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 2021-01-16 02:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Mattel unveils Maya Angelou Barbie doll...

Maya Angelou is the latest addition to Barbie's "Inspiring Women" series....

 2021-01-16 01:52 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Portland startup wins national award for cutting-edge technology...

PORTLAND (WGME) A Portland tech startup, whose goal is to help scientists find cures, has won a prestigious national award for the creation of cutting-edge technologies. RockStep Solutions is a software developer that organizes a company's scientific ...

 2021-01-16 01:52 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Portland startup wins national award for cutting-edge technology...

PORTLAND (WGME) A Portland tech startup, whose goal is to help scientists find cures, has won a prestigious national award for the creation of cutting-edge technologies. RockStep Solutions is a software developer that organizes a company's scientific ...

 2021-01-16 01:49 

Newscentermaine.com

Maine Educational Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing's new director is first female deaf person...

Karen Hopkins has been with the deaf center for 25 years but started as the director of the school, which offers services to 500 students, at the beginning of 2021....

 2021-01-16 01:15 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Versant power keeping a close eye on weekend storm...

A storm is coming Saturday night into Sunday and Versant Powers storm team is keeping a close eye on it....

 2021-01-16 01:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

DC police identify suspect in connection to officer pinned to door at Capitol during riot...

"We need your help finding the suspect who used a police shield to pin him against the door jam," police said....

 2021-01-16 01:06 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine Capitol Police Chief accused of sharing right-wing conspiracy theories online...

AUGUSTA (WGME) The head of Maine Capitol Police has been accused of sharing right-wing conspiracy theories online that sometimes appear to promote violence. This is the person in charge of maintaining peace and order at the capitol in Augusta, and in one ...

 2021-01-16 01:06 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine Capitol Police Chief accused of sharing right-wing conspiracy theories online...

AUGUSTA (WGME) The head of Maine Capitol Police has been accused of sharing right-wing conspiracy theories online that sometimes appear to promote violence. This is the person in charge of maintaining peace and order at the capitol in Augusta, and in one ...

 2021-01-16 01:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

IRS: Tax filing season will start February 12...

Normally, tax filing season begins in the second half of January....

 2021-01-16 00:55 

The Portland Press Herald

Gov. Mills activates Maine National Guard as precaution in days leading to inauguration...

Mills says there are not yet any credible threats to state buildings in Augusta over the next several days....

 2021-01-16 00:53 

Newscentermaine.com

TSA may add US Capitol rioters to no-fly list...

The head of the TSA said the agency is 'processing hundreds of names with law enforcement agencies for a thorough risk assessment.'...

 2021-01-16 00:47 

The Portland Press Herald

Red Sox, Devers agree to 1-year deal for $4,575,000...

Third baseman Rafael Devers struggled during the shortened 2020 season after a breakout season in 2019....

 2021-01-16 00:42 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

High School Sports Highlights 1/14/21...

Highlights from Easton Van Buren girls varsity basketball....

 2021-01-16 00:30 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Two Maine dogs to be featured in Puppy Bowl...

PORTLAND (WGME) Two puppies from Maine will soon be in the national spotlight. They will be participating in the Puppy Bowl. Maine dog wins Puppy BowlThe annual event happens during Super Bowl weekend each year. It features adoptable puppies, to raise awa...

 2021-01-16 00:30 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Two Maine dogs to be featured in Puppy Bowl...

PORTLAND (WGME) Two puppies from Maine will soon be in the national spotlight. They will be participating in the Puppy Bowl. Maine dog wins Puppy BowlThe annual event happens during Super Bowl weekend each year. It features adoptable puppies, to raise awa...

 2021-01-16 00:29 

The Portland Press Herald

Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'...

The timing for the Senate trial, the first of a president no longer in office, has not yet been set....

 2021-01-16 00:29 

The Portland Press Herald

Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural...

The country's next inaugural poet is an old pro at ceremonial occasions, and she's only 22....

 2021-01-16 00:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Willie Nelson, 87, receives COVID-19 vaccine...

