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A ballot measure in Maine over bear-baiting has drawn ads from both sides of the debate, including this one from the Maine Wildlife Conservation Council, which opposes the measure. Maine Wildlife Conservation Council/YouTube hide caption

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Bear-Baiting And Big Races Drown Portland, Maine, In Campaign Ads

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Blue State With Independent Twist: Maine's 3-Way Race For Governor

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Remembering The '69 World Series And The Miracle Mets

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Critics Say Railroads Should Do More To Prevent Pedestrian Deaths

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FBI Director James Comey says new encryption features allow people "to place themselves beyond the law." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple Says iOS Encryption Protects Privacy; FBI Raises Crime Fears

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A Secret Service agent stands watch near Air Force One in August. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Ex-Agent Cites 'Progressive Down Slide' In Morale At Secret Service

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Secret Service Director Resigns After Storm Of Criticism

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Another Secret Service Security Lapse Disclosed

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

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Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

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Questions Swirl Around How Vet Jumped White House Fence

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American Joshua Fattal was released in 2011 from Iran after the Sultan of Oman paid more than $400,000 in ransom. He now says the U.S. should bail its citizens out abroad. Mohammed Mahjoub/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Should The U.S. Pay Ransom For ISIS Hostages?

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Congressional Panels Chastise NHTSA Over GM Ignition Problems

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