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 2021-02-24 03:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Students and parents call for return of classroom learning at Portland's high schools...

Superintendent Xavier Botana is proposing a return of in-person learning for 10-12th grade students two days a week for roughly two hours each day...

 2021-02-24 03:39 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Portland School Board considers ways to bring students back to in-person learning...

PORTLAND (WGME) Some Portland parents are demanding more in-person learning for their children. Portland High School students, parents call for more in-person learningThey took their fight to school board Tuesday night, and with COVID-19 cases dropping, t...

 2021-02-24 03:39 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Portland School Board considers ways to bring students back to in-person learning...

PORTLAND (WGME) Some Portland parents are demanding more in-person learning for their children. Portland High School students, parents call for more in-person learningThey took their fight to school board Tuesday night, and with COVID-19 cases dropping, t...

 2021-02-24 03:32 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

FAA grounds certain planes after engine failure over Denver...

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered airlines in the United States to ground planes with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend until they can be inspected for stress cracks....

 2021-02-24 03:21 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

The Postal Service has unveiled its new delivery vehicle design. It's a pretty radical change...

The classic white box vehicle you instantly recognize as the mail truck is getting a makeover....

 2021-02-24 03:13 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine family shares story of loving grandfather who died with COVID-19...

LINCOLNVILLE (WGME) While reporting on COVID often involves a lot of numbers and data, it's important to remember each number represents a person. 142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsAs the nation passed 500,000 deaths from...

 2021-02-24 03:13 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine family shares story of loving grandfather who died with COVID-19...

LINCOLNVILLE (WGME) While reporting on COVID often involves a lot of numbers and data, it's important to remember each number represents a person. 142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsAs the nation passed 500,000 deaths from...

 2021-02-24 03:10 

Newscentermaine.com

Governor Mills' budget address focuses on health care, education, economy...

Gov. Mills also paid tribute to Mainers who lost their lives to COVID-19...

 2021-02-24 03:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

States rush to catch up on delayed COVID-19 vaccines, expand access...

States are scrambling to catch up on coronavirus vaccinations after bad weather last week led to clinic closures and shipment backlogs....

 2021-02-24 02:58 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

High School Sports Highlights for 2/22/21...

These are the high school sports highlights for 2/22/21....

 2021-02-24 02:42 

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[ Maine ]

Maine business, education leaders stress the importance of immigration reform...

AUGUSTA (WGME) Business and education leaders in Maine are trying to educate others on the importance of immigration reform. Maine immigrant community hopeful now that travel ban has been liftedA group is launching the "Maine Compact on Immigration. &...

 2021-02-24 02:42 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine business, education leaders stress the importance of immigration reform...

AUGUSTA (WGME) Business and education leaders in Maine are trying to educate others on the importance of immigration reform. Maine immigrant community hopeful now that travel ban has been liftedA group is launching the "Maine Compact on Immigration. &...

 2021-02-24 02:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Venomous spiders found at University of Michigan library prompts two-day shutdown...

The university cautioned those working in basement areas to wear a long-sleeved shirt, hat, gloves and shoes that cover the entire foot when handling stored items, cardboard boxes, lumber or rocks....

 2021-02-24 02:16 

Newscentermaine.com

More policy, less pomp as Biden-Trudeau meet virtually...

The two leaders agreed to a "road map" outlining how the neighboring countries will work together to fight COVID-19, curb climate emissions and pursue other issues....

 2021-02-24 02:01 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lawmakers hope to create COVID-19 'patient bill of rights'...

AUGUSTA (WGME) A group of lawmakers in Maine want to create a COVID-19 "patient bill of rights. "142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsThe bill would do a number of things, including ensuring more Mainers have access to C...

 2021-02-24 02:01 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lawmakers hope to create COVID-19 'patient bill of rights'...

AUGUSTA (WGME) A group of lawmakers in Maine want to create a COVID-19 "patient bill of rights. "142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsThe bill would do a number of things, including ensuring more Mainers have access to C...

 2021-02-24 01:45 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message...

The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team....

 2021-02-24 01:39 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine business community thankful for changes to Paycheck Protection Program...

SACO (WGME) President Joe Biden has announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, with a major focus on helping small businesses. The President says this is to help "mom and pop" businesses who have been devastated by the pandemic. 142 new...

 2021-02-24 01:39 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine business community thankful for changes to Paycheck Protection Program...

SACO (WGME) President Joe Biden has announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, with a major focus on helping small businesses. The President says this is to help "mom and pop" businesses who have been devastated by the pandemic. 142 new...

 2021-02-24 01:18 

Newscentermaine.com

WATCH LIVE 7PM: Maine Gov. Mills to give virtual State of the Budget address Tuesday night...

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be a major focus of Maine Governor Janet Mills' address....

 2021-02-24 01:18 

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USPS selects Oshkosh Defense to build greener mail truck...

It's part of an effort to make the USPS more environmentally friendly by switching a portion of its massive fleet to electric vehicles....

 2021-02-24 01:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Chilly, but not very cold tonight....

How's the weather looking for your Tuesday evening? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Roger Griswold....

 2021-02-24 01:14 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages during winter storms...

The resignations are the first since the crisis began in Texas, and calls for wider firings remain in the aftermath of one of the worst power outages in U.S. history....

 2021-02-24 00:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Gov. Janet Mills delivers State of the Budget address, announces new bond proposal...

Gov. Janet Mills delivered her State of the Budget address virtually Tuesday night due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-02-24 00:56 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Amtrak asks for $5 billion in relief funding as ridership continues to drop...

PORTLAND (WGME) Ridership on the Amtrak Downeaster continues to drop during the pandemic, reflecting what has been a massive problem for railway systems across the country. 142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsThis week, Amtrak ...

