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 2021-02-24 18:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Combined flu, COVID-19 vaccine possible in future, UK virologist says...

Wendy Barclay, the head of the infectious disease department at Imperial College London, told UK lawmakers Wednesday that a combination vaccine is the most likely scenario in the coming years....

 2021-02-24 17:55 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Teen, Ohio officer die in double tragedy at state park...

A teen drowned after falling through the ice in the lake at Rocky Fork State Park, and an officer experienced a medical emergency at the scene....

 2021-02-24 17:46 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Massachusetts man, juvenile accused of selling drugs out of Maine hotel...

SCARBOROUGH (WGME) A man and a juvenile are facing drug charges after police say they found $120,000 worth of fentanyl inside their hotel room in Scarborough on Tuesday. Police charged 20-year-old Juan Trinidad and a juvenile, both from Lawrence, Massachu...

 2021-02-24 17:46 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Massachusetts man, juvenile accused of selling drugs out of Maine hotel...

SCARBOROUGH (WGME) A man and a juvenile are facing drug charges after police say they found $120,000 worth of fentanyl inside their hotel room in Scarborough on Tuesday. Police charged 20-year-old Juan Trinidad and a juvenile, both from Lawrence, Massachu...

 2021-02-24 17:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine town approves anti-mask resolution...

The select board in the town of Paris unanimously approved an anti-mask resolution this week....

 2021-02-24 17:30 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden's CIA nominee pledges to provide 'unvarnished' intelligence...

President Joe Biden's nominee to run the Central Intelligence Agency has told lawmakers that he would keep politics out of the job and deliver truthful analysis to politicians even when it's uncomfortable....

 2021-02-24 17:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Watch Live: White House holds press briefing...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Sameera Fazili and Senior Director for International Economics and Competitiveness Peter Harrell are speaking with reporters....

 2021-02-24 17:16 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Chipman ready for World Youth Biathlon Championships...

Hannah Chipman prepares for the World Youth Biathlon Championships....

 2021-02-24 17:13 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd...

The person said the Justice Department's federal civil rights investigation has been focused on Chauvin and some of the witnesses, including other officers who worked with Chauvin....

 2021-02-24 17:12 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

New police device aims to restrain suspects without the use of force...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Portland police are considering a new device to catch suspects without the use of force. The device is called the "Bola Wrap" and it's designed to restrain people, especially those in mental crisis, without hurting them. [Ma...

 2021-02-24 17:12 

WGME

[ Maine ]

New police device aims to restrain suspects without the use of force...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Portland police are considering a new device to catch suspects without the use of force. The device is called the "Bola Wrap" and it's designed to restrain people, especially those in mental crisis, without hurting them. [Ma...

 2021-02-24 17:11 

Newscentermaine.com

Collins presses HHS secretary nominee on resuming in-person learning, relief for long-term care facilities...

Becerra said he believes the best approach is to provide guidance, support, and resources to local entities so that decisions about schools can be made locally....

 2021-02-24 17:11 

Newscentermaine.com

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in 'equity' push...

Donald Trump's administration considered sending masks to all Americans, but Biden is adopting a more conservative approach....

 2021-02-24 17:10 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Proper nutrition is vital to a healthy life...

Proper nutrition is vital to a healthy life. But how do we make sure that we are getting the nutrition needed to prevent medical conditions like diabetes? Megan Cole has more on changes you can make to have a better, healthier lifestyle....

 2021-02-24 17:06 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden administration to send 25 million masks to community health centers and food pantries...

The White House says an estimated 12 to 15 million Americans will receive masks as a result of these efforts....

 2021-02-24 16:54 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

GRAPHIC: Oklahoma man released early from prison accused in 3 deaths...

Lawrence Paul Anderson is accused of killing Andrea Lynn Blankenship, 41, and cutting out her heart....

 2021-02-24 16:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen...

The judge fined the rock star $500 plus $40 in court costs....

 2021-02-24 16:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case...

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports....

 2021-02-24 16:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

High School Sports Highlights 2/23/21....

These are the high school sports highlights for 2/23/21....

 2021-02-24 16:41 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in 'equity' push...

Biden's plan will distribute masks not through the mail, but instead through Federally Qualified Community Health Centers and the nation's food bank and food pantry systems, the White House announced Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 16:33 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Officials ask for prayers for N.C. trooper battling COVID-19 in ICU for last 12 days...

Highway Patrol officials are asking for prayers for a trooper who has been in ICU for the last 12 days battling COVID-19 in North Carolina....

 2021-02-24 16:33 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

States pass their own virus aid, not waiting on Washington...

Maryland and California recently approved help for small businesses, the poor, the jobless and those needing child care....

 2021-02-24 16:15 

Newscentermaine.com

Apple owes Maine more than $500,000 in sales tax and interest, court says...

Maine contended the iPhones should have been taxed at the full cost since Apple had agreements to recoup the cost difference with the wireless carriers....

 2021-02-24 16:12 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Turn your quarantine clutter into money...

Consumers have been buying and selling used during the pandemic....

