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(#5TYNTK) March 26, 2016

1. Authorities have identified the two suicide bombers involved in the attack at the Brussels airport. Both are suspected of having ties to the Paris attack. The hunt is on for a third remaining suspect. (CNN)

2. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton easily won their respective parties’ Arizona primaries on Tuesday. Senator Ted Cruz won the GOP caucus in Utah, and Senator Bernie Sanders won both the Idaho and Utah Democratic caucuses. However, Sanders’ failure to win Arizona prevented him from cutting very deeply into Clinton’s big delegate lead. (NYT)

3. A double-digit increase in recreation spending helped boost overall tourism revenue in Maine to a record $5.65 billion in 2015. The Maine Office of Tourism presented data yesterday that showed direct tourism spending increased by 3.2 percent from $5.47 billion in 2014. (PH)

4. A bill from Gov. Paul LePage to repeal Maine’s estate tax was rejected on Tuesday by Democrats in the Maine House of Representatives, prompting an angry response from the governor’s office. (BD)

5. Uber is expanding in Maine today. Lewiston, Auburn, Bangor, and Orono will get Uber beginning at 4 p.m. (WCSH)

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