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 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....

 2021-01-22 16:18 

The Portland Press Herald

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

Biden is looking for Austin to restore stability atop the Pentagon, which went through two Senate-confirmed secretaries of defense and four who held the post on an interim basis during the Trump administration....

 2021-01-22 16:14 

The Portland Press Herald

Yellen nomination as Treasury secretary clears committee...

The Senate Finance Committee has approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th Treasury secretary....

 2021-01-22 16:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

First-ever nuclear weapons ban begins; nuclear powers aren't part of treaty...

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is now part of international law....

 2021-01-22 15:59 

The Portland Press Herald

Biden's plan for federally run mass vaccination sites takes shape...

Enlisting FEMA, an agency of the Department of Homeland Security, is among the clearest signals that Biden intends to involve the federal government more directly in the administration of vaccines....

 2021-01-22 15:57 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Yellen nomination as Treasury secretary clears committee...

The administration is urging a quick confirmation vote, saying it's critical to get the top member of Biden's economic team in place as the Democratic president seeks to win approval of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan....

 2021-01-22 15:51 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

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

An Army Safety Investigation team arrived at the site Thursday from Fort Rucker in Alabama....

 2021-01-22 15:51 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies...

Hank Aaron, baseball Hall of Famer and one-time home run king, has died, according to the MLB Network and CBS46 in Atlanta....

 2021-01-22 15:43 

Newscentermaine.com

National Guard reveals its service members will soon leave DC...

The National Guard said arrangements are being made to send 15,000 of its service members home within the next five to ten days....

 2021-01-22 15:43 

Newscentermaine.com

New grant program helps Mainers impacted by opioid epidemic re-enter workforce...

A $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor is helping about 360 Mainers affected by the opioid epidemic get free job services and life navigation....

 2021-01-22 15:43 

Newscentermaine.com

Schumer: House to send Trump impeachment article Monday...

Trump is the first president to be twice impeached and the first to face a trial after leaving office....

 2021-01-22 15:43 

Newscentermaine.com

Hampden man arrested for throwing Molotov cocktails at Bangor apartment building...

Sunil Jones has been charged with Arson and Attempted Murder....

 2021-01-22 15:39 

The Portland Press Herald

Republican lawmakers defend Capitol Police chief's controversial posts on Facebook...

In a letter, 67 Republicans accuse Democrats of trampling on the free speech rights of Chief Russell Gauvin, who shared posts that raise questions about the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election....

 2021-01-22 15:29 

The Portland Press Herald

Schumer: House to send Trump impeachment article Monday...

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell had proposed pushing back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial to February....

 2021-01-22 15:23 

The Portland Press Herald

Harpswell temporarily closes quahog harvesting in Quahog Bay...

Harpswell selectmen unanimously approved the closure Thursday. The town's request will be reviewed for approval by the Maine Department of Marine Resources within 20 days....

 2021-01-22 15:22 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Carnival Cruise Line cancels trips through April...

The company said in a news release it was notifying people who had booked a trip and their options for refunds or credits for future travel....

 2021-01-22 15:18 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

4 more Mainers with COVID-19 have died as state reports 636 new cases...

Aroostook County has 12 new cases...

 2021-01-22 15:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Woman who made Bernie Sanders' mittens says she has no more to sell...

The teacher behind the cozy mittens worn by Sen. Bernie Sanders during President Joe Biden's inauguration said she's been flooded with requests from people wanting to buy a pair. But they're no longer for sale....

 2021-01-22 15:13 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers...

The 7,500 vaccinated health care workers will get free tickets....

 2021-01-22 14:49 

Newscentermaine.com

636 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Maine Friday; 4 more deaths...

Find developments on the Maine coronavirus, COVID-19 outbreak as we work together to separate facts from fear. Friday, January 22, 2021....

 2021-01-22 14:49 

Newscentermaine.com

Rare COVID-19 vaccine side effect linked to cosmetic dermal filler...

"I felt like I got punched in the face, like it's kind of what woke me up. I turned my head and it was painful under my eyes, and so I was like freaking out....

 2021-01-22 14:48 

Newscentermaine.com

GOP congressman suggests $1,400 stimulus checks for people who receive COVID-19 vaccine...

One Republican congressman says the third round of coronavirus stimulus checks should go to people who get the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-01-22 14:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

4 more Mainers with COVID-19 have died as state reports 636 new cases...

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported four new coronavirus-related deaths on Friday and 636 new cases....

 2021-01-22 14:32 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Get paid to eat candy! Company looks to hire taste testers...

The Candy Funhouse, in Mississauga, Ontario is looking for "candyologists....

 2021-01-22 14:32 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Rep. Greene files articles of impeachment against Biden...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., announced on Thursday she submitted articles of impeachment against newly inaugurated President Joe Biden....

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