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 2021-01-22 21:07 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Biden orders review of domestic extremism threat in US...

FBI Director Chris Wray has said that, over the last year, the most lethal violence has come from anti-government activists, such as anarchists and militia-types....

 2021-01-22 21:06 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Guard in DC forced to sleep in garages, sparking outcry...

The National Guard said it originally moved troops out of the Capitol Rotunda and other spaces to garages at the behest of the Capitol Police....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Texas sues Biden administration over halt to deportations...

The lawsuit comes before President Biden even reached his first weekend in the White House....

 2021-01-22 20:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tom Brokaw says he's retiring from NBC News after 55 years...

The veteran anchor says he will still have a presence in journalism....

 2021-01-22 20:36 

The Portland Press Herald

Biden orders intelligence agencies to review threat of domestic extremism in U.S....

President Joe Biden has directed his intelligence community to study the threat of domestic extremism in the United States...

 2021-01-22 20:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Tom Brokaw says he's retiring from NBC News after 55 years...

Brokaw began at NBC in its Los Angeles bureau in the 1960s, where he covered Ronald Reagan's first run for public office and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy....

 2021-01-22 20:24 

Newscentermaine.com

Tom Brokaw to retire from NBC News after 55 years...

Tom Brokaw has been with NBC News for more than half a century and was the anchor of...

 2021-01-22 20:24 

Newscentermaine.com

WATCH LIVE: Biden signing executive orders for stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan...

The two executive orders would increase food aid, protect job seekers on unemployment and clear a path for federal workers and contractors to get $15/hour minimum....

 2021-01-22 19:33 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

$1 billion Mega Millions prize up for grabs...

Feeling lucky? The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing....

 2021-01-22 19:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Remembering three victims of COVID-19 and those they've left behind...

An ICU nurse lost her mother and her husband within days of each other. A 38-year-old teacher, new to his district, was found dead by his own father. Over 400,000 Americans have lost their lives to the coronavirus. These are a few of their stories....

 2021-01-22 19:28 

Newscentermaine.com

A dark chocolate tart for your sweetheart...

Chef Kristen Lawson Perry creates a beautiful dessert in the 207 kitchen...

 2021-01-22 19:26 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

UK chief scientist says new virus variant may be more deadly...

British officials say they are confident that the vaccines that have been authorized for use against COVID-19 will be effective against the new strain identified in the country....

 2021-01-22 19:25 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Butternut squash products sold in Maine are being recalled...

Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC says no one has reported getting sick from eating the affected products....

 2021-01-22 19:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

11 best goal-tracking apps to help you create healthier habits...

It's never too late to make a positive life change....

 2021-01-22 19:14 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Here's why you should use hyaluronic acid in your skincare routine...

Thirsty pores, meet your match!...

 2021-01-22 19:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Man accused of scamming a grocery store out of nearly $1 million...

In a two-week period, Brown scammed over $980,000 from a Kroger location in Georgia where he worked, authorities said....

 2021-01-22 19:08 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan...

President Joe Biden plans to take executive action to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans....

 2021-01-22 19:00 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

3 grand jurors in Breonna Taylor case aim to impeach Attorney General Daniel Cameron...

The petition was filed with the Kentucky House of Representatives on Friday, and will go before the state's newly-created impeachment committee at a time that is still to be determined....

 2021-01-22 18:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

From robots to a smart bidet, here are the best tech launches from CES 2021...

Feast your eyes on this year's latest and greatest tech....

 2021-01-22 18:43 

The Portland Press Herald

Reactions to the death of Hank Aaron at age 86...

Reaction to the death of one-time home run king Hank Aaron. He died Friday at the age of 86: "Not long ago, he and I were walking the streets of Washington, D.C, together and talking about how we've been the best of friends for more than 60 years....

 2021-01-22 18:42 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine's housing market broke records in 2020...

Home sales outpaced all previous years, and the median price of homes sold also rose to a highest-in-history $256,000....

 2021-01-22 18:38 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CDC still working on goal to double coronavirus sequences to expand hunt for mutations...

Hunting for new mutations is a critical part of combatting the spread of the virus....

 2021-01-22 18:36 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Instacart to lay off about 1,800 workers...

The employees are in-store shoppers, and include people from Kroger-owned stores and workers at Mariano's grocery store in Illinois who unionized last year....

 2021-01-22 18:31 

Newscentermaine.com

Should you take fewer investment risks in 2021?...

Lauren Oschman is a certified financial planner who walks us through investment options for the new year; should you dial back your risk or take more advantage?...

 2021-01-22 18:31 

Newscentermaine.com

USM scholarship program allows first-generation, low-income students to walk away from college debt-free...

The USM Promise Scholarship program gives financial, academic and social support to students facing serious financial disadvantages....

 2021-01-22 18:31 

Newscentermaine.com

Mass. woman dies in rollover crash in Portsmouth, NH...

