplements has settled a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission over its allegedly deceptive marketing practices, according to federal court documents. Health Research Laboratories LLC and owner Kramer Duhon of Dallas deceived consumers with promises that their products could treat everything from arthritis to memory loss, according to the Maine attorney general's office, which joined the FTC in the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Portland.

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  18. Dorothy L. TurkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    Dorothy moved to Portland, Maine with her parents in 1918. She lived in Portland, South Portland and Scarborough, Maine, and Loma Linda and St. Helena, California.

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  19. Toddler loses memorial bear of dead father at mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | USA Today

    ... Maine Mall on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. The bear is for the ashes of his father who died in a car accident. SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - A family in Maine is asking for help after a 3-year-old toddler lost a special teddy bear for the ashes of his father ...

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  20. UMaine softball's Bogdanovich ends career over injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | WVII

    ... a back injury she sustained in high school. Bogdanovich was involved in a car accident while playing for South Portland several years ago, hurting her back and suffering a concussion. "It was an emotional decision for her because she didn't want to ...

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