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Arthur Pushes Portland’s Fireworks to Saturday

With a dire forecast calling for heavy rain and thunder storms on Friday night from Tropical Storm Arthur, officials with Portland's 4th of July Stars & Stripes Spectacular decided to postpone the fireworks show and Portland Symphony Orchestra concert to Saturday, July 5, according to the Portland Press Herald.

The daily newspaper reported that event organizers were expe

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Epic iPhone Fail – Has This Happened To You?

My job here at The Q requires me to use my phone a lot. Not just for calls, texts and emails, but for photos and videos, too. I had something happen this week that was a total iPhone fail that showed me, again, that I cannot and should not count on technology and to ALWAYS back up your files.

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Gas Prices Sizzle with Summer Heat

When we last looked at soaring gas prices around Memorial Day Weekend, they were a whopping $3.64 per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline. Now the average price of gas in Maine is $3.74, according to WMTW

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You Can’t Get There From Hee’ya

Recognize that jar of "Fluff?" GREAT, you're officially a New Englander. Bring that jar down South they won't have a clue of what we make with it!

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Portland Firefighter Mourned

An off-duty Portland firefighter who died Monday during a scuba diving accident in Casco Bay is being mourned by the Portland Fire Department and city officials, according to WMTW.

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Welcome Home SLAB [video]

Portland has a new must go-to food spot - SLAB Sicilian Street Style Food. Do you know about the legendary "slab?" Last week I got a sneak peek and talked to the guys at SLAB. Watch here...  

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Only one person out of the dozens who responded to our Facebook query knew the story behind this mysterious hay ball that showed up in Monument Square Tuesday. Credit: Robert Cook
Only one person out of the dozens who responded to our Facebook query knew the story behind this mysterious hay ball that showed up in Monument Square Tuesday. Credit: Robert Cook
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Mysterious Portland Hay Ball Draws a Crowd

So what in the world is that weird hay ball on top of that car that was parked in Monument Square right outside of the Townsquare Media studios on Tuesday at lunchtime?

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Starting in April 2015, Portland shoppers will have to pay 5 cents more for plastic bags after the City Council passed a new ordinance Monday night. Credit: Robert Cook
Starting in April 2015, Portland shoppers will have to pay 5 cents more for plastic bags after the City Council passed a new ordinance Monday night. Credit: Robert Cook
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How Much Will Plastic Bags Cost?

The Portland City Council approved a 5-cent fee for plastic shopping bags that will take effect in April 2015, according to WMTW.

The Portland television news station reported that councilors vot

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Portland Bag Tax to Be Decided Tonight

The Portland City Council is scheduled to vote on a proposed 5-cent tax that would be applied to plastic bags at retailers on Monday night at City Hall, according to WMTW.

The Portland television

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Portland Parks Safe… For Now

City voters made their voices heard at City Hall when they approved Question 1 to make it harder for the City Council to sell any of Portland's 60 public parks, according to WMTW.

The Portland televi

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