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 2021-02-25 13:46 

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Five injured in Camden fire, one person unaccounted for...

The fire marshal says five people were brought to the hospital due to their injuries. One person is still unaccounted for....

 2021-02-25 13:45 

Newscentermaine.com

The Telling Room students meet an author they'll never forget...

Students in the Young Writers and Leaders program are visited by a world-famous author who shares his challenges with writing - as well life lessons....

 2021-02-25 13:43 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

US jobless claims fall to 730,000...

Applications for benefits declined 111,000 from the previous week to a seasonally adjusted 730,000, the Labor Department said Thursday....

 2021-02-25 13:35 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Blackouts bring up 'a four-letter word' in Texas: regulation...

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott wants to force power plants to winterize after nearly half of the state's generation capacity was knocked offline by subfreezing temperatures....

 2021-02-25 13:28 

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[ Presque Isle ]

Southern exposure: Cold wreaks havoc on aging waterworks...

Cities across Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi are still grappling with outages that crippled health care facilities and forced families to wait in line for potable water....

 2021-02-25 13:25 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

24 more Mainers die as 217 new coronavirus cases are reported...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Twenty-four additional coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Thursday. The death toll stands at 701. The Maine CDC reported 217 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. [Anti-mask resolution sent to Maine governing bodies] There...

 2021-02-25 13:25 

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[ Maine ]

24 more Mainers die as 217 new coronavirus cases are reported...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Twenty-four additional coronavirus-related deaths were reported in Maine on Thursday. The death toll stands at 701. The Maine CDC reported 217 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. [Anti-mask resolution sent to Maine governing bodies] There...

 2021-02-25 13:14 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine GOP will meet in March to discuss Sen. Collins censure...

The Maine Republican Party says it will meet next month to discuss a possible censure of Senator Susan Collins. According to the Bangor Daily News, the meeting will happen on March 13. [Maine GOP formally criticizes Sen. Collins for vote to convict Trump]...

 2021-02-25 13:14 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine GOP will meet in March to discuss Sen. Collins censure...

The Maine Republican Party says it will meet next month to discuss a possible censure of Senator Susan Collins. According to the Bangor Daily News, the meeting will happen on March 13. [Maine GOP formally criticizes Sen. Collins for vote to convict Trump]...

 2021-02-25 13:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Weather on the Web Thursday, Feb. 25th...

Weather on the Web Thursday, Feb. 25th....

 2021-02-25 13:03 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine congressional delegation asks President Biden to protect lobstermen...

Lawmakers say new rules could effectively shut down Maine's lobster industry by 2030...

 2021-02-25 12:50 

Newscentermaine.com

Marvel's Wanda has a future, but 'WandaVision' fate unclear...

Marvel Studios chief wouldn't say whether "WandaVision,4; Marvel Studios' first original series for Disney+, has a future after its March 5 season finale....

 2021-02-25 12:48 

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[ Presque Isle ]

Real Estate Matters: 2.23.2021...

Winter season is in full swing. And so is home heating cost season. But following a few practical tips could keep more money in your wallet and YOU WARM at the same time. Shawn Cunningham reports in Real Estate Matters....

 2021-02-25 12:35 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Researchers find worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City...

It's the latest of a growing number of viral variants that have arisen in the U.S., which has had more coronavirus cases than any other country and where spread is still intense....

 2021-02-25 12:33 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Moderna, Pfizer test vaccine strategies against new variants...

Although there's no evidence people immunized with either vaccine have less protection against the variants, both companies said they have started looking at ways to account for evolving mutations....

 2021-02-25 12:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Texas bakery gives away thousands of dollars in groceries to help those hit hardest by storms...

The owners of a bakery in Austin, Texas, are helping their community dig out from the devastating winter storms that struck last week by donating thousands of dollars' worth of food to those in need....

 2021-02-25 12:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Turning colder again...

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

 2021-02-25 12:28 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Second man in Maine dog killing pleads guilty to misdemeanors, gets time served...

(BDN) -- The second of two defendants in an August 2018 dog-killing case in Winter Harbor has pleaded guilty to eight misdemeanor charges and been sentenced to time already served in jail. As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Nathan Burke, 39, of Hanc...

 2021-02-25 12:28 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Second man in Maine dog killing pleads guilty to misdemeanors, gets time served...

(BDN) -- The second of two defendants in an August 2018 dog-killing case in Winter Harbor has pleaded guilty to eight misdemeanor charges and been sentenced to time already served in jail. As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Nathan Burke, 39, of Hanc...

 2021-02-25 12:18 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Man charged with child rape volunteered at a Maine senior college...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A retired drama teacher accused of sexually assaulting boys in Massachusetts and New York was allowed to teach in a program for senior citizens that's affiliated with the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn ...

 2021-02-25 12:18 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man charged with child rape volunteered at a Maine senior college...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A retired drama teacher accused of sexually assaulting boys in Massachusetts and New York was allowed to teach in a program for senior citizens that's affiliated with the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn ...

 2021-02-25 12:16 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Military begins delivering vaccines in Texas, New York...

The U.S. military on Wednesday began delivering shots at coronavirus vaccination centers in Texas and New York and announced that service members will start staffing four centers in Florida and one in Philadelphia next week....

 2021-02-25 12:14 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

American Red Cross Series: The Need for Plasma Donations is Critical...

We continue our month long series on the services provided by the American Red Cross. The Red Cross is always in need of blood, platelet and plasma donations. But as Shawn Cunningham reports during this present day pandemic PLASMA donations have become an...

 2021-02-25 12:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Black Lives Matter launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait...