"Thank you Willie Nelson for helping Family Hospital Systems slow the spread of COVID-19," the health care system said....

 2021-01-16 00:26 

The Portland Press Herald

Saturday's NFL games: Ravens have right formula for road upset...

The Packers are a solid favorite against the Rams, but the Bills could have a tough time handling Baltimore....

 2021-01-16 00:21 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

If using multiple sources of heat, plan a chimney for each...

Fire chief stresses the importance of having a chimney for each source of heat, to prevent fire hazards....

 2021-01-16 00:21 

The Portland Press Herald

Elvis Presley's Graceland starting live virtual tours...

The two-hour guided tours will take virtual visitors into Presley's former home, and through the Meditation Garden, where he is buried....

 2021-01-16 00:16 

The Portland Press Herald

Driver of pickup in high-speed turnpike chase had gun taken away in October...

Brunswick police took a shotgun from David Stoddard during a mental health crisis in October, but refused his niece's request to take him into protective custody shortly before he led state troopers on a high-speed chase....

 2021-01-16 00:11 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

University of Maine System students, staff to be tested weekly for coronavirus...

PORTLAND (WGME) All students and staff within the University of Maine System taking in-person classes will soon get tested weekly for coronavirus. 16 more Mainers die as 823 new coronavirus cases are reported. The schools are using Shield T3, a provider f...

 2021-01-16 00:11 

WGME

[ Maine ]

University of Maine System students, staff to be tested weekly for coronavirus...

PORTLAND (WGME) All students and staff within the University of Maine System taking in-person classes will soon get tested weekly for coronavirus. 16 more Mainers die as 823 new coronavirus cases are reported. The schools are using Shield T3, a provider f...

 2021-01-16 00:02 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Police face staffing challenge...

County law enforcement are facing a number of challenges in staffing their departments....

 2021-01-15 23:57 

Newscentermaine.com

Mills puts Maine National Guard on standby ahead of possible Inauguration week protests...

Gov. Janet Mills says she activated the Maine National Guard...

 2021-01-15 23:57 

Newscentermaine.com

Governors complain over pace of COVID-19 vaccine shipments...

Among most outspoken is Gov. Kate Brown, who says Oregon's effort to increase vaccinations has been thrown in disarray due to deception by the Trump administration....

 2021-01-15 23:57 

Newscentermaine.com

Exhausted federal vaccine reserve leaves states like Maine with 'more questions than answers'...

The announcement that second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine aren't being taken from a stockpile has thrown a wrench in states like Maine's distribution plans....

 2021-01-15 23:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine veteran helping fellow vets struggling to find permanent housing...

"I don't want to see a vet sleeping under a bridge. I don't want a vet sleeping in somebody's garage, and they don't know it, I want that vet to know somebody cares about him and we do," veteran Ed Harmon said....

 2021-01-15 23:49 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Gov. Janet Mills Activates Maine National Guard in Augusta...

Gov. Mills activates Maine National Guard in Augusta....

 2021-01-15 23:41 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Hospitality industry pushing to make workers a higher priority for COVID vaccinations...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Maine's hospitality industry is pushing for the state to consider its workers as "essential," and make them a higher priority when it comes to getting the COVID-19 vaccine. 16 more Mainers die as 823 new coronavirus cases ar...

 2021-01-15 23:41 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Hospitality industry pushing to make workers a higher priority for COVID vaccinations...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Maine's hospitality industry is pushing for the state to consider its workers as "essential," and make them a higher priority when it comes to getting the COVID-19 vaccine. 16 more Mainers die as 823 new coronavirus cases ar...

 2021-01-15 23:38 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine Capitol Police chief apologizes for online conspiracy posts ahead of potential unrest at state house...

Gov. Mills says chief's online actions will be subject to a personnel review...

 2021-01-15 23:24 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107...

The Marine Times says Dorothy Schmidt Cole died of a heart attack at her daughter's home in Kannapolis on Jan. 7, 2021....

