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 2021-03-05 00:22 

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[ Presque Isle ]

Maine Educators Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine...

Teachers, School staff, and Childcare providers in K-12, now eligible....

 2021-03-04 23:57 

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Home prices in Maine are soaring...

Maine agents say out of state buyers are fueling the buying boom...

 2021-03-04 23:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Clouds increase as colder air returns....

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

 2021-03-04 23:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Dallas police officer charged with arranging two killings...

A Dallas police officer was arrested after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two people at the officer's instruction, authorities said....

 2021-03-04 23:41 

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[ Maine ]

'An icon and a trailblazer': Dems introduce bill to create Ruth Bader Ginsburg monument...

Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation to create a monument on Capitol Hill in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....

 2021-03-04 23:40 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Seven-hour standoff ends peacefully in Buxton...

BUXTON (WGME) -- A more than seven-hour standoff Thursday ended peacefully in the town of Buxton, with the suspect surrendering to police. 'Incident' in Buxton has endedOne resident says he took his son to school, then had to wait all day to be al...

 2021-03-04 23:40 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Seven-hour standoff ends peacefully in Buxton...

BUXTON (WGME) -- A more than seven-hour standoff Thursday ended peacefully in the town of Buxton, with the suspect surrendering to police. 'Incident' in Buxton has endedOne resident says he took his son to school, then had to wait all day to be al...

 2021-03-04 23:34 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett delivers 1st opinion...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett delivered her first Supreme Court majority opinion Thursday....

 2021-03-04 23:24 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Rep. Tracy Quint gives update on how the session is going...

Continuing on with our updates from Representatives, tonight we hear from Tracy Quint of House 144 on what she is working on during this session. Here's Megan Cole with her update....

 2021-03-04 23:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Church virtually celebrates marriages of its LGBTQ community members for the first time...

A church in Savannah, Georgia, hosts a virtual celebration honoring the marriages of LGBTQ and straight couples for the first time....

 2021-03-04 23:22 

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[ Maine ]

LGBTQ-affirming charter school prepares to open its doors in 2021...

Magic City Acceptance Academy, an LGBTQ-affirming charter school in Homewood, Alabama, is preparing to open its doors to students for the first time in the fall....

 2021-03-04 23:21 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Artists decorate COVID-19 masks to raise $13,500 for LGBTQ charity...

Artists came together to decorate coronavirus masks to be auctioned off and ultimately raised more than $13,000 to be donated to Baltimore's LGBTQ Fund....

 2021-03-04 23:12 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Forest Service asks Mainers to cut browntail moth webs...

Browntail moths are a health hazard and an invasive species spreading in Maine. The state is asking Mainers to help fight this pest in their own backyards. The Maine Forest Service spends much of winter surveying forests for browntail moth webs and clippi...

 2021-03-04 23:12 

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[ Maine ]

Forest Service asks Mainers to cut browntail moth webs...

Browntail moths are a health hazard and an invasive species spreading in Maine. The state is asking Mainers to help fight this pest in their own backyards. The Maine Forest Service spends much of winter surveying forests for browntail moth webs and clippi...

 2021-03-04 23:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

USM's Hendricks returned for 5th year for closure...

USM basketball player faced choice of graduating or returning for more hoops...

 2021-03-04 23:11 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine teachers will be prioritized for COVID vaccines, but only at certain sites...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- State officials are clarifying how and when teachers might get vaccinated in Maine. They are immediately eligible to get their shots, but they will only be prioritized at certain sites. The Maine Education Association has been pushing f...

 2021-03-04 23:11 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine teachers will be prioritized for COVID vaccines, but only at certain sites...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- State officials are clarifying how and when teachers might get vaccinated in Maine. They are immediately eligible to get their shots, but they will only be prioritized at certain sites. The Maine Education Association has been pushing f...

 2021-03-04 23:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Fauci presents his personal virus model to Smithsonian...

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to contribute a personal artifact to mark the pandemic, and he chose the lumpy blue and orange ball that he used to explain the complexities of the virus in dozens of interv...

 2021-03-04 23:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Senate begins marathon COVID-19 relief push as debate opens with reading bill aloud...

In a sign of just how thin Democrats' majority is, Vice President Kamala Harris broke the 50-50 tie advancing the bill....

 2021-03-04 23:02 

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'How many times do you get to feel like you're a superhero?': Portland couple encourages all who can to donate blood...

You can register now to take part in the NEWS CENTER Maine Red Cross Blood Drive on March 24....

 2021-03-04 23:02 

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Tsunami watch cancelled for Hawaii, Pacific earthquake poses no threat to islands...

A powerful magnitude 8.1 earthquake has struck in the ocean off the coast of New Zealand, the second large quake to strike the area within hours....

 2021-03-04 23:02 

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Recreational ice out, floor in for COVID vaccine clinic in Piscataquis County...

The original plan was to take the ice out on Sunday but the wind storm Tuesday ago caused a power surge, delaying the COVID vaccine clinic site...

 2021-03-04 22:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

A.R Gould continues their Covid-19 vaccination clinics as vaccination eligibility expands...

A.r Gould Hospital continues to their Covid-19 vaccination clinic as vaccination eligibility expands....

 2021-03-04 22:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Coming 2 America' brings Eddie Murphy back, riding a wave of nostalgia...

"Coming 2 America" premieres Friday....

