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 2020-04-09 03:45 

The Portland Press Herald

MaineHealth confirms that it has reduced work hours for some of its staff...

The state's largest health care network says the reductions became necessary as it adapts to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic in Maine....

 2020-04-09 03:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming...

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective gear, food stamps and support to state and local governments....

 2020-04-09 03:34 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Aww! Educator dresses up as T. rex to help bring comfort to kids...

An educator dressed up in a T. rex costume as a way to help ease kids' minds....

 2020-04-09 03:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'It just made me feel good': Nursing home puts on parade so residents can see their loved ones...

It wasn't your traditional parade, but it was one that meant so much to everyone involved....

 2020-04-09 02:20 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CDC doctor explains how long the coronavirus can remain on surfaces and in the air...

The chief medical officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is explaining recent research about how long the coronavirus can stay on surfaces and in the air....

 2020-04-09 02:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

COVID-19 fears cancel Seeds of Peace camp...

Camp brings together kids from war-torn countries to Maine for the summer...

 2020-04-09 02:07 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

President Trump says he will look into 'Tiger King' case...

During a White House coronavirus task force press briefing, President Donald Trump was asked about the "Tiger King" case, and said he would look into it....

 2020-04-09 02:04 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Bangor school budget to be put in front of city councilors...

BANGOR- The Bangor School Committee held their final hearing on the proposed school budget for next year. The overall total... The post Bangor school budget to be put in front of city councilors appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-09 01:53 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Cargo prices skyrocketing as companies and the federal government rush medical supplies to the US...

The cost to ship goods to the U.S. has jumped up in recent weeks as demand for medical supplies and other goods has skyrocketed and the number of flights has dropped....

 2020-04-09 01:52 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Seniors, educators reflect on likelihood of remote learning throughout the school year...

PENOBSCOT COUNTY- A lot of things have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For high school seniors, that list... The post Seniors, educators reflect on likelihood of remote learning throughout the school year appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-09 01:26 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Bangor bike shop remains open for business during pandemic...

BANGOR With the pandemic hitting all businesses large and small, one bike shop is experiencing less foot traffic but... The post Bangor bike shop remains open for business during pandemic appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-09 01:10 

The Portland Press Herald

Space Gallery, Warhol Foundation team up for artist relief...

Space will distribute $60,000 to local artists in need....

 2020-04-09 00:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them...

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according to the criminal complaint....

 2020-04-09 00:45 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

'Farmington hero' injured in deadly explosion to return home Friday...

AUGUSTA The maintenance man who was called a hero for evacuating a building before a deadly explosion in Farmington... The post 'Farmington hero' injured in deadly explosion to return home Friday appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-09 00:44 

The Portland Press Herald

CMP warns that storm could cause power outages in Maine...

Central Maine Power is advising customers to prepare for potential outages caused by a late-season storm that could bring rain and high winds along the coast and snow in the north....

 2020-04-09 00:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set...

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era of extreme partisanship....

 2020-04-09 00:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CDC issues new guidance for essential workers...

The new guidance affects essential workers, such as those in the health care and food supply industry....

 2020-04-09 00:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions after coronavirus hits its peak...

As the U.S. approaches its coronavirus peak, it and other countries begin considering the major question: "How do we go back to normal?"...

 2020-04-09 00:09 

The Portland Press Herald

Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans...

New York, Detroit, New Orleans, Chicago and Milwaukee are among the cities where African-Americans have been hard-hit....

 2020-04-08 23:58 

The Portland Press Herald

Yarmouth schools will stick with remote learning through the academic year...

Yarmouth is just one of many districts expected to abide by the state's recommendation that school buildings stay closed for the year....

 2020-04-08 23:50 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

High volume of claims clogs up unemployment benefit system...

BANGOR The Maine Department of Labor commissioner says there have been issues with processing weekly unemployment benefits. For some... The post High volume of claims clogs up unemployment benefit system appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-08 23:40 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Real estate agencies working to keep up with COVID-19...

BANGOR The real estate business is considered essential in Maine, and it has continued to do its part during... The post Real estate agencies working to keep up with COVID-19 appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-08 23:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Justice is delayed: Virus crisis upends courts system across US...

"Everybody is scrambling. Nobody really knows how to handle this," said Claudia Lagos, a criminal defense attorney in Boston....

 2020-04-08 23:38 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Thursday Total Weather Alert: Rain, Snow and wind on the way...

How's the weather looking for your Thursday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Sarah Long....

 2020-04-08 23:34 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Coronavirus claims unexpected victims: Vegetables, farms...

"This is a catastrophe," tomato grower Tony DiMare said....

 2020-04-08 23:14 

The Portland Press Herald

Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks in 2017, watchdog says...

A report cites a series of attacks using sarin and chlorine on the central town of Latamneh....

 2020-04-08 23:13 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Greenville fabric store sees uptick in sales during pandemic...

GREENVILLE People are starting to contact fabric stores directly to make their own masks to stop the spread of... The post Greenville fabric store sees uptick in sales during pandemic appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-08 22:54 

The Portland Press Herald

Saudi Arabia announces a cease-fire in Yemen as aid agencies brace for spread of coronavirus...

