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Underground Explosion in the Old Port Sends Manhole Cover Into the Air [VIDEO]

This looked like something right out of the movies! A fire underground caused an explosion on Fore Street Wednesday that sent a manhole cover about four feet into the air. No one was hurt and there wasn't any damage above ground, but power was knocked out to the area near Five Guys for a little while.

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Photo, Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Photo, Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Kaci Hickox One of Many Ebola Fighters Honored as Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’

Time Magazine bestowed it's 'Person of the Year' award today to the Ebola Fighters, and Kaci Hickox is among their ranks. Hickox is well-known in the state of Maine as the healthcare worker who protested her 21-day quarantine after returning from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone.

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Help Preble Street Help Those in Need at the Tree Lighting! [VIDEO]

Preble St. will be collecting any cold weather gear donations that you have, at the Tree Lighting ceremony on Monument Square Friday. Please bring coats, boots, mittens and hats to donate as the brutal winter weather hits. They need clothing for adults

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Yay! Here Comes our Christmas Tree, Portland!

Hooray! This is one of my favorite times of the year! After a traffic-snarling trek to Monument Square, a beautiful 40 foot spruce tree will take residence right outside of the WBLM studio! This big boy comes to the city of Portland courtesy of the Little family.

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State Officials Investigating Two Deaths [UPDATE]

The Maine Department of Public Safety says officials are looking into two deaths today, at opposite ends of the state. One man was found dead outside his home while the other died in a fire.

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Toys for Tots Drive at WBLM Beatles Night [VIDEO]

We are getting super pumped for the 12th Annual Beatles Night on Thanksgiving weekend at the State Theatre! Right now the Saturday show is just shy of selling out and tickets for the Sunday matinee are going fast too! You can see the Beatles Night band performing on the Tuesday evening edition of 207 on WCSH next week.

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Just in Time for the Holidays: Ebola Nurse Action Figure!

The brilliant marketers at Hero Builders are all about keeping it topical and filling a need in the toy market. With these goals in mind, they have introduced their Ebola Nurse Action Figure, just in time for holiday gift giving! She comes with a certificate claiming that she is Ebola free

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Grateful Dead Manager Richard Loren on WBLM [VIDEO]

We made a new friend yesterday with Richard Loren. He was Jerry Garcia's personal manager and managed the Grateful Dead from 1974 to 1981. Richard regaled us with stories of Jim Morrison, Grace Slick, Jerry Garcia and more on WBLM's Classic Lunch Hour with Tommy C.

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Photo Credit: Richard Loren Facebook Page
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WBLM Welcome’s Grateful Dead Manager Richard Loren

With the news yesterday of Bob Weir and Phil Lesh breaking up Further and fueling Grateful Dead reunion speculation, what great timing to have Portland area resident and Grateful Dead manager Richard Loren in the WBLM studio! He'll be joining Tommy C for WBLM's Classic Lunch Hour tomorrow from noon to one.

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UMAINE HOCKEY ENDOWMENT (9)
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UMaine Hockey Receives Million Dollar Gift

The University of Maine announced that alumnus Tom Savage and his wife Sally have made a $1 million dollar donation to jump start a hockey endowment drive.

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