A sports reporter at a Nashville TV station says that he was fired after delivering a Prince-themed report in the wake of the star’s death. Dan Phillips wrote on his Facebook page that some viewers and management considered the report insensitive and he lost his job over it. It began: “Dearly beloved, were are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Electric word life . . . but I’m here to tell you there’s something else. The NHL playoffs,” and went on from there.

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Box Office Recap – 05/02/2016

by Gino May 2, 2016 Front Page News

The Jungle Book has topped the weekend box office for the third week in a row. The Disney movie was successfully able to fend off the arrival of three new releases including Keanu, Mother’s Day and Ratchet & Clank. Jon Favreau’s live-action adaptation took in an additional $42.4 to $43.8 million — more than the […]

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Students Invent Gloves that Translate Sign Language

by Gino April 29, 2016 Front Page News

Two students have invented gloves that do so much more than keep your hands warm. Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor won a $10,000 Lemelson MIT-Student-Prize for creating the SignAloud gloves, which translate American Sign Language into speech or text. Each SignAloud glove has sensors that record movement and gestures then transmit the info wirelessly to […]

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Last Day to Sign Up for Settlers Green’s Pogo Pillo Polo Tournament

by Gino April 28, 2016 Front Page News

Settlers Green invites area nonprofits, school groups and friends to compete for up to $500 in a new, unique charity event on Saturday, April 30th. Pogo Pillo Polo is a game that combines hopper balls with the game of pillo polo. Basically this… while riding these… This fun and competitive 3v3 tournament will played “on […]

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Three Arrested After A Night Of Alleged Drinking, Burglarizing, and Driving A Stolen Car In Conway

by Mower April 27, 2016 Front Page News

Conway, NH – Three people have been arrested in connection with a Conway burglary and a stolen car from Maine.  According to the Conway Police on April 21st a home on Quint Street in Conway was burglarized, with electronics, cash and alcohol being taken from the residence. A witness reported that two males had been […]

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Fryeburg Police Investigating String of Vehicle Burglaries

by Mower April 25, 2016 Front Page News

(Police Courtesy Photo) Fryeburg, ME – Fryeburg Police are investigation a rash of motor vehicle burglaries which occurred over the weekend. Sometime between the hours of 11pm Friday night and 4am Saturday morning 7 unlocked vehicles were entered, rummaged through, and items were taken. Vehicles entered were on Smith Street, Stuart Street, and Portland Street. […]

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North Conway Man Under Arrest For Robbing Fryeburg Gas Station

by Mower April 25, 2016 Front Page News

Fryeburg, ME – A North Conway man is under arrest for allegedly robbing the Mobil on Main Street in Fryeburg this weekend. According to Fryeburg Police 36-year-old John Chilafoe allegedly walked into the On The Run gas station at around 1pm yesterday and demanded money from the clerk.After the clerk refused the suspect proceeded to […]

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