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 2021-03-03 14:43 

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Police: Live pipe bomb found at polling place in Iowa...

The building was evacuated, and the State Fire Marshal and agents with the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were called in....

 2021-03-03 14:28 

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Microsoft: China-based hackers found bug to target US firms...

Microsoft said that a "highly skilled and sophisticated" state-sponsored group operating from China has been trying to steal information from a number of American targets, including universities, defense contractors, law firms and infectious-disea...

 2021-03-03 14:23 

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Camilla says hospitalized Prince Philip is 'slightly' better...

Camilla said during a visit to a coronavirus vaccination center in London that Philip is "slightly improving," but he "hurts at moments."...

 2021-03-03 14:23 

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Weather on the Web Wednesday, March 3rd...

Improving conditions, with all Road Closures along Route 1/1A reported as Reopened by Aroostook Co. Sheriff's Office and MaineDOT (newengland511.org/). Patchy areas of blowing snow, and localized visibility reductions still expected on some roadways t...

 2021-03-03 14:17 

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All Black, female battalion closer to Congressional Gold Medal...

This Women's History month, Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) wants to honor an inspirational group of soldiers in charge of morale during WWII....

 2021-03-03 13:40 

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Vanessa Bryant still perseveres after Kobe, Gigi's death...

The 38-year-old widow of the Los Angeles Lakers legend expressed how she's been trying to navigate heartache while trying to rebuild a life for herself and three daughters....

 2021-03-03 13:29 

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Amber Alert issued for missing southeast Louisiana boys...

Louisiana State Police has upgraded the boys' disappearance from a Level II Child Endangerment Alert to an Amber alert for both boys Wednesday....

 2021-03-03 13:05 

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'Dr. Oz' aids police in resuscitating man at Newark airport...

The incident occurred late Monday night when Port Authority Officer Jeffrey Croissant saw the 60-year-old man fall to the floor near a baggage claim area....

 2021-03-03 12:51 

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Matter of Law 3.3.2021...

On this edition of Matter of Law, attorney Luke Rossignol talks about how to local communities in Aroostook County are taking on the state and federal status quo regarding gun rights and the Second Amendment....

 2021-03-03 12:22 

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Strong earthquake shakes central Greece, felt in Balkans...

Local officials reported some structural damage, mainly to old houses and buildings that saw walls collapse or crack....

 2021-03-03 11:38 

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Biden's Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations...

Among Biden's 23 nominees with Cabinet rank, just 13 have been confirmed by the Senate, or a little over half. And among the 15 core nominees to lead federal agencies, 10 have been confirmed, or about two thirds....

 2021-03-03 11:04 

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Report: No fans from abroad for postponed Tokyo Olympics...

The Japanese newspaper Mainichi said on Wednesday the decision had been made to exclude foreign fans. It cited only unnamed sources "involved in the discussions."...

 2021-03-03 10:53 

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National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes...

The hearing comes as thousands of National Guard troops are still patrolling the fenced-in Capitol and as multiple committees across Congress are launching investigations into mistakes made on Jan. 6....

 2021-03-03 10:28 

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US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate...

President Joe Biden's administration and lawmakers in recent weeks have begun laying the groundwork for a long-sought boost to the nation's roads, bridges and other infrastructure of $2 trillion or more....

 2021-03-03 08:56 

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Friends who met at work, bonded over adoption find out they're biological sisters...

The newfound siblings intend to continue navigating the process of meeting their biological father and siblings in the Dominican Republic together....

 2021-03-03 08:10 

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US forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops...

It was the first attack since the U.S. struck Iran-aligned militia targets along the Iraq-Syria border last week, stoking fears of a possible repeat of a series of tit-for-tat attacks that escalated last year....

 2021-03-03 06:22 

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Single mother staying at Texas hotel with 5 kids after historic storm causes water problems...

About 25% of all Houston Water customers had a leak during the storm, according to the city....

 2021-03-03 04:30 

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Attorneys say Joe Exotic of 'Tiger King' wants new trial...

The former Oklahoma zookeeper was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws....

 2021-03-03 02:00 

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Rep. Chris Johansen Weighs in on Current Legislative Session...

Details possible legislation, talks about how session is going so far....

 2021-03-03 01:33 

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Weather Conditions Force AR Gould to Close Vaccine Clinic Early...

High winds and poor road conditions force many to cancel vaccination appointments...

 2021-03-03 00:08 

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'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly sings 'Jolene' rewrite before shot...

Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune "Jolene" is the just right one for getting her COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-03-03 00:00 

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Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition...

President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets....

 2021-03-02 23:54 

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Whiteout conditions the cause of multiple accidents around The County today...

Multiple car accidents have been happening in many parts of the County today as white out conditions made for hazardous traveling conditions. Presque Isle Police responded to a 16 car pileup on Route 1 between Presque Isle and Caribou. Other area departme...