The kingdom has been mired in Yemen's war for more than five years after intervening to defeat an Iranian-allied rebel group....

 2020-04-08 22:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Hero of Farmington explosion coming home...

Larry Lord had been in a rehabilitation hospital since February...

 2020-04-08 22:51 

The Portland Press Herald

Cape Elizabeth Police Beat: March 31-April 6...

Arrests/Summonses No arrests or summonses were reported from period March 31 to April 6. Fire calls: Cape Elizabeth firefighters responded to six fire calls from March 31 to April 6. EMS: Cape Elizabeth emergency medical services responded to eight calls ...

 2020-04-08 22:38 

The Portland Press Herald

High school athletes, coaches react as spring sports season nears cancellation...

The Maine Principals' Association will meet Thursday to discuss options in the wake of the state's recommendation that classrooms remain closed through the rest of the academic year....

 2020-04-08 22:29 

The Portland Press Herald

'So happy!' Larry Lord is going home...

The building supervisor severely burned in the Farmington propane explosion is being discharged Friday....

 2020-04-08 22:15 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Larry Lord to return home Friday, nearly 7 months after Farmington blast...

FARMINGTON (BDN) -- The LEAP Inc. maintenance supervisor credited with hustling his coworkers out of the nonprofit organization's building before it blew up last September will come home this week, according to a Wednesday statement from the family. L...

 2020-04-08 22:15 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine State Police plan 'hero's welcome' for Larry Lord on Friday...

PORTLAND (WGME) Larry Lord, the LEAP maintenance supervisor who saved his coworkers' lives before the Farmington explosion last September, is coming home Friday after spending nearly seven months in the hospital. On the morning of the explosion, Lord ...

 2020-04-08 22:13 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine gets $2 million for marine economy plan...

The federal grant will help develop a plan for growth and resiliency in the state's marine economy....

 2020-04-08 22:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'We stand united with you': Amid pandemic, first lady thanks medical, frontline responders...

"We stand united with you and we salute your courageous and compassionate efforts," first lady Melania Trump said....

 2020-04-08 22:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

How do you sell your home in the coronavirus outbreak? One realtor might have the answer...

With real estate sorely dwindled, and warnings of a spring slump to follow, realtors have to get innovative to get their clients' houses sold....

 2020-04-08 22:04 

The Portland Press Herald

28 animals euthanized as Bath trapping program wraps up...

The program was implemented as a response to an influx of rabies and 18 fox attacks on people and pets....

 2020-04-08 21:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'We are in this together': Starbucks creates $10 million coronavirus-related fund to help its workers...

Coffee giant Starbucks is creating a global emergency relief fund....

 2020-04-08 21:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70...

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died....

 2020-04-08 21:36 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

CDC director recognizes Mainers' sacrifices during pandemic, as case numbers rise...

AUGUSTA During a briefing Wednesday morning, the state CDC announced the first person from Waldo County has died from... The post CDC director recognizes Mainers' sacrifices during pandemic, as case numbers rise appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-04-08 21:35 

The Portland Press Herald

Brunswick-based SaviLinx hires 500 temporary workers, 150 in Maine, to assist during pandemic...

The new hires will help answer questions, process claims and direct callers to other resources for state unemployment offices that are overwhelmed with calls from people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 21:34 

The Portland Press Herald

Second U.S. study for COVID-19 vaccine uses skin-deep shots...

These early-stage studies are a first step to see if a vaccine appears safe enough for larger tests needed to prove whether it will protect against the new coronavirus....

 2020-04-08 21:34 

The Portland Press Herald

Harpswell elects new school board rep...

Eric Lusk won a 3-year seat to the Maine School Administrative District 75 board as a write-in candidate last month....

 2020-04-08 21:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Brunswick Council approves funding for Cedar Street park-and-ride...

The lot is scheduled to advertise for construction May 27, and will be graded, paved and striped over the summer. Work is scheduled to be completed in early November....

 2020-04-08 21:18 

The Portland Press Herald

Second Maine astronaut set to launch into orbit Thursday; historic trip to be livestreamed...

York native Chris Cassidy will spend the next six months on the International Space Station, and will spend his first nine days in orbit with fellow Mainer Jessica Meir....

 2020-04-08 21:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Stay home, stay active for heart health during COVID-19 outbreak...

Walking outside is still allowed under the stay-at-home order and is a great way to reduce stress, prevent heart disease...

 2020-04-08 21:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Idexx cutting workers' pay by 10 percent in response to coronavirus...

The Westbrook-based biotechnology company is also suspending some benefits, including a 401(k) match, as it deals with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-08 20:55 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Stuck in limbo, self-employed Mainers wait for the federal government for assistance...

While many unemployed Mainers are waiting for delayed benefit payments, and others struggle to file a claim, those who do not qualify for state unemployment are left in limbo....

 2020-04-08 20:53 

The Portland Press Herald

Feature obituary: Retired nurse Beverly Collins dies from complications of coronavirus...

Collins, 83, worked and volunteered as a nurse in Portland for many years and had a home in Standish....

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