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Doug Menuez, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Do You Think It Is OK To Film Police Officers Making Arrests?

The ACLU of Maine has filed a lawsuit against a Portland Police officer on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who were arrested for videotaping police officers on a public street. In the compliant against Portland police Sgt. Benjamin Noyes Jr., the ACLU, claim that the arrest of the couple was 'illegal and unconstitutional' and that the officer violated their First Amendment and Fourth Amendment rights.

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Roman Milert, Thinkstock
Roman Milert, Thinkstock

Major Retailers Start Their Holiday Shopping Sales

The calender officially says it's still summer through September 22, 2014. You might not realize that if you were shopping at a local major retail store, like KMart or Walmart, they have begun their holiday shopping sales this weekend!

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Jared C. Tilton
Jared C. Tilton

Investigation Into Kevin Ward Jr’s Death Complete [POLL]

The Ontario County's Sheriff's office has announced that the investigation involving NASCAR's Tony Stewart and the death of Kevin Ward Jr is complete.  The results will be released next week.

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Category: Opinion, Sports
Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell’s Family Restaurant Featured In Local Magazine

Simones' Hot Dog Stand has been in my family for over 105 years. My Dad and his brother George had owned the restaurant for several years. My Dad sold his share of the business to his brother in the early 1970's when I was maybe 7 years old. My cousin Jimmy Simones is the current owner and the restaurant is a landmark in Lewiston.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell’s 2014 NFC Predictions

The 2014 football season starts tonight! Yesterday I made my AFC predictions and today's here's my take on the NFC.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell’s AFC Predictions

Football season is here! Start chilling the beer, get new batteries for the remote and cheer on the home team!

It's always fun trying to predict who will be going to the playoffs and who will win the big game. Here is my best guess.

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Photo by Andy CApwell
Photo by Andy CApwell

Question Of The Day: Should High School Cheerleaders Be Allowed To Wear Their Uniforms In School?

It was a tradition when I was going to Edward Little High School in Auburn, Maine. On football game day, the players would wear their jersey and the cheerleaders would wear their uniforms.

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Goodshot, Thinkstock
Goodshot, Thinkstock

How Was Your Summer?

Labor Day weekend already? Summer sure seems to go by quicker and quicker each year! So, how was your summer? What did you and your family get to do? What would you grade this summer?

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Hello Kitty is NOT a Cat? She is a Little Cartoon Girl. What-the-What-What?

Hello Kitty is not a cat. She is a little girl. WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MY WORLD?? All this is according to Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist with the University of Hawaii who is curator of a Hello Kitty retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles in October. She told this to the Los Angeles Times.  Hello? Her name is Kitty. She has whiskers and pointy cat ears. Well, whatever she is or is not. I still love Hello Kitty.

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Thinkstock

‘Question Of The Day’: Do You Think The School Day Should Start Later?

A new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics says that teens need more sleep to function, and that middle and high school students should not start school until 8:30 a.m.

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