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 2021-03-03 12:46 

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Portland extends and expands outdoor dining and retail plan into next year...

The city's goal is to continue to help small businesses operate safely while maintaining social distancing. The new plan covers the entire city, not just downtown....

 2021-03-03 12:27 

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Maine enters new phase of vaccine distribution...

Vaccine distribution is now based only on age, with Mainers 60 and older now eligible...

 2021-03-03 11:28 

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This 7-year-old girl is selling lemonade to raise money for her brain surgeries...

An Alabama girl who needs multiple surgeries at a Boston hospital is receiving support from across the country after starting her fundraising effort with her own lemonade stand....

 2021-03-03 10:25 

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Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000...

A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact....

 2021-03-03 09:09 

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Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops, US forces say...

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties....

 2021-03-03 08:29 

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President Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill...

President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals, even as some party moderates sought to dial back parts of the package....

 2021-03-03 04:13 

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More Americans are dying "in the prime of their lives," new report finds...

Younger and middle-age Americans have been dying at higher rates over the past three decades, marking what is becoming a public health crisis across the U.S. workforce....

 2021-03-03 03:17 

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President Biden's Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations...

The delay in confirmations means some departments are left without their top decision-makers as they attempt to put in place policies to address the overlapping crises brought on by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-03-03 03:16 

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Maine educators cautiously optimistic after Biden's push to prioritize teacher vaccinations...

The Mills administration says the governor 'looks forward' to more information from the White House on a boost in vaccine supply....

 2021-03-03 02:42 

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Pyrex and Pink Daisies: Midcentury cookware is fab again...

If you want to freshen up your kitchen, look no further than Grandma's old casserole dishes....

 2021-03-03 02:00 

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Reese's is launching a peanut butter cup without any chocolate...

Peanut butter lovers rejoice!...

 2021-03-03 02:00 

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Universal Orlando looking into possible changes to Dr. Seuss Landing attraction...

One of the Dr. Seuss books that will no longer be published because of racist and insensitive imagery is featured at Universal Orlando's Seuss Landing attraction....

 2021-03-03 01:19 

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'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly Parton sings 'Jolene' rewrite before receiving first COVID-19 shot...

The Grammy-winning singer, actor and humanitarian posted a video on Tuesday of her singing just before getting her vaccine....

 2021-03-03 01:14 

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Former Maine DA candidate arrested in Florida...

Seth Carey was wanted on several charges including sexual assault...

 2021-03-03 00:41 

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As pandemic-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back...

Asian Americans have faced a dangerous climate since the coronavirus entered the U.S. a year ago. Instances of verbal harassment and physical assaults have occurred from coast to coast....

 2021-03-03 00:26 

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Budget nominee Neera Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition about controversial tweets...

President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition for her controversial tweets....

 2021-03-03 00:24 

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Portland continues review of school reopening options as other districts expand in-person learning...

The Portland School Board will hear public comment Tuesday night and review options to reopen schools more fully but is not expected to take any action....

 2021-03-03 00:03 

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More seasonable and not as windy Wednesday....

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

 2021-03-02 23:58 

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Winds ease overnight....

How's the weather looking for your Tuesday evening? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Roger Griswold....

 2021-03-02 23:48 

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History & Hope: Daughter of civil rights leader recounts Christmas bombing, school integration attempt...

"Our history, as a people, has been and is hope. Because we've been moving forward," said Ruby Shuttlesworth Bester, daughter of the late Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth....

 2021-03-02 23:39 

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'A beautiful soul': Mother who loses son to addiction shares story to help others...

Drug overdose deaths have destroyed countless families and lives across the country....

 2021-03-02 23:24 

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Donor accidentally leaves $5,000 cash in jacket donated in Texas to Goodwill store...

The accidental donation had been included in a bag of full of clothes....

 2021-03-02 23:07 

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Maine native watches COVID-19 pandemic unfold from one of most remote places on Earth...

A Maine native found himself in one of the most remote places on Earth as the coronavirus pandemic hit last year....

 2021-03-02 23:03 

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Wildlife, rights coalition asks Biden to remove miles of Arizona's border wall...

Nearly 70 groups are calling for dozens of miles of border wall to be removed....

 2021-03-02 22:23 

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South Carolina Senate adds firing squad to execution methods...

The South Carolina House of Representatives is considering a similar bill without the firing squad option....

 2021-03-02 21:44 

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Community members, retirees step up to volunteer at Maine COVID-19 vaccine clinics...

As more COVID-19 vaccination clinics open across Maine, health care providers are relying on volunteers to operate them....