The foundation, which grew out of the creation of the Black Lives Matter movement nearly eight years ago, said Thursday that it plans to make up to 3,000 microgrants of $1,000 each to people who it believes need it most....

 2021-02-25 12:06 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package, which includes stimulus checks...

The hardening opposition suggested that Biden's first major legislative initiative could encounter unanimous GOP opposition....

 2021-02-25 11:35 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Augusta housing study finds 40% of people living beyond financial means...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- A new housing study in Augusta is revealing a gap between the money residents are making and the cost of living in the city. When you think of Augusta compared to larger cities like Portland or Boston, you might not immediately think it&...

 2021-02-25 11:35 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Augusta housing study finds 40% of people living beyond financial means...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- A new housing study in Augusta is revealing a gap between the money residents are making and the cost of living in the city. When you think of Augusta compared to larger cities like Portland or Boston, you might not immediately think it&...

 2021-02-25 11:22 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Fire in Camden sends multiple people to hospital...

CAMDEN (WGME) -- Four people were taken to the hospital after a fire engulfed a home in Camden early Thursday morning, according to the Pen Bay Pilot. The paper reports crews responded to the home on Mt. Battie Street around 1:15 a. m. [New police device ...

 2021-02-25 11:22 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Fire in Camden sends multiple people to hospital...

CAMDEN (WGME) -- Four people were taken to the hospital after a fire engulfed a home in Camden early Thursday morning, according to the Pen Bay Pilot. The paper reports crews responded to the home on Mt. Battie Street around 1:15 a. m. [New police device ...

 2021-02-25 11:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'They did everything together': Couple dies of COVID-19 days apart...

Bonnie and Hartley Cruver would have been married 56 years in March....

 2021-02-25 11:15 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Fire destroys Camden home...

Flames engulfed a home and a couple of cars early Thursday morning...

 2021-02-25 11:14 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lawmakers consider bill to prevent prosecution of kids under 12...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- State lawmakers are looking at a bill that would ban the prosecution of young children in Maine. If the plan passes, Maine would be one of only three states to set a minimum age of 12 years old for people who can face criminal prosecutio...

 2021-02-25 11:14 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lawmakers consider bill to prevent prosecution of kids under 12...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- State lawmakers are looking at a bill that would ban the prosecution of young children in Maine. If the plan passes, Maine would be one of only three states to set a minimum age of 12 years old for people who can face criminal prosecutio...

 2021-02-25 11:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Partially paralyzed dog who loves to ski looking for forever home...

The dog's back legs are paralyzed because she was kicked off a porch at just a few months old, but her foster mom says she gets around fine with her wheelchair....

 2021-02-25 11:05 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lawmakers consider making Election Day a state holiday...

Election Day is one of the most important days on the calendar so should it be a holiday? That's being debated in Augusta. Eleven states have already made Election Day a holiday. [Bill would require drivers to clear all snow, ice from vehicles in Main...

 2021-02-25 11:05 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lawmakers consider making Election Day a state holiday...

Election Day is one of the most important days on the calendar so should it be a holiday? That's being debated in Augusta. Eleven states have already made Election Day a holiday. [Bill would require drivers to clear all snow, ice from vehicles in Main...

 2021-02-25 11:02 

Newscentermaine.com

Several injured in fire at home in Camden...

The fire department says four people were brought to the hospital due to their injuries. One person is still unaccounted for....

 2021-02-25 10:59 

Newscentermaine.com

US House set to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

The Equality Act amends existing civil rights law to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identification as protected characteristics....

 2021-02-25 10:58 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Bill would require drivers to clear all snow, ice from vehicles in Maine...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Maine's Legislative Council will consider a bill on Thursday that would require drivers to clear all snow and ice off their car. People can still drive with snow on their car roofs. The only parts of the car you're currently requ...

 2021-02-25 10:58 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Bill would require drivers to clear all snow, ice from vehicles in Maine...

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Maine's Legislative Council will consider a bill on Thursday that would require drivers to clear all snow and ice off their car. People can still drive with snow on their car roofs. The only parts of the car you're currently requ...

 2021-02-25 10:21 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

Republicans broadly oppose the legislation, echoing concerns from those who worry the bill would force people to take actions that contradict their religious beliefs....

 2021-02-25 10:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

5 questions answered about Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine...

The U.S. is one step closer to having a third COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-02-25 09:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US...

February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. In fact, experts say the flu has virtually disappeared thanks to measures implemented to rein in the coronavirus....

 2021-02-25 08:56 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

'Call 911': Assault victim gets help by posting sign on Pa. home's window...

A suspect was arrested on accusations of beating and strangling the woman when she tried to leave the house....

 2021-02-25 07:34 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

How you can volunteer at Maine COVID-19 vaccination clinics...

People who are interested in helping out are asked to register online instead of calling...

 2021-02-25 07:15 

Newscentermaine.com

NBC to air Paralympics in prime time for first time ever...

1,200 hours of programming will air across NBC's linear and digital channels from the Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo....

 2021-02-25 07:14 

Newscentermaine.com

US has 'lowest flu season' on record during COVID pandemic...

Whether it was social distancing or more people getting their shots, the flu season has virtually disappeared at a time when it normally hits its peak....

 2021-02-25 07:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Principal fixes insecure middle school student's haircut to get him back to class...

The middle school principal says he's on a mission to change the culture of his school to make it a place where problems get solved, instead of making them worse....

 2021-02-25 05:20 

Newscentermaine.com

Vaccinated for virus, President Jimmy Carter and wife back in church...

The 96-year-old former president and Rosalynn Carter are again attending worship in person....

 2021-02-25 05:06 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

VIDEO: Dog enjoys snow with skis, in need of forever home...

"Have you ever seen a dog have this much fun?" an animal organization recently asked....

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