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 2021-03-07 12:46 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden to mark Bloody Sunday by signing voting-rights order...

President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to counter efforts to restrict ...

 2021-03-07 12:16 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Bloody Sunday memorial to honor late civil rights giants...

The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee will mark the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday — the day on March 7, 1965, that civil rights marchers were brutally beaten by law enforcement officers on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge....

 2021-03-07 12:07 

Newscentermaine.com

Biden to mark 'Bloody Sunday' by signing voting-rights order...

Biden was set to announce the order during a recorded address on the 56th commemoration of the 1965 incident known as...

 2021-03-07 11:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden to mark 'Bloody Sunday' by signing voting-rights order...

President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access....

 2021-03-07 11:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Police investigate pepper spraying of NY mother near toddler...

Video of the February incident has been made public at a time when the Rochester Police Department is under intense scrutiny over its interactions with Black residents....

 2021-03-07 10:47 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Teacher, student team up to create children's book honoring senior community...

"I really would hope that children would value our seniors and really believe that age is just a number."...

 2021-03-07 10:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'We can do big things,' Schumer says as Senate approves aid...

Senate passage of the sweeping relief bill Saturday puts President Joe Biden's top priority closer to becoming law....

 2021-03-07 09:33 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Mom claims son shot with BB guns, forced to drink urine at sleepover...

The Texas mother claims the sleepover was orchestrated by her son's classmates to purposefully bully and abuse him....

 2021-03-07 07:42 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Pope visits Iraq's war-ravaged north on last day of tour...

The Islamic State's brutal three-year rule of much of northern and western Iraq, and the grueling campaign against it, left a vast swathe of destruction. Reconstruction efforts have stalled amid a years-long financial crisis....

 2021-03-07 06:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Another ex-aide calls Cuomo's office conduct inappropriate...

Cuomo's workplace conduct has been under intense scrutiny in recent days as several women have publicly told of feeling sexually harassed, or at least made to feel demeaned and uncomfortable by the Democrat....

 2021-03-07 05:36 

Newscentermaine.com

Wayne Gretzky delivers emotional eulogy at father's funeral...

Wayne Gretzky remembered his father, Walter, as a man with "a heart of gold" at his funeral in Brantford, Ontario....

 2021-03-07 05:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sunny Sunday with a warm up next week...

How's the weather looking for your Sunday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Jacqueline Thomas....

 2021-03-07 04:28 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Protesters burn masks at Idaho Capitol rally against COVID-19 rules...

Health experts say mask mandates help slow the spread of COVID-19, but some believe they are a restriction of their freedoms....

 2021-03-07 04:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Week ahead: 4 stories to know...

Social justice issues mark what's ahead this week....

 2021-03-07 03:43 

Newscentermaine.com

Who gets $1,400 checks in the COVID-19 bill the Senate passed?...

The House plans to vote early next week on the $1.9 trillion COVID rescue plan the Senate has approved. Here's who'll be getting a third stimulus check....

 2021-03-07 03:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Saturday's high school hockey recap...

Saturday's high school hockey recap...

 2021-03-07 03:16 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Very, very helpful': Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot...

"In order to prevent some serious problems, this injection is very, very helpful," he said....

 2021-03-07 02:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Trump says he'll campaign against Murkowski in Alaska next year...

Former President Donald Trump said Saturday he plans to campaign against GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska next year....

 2021-03-07 02:47 

Newscentermaine.com

March Madness 2021: Download printable brackets...

The countdown is on to the start of March Madness. While no one has ever had a perfect bracket, maybe 2021 is the year someone defies the huge odds....

 2021-03-07 02:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Houston police chief says private stores can still have you arrested for not wearing a mask...

"If you go to a business and they tell you to wear a mask, please either wear the mask or decide to take your business elsewhere," Houston's police chief said on Twitter....

 2021-03-07 01:51 

Newscentermaine.com

Olympic swimming great Missy Franklin announces pregnancy...

Missy Franklin, who is married to former University of Texas swimmer Hayes Johnson, posted a photo of her and Johnson holding an ultrasound picture....

 2021-03-07 01:41 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Brunswick teen selected for "Future of Good" award...

Brunswick (WGME) -- A Brunswick teen was selected out of hundreds of nominations across the country for the Future of Good Award. U-S Cellular announced Charlie Austin as one of three winners for the company's 6th annual future of good program. Charli...

 2021-03-07 01:31 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Remembering Mainers who passed away from opioid overdose...

Portland (WGME) -- A group of Mainers are taking the time to remember loved ones who passed away from opioid overdose. "Black Balloon Day" gives communities who are currently recovering from substance use disorders a moment to honor all the people...

 2021-03-07 01:29 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Dozens rally before ex-officer put on trial in Floyd's death...

Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor's mansion on Saturday to demand accountability for police officers, days before a former Minneapolis officer is scheduled to go on trial in the death of George Floyd....

 2021-03-07 01:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

President Biden says COVID-19 stimulus plan means $1,400 checks being sent this month...

President Biden said Saturday that the plan means $1,400 checks to individuals would be sent out this month....

