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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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Robert Cook
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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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Robert Cook
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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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Hawke’s Plaza TV Repairman Lights Up Again [VIDEO]

On my drive into work this morning I was surprised to see the iconic Hawke's TV repairman sign on Route 302 in Westbrook, lit up and going through its animated lighting sequence. I hadn't see it do this in years! 

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A Walk Down Medicine Lane

Do you remember what the medicine cabinet looked like when you were growing up? Probably a lot different than this one. What medicines do you remember from when you were a child? Here's a few I thought of and guess which one was still in my parent's cabinet! 

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Don Zimmer, Former Red Sox Skipper, Yankees Coach and Wrestler Dead at 83 [Video]

Baseball legend Don Zimmer died Wednesday at the age of 83.

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Maine Special Olympics Torch Goes Through Portland

The Maine Special Olympics torch made its journey through Portland on Wednesday afternoon as part of a week long journey that will conclude on Friday.

Law enforcement officials - including officers from the Po

Robert Cook
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Portland Park Is in Eye of Storm

In less than one week, Portland voters will decide if it will be easier or harder for City Councilors to sell public parks, including the Congress Square Plaza which is in the eye of the political storm, according to the Portland Press-Herald

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