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 2020-02-19 15:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

88-year-old Kansas crossing guard dies after pushing children out of car's path...

"To give his life for those children, how blessed are we that Bob was there?"...

 2020-02-19 15:34 

WGME

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Meg Griffin from 'Family Guy' admitted to Maine college...

Bowdoin College is basking in some national name recognition after the school was mentioned on the Fox TV show "Family Guy. "The latest episode features Meg Griffin announcing she got accepted to Bowdoin College in Brunswick. The character made th...

 2020-02-19 15:34 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Meg Griffin from 'Family Guy' admitted to Maine college...

Bowdoin College is basking in some national name recognition after the school was mentioned on the Fox TV show "Family Guy. "The latest episode features Meg Griffin announcing she got accepted to Bowdoin College in Brunswick. The character made th...

 2020-02-19 15:30 

The Portland Press Herald

Something in the way they moved us...

Talk about rattling some jewelry in the front row. Write a little something about the Beatles and their influence on local street names and the email inbox veritably twists and shouts. No fewer than six kind readers weighed in on our local Beatles-loving ...

 2020-02-19 15:16 

The Portland Press Herald

CMP brings back former CEO in effort to regain public's trust...

David Flanagan will serve as executive chairman of the electric utility's board of directors in an effort to restore the company's battered reputation and improve its customer service....

 2020-02-19 15:03 

WGME

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CMP installs former CEO as executive chairman as it struggles to restore service quality...

(BDN) -- Central Maine Power is bringing its CEO from the 1990s back in a move that the company said would help it restore "quality service to its Maine customers. "The company announced Wednesday morning that it had appointed David Flanagan to se...

 2020-02-19 15:03 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

CMP installs former CEO as executive chairman as it struggles to restore service quality...

(BDN) -- Central Maine Power is bringing its CEO from the 1990s back in a move that the company said would help it restore "quality service to its Maine customers. "The company announced Wednesday morning that it had appointed David Flanagan to se...

 2020-02-19 15:01 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sea Dog Brewing Company opens new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- Sea Dog Brewing Company opened a new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the Broadway location. The new restaurant is located where the former Easy Day Bowling Center was l...

 2020-02-19 15:01 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sea Dog Brewing Company opens new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) -- Sea Dog Brewing Company opened a new brewpub and family fun center in South Portland. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the Broadway location. The new restaurant is located where the former Easy Day Bowling Center was l...

 2020-02-19 14:50 

The Portland Press Herald

Westbrook Police Notes: Feb. 10-16...
 2020-02-19 14:30 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Town-by-town totals: Parts of Maine see more than half-foot of snow from Tuesday storm...

Tuesday's snow moved through Maine quickly, but some parts of the state saw more than half a foot of snow....

 2020-02-19 14:00 

WMTW

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Maine fire chief launches support group for first responders...

Emergency responders deal with trauma and high stress day in and day out and now a local fire chief is launching a new effort to provide support....

 2020-02-19 13:55 

WGME

[ Maine ]

I-95 closed after 2 southbound tractor-trailers crash...

The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed in Plymouth Wednesday morning after two tractor-trailers crashed. The crash happened near exit 159 in Plymouth, and southbound traffic was being diverted at exits 167 and 161. A photo of the scene from the...

 2020-02-19 13:52 

The Portland Press Herald

Coastal History: Cod integral to Maine, triangle trade route...

When people think of Maine seafood, they usually picture lobster and clams. But it was not the crawling sea spider, nor the bivalve, that first brought Europeans to our shores. It was codfish. Dried cod was first used, perhaps, by the Vikings, who would c...

 2020-02-19 13:41 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Your Voice, Your Future: Maine's Vaccine Debate Monday at 7 p.m....

CBS 13 is hosting a town hall debate on Question 1 on the March 3 ballot. The referendum asks voters if they want to overturn a law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions from vaccination requirements. Jennifer Long and Gregg Lagerquist wi...

 2020-02-19 13:41 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Your Voice, Your Future: Maine's Vaccine Debate Monday at 7 p.m....

CBS 13 is hosting a town hall debate on Question 1 on the March 3 ballot. The referendum asks voters if they want to overturn a law that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions from vaccination requirements. Jennifer Long and Gregg Lagerquist wi...

