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 2021-04-14 13:19 

Newscentermaine.com

13 missing after liftboat capsize off Louisiana coast...

US Coast Guard and several good Samaritan vessels are responding and working to rescue those who were onboard....

 2021-04-14 13:19 

Newscentermaine.com

Road in Windham closed, police on scene...

Forest Avenue in Windham is being blocked at Forest Lake Road and the Goose Pond Road, by authorities, at this time....

 2021-04-14 13:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'I've ran from myself for a long time;' Former 'Bachelor' says he's gay...

"I'm still nervous, but yeah," he said in the interview . "It's been a journey for sure."...

 2021-04-14 13:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden begins to undo Trump's ban on abortion referrals...

Known as Title X, the federal family planning program has been in place for decades. It makes available about $286 million annually in grants that support clinics serving mainly low-income women....

 2021-04-14 12:48 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Weather on the Web Wednesday, April 14th...

Weather on the Web Wednesday, April 14th....

 2021-04-14 12:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine CDC reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths, 547 additional cases...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 547 additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and four new deaths....

 2021-04-14 12:35 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Texas police officer shot multiple times during traffic stop...

Authorities say a Texas police officer was shot multiple times during a traffic stop and police are searching for suspects....

 2021-04-14 12:30 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

4 more Mainers die as 547 additional coronavirus cases are reported...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Four additional coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Wednesday. The death toll stands at 757. The Maine CDC reported 547 more coronavirus cases on Wednesday. [Clinics postponed after Maine pauses use of J&J vaccines due t...

 2021-04-14 12:24 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

White House: Jill Biden arrives for medical 'procedure'...

The White House announced late Tuesday that the president would accompany his wife, 69. No further details were released about her condition or the procedure....

 2021-04-14 12:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Biden plans to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021...

President Biden has been hinting for weeks that he was going to let the May 1 deadline, which the Trump administration negotiated with the Taliban, lapse....

 2021-04-14 12:23 

Newscentermaine.com

April Snow on the way for Maine and New Hampshire...

A Spring Nor'easter is coming together. Prepare for cold rain and wet snow Friday into Saturday in Maine....

 2021-04-14 12:18 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden says pause on Johnson & Johnson shots shows government putting safety first...

Biden declared Tuesday that even with a temporary loss of J&J 's one-shot vaccine, there is a huge supply of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, enough that "is basically 100% unquestionable, for every single, solitary American."...

 2021-04-14 12:17 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

US coordinates Afghanistan pullout with NATO withdrawal...

Blinken said that he expected the allies to withdraw together but maintained that neither the U.S. nor NATO would abandon the country despite the impending pullout....

 2021-04-14 12:04 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

County Business Report: 4.9.2021...

Businesses are always contemplating what's good for the bottom line. Local finance experts say the one thing THAT IS is looking out for your employees. In this week's County Business Report, Shawn Cunningham reports on some tips that serve as both...

 2021-04-14 12:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Senate poised to start debate on Asian-American hate crime bill...

The Senate is poised to start debate on legislation confronting the rise of potential hate crimes against Asian Americans, a growing problem during the coronavirus crisis that will also test whether the chamber can push past partisanship on an issue impor...

 2021-04-14 12:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CDC advisers meeting today about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Here's what we know....

CDC advisers are meeting Wednesday to review the blood clot cases of the people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine....

 2021-04-14 11:57 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Millions pour into groups fighting, supporting Maine power line...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Money is pouring into the campaign battle over a $1 billion hydropower transmission project in western Maine, and project supporters outspent opponents more than 2 to 1 in the latest reporting period. Clean Energy Matters, whic...

 2021-04-14 11:57 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Millions pour into groups fighting, supporting Maine power line...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Money is pouring into the campaign battle over a $1 billion hydropower transmission project in western Maine, and project supporters outspent opponents more than 2 to 1 in the latest reporting period. Clean Energy Matters, whic...

