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 2020-02-28 00:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Question 1: In-depth look at debate over Maine's vaccine exemption law...

Maine voters on Tuesday will decide whether to repeal or keep the state law approved last year that bans religious and philosophical exemptions for childhood vaccines....

 2020-02-28 00:24 

The Portland Press Herald

A year after House vote, Democrats challenge McConnell on guns...

They lambaste the Senate majority leader as they mark a year of Senate inaction since the House passed landmark gun control legislation....

 2020-02-28 00:16 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Man sentenced to life imprisonment after kidnapping 12-year-old, fathering 9 kids with her...

"For 20 years she feared for her and her children's lives," United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said...

 2020-02-28 00:14 

The Portland Press Herald

Girls' basketball: Casey Perry provides missing piece for Marshwood...

The senior forward missed most of last season because of an injury, but playing with a new perspective, she has led the Hawks to their first state final in 25 years....

 2020-02-28 00:14 

The Portland Press Herald

Designer of Lego minifigure dies at 78...

Jens Nygaard Knudsen's innovation in 1978 proved to be the missing piece that enlivened the company's signature building bricks for generations to come....

 2020-02-28 00:07 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Bill to protect children from drone surveillance passes emergency hearing...

AUGUSTA (WGME) A new plan to protect children in Maine from unauthorized drone surveillance passed an emergency hearing Thursday. A republican representative from Paris is proposing a new state law, to prevent drones from spying on a person in their home....

 2020-02-28 00:07 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Bill to protect children from drone surveillance passes emergency hearing...

AUGUSTA (WGME) A new plan to protect children in Maine from unauthorized drone surveillance passed an emergency hearing Thursday. A republican representative from Paris is proposing a new state law, to prevent drones from spying on a person in their home....

 2020-02-28 00:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Doctor indicted on 145 child porn charges...

A children's doctor has been indicted on 145 charges related to child pornography, the state's attorney general's office said Thursday....

 2020-02-27 23:47 

The Portland Press Herald

MLB notebook: Lawmakers push for Flood's enshrinement into Hall of Fame...

Members of Congress send a letter to the Hall of Fame asking that Curt Flood, who challenged baseball's reserve clause, be elected in December by the next golden era committee...

 2020-02-27 23:46 

The Portland Press Herald

Boys' basketball: Thornton ready for state title challenge...

Knocked off in the regional final last season, the Trojans got over the hurdle this year and will face Edward Little for the Class AA championship on Saturday night....

 2020-02-27 23:46 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Saco holds meeting to discuss erosion problem...

SACO (WGME) Erosion along Saco Bay has been a problem for decades, and now, residents, town leaders and state officials are pushing to get something done about it. A meeting was held earlier this week to talk about solving the problem. Studies show a jett...

 2020-02-27 23:46 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Saco holds meeting to discuss erosion problem...

SACO (WGME) Erosion along Saco Bay has been a problem for decades, and now, residents, town leaders and state officials are pushing to get something done about it. A meeting was held earlier this week to talk about solving the problem. Studies show a jett...

 2020-02-27 23:41 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Cooler temperatures and drier days ahead...

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

 2020-02-27 23:40 

The Portland Press Herald

Gideon targeted for stance on corporate PAC donations...

Democrat Sara Gideon has refused to accept corporate PAC donations, but an ad released last week by Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' campaign criticizes her for taking funds from leadership PAC's with corporate donors....

 2020-02-27 23:39 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'The Proud Family' revived by Disney+...

They're back! The most underrated show of the early 2000s is being returning with new episodes on Disney+...

 2020-02-27 23:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Sources ID suspected Milwaukee brewery gunman...

Police have not released a motive for the shooting....

 2020-02-27 23:34 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Lawmakers seeking to create legislation prohibiting stalking using drones...

AUGUSTA- A new law was proposed concerning the use of drones. Drones are used for a lot of tasks. You... The post Lawmakers seeking to create legislation prohibiting stalking using drones appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-02-27 23:34 

Newscentermaine.com

Storm wraps up tonight, colder heading into the weekend...

The end is nigh for rain, snow, and strong wind gusts. Other than some spotty mountain showers, expect quieter and colder days heading into the weekend in Maine....

 2020-02-27 23:31 

The Portland Press Herald

Bowdoin lacrosse teams jump into action Saturday...

Polar Bear men host Middlebury, women head to Vermont....

 2020-02-27 23:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maranacook taking 'run and gun' into state final...

Maranacook faces Caribou in the title game...

 2020-02-27 23:27 

The Portland Press Herald

Midcoast schools see climbing school lunch debt...

With local school lunch debts as high as $15,000, taxpayers could have to make up the difference....

 2020-02-27 23:24 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Members of Maine's congressional delegation oppose Trump plan to fight coronavirus...

PORTLAND (WGME) Members of Maine's congressional delegation are speaking out against President Trump's plan to fight the coronavirus. In particular, they're against a proposal to divert millions of dollars from the program that helps low incom...

 2020-02-27 23:24 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Members of Maine's congressional delegation oppose Trump plan to fight coronavirus...

PORTLAND (WGME) Members of Maine's congressional delegation are speaking out against President Trump's plan to fight the coronavirus. In particular, they're against a proposal to divert millions of dollars from the program that helps low incom...

 2020-02-27 23:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Examining how rare medical exemptions are for vaccines in Maine...

With 12,822 kindergarteners enrolled in public schools last year, according to the Maine Department of Education, 77 Maine kids received medical exemptions....

 2020-02-27 23:18 

The Portland Press Herald

Morse's student-written, one-act play emphasizes unconditional support...

