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Maine Lobster Festival kicks off for 66th year

Lobster lovers are getting out their bibs for the state's largest festival dedicated to Maine's signature seafood. Full story

Lobster ice cream? Creameries think outside the pint

   July is National Ice Cream Month, and creameries are still reinventing the classic treat, using organic, hand-crafted ingredients and making the cones, cups and sundaes more delicious than ever. TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer reports.

Giant lobster to be released instead of eaten

   A restaurant in Connecticut has decided to release a 22-pound lobster after local children came to visit and pet the creature.

Campaign: Pollution threatens Maine lobsters

A group representing lobster, tourism, conservation and environmental interests said Tuesday they're launching a campaign to raise public awareness about climate change they say is threatening Maine's lobster population. Full story

Get lobster roll recipe from #1 food truck in US

   Just last year the Red Hook Lobster Pound food truck held 11th place on the list of the best food mobiles in America, but this year the truck has clawed its way to number one, beating out 449 other vehicles for the crown.

Tiny, Transparent Lobsters Stick Close to Home

These teeny-tiny infant lobsters may be small, but their commercial value is anything but. Spiny-lobster (Panulirus argus) hauls in the Caribbean bring in $1 billion a year, which is why researchers are taking a closer look at these lobster babies. Full story

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  Scottos cook up Thanksgiving dinner, Italian style

Marion, Anthony, and Elaina Scotto show how you can bring a little Italian flavor to your Thanksgiving meal, whipping up roast turkey with sausage and rice stuffing, agnolotti with roasted pumpkin, salmon and lobster, and a dessert of baked pumpkins.

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Small-business owners Gorham and Povich work with their employees to sell lobster rolls at their shop "Redhook Lobster Pound" in New York
Small-business owners Gorham and Povich work with their employees to sell lobster rolls at their shop "Redhook Lobster Pound" in New York

Small-business owners Ralph Gorham and Susan Povich work with their employees to sell lobster rolls at their shop "Redhook Lobster Pound" in New York December 16, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A European lobster (Hommarus gammarus) is pictured in a breeding station at the Alfred-Wegener institute on the German island of Heligoland
A European lobster (Hommarus gammarus) is pictured in a breeding station at the Alfred-Wegener institute on the German island of Heligoland

A European lobster is pictured in a breeding station at the Alfred-Wegener institute on the German island of Heligoland, about 46 kilometres away from the German coastline, April 30, 2013. Biologists at the Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research are breeding 3,000 lobsters to be re

European lobsters (Hommarus gammarus) are pictured in a breeding station at the Alfred-Wegener institute on the German island of Heligoland
European lobsters (Hommarus gammarus) are pictured in a breeding station at the Alfred-Wegener institute on the German island of Heligoland

European lobsters are pictured in a breeding station at the Alfred-Wegener institute on the German island of Heligoland, about 46 kilometres away from German coastline, April 30, 2013. Biologists at the Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research are breeding 3,000 lobsters to be releas