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 2021-01-27 00:33 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine schools left wondering when teachers, staff can get vaccine...

BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- Schools are wondering when teachers and staff might get in line for their vaccines. They say the state hasn't given any details, even though they may be included in this phase of the rollout. Like other districts across the state, ...

 2021-01-27 00:13 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy...

The baseball Hall of Fame won't have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this year's ballot....

 2021-01-27 00:12 

Newscentermaine.com

Big Gig's 'Pitch-Off' helps local entrepreneurs grow their business...

Tuesday's 'Pitch-Off' is one of three regular-season events. The winner will have a chance to pitch in the season finale for the chance to win $5,000...

 2021-01-27 00:12 

Newscentermaine.com

Collins among 5 Senate Republicans to reject GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial...

Collins, who has been among of only a handful of Republicans to outright denounce Trump's actions, said she voted against the motion out of concern for precedent....

 2021-01-27 00:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Let down your hair: New Army rules for hairstyles, nail color...

Army leaders announced Tuesday that they are loosening restrictions on various grooming and hairstyle rules, as service leaders try to address longstanding complaints, particularly from women....

 2021-01-27 00:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Nordic ski teams at southern Maine schools face a new obstacle...

Practices have resumed at many schools this week, but without snow there's a lot of running, strength training and agility work....

 2021-01-26 23:57 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Criminal Justice grads look to federal agencies for jobs...

Graduates of UMPI's Criminal Justice Program are pursuing careers with federal law enforcement agencies, rather than smaller local, County and state departments....

 2021-01-26 23:42 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine business owners get creative during pandemic...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Some Mainers are getting creative to keep their businesses afloat during the pandemic, from changing their business model, to adjusting to the elements. 11 more Mainers die as 662 new coronavirus cases are reportedLittle Giant Owner Ian...

 2021-01-26 23:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Brunswick tech school to make down payment on 6 portable classrooms...

Region Ten Technical High School is looking at spending $230,000 to get six portable classrooms installed over the summer so it can fully reopen next school year....

 2021-01-26 23:22 

The Portland Press Herald

No one earns induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year...

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling was the closest to earning induction with 71.1 percent of the vote....

 2021-01-26 23:17 

Newscentermaine.com

VERIFY: Law giving children consent over parents in vaccinations was in DC, not national...

Some headlines claim Congress passed a law that could allow for children to receive vaccines without parental consent. That's not the case....

 2021-01-26 23:17 

Newscentermaine.com

King, Collins welcome Blinken as secretary of state...

The Senate voted 78-22 to confirm Antony Blinken as secretary of state....

 2021-01-26 23:17 

Newscentermaine.com

South Portland sees drastic increase in homeless students as coronavirus pandemic continues...

South Portland Superintendent Ken Kunin said there are usually about 30-40 students experiencing homelessness, but now it's more than 100....

 2021-01-26 23:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Rate of guns seized at airport checkpoints jumped in 2020...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had the most guns seized, 220, followed by 176 guns at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport....

 2021-01-26 22:59 

The Portland Press Herald

BIW wants workers vaccinated sooner, but won't make vaccinations mandatory...

Bath Iron Works argued its workers should be included with the over 200,000 Mainers in the 1B and 1C vaccination groups....

 2021-01-26 22:54 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Arizona mom finds Mainer who rescued son from fatal crash...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- An Arizona mom has found the good Samaritan from Maine who rescued her son after a head-on collision. 'That is my writing on the napkin:' Maine woman says she might be Questlove's 'Ellie'On June 4, police say an 85-y...

 2021-01-26 22:54 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Arizona mom finds Mainer who rescued son from fatal crash...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- An Arizona mom has found the good Samaritan from Maine who rescued her son after a head-on collision. 'That is my writing on the napkin:' Maine woman says she might be Questlove's 'Ellie'On June 4, police say an 85-y...

 2021-01-26 22:44 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Play Fortnite!': Singing superintendent gets help from his kids to cancel school...

Iowa's "Singing Superintendent" closed Missouri Valley Schools due to a winter storm Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 22:43 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Everybody wants to get their life back': Vaccine provides hope for Mainers able to get vaccinated...

While many Mainers 70 and older have shared their struggles getting a COVID-19 vaccine, those who have received the vaccine said it feels like a new lease on life....

 2021-01-26 22:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

South Portland dealing with dramatic increase in homeless students...

Superintendent Ken Kunin says the district is on pace to have 200 homeless students....

 2021-01-26 22:28 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Rep. Pingree named chair of powerful House appropriations subcommittee...

Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has been named the chair of the U.S. House appropriations subcommittee for the interior, environment and other relayed agencies....

 2021-01-26 22:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

8 Investigates: Mainers share frustrations trying to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations...

Mainers 70 and older are sharing their frustrations in trying to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments as supply remains low....

 2021-01-26 22:22 

Newscentermaine.com

New hope for boy with San Filippo Syndrome...

Spencer Smith has a rare disease known as childhood Alzheimer's....

 2021-01-26 22:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine working to create statewide COVID-19 vaccine preregistration system...

As Mainers 70 and older report struggles trying to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the state said Tuesday that it is working to create a statewide preregistration system....