 2020-02-19 13:36 

WMTW

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Maine women to compete on 'Wheel of Fortune'...

Laura Oliver and Beth Day are competing as part of "Girlfriend Getaways Week" on the game show....

 2020-02-19 13:27 

WMTW

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Two Maine breweries ranked among best in the world...

Maine is well known for its many great craft breweries, and now two have been ranked among the best in the world....

 2020-02-19 13:18 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Heat lamps are an unnecessary fire risk in chicken coops...

(BDN) -- When a fire destroyed a Clifton chicken coop last week, firefighters identified a newly installed heat lamp as the most likely cause for the blaze that killed six chickens. In the wake of that fire, officials want people to know the risks associa...

 2020-02-19 13:18 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Heat lamps are an unnecessary fire risk in chicken coops...

(BDN) -- When a fire destroyed a Clifton chicken coop last week, firefighters identified a newly installed heat lamp as the most likely cause for the blaze that killed six chickens. In the wake of that fire, officials want people to know the risks associa...

 2020-02-19 13:06 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Gusty winds this afternoon...

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

 2020-02-19 12:56 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Justice Department finds Maine in violation of law for limiting disability services...

(BDN) -- The U. S. Department of Justice has determined that Maine has been violating federal law for years by not providing a man who has several disabilities and medical conditions with the help he needs in his home to go about his daily life, in a find...

 2020-02-19 12:56 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Justice Department finds Maine in violation of law for limiting disability services...

(BDN) -- The U. S. Department of Justice has determined that Maine has been violating federal law for years by not providing a man who has several disabilities and medical conditions with the help he needs in his home to go about his daily life, in a find...

 2020-02-19 12:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Walmart's request for a tax break in Ellsworth could test the 'dark store' theory...

ELLSWORTH (BDN) -- The Walmart Supercenter in Ellsworth is appealing the city's rejection of its request to cut its property tax bill in half. The outcome could be a Maine test case of the "dark store" tax assessment theory, which big box reta...

 2020-02-19 12:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Walmart's request for a tax break in Ellsworth could test the 'dark store' theory...

ELLSWORTH (BDN) -- The Walmart Supercenter in Ellsworth is appealing the city's rejection of its request to cut its property tax bill in half. The outcome could be a Maine test case of the "dark store" tax assessment theory, which big box reta...

 2020-02-19 12:53 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

What to expect in tonight's Democratic debate...

The ninth Democratic presidential debate will be the first featuring Mike Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and billionaire owner of a financial data and news empire....

 2020-02-19 12:49 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Lawmakers debate Gov. Mills' proposed $126M spending proposal...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee held its first hearings Tuesday on Gov. Janet Mills' proposal for $126 million in new spending. The committee began hearing public testimony on the supplemental budge...

 2020-02-19 12:49 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Lawmakers debate Gov. Mills' proposed $126M spending proposal...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee held its first hearings Tuesday on Gov. Janet Mills' proposal for $126 million in new spending. The committee began hearing public testimony on the supplemental budge...

 2020-02-19 12:34 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Families enjoy night skiing on Shawnee Peak....

BRIDGTON (WGME) -- Following a day of snow and a wintry mix, some skiers took advantage of the cold temperatures to hit the slopes at Shawnee Peak Tuesday night. "It's a lot more fun, and you can ski faster," skier Thomas Emerson. This week is...

 2020-02-19 12:34 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Families enjoy night skiing on Shawnee Peak....

BRIDGTON (WGME) -- Following a day of snow and a wintry mix, some skiers took advantage of the cold temperatures to hit the slopes at Shawnee Peak Tuesday night. "It's a lot more fun, and you can ski faster," skier Thomas Emerson. This week is...

 2020-02-19 11:45 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine moves closer to importation of medicine from Canada...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) --A committee of the Maine Legislature has moved the state closer to wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada. The committee unanimously approved rules from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday. D...

 2020-02-19 11:45 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine moves closer to importation of medicine from Canada...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) --A committee of the Maine Legislature has moved the state closer to wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada. The committee unanimously approved rules from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday. D...

 2020-02-19 11:37 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

5-year-old girl, her mother, grandmother killed in crash near Disney...

Three members of a Massachusetts family were killed in a crash near Walt Disney World....

