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The mobile home is a total loss.

Fire destroys Naples home

By CBS 13 on Aug. 01, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.
One adult was taken to the hospital.
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Mayor: I didn’t know whether to bring ‘boxing gloves or bourbon’ to meeting with city manager

on July 31, 2017, at 6:02 p.m.
In this newsletter, news from tonight’s meeting to clear the air between City Manager Jon Jennings and Mayor Ethan Strimling, as well as a Liv Tyler sighting in Portland and the latest sign of the robot apocalypse.
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This Portland music teacher carried snakes in his pockets

on July 31, 2017, at 8:09 a.m.
He had hundreds of them crawling around the studio where he gave music lessons.

Deputies revive man allegedly overdosing on narcotics in Maine park

By Seth Koenig on July 30, 2017, at 11:02 p.m.
Deputies and rescue personnel allegedly used two shots of Narcan to bring the man back from an overdose.
Cumberland County Sheriff's Office vehicles parked near a Baldwin sandpit where a 20-year-old Sebago man was fatally shot on Sunday. (CBS 13 photo)

Man fatally shot in southern Maine sandpit, police say

By Seth Koenig on July 30, 2017, at 10:34 p.m.
The shooting was reportedly accidental and took place when two other men were trying to clear a jammed rifle.

Driver thrown from vehicle in Naples rollover

By CBS 13 on July 30, 2017, at 9:41 a.m.
Jason Grimes, 42, was driving west along Route 302 when the transmissions or rear end of his Jeep locked up, causing him to lose control.
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Stop pooping on Old Orchard Beach. It’s gross.

on July 28, 2017, at 4:19 p.m.
Also in tonight’s newsletter, what your local news anchor looks like after a snake sticks its tongue in her mouth.
Martin Van Breems and his crew aboard the Disco Volante were traveling from Norwalk, Connecticut, to Portland.

Crew traveling to Portland rescues a dozen stranded in water near Cape Cod

By CBS 13 on July 28, 2017, at 10:15 a.m.
“It was so ironic,” the captain and boating instructor said. “We had been practicing getting people on board the boat.” Hours later, he and his students were putting that lesson into action.
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How to tell if your turtle is a boy or a girl

on July 27, 2017, at 5:21 p.m.
Plus, the city of Portland is poised to pick the payment processing firm WEX to develop a high-profile waterfront lot.
An artist's rendition of what the new WEX headquarters would look like as part of a proposed Thames Street project in Portland.

Portland picks major employer to develop waterfront site, add 450 jobs

By Seth Koenig on July 27, 2017, at 4:41 p.m.
Portland officials announced Thursday afternoon that they’re poised to tap the payment processing firm WEX to develop a waterfront site in a deal expected to bring 450 jobs to the city.

Maine beach shuts down after portable toilets were tipped over

By Nick McCrea on July 27, 2017, at 8:39 a.m.
A beach in Gray has been closed for most of the week after a group of teenagers allegedly tipped over portable toilets.
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Rumors of a Marisa Tomei sighting in Maine

on July 26, 2017, at 5:06 p.m.
Also in tonight’s newsletter, why you can’t trust your vacuum cleaner. And how the delegation reacted to Trump’s latest controversy.
A protester is led away by police during a Black Lives Matter protest in Portland on July 15, 2016.

Charges against Portland Black Lives Matter protesters dropped

By Jake Bleiberg on July 26, 2017, at 2:43 p.m.
The legal drama has come to a close with the criminal charges against 17 protesters being dismissed.
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These sad songs were making people happy today

on July 26, 2017, at 1:39 p.m.
One wailed on a plaintive harmonica and sang about his woes. The other fella kept his head down, playing guitar with his hands and a percussion rig with his feet.

Scarborough voters reject school budget for a second time

By CBS 13 on July 26, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.
The $47.2 million budget would have raised property taxes nearly 3 percent.
Julia Trujillo Luengo, the director of Portland's new Office of Economic Opportunity, stands in front of a whiteboard in her office where she'd attempting to map the city's socio-economic fabric.

How Portland plans to help immigrants find jobs

By Jake Bleiberg on July 26, 2017, at 8:58 a.m.
Trujillo said she sees a big part of her role as helping Portland attract and retain people even as much of Maine struggles with a shrinking population and aging workforce.
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Man having ‘bad day’ in Portland charged with driving to endanger

By CBS 13 on July 26, 2017, at 7:26 a.m.
Deputies said he was so far out of the moving car, it looked like he was going to jump out at one point.
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The government’s ‘cheese illuminati’ is secretly trying to stuff your face

on July 25, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Tonight’s edition of The Express evening newsletter is like a stuffed-crust pizza of news.
People check flight times at LaGuardia Airport in New York November 21, 2012.

Heated argument between pilot, attendant delays flight bound for Portland

By Seth Koenig on July 25, 2017, at 3:36 p.m.
A flight from New York to Portland was delayed by two hours because the pilot and a flight attendant got into a heated argument and had to be removed from the plane.
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Mainer sues another debt collector for calling his cellphone

By Darren Fishell on July 25, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.
A Cumberland County man has sued a Chicago debt collector, saying he did not grant them permission to call his cellphone number.