 2021-03-04 22:34 

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[ Maine ]

South African coronavirus variant found in Cumberland County...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The South African variant of the coronavirus is now officially in Maine. 136 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, no additional deathsMaine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah says it's not a surprise. Shah says the variant was found in...

 2021-03-04 22:34 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

South African coronavirus variant found in Cumberland County...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The South African variant of the coronavirus is now officially in Maine. 136 new coronavirus cases reported in Maine, no additional deathsMaine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah says it's not a surprise. Shah says the variant was found in...

 2021-03-04 22:27 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine families lament hurdles to visit family members in Canada...

Sen. Susan Collins is pushing for policy changes....

 2021-03-04 22:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine educators relieved, thankful to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine...

"This brings great hope. It brings a sense of excitement, renewed energy to think that they'll have access to the vaccine and be able to be vaccinated before the end of this school year," teacher Amanda Cooper said....

 2021-03-04 22:06 

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BIW rigger critically injured returns to shipyard one month after 'horrific' crane accident...

Garrett Bailey visited Bath Iron Works Thursday afternoon to thank those who responded to the Jan. 30 incident...

 2021-03-04 22:04 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sen. Collins to introduce alternative $650 billion COVID relief bill...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- A vote is expected Thursday night in the United States Senate on financial help for millions of Americans, but there's also a new proposal from a group of Republican Senators. Maine congressman voted against $1. 9 trillion pandemic ...

 2021-03-04 22:04 

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[ Maine ]

Sen. Collins to introduce alternative $650 billion COVID relief bill...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- A vote is expected Thursday night in the United States Senate on financial help for millions of Americans, but there's also a new proposal from a group of Republican Senators. Maine congressman voted against $1. 9 trillion pandemic ...

 2021-03-04 21:50 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Michigan National Guard in food fight with national command...

Washington Bureau Reporter Kyle Midura spoke with those sounding the alarm, National Guard leaders, and the caterer....

 2021-03-04 21:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

VIDEO: Coast Guard crew helps rescue fishermen from sinking Canadian vessel...

Coast Guard officials say the rescue operation happened in 30-foot seas and the wind speeds were higher than 50 knots....

 2021-03-04 21:26 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Satan tries to get a date on the Boston subway system...

A woman told police a man dressed all in black, including a mask covering his entire face, typed something on his phone and when he showed her, it said "I am Satan."...

 2021-03-04 21:10 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine CDC: Case of COVID-19 variant first detected in South Africa confirmed in Maine...

Shah said the Maine CDC has confirmed the first case of the B.1.351 variant in Maine. This variant was first initially found in South Africa in October 2020....

 2021-03-04 21:10 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Cold weekend ahead, sunny and warmer next week...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- While Maine has been seeing more days in the 40s recently, this weekend will be on the cold side again. Don't worry too much, more 40s are expected next week, with possibly even some 50s. For now, it's a blustery and cold night ...

 2021-03-04 21:10 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Cold weekend ahead, sunny and warmer next week...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- While Maine has been seeing more days in the 40s recently, this weekend will be on the cold side again. Don't worry too much, more 40s are expected next week, with possibly even some 50s. For now, it's a blustery and cold night ...

 2021-03-04 21:09 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine CDC ordering enough first doses of Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines for 33,500 people...

No doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are included in next week's allotment....

 2021-03-04 21:09 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine first grade teacher saves student from choking...

A Sabattus Primary School teacher jumped into action when she noticed her student choking during snack time earlier this year....

 2021-03-04 21:02 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Van Buren potato farmer sets goals for Washington as President of the National Potato Council...

Dominic LaJoie, of Van Buren, is putting his experience on the family farm to use as he sets goals for the coming year as President of the National Potato Council....

 2021-03-04 20:48 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Maine to receive no new doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week...

Dr. Shah said the state will receive 17,550 first doses of Pfizer vaccine and 13,700 first doses of Moderna vaccine from the federal government...

 2021-03-04 20:34 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Senate begins considering Democrats' $1.9T virus relief bill...

It's widely expected the Senate will approve the bill and the House will whisk it to Biden for his signature by mid-March, handing him a crucial early legislative victory....

 2021-03-04 20:14 

Newscentermaine.com

A Maine writer’s first novel reflects a keen sense of place...

"It comes out almost all the time in my fiction"...

 2021-03-04 20:13 

Newscentermaine.com

Standoff in Buxton ends peacefully, Route 22 reopened...

An incident in Buxton led to a police standoff on Long Plains Road Thursday. NEWS CENTER Maine is on the scene....

 2021-03-04 20:11 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II gets 14 years for rapes...

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women....

 2021-03-04 20:11 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

20 Woman-Owned Businesses to Support on International Women's Day...

Celebrate International Women's Day by patronizing any one of these woman-owned businesses. These woman-owned businesses are founded by women, for women....

 2021-03-04 20:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Prosecutors: Officer was on Floyd's neck for about 9 minutes...

As the trial approaches for a white Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, prosecutors are putting the time Derek Chauvin's knee was on the Black man's neck at about nine minutes....

 2021-03-04 19:58 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Report: Accidental injuries rise as people spend more time at home...

For many, the pandemic has provided more time at home, but that has come with a downside....

 2021-03-04 19:57 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic planning to release 'tell-all' memoir...

The former zoo owner wrote the memoir while serving a 22-year federal prison sentence....

 2021-03-04 19:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

One year into the pandemic, America is still down nearly 10 million jobs...

The American job market is nowhere near fixed....

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