 2021-03-02 23:50 

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Ashland's oldest citizen recognized for turning 99 with a drive-by parade...

Ashland's oldest citizen, Clarence Moro, couldn't celebrate his 99th birthday with friends and loved ones, so the community threw him a drive by parade instead....

 2021-03-02 23:14 

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Roads remained closed into the evening...

Maine State Police are asking people to stay off the roads this evening, to allow crews to respond to accidents and open roadways....

 2021-03-02 23:13 

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Can Am Sled Dog holds virtual event...

Can Am virtual event...

 2021-03-02 22:59 

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Coming this weekend: Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon'...

The fantasy adventure finds a lone warrior, Raya, on a mission to track down a dragon who has the powers to stop an evil invader and save humanity....

 2021-03-02 22:43 

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Florida nurse returns home after being paralyzed from rare COVID-19-related infection...

A Florida nurse is back home after a rare infection left him paralyzed....

 2021-03-02 22:26 

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Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings...

U.S. cases have plunged more than 70% over the past two months from an average of nearly 250,000 new infections a day, while average deaths per day have plummeted about 40% since mid-January....

 2021-03-02 22:18 

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Biden to prioritize vaccinating school teachers...

President Biden said his goal is for every pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educator, school staff member and childcare worker to receive at least one shot by the end of March....

 2021-03-02 22:17 

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Versant crews work to restore power...

Versant Power crews are working to restore power to nearly 1,000 customers who lost service as a result of high winds and downed trees....

 2021-03-02 22:03 

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Health panel proposes colon cancer tests start at 45, not 50...

The group is proposing that adults of average risk for colon cancer be screened from ages 45 to 75....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

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Boy Scouts submit reorganization plan to bankruptcy court...

The plan was filed Monday, even though the BSA remains in intense negotiations with insurers over sexual abuse claims....

 2021-03-02 21:12 

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Rep. Golden explains support for H.R. 1 ahead of House vote...

The For the People Act would bring sweeping reform to election, campaign finance, and ethics laws...

 2021-03-02 21:10 

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CDC to release guidance for people vaccinated against COVID...

A CDC official says the agency will put out the details once they're finalized later this week....

 2021-03-02 20:54 

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Biden halts oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water...

The move follows President Joe Biden's campaign pledge to halt new drilling and end the leasing of publicly owned energy reserves....

 2021-03-02 20:37 

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Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

The Republican governor has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, which was imposed eight months ago, and other COVID-19 restrictions. It was only ever lightly enforced, even during the worst outbreaks of the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 20:19 

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Police report road closures...

The Aroostook County Sheriff's Office is advising motorists to avoid sections of Route 1, due to poor visibility....

 2021-03-02 20:16 

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Senate votes to confirm Biden pick as commerce secretary...

The Senate has voted to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden's commerce secretary....

 2021-03-02 19:41 

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Hannaford to offer COVID-19 vaccines at 35 Maine pharmacies...

Hannaford said it will be utilizing the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which recently received the FDA's emergency use authorization....

 2021-03-02 19:28 

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Vaccine Clinic participants advised to stay off treacherous roads, hospital will reschedule appointments...

If participants choose to cancel their appointment for today, they need to call the hospital switchboard at 207.768.4000....

 2021-03-02 19:24 

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Massive Car Pile up on Route 1, closed until further notice...

Massive car pile up in Route 1...

 2021-03-02 19:21 

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Poor visibility causing traffic concerns on Canadian highways...

The RCMP are reporting poor road conditions and whiteouts in parts of New Brunswick and are encouraging motorists to use extreme caution if they must be out....

 2021-03-02 18:58 

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Senate Democrats sorting final details of $1.9T virus relief bill that includes stimulus checks...

With Democrats having no margin for error in the evenly split 50-50 Senate, Biden was expected to urge them on by conference call....

 2021-03-02 18:42 

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Gatorade introduces patch to measure hydration...

Gatorade wants you to drink more of its beverage, and now, it can tell you how to do it most efficiently with its new Gx Sweat Patch....

 2021-03-02 18:30 

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Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions...

Civil rights groups and Democrats, argue that the proposed restrictions would disproportionately affect minority voters, important Democratic constituencies....

 2021-03-02 18:18 

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Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments...

Bergdahl says Trump's statements and actions by the late U.S. Sen. John McCain and his military judge violated his Fifth Amendment right to a fair trial....

 2021-03-02 18:12 

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3rd vaccine rolls out, new boosters being developed...

Even as more shots become available, the three companies with vaccines on the U.S. market are working on a booster to help better protect against the virus variants....

 2021-03-02 17:44 

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Route 1 temporarily closed in Van Buren area...

Police have closed a section of Route 1 in the Van Buren region, due to poor visibility....

 2021-03-02 17:28 

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'Mass fatality' crash in Calif. when semi-truck collides with SUV...

Officials said a crash in southern California on Tuesday took the lives of multiple people, according to reports....

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