 2020-02-19 11:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

3 men were found dead near a California cemetery. Sheriff says it 'was a message'...

Police said the men are all believed to have been killed at the cemetery....

 2020-02-19 11:25 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Susan Collins joins senators who want FDA to keep e-cigs from kids...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's Republican senator has joined a bipartisan group of colleagues calling on the U. S. Food and Drug Administration to work harder to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of children. Sen. Susan Collins and others sent a lett...

 2020-02-19 11:25 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Susan Collins joins senators who want FDA to keep e-cigs from kids...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's Republican senator has joined a bipartisan group of colleagues calling on the U. S. Food and Drug Administration to work harder to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of children. Sen. Susan Collins and others sent a lett...

 2020-02-19 11:20 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Funerals held for sisters killed in Clinton crash...

CLINTON (WGME) -- Hundreds of friends and relatives filled Lawrence High School's Community Center to say a final goodbye to two sisters who died in a crash. The funerals for 14-year-old Emily Baker and her 12-year-old sister, Ashlin, were held Tuesda...

 2020-02-19 11:20 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Funerals held for sisters killed in Clinton crash...

CLINTON (WGME) -- Hundreds of friends and relatives filled Lawrence High School's Community Center to say a final goodbye to two sisters who died in a crash. The funerals for 14-year-old Emily Baker and her 12-year-old sister, Ashlin, were held Tuesda...

 2020-02-19 11:13 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'I Promise,' children's book written by LeBron James, set to be published...

LeBron James, long a dominant force on the basketball court, will now try his hand at writing children's books....

 2020-02-19 11:09 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Father and daughter fall through ice while snowmobiling near Baxter State Park...

BAXTER STATE PARK -- A father and daughter from Manchester, Connecticut, were traveling northwest on North Twin Lake on snowmobiles when they broke through the ice and quickly became submerged just before 7 p. m. on Monday. The 53-year-old and the 16-year...

 2020-02-19 11:09 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Father and daughter fall through ice while snowmobiling near Baxter State Park...

BAXTER STATE PARK -- A father and daughter from Manchester, Connecticut, were traveling northwest on North Twin Lake on snowmobiles when they broke through the ice and quickly became submerged just before 7 p. m. on Monday. The 53-year-old and the 16-year...

 2020-02-19 11:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Leonard Pitts: Spread of virus shows we can't wall ourselves off from world's woes...

The idea that America can somehow disengage from the rest of the planet has never seemed more ludicrous....

 2020-02-19 10:54 

The Portland Press Herald

Germany to require social media sites to report hate speech...

The bill would require social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube to report certain hate speech to the police....

 2020-02-19 10:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

App created at Bowdoin College allows people to trade political media content...

BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- Super Tuesday is less than two weeks away, and a new political app created at Bowdoin College is starting to gain attention across the state. The program is called Media Trades and it's designed to help people break out of their &#...

 2020-02-19 10:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

App created at Bowdoin College allows people to trade political media content...

BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- Super Tuesday is less than two weeks away, and a new political app created at Bowdoin College is starting to gain attention across the state. The program is called Media Trades and it's designed to help people break out of their &#...

 2020-02-19 10:35 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A woman's class ring that she lost in Maine in 1973 was just found buried in a forest in Finland...

Nearly 50 years after a woman lost her boyfriend's class ring in a Maine department store, it turned up buried six inches deep in the floor of a forest in Finland....

 2020-02-19 10:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Body of college student, missing since Valentine's Day, found in Georgia...

Anitra Gunn's father told news outlets that he last spoke with his daughter to wish her a Happy Valentine's Day....

 2020-02-19 09:01 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter: Balentine favors regulation only if it suits him personally...

After the regular criticisms against most if not all regulation in his weekly column "Here's Something," Balentine has just admitted that he favors at least one regulation: against drones. ("Drone surveillance law needed in Maine," Feb...

 2020-02-19 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter: Trump re-election would mean end of Affordable Care Act...

While Trump made lots of false or misleading statements during his State of the Union speech, perhaps the most egregious was his promise to protect people with pre-existing conditions from losing health insurance coverage. The Trump administration support...

 2020-02-19 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Help addicts in recovery by supporting L.D. 1492...

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