 2021-02-24 00:56 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Amtrak asks for $5 billion in relief funding as ridership continues to drop...

PORTLAND (WGME) Ridership on the Amtrak Downeaster continues to drop during the pandemic, reflecting what has been a massive problem for railway systems across the country. 142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsThis week, Amtrak ...

 2021-02-24 00:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Flood risk is growing for US homeowners. Insurance rates greatly underestimate threat, new report finds...

Wildfires and hurricane-force winds produce stunning videos and headlines, but flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States....

 2021-02-24 00:22 

Newscentermaine.com

7-year-old girl dies in Lincoln fire...

The Maine State Fire Marshal's Office identified the girl as 7-year-old Adele Parent...

 2021-02-24 00:22 

Newscentermaine.com

Critics deem Portland artist's Chicago exhibit a 'must-see'...

Adam Daley Wilson discovered art after years as a practicing attorney. He's using that art to bring awareness to the stigma experienced by people with mental illness...

 2021-02-24 00:19 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lobstermen worried about new federal regulations...

PORTLAND (WGME) New federal regulations aimed at saving endangered whales could have serious consequences for Maine's lobster industry. Lobstermen fear new rules as Biden revokes Trump executive orders on regulation"The issue isn't in Maine wa...

 2021-02-24 00:19 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lobstermen worried about new federal regulations...

PORTLAND (WGME) New federal regulations aimed at saving endangered whales could have serious consequences for Maine's lobster industry. Lobstermen fear new rules as Biden revokes Trump executive orders on regulation"The issue isn't in Maine wa...

 2021-02-24 00:11 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Mild winter leaves coyotes searching for easy prey...

A mild winter is good news for deer and moose, leaving coyotes to search for easier prey....

 2021-02-23 23:56 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Some County Long Term Care Facilities Offering Indoor Visitation...

Madigan Estates, Houlton, has started indoor visitation for families and residents....

 2021-02-23 23:55 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

LaJoie elected president of National Potato Council...

Dominic LaJoie, of Van Buren, has been elected president of the National Potato Council....

 2021-02-23 23:55 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

South Dakota House moves to impeach AG after fatal crash...

Republican lawmakers introduced a resolution in the House to impeach the state's top law enforcement officer, Jason Ravnsborg, after he indicated Monday he would not heed calls for his resignation....

 2021-02-23 23:26 

Newscentermaine.com

Tremont man arrested on drug trafficking charge...

State Police found an estimated street value of $100,000 worth of suspected fentanyl when they arrested Keith Wedge, 35, of Tremont on Monday....

 2021-02-23 23:26 

Newscentermaine.com

Volunteers needed at Maine COVID vaccination sites...

Northern Light Health is looking for volunteers but clinical and non-clinical at all of its COVID vaccinate sites...

 2021-02-23 23:26 

Newscentermaine.com

ERCOT, nonprofit at center of Texas power outages disaster, has board members who live out-of-state, including one with Maine ties...

The ERCOT website listed Raymond Hepper as a board member who also served for Central Maine Power for 11 years. He's among the five board members resigning....

 2021-02-23 23:23 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

8 Investigates examines how Maine schools are spending coronvirus relief money...

Maine's public schools have been allocated more than $600 million in coronavirus relief funds....

 2021-02-23 23:21 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Portland High School students, parents call for more in-person learning...

PORTLAND (WGME) Some Portland High School students and parents say the students are not getting enough in-person learning despite the proposed schedule changes from the superintendent. Parents upset by Portland proposal for limited in-person learningStude...

 2021-02-23 23:21 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Portland High School students, parents call for more in-person learning...

PORTLAND (WGME) Some Portland High School students and parents say the students are not getting enough in-person learning despite the proposed schedule changes from the superintendent. Parents upset by Portland proposal for limited in-person learningStude...

 2021-02-23 23:14 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Volunteers needed for mass vaccine clinic at Portland Expo...

Northern Light Health said it needs volunteers for its mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Portland Expo....

 2021-02-23 22:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message...

The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message....

 2021-02-23 22:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

How MaineHealth determines where its allocation of COVID-19 vaccines goes...

As supply remains the biggest constraint in vaccinating more Mainers against COVID-19, MaineHealth's chief medical officer talked Tuesday with WMTW about how it determines where its allocation of vaccines goes....

 2021-02-23 22:46 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Black leaders recognize progress made, share hope for future...

Three people, who were alive during the 20th century's original civil rights movement, discuss how and why today's Black Lives Matter movement feels familiar....

 2021-02-23 22:43 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine Maple Sunday set to return with pandemic protocols in place...

Maine Maple Sunday is back this year after being one of the first events canceled last March due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-02-23 22:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Southern Baptists oust 2 churches over LGBTQ inclusion...

The two-day Southern Baptist Convention meeting opened Monday....

 2021-02-23 22:37 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

More providers will soon start distributing COVID vaccines in Maine...

PORTLAND (WGME) Maine's coronavirus positivity rate continues to drop, as more Mainers get vaccinated. 142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsThe Maine CDC says there were 142 new cases and two more deaths reported Tuesday. Th...

 2021-02-23 22:37 

WGME

[ Maine ]

More providers will soon start distributing COVID vaccines in Maine...

PORTLAND (WGME) Maine's coronavirus positivity rate continues to drop, as more Mainers get vaccinated. 142 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, 2 additional deathsThe Maine CDC says there were 142 new cases and two more deaths reported Tuesday. Th...

 2021-02-23 22:18 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tom Vilsack confirmed for 2nd stint as US agriculture secretary...

The 70-year-old was confirmed on a 92-7 vote....

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