 2021-03-02 21:32 

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Senate confirms Rhode Island governor as Biden's commerce secretary...

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo will help guide the administration's economic response as the U.S. moves to get past the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 20:57 

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Police issue warning about fake pain pills that contain fentanyl...

Portland police are investigating a deadly overdose that might be connected to counterfeit prescription pain pills that contain fentanyl....

 2021-03-02 20:45 

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Texas becomes largest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

Texas is lifting a COVID-19 mask mandate that was imposed last summer but has only been lightly enforced....

 2021-03-02 19:50 

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History & Hope: Community advocate says progress has been made 'but we still have a long way to go'...

Cassandra Jennings, the president and CEO of the Greater Sacramento Urban League, reflected on her upbringing in Williamston, North Carolina, and how growing up during segregation would shape her life of community advocacy....

 2021-03-02 19:29 

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Video game 'Call of Duty' endowment helps 15,000 vets get jobs, notes more vets in need...

The Call of Duty Endowment, a nonprofit organization, said it helped over 15,000 veterans get jobs last year, more than any other year since the organization was founded in 2009....

 2021-03-02 18:59 

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'It's truly a miracle': 25-year-old nearly dies three times during fight with COVID-19...

Doctors told Jason Barbosa that he nearly died three different times during the four months that he was hospitalized with COVID-19....

 2021-03-02 18:56 

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Doctors: More young people are needing liver transplants...

Transplant specialists say people are drinking more and harder during the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 18:34 

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Hannaford to offer COVID-19 vaccines at 35 Maine pharmacies...

Hannaford announced Tuesday that it will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines at 35 pharmacies across Maine later this week....

 2021-03-02 18:32 

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Lewiston-Auburn area's first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic announced...

Central Maine Healthcare announced Tuesday that the first high-volume COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Lewiston-Auburn area will open later this month....

 2021-03-02 18:07 

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'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot announces she's pregnant with 3rd child...

The 35-year-old actress posed with her hands on her stomach in between her husband and their two daughters in an Instagram photo....

 2021-03-02 17:53 

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Left out of House stimulus, hospitals and nursing homes pin financial hopes on Senate...

Hospitals and nursing homes are still holding out hope that the Senate will meet their needs....

 2021-03-02 17:36 

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At least 15 dead after multi-vehicle crash in Southern California...

A vehicle traveled "in the direct path" of a big rig truck, a California Highway Patrol officer said....

 2021-03-02 17:25 

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10 symptoms of spring allergies you shouldn't ignore...

You know about the sniffles and sneezing, but there's a lot more to it than that....

 2021-03-02 17:21 

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A California doctor performed surgery during a Zoom court appearance...

The surgeon showed up to his virtual court hearing to contest a traffic violation, wearing scrubs, gloves, a mask and surgical cap....

 2021-03-02 17:05 

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The best mattresses to sleep on if you suffer from back pain...

Life's too short for beds that hurt....

 2021-03-02 16:36 

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Thinking of buying an air fryer? Good Housekeeping explains what's right for your kitchen...

Crispy fries and homemade wings are in your future....

 2021-03-02 16:14 

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US sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader's poisoning...

The Biden administration announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses Tuesday for a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack upon opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing....

 2021-03-02 16:08 

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What's causing debilitating, post-COVID-19 headaches? Doctors have a theory...

One theory for the cause of these long-term headaches is a connection to a COVID patient's loss of smell....

 2021-03-02 15:41 

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Watch Live: FBI head faces questions on extremism, Capitol riot...

FBI Director Chris Wray is testifying for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol...

 2021-03-02 15:40 

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Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and close ally of Bill Clinton, dies...

The former president of the National Urban League rose to prominence as a civil rights activist with close connections in all corners of American politics....

 2021-03-02 15:15 

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High winds causing whiteout conditions for drivers in northern Maine...

The high winds battering Maine on Tuesday are creating dangerous whiteout conditions for drivers in northern Maine....

 2021-03-02 15:15 

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VIDEO: Florida deputies rescue 73-year-old woman from sinking car...

Body camera video shows the dramatic rescue of a 73-year-old woman who crashed her vehicle into a retention pond Saturday night....

 2021-03-02 14:32 

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US should wait a couple months before easing COVID-19 measures, expert says. Here's what's at stake...

Despite some progress, COVID-19 numbers in the U.S. are still alarmingly high. And they could quickly climb even higher if Americans let up now, according to one expert....

 2021-03-02 13:59 

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Official: Drugmaker Merck to help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine...

The assistance from Merck was expected to help Johnson & Johnson meet its production commitments and expand supply even further....

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