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 2020-07-08 14:44 

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[ Maine ]

Supreme Court sides with Trump administration in birth control opt-out case...

The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act....

 2020-07-08 14:36 

The Portland Press Herald

Bath elementary school teacher scores radio station's 'Golden Apple' award...

Nicole Levesque of Bristol, the June recipient of the 99.9 The Wolf award, was nominated by a Fisher-Mitchell school parent....

 2020-07-08 14:34 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine to Maryland relay benefits Run 2 Respond...

The 900-mile event raises funds for Firefighter Five Foundation....

 2020-07-08 14:32 

WMTW

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'It's no joke': Man survives COVID-19, surprises daughter with release from hospital...

After surviving a dangerous case of COVID-19, his journey is not over. He will now go through a year's worth of outpatient treatments....

 2020-07-08 14:30 

WMTW

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Republican National Convention will test Jacksonville attendees daily for coronavirus...

The Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, will feature daily coronavirus testing for those attending the event....

 2020-07-08 14:26 

Newscentermaine.com

Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students...

ICE had notified colleges that international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if theirs operates entirely online this fall....

 2020-07-08 14:25 

Newscentermaine.com

Mary Kay Letourneau dies at 58...

The former Burien teacher served time in jail for raping a 12-year-old student. She later married that student, Vili Fualaau. Letourneau died of cancer....

 2020-07-08 14:25 

Newscentermaine.com

Lewiston City Council unanimously votes to pass resolution to provide body cameras for police...

City leaders will start to research body cameras and how to purchase the tools for all officers....

 2020-07-08 14:24 

The Portland Press Herald

Supreme Court sides with Trump in birth control opt-out case...

The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act....

 2020-07-08 14:22 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths...

Forty more people have recovered from coronavirus, lowering the number of active cases to 494, with a more detailed look at case trends expected at a 2 p.m. briefing by the Maine CDC....

 2020-07-08 14:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Civil rights audit of Facebook finds 'serious setbacks' on hate speech, bias, misinformation...

A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found "serious setbacks" that have marred the social network's progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias...

 2020-07-08 14:00 

WGME

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First Jordan's Furniture location in Maine set to open...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) Jordan's Furniture said the company's first Maine location is slated to open on July 17 in South Portland. The 2-story building is the former Filene's/Bon-Ton's store located in The Maine Mall. The grand opening will ...

 2020-07-08 14:00 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

First Jordan's Furniture location in Maine set to open...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) Jordan's Furniture said the company's first Maine location is slated to open on July 17 in South Portland. The 2-story building is the former Filene's/Bon-Ton's store located in The Maine Mall. The grand opening will ...

 2020-07-08 13:46 

The Portland Press Herald

The Latest: Brooks Brothers goes bankrupt as virus closes offices...

The two-century-old company is the latest casualty of the pandemic that has hit old-line retailers....

 2020-07-08 13:31 

WMTW

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Strong, severe thunderstorms likely for parts of Maine Wednesday...

Strong to severe thunderstorms are likely for parts of Maine Wednesday afternoon; a tropical system could hit the state this weekend....

 2020-07-08 13:30 

Newscentermaine.com

Walgreens to add up to 700 in-store clinics with primary care doctors...

Walgreens expects to bring these in-store primary care clinics to hundreds of stores in 30 markets over the next five years....

 2020-07-08 13:30 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine makes pride a seasonal celebration...

Pride month may be over, but that doesn't mean the celebrating and supporting the LGBTQ+ community is....

 2020-07-08 13:30 

Newscentermaine.com

Sea Dogs lose a link to their earliest days with the death of Hadlock's original PA announcer...

From 1994 to 2012, Dean Rogers was the voice of baseball in Portland....

 2020-07-08 13:28 

WMTW

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Maine CDC reports 20 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported no new coronavirus-related deaths and 20 new cases on Wednesday....

 2020-07-08 13:22 

The Portland Press Herald

Brooks Brothers goes bankrupt as virus closes offices...

The two-century-old company is the latest casualty of the pandemic that has hit old-line retailers....

 2020-07-08 13:21 

The Portland Press Herald

Lakes Region Sportsman: July fishing runs deep...

When hot July days and nights send the respectable angler in search of shade, our lake trout seek the cool comfort of deep water pockets and Sebago is a top spot for laker fishing. With fish ranging from ounces to possibly 20 pounds or more, July provides...

 2020-07-08 13:20 

WMTW

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Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized in June after a fall...

Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized for a night last month after falling while walking near his home, a spokeswoman for the Supreme Court said....

 2020-07-08 13:14 

The Portland Press Herald

Inside Gray: July 10...

Music in the Park In place of the annual Gray Blueberry Festival (which will return next year) the 2020 festival committee is excited to be able to offer Gray residents Music in the Park on Aug. 8 at 24 Main St. Pre-registration is required, no walk-ins a...

 2020-07-08 13:09 

The Portland Press Herald

Inside Raymond: July 10...

Save Hawthorne House Events scheduled to help a seriously needed fundraising campaign to save Nathaniel Hawthorne's boyhood home in Raymond, aka "The Hawthorne House," had to be canceled due to COVID-19. A 2019 engineering survey found that th...

 2020-07-08 12:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

State develops guidelines for reopening of Maine's casinos...

Oxford Casino and Hollywood Casino Bangor have been closed for months due to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-07-08 12:33 

Newscentermaine.com

Two people charged with hate crime for vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural in California...

A video posted on social media captured a man and woman using a paint roller to cover the B and L in...

 2020-07-08 12:29 

The Portland Press Herald

Letters to the Editor...

Candidate will take on bullies To the editor, Growing up in Illinois, I asked my mother why there were no women serving in Washington, D.C. My mother said there was in fact a bold, courageous woman who took on bullies and won named Sen. Margaret Chase Smi...

