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Hockey Is Coming Back To Portland

According to WCSH, hockey will be returning to Portland. They are reporting that a former Portland Pirates player and GM, Brad Church and former owner, Godfrey Wood are planning to bring an ECHL team to Portland.

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*BREAKING* Hockey Will Be Back In Portland Sooner Than You Think

Brad Church, a former Portland Pirates player and GM, and former owner Godfrey Wood are planning to bring hockey back to Portland for the 2017-18 season...

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Horse Named After Former Black Bear Is Derby Favorite [VIDEO]

The horse named after former UMaine Black Bear hockey player Gustav Nyquist has been installed as the favorite to win the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday afternoon.

The post selection draw on Wednesday evening has the horse running out of 13 position for the race is currently a 3-1 favorite for the race.  Nyquist has yet to lose a race in seven attempts and recently won the Florida Derby on April 2nd.

The horse’s owner J. Paul Reddam is a former professor at Cal State and is an avid hockey fan, resulting in him choosing the name to represent the former Hobey Baker finalist.

Other betting favorites for the race include Exaggerator (8-1), Gun Runner, and Mohaymen (both 10-1).  The race is set to begin at 6:34 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, so grab a big hat and a mint julep and enjoy the race!

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Watch: She Grew Up in Maine and She’ll Be on ‘America’s Got Talent’

When Leah Finkelstein was a student at Cape Elizabeth High School, she used sing with friends at the old Wrong Brothers' Pub on open mic nights which led to playing like a million gigs all over Greater Portland. Now she's about to be bad, and nationwide!

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Porcello wins 5th; Sox Pound Yanks [VIDEO]

The offensive onslaught from the latter innings of Friday night continued on Saturday evening as the Boston Red Sox dominated the New York Yankees in the second game of the series by a score of 8-0.

Boston jumped out early with a two run lead in the second inning off of Yankee starter Michael Pineda.  The Sox would later chase him from the contest in the sixth inning with two more runs, this time on the efforts of a Jackie Bradley Jr triple and a single by Mookie Betts.  More runs would come seventh, including David Ortiz’s sixth home run of the season and his second in as many days.

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Wicked Cute: Baby Squirrel Saved in Portsmouth

Every once in while I see a squirrel nest in the still bare trees around Blimpville. However, I have never seen one under the hood.

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Don Henley Comes to Blimpville

The legendary founding member of the Eagles is headed north near the end of the summer in New England. WBLM welcomes back Don Henley to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford! 

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Maine Towns That You May Or May Not Be Able To Get To From Here

There are towns that may or may not be in Maine.  They are familiar to the ear but may not be familiar to the eye.  Do they really exist...

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Maine Man Eludes Police, Crashes Rental Car

(Standish, Me.) - Maine State Police say a Portland man is facing charges after a chase Tuesday morning ended with a crash on Route 35 in Standish.

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Listen: Maine Dude in Cuba for the Stones

Last Thursday morning I was messaged on Facebook by my friend Greg Martens. He wrote, "If you want me to share my Cuba Rolling Stones experience ..call me anytime Monday." Well, hell yeah we do! If you know Greg (and most people in the Portland music scene do, especially Dead Heads!) you know that he has been going to concerts like it's his job for probably close to 40 years now.

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