 2021-01-26 22:20 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

On Your Side: The difference between COVID tests in Maine...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- With so many different types of COVID tests in Maine, finding the right one to sign up for can be confusing. 11 more Mainers die as 662 new coronavirus cases are reported"You have a lot of different tests going on now," CMHC Inf...

 2021-01-26 22:20 

WGME

[ Maine ]

On Your Side: The difference between COVID tests in Maine...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- With so many different types of COVID tests in Maine, finding the right one to sign up for can be confusing. 11 more Mainers die as 662 new coronavirus cases are reported"You have a lot of different tests going on now," CMHC Inf...

 2021-01-26 22:15 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Florida paramedic arrested for stealing vaccines, officials say...

A paramedic has been arrested for allegedly stealing COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-01-26 22:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Baseball gathers behind home plate to honor Hammerin' Hank...

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Chipper Jones and former Braves outfielder Marquis Grissom were among those who spoke at the ceremony....

 2021-01-26 22:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Police respond to truck rollover on I-95...

Driver sustains non-life-threatening injuries in early-morning rollover in Dyer Brook....

 2021-01-26 21:57 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

AP Exclusive: DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule...

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations....

 2021-01-26 21:56 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Judge temporarily bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban...

The Texas-linked suit is challenging what obligations the Homeland Security Department has regarding a change in immigration policy....

 2021-01-26 21:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule...

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations....

 2021-01-26 21:42 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Schumer: Democrats must pass virus aid with or without GOP...

The fast-moving events on Capitol Hill come as Biden's team at the White House is meeting privately with lawmakers to develop a bipartisan package, in line with his "unity" agenda....

 2021-01-26 21:38 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

New Sharon deaths ruled murder-suicide...

State police say they went to the home on Hovey Road for a wellness check and discovered the bodies....

 2021-01-26 21:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Company raises $50K for families of Maine fishermen lost at sea...

A fundraiser for the families of four Maine fishermen who died when their boat sank off the coast of Cape Cod has raised more than $50,000....

 2021-01-26 21:34 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

This recently discovered gemstone has an uncanny resemblance to Cookie Monster...

Even Cookie Monster himself can't deny the similarity....

 2021-01-26 21:29 

Newscentermaine.com

$104 million I-395/Route 9 Connector project scheduled to begin in September...

MaineDOT says it's a big price tag project but it's an important investment to make that they think will be worth the money....

 2021-01-26 21:29 

Newscentermaine.com

The first full moon of 2021 will rise Thursday night...

January's full moon is often called the Wolf Moon....

 2021-01-26 21:29 

Newscentermaine.com

Biden administration to boost states' COVID-19 vaccine supply next week...

Biden's remarks Tuesday afternoon come as an increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. have had to cancel appointments because of shortages....

 2021-01-26 21:21 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week...

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages....

 2021-01-26 21:13 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Bubble Kings: Lakers run past Heat for 17th NBA championship...

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are back atop the NBA world....

 2021-01-26 20:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sen. Collins votes to reject GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial...

Republican Sen. Susan Collins was one of five GOP senators to reject an attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial....

 2021-01-26 20:47 

The Portland Press Herald

Chiefs Coach Reid's patience in struggling players pays off...

Make a mistake? No problem, Andy Reid will go right back to you, and that formula has helped the Chiefs reach a second straight Super Bowl....

 2021-01-26 20:42 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Capitol Police chief apologizes for failures in Jan. 6 siege...

Yogananda Pittman, in prepared testimony before Congress, said that the Capitol Police "failed to meet its own high standards as well as yours."...

 2021-01-26 20:42 

The Portland Press Herald

Senate rejects Republican motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial...

However, the breakdown of the vote shows it is unlikely there will be enough votes for conviction, which requires the support of all Democrats and 17 Republicans, or two-thirds of the Senate....

 2021-01-26 20:41 

The Portland Press Herald

Westbrook gets OK to set up vaccination site...

WESTBROOK — The city has gotten the go-ahead from the state to set up a COVID-19 vaccination site, officials announced Monday. Mayor Mike Foley said that details will come as soon as logistics are worked out. City Health Officer and Fire Chief Andre...

 2021-01-26 20:41 

The Portland Press Herald

Golden Globes to honor Jane Fonda with Cecil B. DeMille Award...

The 83-year-old actress and activist will accept the accolade during the ceremony, which airs Feb. 28....

 2021-01-26 20:38 

The Portland Press Herald

Washington Post's executive editor retiring next month...

Liev Schreiber portrayed Marty Baron in the 2015 movie 'Spotlight' about the Boston Globe's investigation of the Catholic Church....

 2021-01-26 20:36 

The Portland Press Herald

Falmouth Historical Society acquires Tidewater artifacts, launches new program...

Although Falmouth Heritage Museum has remained closed throughout the pandemic, the local historical society has continued to fulfill its mission of preserving the town's history....

 2021-01-26 20:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpasses 100 million...

Cases continue to rise sharply in some parts of the world, and every day the losses mount, as more people lose loved ones to COVID-19, lose a business or lose their livelihood....

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