 2021-03-07 00:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Saturday's high school basketball recap...

Saturday's high school basketball recap...

 2021-03-07 00:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million...

The autographed card is one of only 100 cards in the world, according to the online auction house that brokered the deal....

 2021-03-07 00:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A chilly, quiet night...

How's the weather looking for your Saturday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Jacqueline Thomas....

 2021-03-06 23:59 

Newscentermaine.com

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

The Senate has now passed a version of Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan, which includes a third round of stimulus checks to Americans....

 2021-03-06 23:56 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

VIDEO: Biker crosses drawbridge in Daytona Beach as it raises...

The Daytona Beach police chief asked people to be safe during Bike Week and to be "smarter than this guy."...

 2021-03-06 23:42 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

As violence surges, some question Portland, Oregon, axing special police unit...

Portland, Oregon, last year dissolved a special police unit designed to focus on gun violence during the national reckoning over racial injustice. Some say disbanding the unit was a mistake....

 2021-03-06 23:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Black Balloon' event held in Portland to remember people who died from drug overdoses...

502 Mainers died from accidental overdoses in 2020....

 2021-03-06 23:03 

Newscentermaine.com

Adam Silver: NBA plans return to normal in '21-22 season, virus permitting...

NBA commissioner Adam Silver cautioned the league's plans are dependent on continued progress in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus....

 2021-03-06 23:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

With more people at home during pandemic, septic issues surge...

"People aren't going out to dinner as much, so they're cooking more. They're not being quite as careful with grease going down their drain lines. (They're) using more toilet paper."...

 2021-03-06 22:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Missouri real estate agent charged in plan to kill ex-mother-in-law...

She agreed to pay people $1,500 to make her ex-mother-in-law';s death look like an accident, the Camden County prosecutor's office said....

 2021-03-06 22:06 

Newscentermaine.com

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman says she was racially profiled near her home...

The 22-year-old poet tweeted:...

 2021-03-06 21:30 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Meghan Markle will receive a prominent, front-page apology from British tabloid...

A judge has ruled that Associated Newspapers must apologize for printing Meghan's private letter to her father....

 2021-03-06 21:15 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Old Orchard Beach couple accused of selling fentanyl...

Drug agents say seized evidence including fentanyl with an estimated street value of $43,000....

 2021-03-06 21:10 

Newscentermaine.com

Highlights of the $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill nearing final passage...

The relief bill approved Saturday by the Senate has direct payments of up to $1,400 for most Americans, extended unemployment benefits and more child tax credits....

 2021-03-06 21:10 

Newscentermaine.com

Bars and tasting rooms in Maine can soon reopen, but some have already changed licenses...

Maine Gov. Janet Mills announced bars and tasting rooms can open for indoor service on March 26....

 2021-03-06 21:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

U.S Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill...

U.S Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The vote was 50-49...

 2021-03-06 20:53 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Dolce&Gabbana seeks over $600 million damages from 2 US bloggers...

The suit was filed in 2019 but the bloggers involved recently posted about it on their Instagram account, catapulting the case into the public....

 2021-03-06 20:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Engine failed on United Airlines flight after pilots increased power, NTSB report says...

The NTSB update also said a fan blade that failed in the Boeing 777's engine had most recently received a close inspection for wear and tear in 2016 and was less than halfway to the point of requiring another inspection....

 2021-03-06 20:15 

Newscentermaine.com

Senate passes $1.9T COVID bill, as it nears final passage...

President Biden addressed the nation Saturday praising Senator Chuck Schumer on his work in getting the bill through the Senate....

 2021-03-06 19:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sen. King votes in favor of $1.9 trillion relief package, Sen. Collins opposed...

Maine senators Angus King and Susan Collins split on the vote Saturday for the narrowly passed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill....

 2021-03-06 19:48 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Italian prosecutor seeks life for US men charged with murder...

The defense is scheduled to make its closing arguments beginning March 18, before the court decides the verdict and sentence....

 2021-03-06 19:18 

Newscentermaine.com

Old Orchard Beach couple accused of trafficking fentanyl throughout southern Maine...

Agents said they seized $43,000 worth of fentanyl and $51,000 in suspected drug proceeds from the couple's home, according to the MDEA...

 2021-03-06 19:16 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sen. Collins opposes $1.9 trillion spending bill, King votes in favor...

Senator Susan Collins voted in opposition to the partisan $1. 9 trillion spending bill Saturday. The package was narrowly approved on a strictly party-line vote of 50-49. Collins introduced an alternative $60 billion package during the amendment process. ...

 2021-03-06 19:16 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sen. Collins opposes $1.9 trillion spending bill, King votes in favor...

Senator Susan Collins voted in opposition to the partisan $1. 9 trillion spending bill Saturday. The package was narrowly approved on a strictly party-line vote of 50-49. Collins introduced an alternative $60 billion package during the amendment process. ...

 2021-03-06 18:34 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

5 Maine educational institutions dubbed "military friendly"...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Five Maine educational institutions are being designated as "Military Friendly Schools. "The University of Maine at Augusta, Husson University and Maine Maritime Academy earned the designation along with Central Maine Commu...

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