 2021-04-14 11:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Defense use of force expert's testimony says ex-officer's restraint of George Floyd was justified...

The defense began presenting its case Tuesday and will continue calling witnesses....

 2021-04-14 11:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tracking April Nor'easter...

How's the weather looking for your Wednesday? Get the latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Ted McInerney....

 2021-04-14 11:42 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine has 13th highest rate of homelessness in U.S., study finds...

Maine is ranking high in the nation when it comes to homelessness. A new study by security. org finds Maine has the 13th highest rate of homelessness in the United States. [Mainers experiencing homelessness struggle to get a COVID vaccine] An estimated 2,...

 2021-04-14 11:42 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine has 13th highest rate of homelessness in U.S., study finds...

Maine is ranking high in the nation when it comes to homelessness. A new study by security. org finds Maine has the 13th highest rate of homelessness in the United States. [Mainers experiencing homelessness struggle to get a COVID vaccine] An estimated 2,...

 2021-04-14 11:41 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Incident Happening Overnight in Mars Hill...

We are aware of some kind of incident occurring overnight in Mars Hill. We are aware of a police presence in that community right now. Newssource 8 has a crew dispatched to find out more information. Once we learn more information we will share with the p...

 2021-04-14 11:37 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

27 inmates, 2 staff member test positive for COVID-19 at Maine jail...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Nearly 30 people at the Cumberland County Jail-- mostly inmates-- have tested positive for the coronavirus. The jail says 27 inmates and 2 employees tested positive. [Clinics postponed after Maine pauses use of J&J vaccines due to blood...

 2021-04-14 11:37 

WGME

[ Maine ]

27 inmates, 2 staff members test positive for COVID-19 at Maine jail...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Nearly 30 people at the Cumberland County Jail -- mostly inmates -- have tested positive for the coronavirus. The jail says 27 inmates and 2 employees tested positive. [Clinics postponed after Maine pauses use of J&J vaccines due to blo...

 2021-04-14 11:36 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Real Estate Matters 4.6.2021...

The laws of the land impact every aspect of quality of life, including real estate transactions. In this week's Real Estate Matters, Shawn Cunningham explains how equity and fairness is ensured for people renting buying or selling places to live....

 2021-04-14 11:33 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine college fining people for not wearing masks on campus...

STANDISH (WGME) -- St. Joseph's College in Standish is fining people who don't wear masks on campus. [Mainers express concern over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine]The college is ticketing people $50 for violating mask-wearing requirements. St. Joe&#...

 2021-04-14 11:33 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine college fining people for not wearing masks on campus...

STANDISH (WGME) -- St. Joseph's College in Standish is fining people who don't wear masks on campus. [Mainers express concern over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine]The college is ticketing people $50 for violating mask-wearing requirements. St. Joe&#...

 2021-04-14 11:14 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography...

A Deer Isle man has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, according to the U. S. Attorney for Maine. [Dozens of animals rescued in two separate neglect cases in New Hampshire] According to court records, investigators seized cellphones and a com...

 2021-04-14 11:14 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography...

A Deer Isle man has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, according to the U. S. Attorney for Maine. [Dozens of animals rescued in two separate neglect cases in New Hampshire] According to court records, investigators seized cellphones and a com...

 2021-04-14 11:12 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Iranian president calls 60% enrichment an answer to 'evilness'...

Iran's president on Wednesday called his country's decision to dramatically increase its uranium enrichment after saboteurs attacked a nuclear site "an answer to your evilness," saying Israel hoped to derail ongoing talks aimed at reviving...

 2021-04-14 10:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Here's how you can use coffee grounds in your garden...

Finished your morning coffee? Here's how to put your grounds to good use....

 2021-04-14 10:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Multiple people in the water, rescues underway near Grand Isle, Louisiana...

Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer Jonathan Lally said his agency received reports of "multiple vessels hit" during a microburst of weather. At 9 p.m, the Coast Guard reported it had rescued six victims thus far. Lally said it is unclear how many...