 2021-01-15 23:13 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Thousands of Maine businesses stand to benefit from second round of PPP loans...

The federal government's Paycheck Protection Program has received $284 billion for a new round of forgivable loans to small businesses, and thousands of Maine businesses stand to benefit....

 2021-01-15 23:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

COVID-19 Q&A: Common virus questions from Mainers answered...

More than 70,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Maine over the past month, but many questions remain about the vaccine process....

 2021-01-15 23:08 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland's Martin Luther King Day observance moves online...

The 40th annual community event hosted by the NAACP will include two dozen sessions featuring a variety of speakers....

 2021-01-15 23:07 

The Portland Press Herald

Stocks fall as economic pain from the pandemic deepens...

The market has run out of steam since the S&P 500 set a record high a week ago amid optimism that COVID-19 vaccines and more stimulus from Washington would bring a recovery....

 2021-01-15 23:02 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Gov. Mills puts Maine National Guard on standby ahead of potential protests at State House...

Mills said she activated the National Guard and put them on standby out of an abundance of caution to make sure they are ready if their support is needed....

 2021-01-15 23:00 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Midcoast man charged in highway chase held on $100,000 cash bail...

BIDDEFORD (WGME) A Midcoast man now faces nine felony charges for a high-speed chase on the turnpike. Family tried to have Topsham man committed before I-95 chase, crashDavid Stoddard made his first court appearance Friday. The criminal complaint details ...

 2021-01-15 23:00 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Midcoast man charged in highway chase held on $100,000 cash bail...

BIDDEFORD (WGME) A Midcoast man now faces nine felony charges for a high-speed chase on the turnpike. Family tried to have Topsham man committed before I-95 chase, crashDavid Stoddard made his first court appearance Friday. The criminal complaint details ...

 2021-01-15 22:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Gov. Mills puts Maine National Guard on standby ahead of potential protests at State House...

Gov. Janet Mills said she activated the National Guard and put them on standby out of an abundance of caution to make sure they are ready if their support is needed....

 2021-01-15 22:53 

The Portland Press Herald

Pfizer temporarily reduces European deliveries of vaccine...

The EU Commission chief says she immediately called the company's CEO, while Canada's government says it, too, was affected....

 2021-01-15 22:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Field Notes: Breonna Taylor's lasting impact on Louisville...

A deeper look at the action taken by lawmakers in the aftermath of Breonna Taylor's death...

 2021-01-15 22:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Impact Weather: Rain, wind, mountain snow to hit Maine Saturday...

Several inches of snow for some, more than an inch of rain for others, gusty winds for all Saturday....

 2021-01-15 22:45 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

White Army vet charged with shooting Black girl at Trump rally...

A white military veteran shot and wounded a 15-year-old girl when he fired his gun into a car carrying four Black teenagers during a tense confrontation at a rally in support of President Donald Trump near the Iowa Capitol last month....

 2021-01-15 22:44 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'I think he's going to kill somebody': Police audio details Maine Turnpike police chase...

Police audio is providing new details on this week's chase on the Maine Turnpike, as the man accused of leading police on that chase appeared in court Friday....

 2021-01-15 22:41 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine pushes ahead with vaccinations despite potential delay...

PORTLAND (WGME) A potential delay on vaccines isn't stopping health care workers from preparing to vaccinate more people, including those 70 and older. 16 more Mainers die as 823 new coronavirus cases are reportedThe chief medical officer at MaineHeal...

 2021-01-15 22:41 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine pushes ahead with vaccinations despite potential delay...

PORTLAND (WGME) A potential delay on vaccines isn't stopping health care workers from preparing to vaccinate more people, including those 70 and older. 16 more Mainers die as 823 new coronavirus cases are reportedThe chief medical officer at MaineHeal...

 2021-01-15 22:36 

The Portland Press Herald

EU looks at vaccine certificates to help summer tourism...

Some countries are worried that a second consecutive summer holiday season impacted by the pandemic would hit their tourism industries even harder than the first one....

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