 2021-02-24 15:55 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Whatever your fitness goals, Fitbit has a fitness tracker for achieving them...

Get those steps in!...

 2021-02-24 15:53 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Tremont man arrested for drug trafficking...

Authorities say Wedge was a source of a heroin and fentanyl distribution on Mount Desert Island....

 2021-02-24 15:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Family finds newspapers from early 1900s wrapped around pipes in vintage Oklahoma home...

Busted pipes after last week's snowstorm revealed an intriguing discovery at a vintage home in Oklahoma....

 2021-02-24 15:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Tanden facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetings...

President Joe Biden's choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of her nomination....

 2021-02-24 15:43 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

WATCH: Groundskeepers' quick actions save boys who fell through ice at golf club's pond...

The brothers originally chased after a golf ball onto the icy pond. The thin, melting ice broke, and they fell into the 12-foot-deep water....

 2021-02-24 15:42 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

These are the most common causes of sudden weight gain...

When it's not totally obvious why the scale is climbing, here's what might be going on....

 2021-02-24 15:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Hometown Success: New Leadership Team has Aroostook Roots...

United Insurance...

 2021-02-24 15:35 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

'Miracle' puppy Skipper born with six legs, two tails...

At just a few days old, the Neel Veterinary Hospital says it is highly unusual for a puppy like her to survive this long....

 2021-02-24 15:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Never expected this to happen': Teen's school project goes viral...

It's not just any bluegrass video. The beautifully edited music video features five instruments — all of which are played by the 15-year-old....

 2021-02-24 15:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Lowe's 4Q results surge as people plow money into homes...

The nation's second-largest home improvement retailer behind Home Depot reported that fourth-quarter profits almost doubled from a year ago, while sales rose 27%....

 2021-02-24 15:19 

Newscentermaine.com

Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goods...

The US has become increasingly reliant on imports of these goods — a potential national security and economic risk that the Biden administration hopes to address....

 2021-02-24 15:19 

Newscentermaine.com

'Get the first vaccine offered to you,' Maine CDC says Pfizer, Moderna, and yet-to-be-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccines all effective...

The FDA will likely consider issuing emergency use authorization for Johnson & Johnson's single-shot vaccine this week, the Maine CDC said....

 2021-02-24 15:01 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Maine CDC reports 17 new COVID-19 deaths, 164 new cases...

The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 677....

 2021-02-24 14:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

History & Hope: Lawyer during civil rights movement sees improvement in fight for Black rights...

From Baltimore to the White House, Larry Gibson overcame poverty and segregation to become a lawyer....

 2021-02-24 14:58 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Experts worry variant-fueled surge of COVID-19 could be weeks away but cases will likely fall again by summer...

Helping to lower cases will give the virus less of a chance to spread further and mutate, experts have said....

 2021-02-24 14:51 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Homeowners dig up duffel bag full of guns in backyard...

The family did not want to speak on camera, but said they feel uneasy the weapons were buried in their backyard....

 2021-02-24 14:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

8-year-old starts business to raise money for homeless children...

The girl donated a $500 check to a women's shelter and enough toys to go to each child who lives there....

 2021-02-24 14:32 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

What pregnant women need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine...

When it comes to getting the COVID-19 Vaccine, every patient is different, especially if you're pregnant....

 2021-02-24 14:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine CDC reports 17 new COVID-19 deaths, 164 new cases...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 17 new coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday and 164 new cases....

 2021-02-24 14:25 

Newscentermaine.com

FDA staff releases review of Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID vaccine...

The Food and Drug Administration's scientists confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19....

 2021-02-24 14:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine CDC reports 164 additional COVID-19 cases, 17 additional deaths Wednesday...

Find Bangor, Portland, Maine daily COVID updates on outbreak and vaccine distribution as we work together to separate facts from fear. Wednesday, February 24, 2021....

 2021-02-24 14:23 

Newscentermaine.com

Stephen King recalls serious leg injuries suffered in 1999 crash in tweets about Tiger Woods...

In 1999, King suffered serious leg injuries of his own when he was hit by a minivan while walking along Route 5 in Lovell, Maine....

 2021-02-24 14:21 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine man arrested after police allegedly find $100,000 worth of drugs in car...

NEWPORT (WGME) A Tremont man was arrested on Monday after the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says they found $100,000 worth of suspected fentanyl inside his car. Agents charged 35-year-old Keith Wedge with aggravated trafficking in schedule drugs following...

 2021-02-24 14:21 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine man arrested after police allegedly find $100,000 worth of drugs in car...

NEWPORT (WGME) A Tremont man was arrested on Monday after the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says they found $100,000 worth of suspected fentanyl inside his car. Agents charged 35-year-old Keith Wedge with aggravated trafficking in schedule drugs following...

 2021-02-24 14:13 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

FDA says J&J 1-dose shot prevents COVID; final decision soon...

The report Wednesday confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19....

 2021-02-24 13:46 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

COVID-19 vaccine now available at Walgreens in Maine...

The pharmacy chain says appointments are required and that walk-ins will not be accepted...

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