 2020-07-08 12:20 

The Portland Press Herald

New parish announced...

Holy Cross, St. Maximilian Kolbe and St. Bartholomew merge to form St. John Paul II Parish....

 2020-07-08 11:55 

WGME

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1 killed, 1 hurt in Maine rollover crash...

LAGRANGE (WGME) -- Maine State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Lagrange. The crash happened Tuesday night on Medford Road. [Alleged confrontation over sanitation at South Portland McDonald's caught on camera]Police say a Dodge Durango went ...

 2020-07-08 11:55 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

1 killed, 1 hurt in Maine rollover crash...

LAGRANGE (WGME) -- Maine State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Lagrange. The crash happened Tuesday night on Medford Road. [Alleged confrontation over sanitation at South Portland McDonald's caught on camera]Police say a Dodge Durango went ...

 2020-07-08 11:43 

WMTW

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Strong afternoon storms...

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

 2020-07-08 10:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

15 easy ways to stay cool without turning on the air conditioner...

From lighter sheets to fresher meals, here's how to beat the heat....

 2020-07-08 10:45 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Students push back against Bates College for tuition increase...

LEWISTON (WGME) -- College students are pushing back against Bates College for its decision to raise tuition by 3-percent. The Sun Journal reports at least 500 students, parents and alumni have signed a petition asking for tuition to be reduced. Bates Col...

 2020-07-08 10:45 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Students push back against Bates College for tuition increase...

LEWISTON (WGME) -- College students are pushing back against Bates College for its decision to raise tuition by 3-percent. The Sun Journal reports at least 500 students, parents and alumni have signed a petition asking for tuition to be reduced. Bates Col...

 2020-07-08 10:29 

WGME

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Report: Maine jail guards followed policy when pepper-spraying inmates with mental illness...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Maine Department of Corrections says two guards at the Cumberland County Jail were following proper protocol when they pepper sprayed two inmates with mental illnesses, according to the Bangor Daily News. This comes after the state ...

 2020-07-08 10:29 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Report: Maine jail guards followed policy when pepper-spraying inmates with mental illness...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Maine Department of Corrections says two guards at the Cumberland County Jail were following proper protocol when they pepper sprayed two inmates with mental illnesses, according to the Bangor Daily News. This comes after the state ...

 2020-07-08 10:20 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

What you need to know about COVID-19: Death rates decline as cases, hospitalizations continue to surge...

"It's a false narrative to take comfort in a lower rate of death," Dr. Fauci said Tuesday. "There's so many other things that are very dangerous and bad about this virus, don't get yourself into false complacency."...

 2020-07-08 10:16 

WGME

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Severe thunderstorms possible in Maine Wednesday...

There is a chance for thunderstorms across Maine Wednesday afternoon and evening. Some may become severe with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail. Wednesday will start off quiet. Expect clouds and fog early in the day. Most areas should experience some su...

 2020-07-08 10:16 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Severe thunderstorms possible in Maine Wednesday...

There is a chance for thunderstorms across Maine Wednesday afternoon and evening. Some may become severe with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail. Wednesday will start off quiet. Expect clouds and fog early in the day. Most areas should experience some su...

 2020-07-08 10:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine Historical Society begins phased reopening plan...

Most attractions are opening Wednesday with strict limits and guidelines in place....

 2020-07-08 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Leonard Pitts: Karen's got a gun, but she needs a book...

Falsely equating racial justice uprisings with race war, some white Americans are losing their damn minds....

 2020-07-08 09:58 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Bath Iron Works lays off workers due to ongoing strike...

BATH (WGME) -- Bath Iron Works says the ongoing union strike is forcing them to temporarily lay off some workers. The president of the company says the layoffs will impact the Local S7 Machinists union. 'Enough is enough:' Largest Bath Iron Works ...

 2020-07-08 09:58 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Bath Iron Works lays off workers due to ongoing strike...

BATH (WGME) -- Bath Iron Works says the ongoing union strike is forcing them to temporarily lay off some workers. The president of the company says the layoffs will impact the Local S7 Machinists union. 'Enough is enough:' Largest Bath Iron Works ...

 2020-07-08 09:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

WHO confirms there's 'emerging evidence' of airborne transmission of coronavirus...

The World Health Organization confirmed there is "emerging evidence" of airborne transmission of the coronavirus following the publication of a letter signed by 239 scientists that urged the agency to be more forthcoming about the likelihood that ...

 2020-07-08 09:49 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine lakes may experience more toxic algae blooms this summer...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is warning Mainers about algae blooms that could be harmful to you and your pet. The pond at Hinckley Park in South Portland has been closed off due to a new and growing algae bloom...

 2020-07-08 09:49 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine lakes may experience more toxic algae blooms this summer...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is warning Mainers about algae blooms that could be harmful to you and your pet. The pond at Hinckley Park in South Portland has been closed off due to a new and growing algae bloom...

 2020-07-08 09:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Passing Maine driver spots deadly crash...

The vehicle was partially hidden by a tree, but one person did survive...

 2020-07-08 09:46 

Newscentermaine.com

Rare gorillas in Nigeria captured on camera with babies...

The gorillas have been threatened for decades by hunting and loss of habitat as residents cut down forests to make way for agriculture....

 2020-07-08 09:46 

Newscentermaine.com

New two step test for Lyme claims improvement over the standard test...

The FDA approved test showed big gains in picking up a person's immune response within the first month of infection....

 2020-07-08 08:49 

Newscentermaine.com

July 14 bail hearing date set for Epstein's friend Ghislaine Maxwell...

Prosecutors say they will ask that Maxwell be kept incarcerated pending trial because she has money, the overseas connections and the incentive to flee....

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