 2021-04-14 10:34 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Report: Broad missteps left Capitol Police unprepared Jan. 6...

The watchdog report released internally last month, obtained by The Associated Press ahead of a congressional hearing Thursday, adds to what is already known about broader security and intelligence failures that Congress has been investigating since hundr...

 2021-04-14 10:31 

Newscentermaine.com

McDonald's to mandate anti-harassment training worldwide...

At least 50 workers have filed charges over the last five years, alleging physical and verbal harassment and, in some cases, retaliation when they complained....

 2021-04-14 10:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

These are the rare symptoms to watch for if you recently got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

Doctors say the symptoms could be signs of an extremely rare, severe type of clot that may be linked to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Six cases have been reported in the U.S. out of the nearly 7 million doses administered....

 2021-04-14 10:16 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Clinics postponed after Maine pauses use of J&J vaccines due to blood clot concerns...

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (WGME) -- Maine has paused the distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccines until the CDC can issue new guidance due to blood clot concerns. One of the clinics that's been halted because of the FDA's recommendation was supposed to ...

 2021-04-14 10:16 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Clinics postponed after Maine pauses use of J&J vaccines due to blood clot concerns...

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (WGME) -- Maine has paused the distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccines until the CDC can issue new guidance due to blood clot concerns. One of the clinics that's been halted because of the FDA's recommendation was supposed to ...

 2021-04-14 10:06 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Expert testifies former officer justified in pinning Floyd to pavement as trial continues...

The question of what is reasonable is important: Police officers are allowed certain latitude to use deadly force when someone puts the officer or other people in danger....

 2021-04-14 10:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

GRAPHIC: Decision expected on charges for officer who shot Daunte Wright...

The former police chief has said he believed the officer mistakenly grabbed her pistol when she was trying to pull out her Taser....

 2021-04-14 09:34 

Newscentermaine.com

Pfizer to deliver more COVID vaccines than planned by May, CEO says...

The news came the same day that U.S. regulators recommended a 'pause' on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine....

 2021-04-14 08:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'I love to make people happy': Boy plays free songs in driveway to lift spirits during pandemic...

Daniel Class says he learns a new song just about every day and wanted to share his talents with his neighbors in hopes of cheering them up during tough times....

 2021-04-14 08:38 

Newscentermaine.com

100 Days to go until Tokyo Olympics and nothing is certain...

Despite surging cases of COVID-19, myriad scandals and overwhelming public opposition in Japan to holding the Olympics, organizers are pushing on....

 2021-04-14 08:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

With only 100 days left until the Tokyo Olympics, less than 1% of Japan's population is vaccinated...

This summer, Japan will host the world's top athletes for the 2021 Olympic games. Already a challenge in a global pandemic, the country's low vaccination rate, less than 1%, isn't comforting officials or volunteers....

 2021-04-14 07:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Prosecutors expect decision today for cop who shot Black motorist Daunte Wright...

Prosecutors expect a decision to be reached Wednesday on whether to charge the former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, sparking multiple nights of protests....

 2021-04-14 07:37 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded...

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements....

 2021-04-14 06:46 

Newscentermaine.com

Senate takes up Asian-American hate crime bill Wednesday...

The bill is the most substantive congressional response to what has been an alarming rise in racist sentiment against Asian Americans....

 2021-04-14 06:17 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Man killed in freak accident when NYC bus knocks over street pole...

Police say the bus was trying to navigate around a disabled vehicle when it hit the pole, causing it to fall....

 2021-04-14 05:50 

Newscentermaine.com

Stimulus check update: Veterans should start getting $1,400 payments Wednesday...

The majority of Veterans Affairs benefits recipients should see their stimulus checks arrive by direct deposit, the IRS said....

 2021-04-14 04:07 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Police: Man attacked Asian woman, believing she was white, over anti-Asian hate crimes...

Detectives believe the crime was motivated by the suspect's desire to seek retaliation for the rise in hate crimes targeting the Asian community....

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