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 2021-02-25 20:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Health experts: Women should consider timing between COVID-19 vaccines, mammograms...

Health experts are stressing the importance of an annual mammogram, even during a pandemic, but warning that undergoing the screening too close to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine could impact what comes up on that scan....

 2021-02-25 19:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

CDC launches website to help find nearby COVID-19 vaccine providers...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a new search tool for COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-02-25 19:33 

Newscentermaine.com

Third stimulus check update: House poised to vote on COVID-19 package Friday...

Despite paper-thin congressional majorities, Democratic leaders were poised to push the sweeping package through the House on Friday....

 2021-02-25 19:32 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Sanders' push for minimum wage hike faces political obstacles...

Congressional Democrats consider giving millions of Americans a raise. Capitol Hill Republicans fear it could cost the country more than a million jobs....

 2021-02-25 19:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Oklahoma student, mother claim teacher discriminated against him for wearing 'Black King' shirt...

A seventh-grade student and his mother are left heartbroken after they claim a teacher discriminated against the student for wearing a T-shirt that said "Black King."...

 2021-02-25 18:57 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Costco boosts minimum wage to $16...

The wholesale chain is raising its starting rate for hourly workers at its U.S. locations to $16 an hour....

 2021-02-25 18:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

It's time to treat yourself to a new pair of joggers ASAP...

Your favorite sweatpants have been through it all — it's time to upgrade ASAP....

 2021-02-25 18:56 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Another round of snow and rain arrives in Maine on Saturday...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- It was nice to enjoy a few days of quiet weather, but another storm has its eyes set on New England this weekend. This is not a major system, but it will bring some snow and rain to the region for much of Saturday. A warmer than average...

 2021-02-25 18:56 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Another round of snow and rain arrives in Maine on Saturday...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- It was nice to enjoy a few days of quiet weather, but another storm has its eyes set on New England this weekend. This is not a major system, but it will bring some snow and rain to the region for much of Saturday. A warmer than average...

 2021-02-25 18:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Front-line workers need support to create 'glamp-site' getaway...

The group of Black female entrepreneurs said they know the battle against COVID-19 has affected much more than health care workers, which is why they're hoping private and community donors will help them reach their goal of opening the "glamp-grou...

 2021-02-25 18:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Remembering the Freedom Riders and their impact on the Civil Rights Movement...

Three stories on the impact that the Freedom Riders had in the Civil Rights Era...

 2021-02-25 18:50 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Group asks Supreme Court justices to ban use of race in college admissions...

The high court could decide in the spring whether to take up the issue....

 2021-02-25 18:41 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral...

Hasbro said Mr. Potato Head, which has been around for about 70 years, needed a modern makeover....

 2021-02-25 18:38 

Newscentermaine.com

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, two of singer's French bulldogs stolen, reports say...

Lady Gaga, who is currently in Italy filming a movie, is reportedly offering half-a-million dollars for the safe return of her dogs....

 2021-02-25 18:31 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

INTERACTIVE MAP: Find a Maine COVID-19 vaccination site near you...

As more providers start vaccinating eligible Mainers, the state is updating its list of vaccination sites. Walgreens began administering COVID vaccines Wednesday around the state. [Walgreens now vaccinating eligible Mainers against COVID-19]Using state da...

 2021-02-25 18:31 

WGME

[ Maine ]

INTERACTIVE MAP: Find a Maine COVID-19 vaccination site near you...

As more providers start vaccinating eligible Mainers, the state is updating its list of vaccination sites. Walgreens began administering COVID vaccines Wednesday around the state. [Walgreens now vaccinating eligible Mainers against COVID-19]Using state da...

 2021-02-25 18:28 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Say goodbye to eye strain forever thanks to these blue-light-blocking glasses...

Say goodbye to eye strain for good....

 2021-02-25 18:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Victoria's Secrets to close dozens of more stores...

The move is not nearly as severe as the 241 stores the lingerie retailer closed in 2020....

 2021-02-25 18:26 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Republican wants to require national anthem in Wisconsin...

The sweeping proposal from state Sen. Patrick Testin, of Stevens Point, comes after the Dallas Mavericks did not play "The Star-Spangled Banner" before home games earlier this season....

 2021-02-25 18:13 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'It's really good to see you': Couple reunites after months apart as some nursing homes allow visitors again...

'We're happy. And that's what it's all about.'...

 2021-02-25 18:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Rep. Greene posts gender sign in response to Newman's trans pride flag...

Rep. Marie Newman, who works in a neighboring office, installed a transgender pride flag outside her door....

 2021-02-25 18:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Senate confirms former Michigan Gov. Granholm as energy secretary...

Granholm, who served two terms as governor in a state dominated by the auto industry, will be a key player in Biden's vision for a green economy as the United States fights to slow climate change....

 2021-02-25 17:51 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Garage sale bowl may be worth $500,000...

The bowl was made during the Ming dynasty in China between 1403 and 1424....

 2021-02-25 17:44 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Cable companies win lawsuit over Maine's a la carte law...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected Maine's law requiring cable companies to give subscribers the option of purchasing access to individual cable channels rather than bundled packages. A federal judge already delayed the ...