Kevin O'Leary, director and English teacher at Morse High School, said the show is about reminding the audience, and ourselves, that asking for help doesn't make someone weak and having a disability doesn't make someone less....

 2020-02-27 23:12 

The Portland Press Herald

Happy birthday to you: Eight Midcoast residents share their thoughts on having a birthday once every 4 years...

Their ages run the gamut from 64 to 16 (or 16 to 4, depending on who you ask)....

 2020-02-27 23:05 

The Portland Press Herald

Green's sportsmanship a shining moment...

Brunswick sophomore track athlete gives up record, second place in State Class A meet...

 2020-02-27 22:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Windham town councilor resigns over marijuana dispute...

WINDHAM (WGME) A Windham town councilor has abruptly resigned, in a dispute over selling marijuana in town. "And I wholeheartedly disagree with marijuana in this community. Therefore, I cannot and will not be a part of a council that condones it. I re...

 2020-02-27 22:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Windham town councilor resigns over marijuana dispute...

WINDHAM (WGME) A Windham town councilor has abruptly resigned, in a dispute over selling marijuana in town. "And I wholeheartedly disagree with marijuana in this community. Therefore, I cannot and will not be a part of a council that condones it. I re...

 2020-02-27 22:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A 22-year-old grocery store bagger has won $70 million from a lottery ticket he bought at work...

He plans to share the winnings with his closest relatives....

 2020-02-27 22:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Public health laws strike balance between individual rights, good of community, health expert says...

A public health professor said some public health laws that restrict personal choice are implemented for the good of the overall community....

 2020-02-27 22:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Financial adviser urges Mainers not to overreact to market drop over coronavirus...

"The economy as the whole and this country as a whole and our history as a whole has seen much worse crises -- World War II, for example. We survived. The economy survived," financial adviser Sean Riley said....

 2020-02-27 22:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

How deadly is the new coronavirus? Who's most at risk?...

The death rate for COVID-19, the new coronavirus that has taken hold in China, is lower and higher than other diseases. Here's what you need to know....

 2020-02-27 22:31 

The Portland Press Herald

Pence, criticized for handling of Indiana's HIV outbreak, will lead U.S. coronavirus response...

As governor, Mike Pence didn't agree with federal health experts that distributing clean needles was a good idea as one method to control the worst outbreak in the state's history....

 2020-02-27 22:19 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Residents worried after 18 firefighters resign in Paris...

PARIS (WGME) A Maine town is figuring out its next steps, after 18 firefighters abruptly resigned. The Paris fire chief showed CBS 13 the aftermath of the resignations, which included piles of turned in equipment on the floor of the department's garag...

 2020-02-27 22:19 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Residents worried after 18 firefighters resign in Paris...

PARIS (WGME) A Maine town is figuring out its next steps, after 18 firefighters abruptly resigned. The Paris fire chief showed CBS 13 the aftermath of the resignations, which included piles of turned in equipment on the floor of the department's garag...

 2020-02-27 22:04 

The Portland Press Herald

Renowned doctor found refuge in Maine...

Ryan was a prominent cardiologist based in Boston, but York was where he was able to be a father, grandfather and boater....

 2020-02-27 22:00 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Maine holding 1st presidential primary in 24 years...

STATEWIDE Next Tuesday is Super Tuesday as far as presidential primaries are concerned. In fact, Maine joins 13 states plus American... The post Maine holding 1st presidential primary in 24 years appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-02-27 21:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Jungle Cruise ride at Disney's Magic Kingdom takes on water with guests on board...

Photos from guests at Disney's Magic Kingdom appear to show a Jungle Cruise attraction boat taking on water....

 2020-02-27 21:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk...

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated....

 2020-02-27 21:51 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Weather At Your School: St. James School...

Meteorologist Ted McInerney visited with students at St. James School in Biddeford....

 2020-02-27 21:47 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Legalize marijuana advocate says new proposal is 'outdated'...

BELFAST A proposal to provide $649,000 in funding to create a new division within the Office of Marijuana Policy... The post Legalize marijuana advocate says new proposal is 'outdated' appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-02-27 21:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Stock market plummets for third time this week; on pace for worst week since 2008...

U.S. stocks faced another sharp selloff on Thursday as worries about coronavirus mounted....

 2020-02-27 21:21 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Girl with special needs had just one request for her birthday...

For her birthday, 10-year-old Marlie didn't want a bunch of gifts or a big party. She just wanted one simple thing....

 2020-02-27 21:10 

The Portland Press Herald

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after new rape claim...

The filmmaker is still wanted in the United States decades after he was charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in 1977....

 2020-02-27 21:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'No words for that': Student with special needs receives life-changing gift...

For 10-year-old Hilary Patel, just having the opportunity to be mobile is a victory. Thanks to her local Kiwanis Club, she now has that chance....

 2020-02-27 21:02 

The Portland Press Herald

What are the first steps to preparing your business for sale?...

It takes hard work and dedication to run a successful business, but preparing to move on can seem more challenging than actually getting the business off of the ground....

 2020-02-27 21:00 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Breaking down Question 1: Part 1...

STATEWIDE Next week, Mainers will vote on a referendum regarding school vaccination requirements. The issue brought hundreds to the... The post Breaking down Question 1: Part 1 appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2020-02-27 20:42 

The Portland Press Herald

Team of developers buys Portland's old Mercy Hospital for future housing...

Northern Light Mercy Hospital will continue to operate at its 144 State St. site over the next 2 years, while the developers work on a detailed plan....

 2020-02-27 20:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Data breach at logistics company exposes customer names, numbers, business' financial info...

"One of our highest priorities has been and continues to be the security of our carriers' and customers' information," a spokesperson said....

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