The cause of the single-vehicle crash remains under investigation....

 2021-01-22 18:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Couple married for 70 years dies from COVID-19 just days before appointment to get vaccine...

Dick and Shirley Meek passed away within minutes of each other....

 2021-01-22 18:20 

The Portland Press Herald

Another View: Senators should hold Trump to account...

Columnist Jim Fossel is wrong to say we should ignore the president's incitement of a mob....

 2021-01-22 18:20 

The Portland Press Herald

Baseball great and civil rights voice Henry 'Hank' Aaron, 86, passes into history...

Baseball's all-time home run king died Friday at the age of 86....

 2021-01-22 18:14 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Florida man accused of being in Capitol riots was arrested at the inauguration, DOJ says...

The man knew he was wanted by authorities for being at the U.S. Capitol riots but returned to Washington, D.C., to attend the inauguration, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday....

 2021-01-22 18:10 

The Portland Press Herald

Twitter suspends Iran top leader's account over Trump threat...

An image of a drone hovering over the former U.S. president appeared to call for an attack on Trump, with the caption 'Revenge is certain' written in Farsi....

 2021-01-22 18:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Community/Arts Calendar: Jan. 27-Feb. 6...

To submit an in-person or virtual arts event, create a free City Spark account by going to pressherald.com/forecaster-calendar/ and clicking 'Add Event.'...

 2021-01-22 17:54 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Twitter suspends Iran top leader's account over Trump threat...

Twitter said on Friday that it had permanently banned an account connected to the office of Iran's supreme leader, shortly after the account posted a photo showing former President Donald Trump playing golf in the shadow of a giant drone....

 2021-01-22 17:41 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Bond film 'No Time to Die' delayed again because of virus...

Producers of the forthcoming James Bond thriller "No Time to Die" say the film's release has been delayed again, until the fall of 2021, because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-22 17:40 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

27 of 2021's most anticipated historical fiction novels...

Escape to 1906 San Francisco, Chicago in the Jazz Age, Austen-era England, and more....

 2021-01-22 17:35 

Newscentermaine.com

Mega Millions prize grows to $1 billion ahead of Friday's drawing...

There has been a record 37 draws without a winner to reach the current Mega Millions jackpot, even though the prize is still far less than the all-time highs....

 2021-01-22 17:33 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

6 in 10 older Americans don't know how to get vaccine...

About 6 in 10 older Americans don't know when or where to get a COVID-19 vaccine, study finds....

 2021-01-22 17:27 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Study finds 60% of Americans don't know where or when to get a COVID-19 vaccine...

Overall, in spite of the issues with distribution so far, two-thirds of those surveyed remain "optimistic" about vaccinations in the U.S....

 2021-01-22 17:25 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Timeline of Hank Aaron's life and career...

The baseball legend came from humble beginnings to build a Hall-of-Fame career....

 2021-01-22 17:25 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

3 dead in military helicopter crash were experienced pilots...

Officials say the three National Guard members killed when a helicopter crashed in an upstate New York field this week were experienced pilots with past deployments to Afghanistan....

 2021-01-22 16:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Maine Republicans defend state Capitol Police chief over social media posts...

In a letter to the Public Safety Commissioner, dozens of Republican lawmakers accuse democrats of trying to force "ideological conformity."...

 2021-01-22 16:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86...

The baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died....

 2021-01-22 16:40 

Newscentermaine.com

Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as 1st Black Pentagon chief...

Lloyd J. Austin has won Senate confirmation to become the nation's first Black secretary of defense....

 2021-01-22 16:40 

Newscentermaine.com

Washington Football Team becomes first team in NFL history with Black GM, team president...

With the hiring of Martin Mayhew, the Washington Football team makes history again....

 2021-01-22 16:38 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Nearly $1B Mega Millions prize due to long odds, slow sales...

It's only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much has changed since the last time such a big prize was up for grabs in 2018....

 2021-01-22 16:37 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Police called to Auburn home multiple times before young girl allegedly stabbed her father...

AUBURN (WGME) -- Documents show police were called multiple times to a family's home on Winter Street in Auburn before a January stabbing. A young girl has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her father twice. The documents requested under open recor...

 2021-01-22 16:37 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Police called to Auburn home multiple times before young girl allegedly stabbed her father...

AUBURN (WGME) -- Documents show police were called multiple times to a family's home on Winter Street in Auburn before a January stabbing. A young girl has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her father twice. The documents requested under open recor...

 2021-01-22 16:33 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Hand sanitizer is hurting more children's eyes, some severely, study finds. Here's how to protect your kid...

The biggest risk to kids, the research suggests, could come from dispensers installed in public places....

 2021-01-22 16:28 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers...

The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida....

 2021-01-22 16:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief...

Lloyd J. Austin, the West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, has won Senate confirmation to become the nation's first Black secretary of defense....

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