 2021-02-25 17:44 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Cable companies win lawsuit over Maine's a la carte law...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected Maine's law requiring cable companies to give subscribers the option of purchasing access to individual cable channels rather than bundled packages. A federal judge already delayed the ...

 2021-02-25 17:44 

Newscentermaine.com

Third stimulus check: Potential timeline for $1,400 payments...

Lawmakers are inching closer toward approving a third round of stimulus checks. A full House vote is expected Friday on Biden's proposed $1.9T virus relief bill....

 2021-02-25 17:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Federal appeals court rejects Maine's a la carte cable TV law...

A federal appeals court has rejected Maine's law requiring cable companies to give subscribers the option of purchasing access to individual cable channels rather than bundled packages....

 2021-02-25 17:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral...

Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender-neutral new name: Potato Head....

 2021-02-25 17:39 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Nearly 60 years later, college dropout and wife pledge $20M gift to alma mater...

Philanthropist Calvin Tyler Jr., and his wife, Tina, pledged $20 million Monday to his alma mater Morgan State University, which the university said is the largest gift to any HBCU ever made by one of its former students....

 2021-02-25 17:38 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Cable companies win lawsuit over Maine's a la carte law...

Comcast, joined by Disney, Fox Cable and NBC/Universal, Fox Cable and others, sued the state over the law....

 2021-02-25 17:26 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

This hack stops you crying when you cut onions...

A TikTok hack has gone viral for stopping people from crying when they're cutting onions, and it's so simple....

 2021-02-25 17:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A Texas woman sues an electric company after her bill was nearly $10,000...

A Texas woman has filed a proposed billion-dollar class-action lawsuit against an electric company that alleges the company engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week's statewide winter storm and power outages....

 2021-02-25 17:22 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Reaction to Gov. Janet Mills Virtual State of the Budget Address...

Gov. Janet Mills focused on resilience and strength amid the pandemic....

 2021-02-25 17:15 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Best Buy just laid off 5,000 workers and will close more stores...

Best Buy said Thursday that it laid off 5,000 workers this month and is planning to close more stores this year as more consumers buy electronics online....

 2021-02-25 17:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

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

Flu has virtually disappeared from the U.S., with reports coming in at far lower levels than anything seen in decades....

 2021-02-25 16:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Dead shark among items seized at US airports...

Next time you travel, make sure to leave your dead shark at home — that is, if you don't want to make the Transportation Security Administration's list of top 10 catches of the year....

 2021-02-25 16:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Governor Mills supports COVID-19 Patient Bill of Rights...

The proposal has the support of Senate President Troy Jackson and other prominent Maine Democrats...

 2021-02-25 16:43 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Understanding post-COVID syndrome...

A new study suggests even in mild cases, some folks may feel symptoms months later. The condition is known as post-COVID syndrome....

 2021-02-25 16:37 

Newscentermaine.com

Collins calls for eased travel restrictions between US and Canada...

Collins says while she understands the need to limit travel and the spread of COVID-19, there should be...

 2021-02-25 16:37 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Lady Gaga offers $500K after dog walker shot, dogs stolen...

Paramedics arrived on the scene to help the dog walker. He is reportedly recovering in the hospital....

 2021-02-25 16:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Costco raises minimum wage above its competitors...

Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, putting its starting wage above rivals such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy....

 2021-02-25 16:26 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, two of her French bulldogs stolen...

The Los Angeles Police Department said a man was shot during a robbery before 10 p.m. and was transported to the hospital in stable condition....

 2021-02-25 16:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CDC must encourage better ventilation to stop coronavirus spread in schools, experts say...

Ventilation experts say the CDC has not paid anywhere near enough attention to the role ventilation can play in helping the spread of coronavirus — or reducing it....

 2021-02-25 16:20 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Chief: Capitol Police were ready for trouble, but not a riot...

Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman and acting House Sergeant at Arms Timothy Blodgett are appearing before a House subcommittee....

 2021-02-25 16:16 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Nassar charged...

Details about the charges against John Geddert were not immediately known....

 2021-02-25 16:16 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Best Buy cuts 5,000 jobs even as sales soared during pandemic...

The company said it cut the jobs because more shoppers are choosing to buy online instead of coming inside its stores....

 2021-02-25 16:13 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Manhattan prosecutor gets Trump tax records after long fight...

It comes after the Supreme Court denied Trump's last ditch-effort to keep the records private....

 2021-02-25 16:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

New Mars image from rover landing site shows the red planet in high definition...

The Perseverance rover has had a chance to settle in on Mars since landing last Thursday, so it's doing what every new resident does these days — sending back photos of its new home....

 2021-02-25 16:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Former President Trump's tax returns and related records turned over to Manhattan district attorney...

Tax records that former President Donald Trump tried to keep secret for years are now in the hands of the New York district attorney....

 2021-02-25 16:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Police arrest man after Wyoming boy found dead in dumpster...

Police in Cheyenne, Wyoming, say the boyfriend of a woman whose 2-year-old son was found dead in an apartment complex dumpster has been arrested....

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