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 2021-09-23 19:26 

The Portland Press Herald

Football Game of the Week: Freeport and Lisbon seek bounce-back games...

Both squads come into the Class D showdown having dropped their last games....

 2021-09-23 19:18 

The Portland Press Herald

Bangor hospital sets COVID-19 inpatient record for 2nd week as Maine hits highest ICU levels yet...

The delta surge continues to pound the unvaccinated, who account for almost all coronavirus intensive care patients....

 2021-09-23 19:13 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

A 3,500-year-old clay tablet acquired by Hobby Lobby is going back to Iraq...

It was looted from an Iraqi museum 30 years ago, now, a 3,500-year-old clay tablet discovered in the ruins of the library of an ancient Middle Eastern king is finally headed back to Iraq....

 2021-09-23 19:12 

The Portland Press Herald

Red Sox and Yankees set for a wild weekend clash at Fenway...

With Boston up by two games over New York in the race for a first wild card, the three-game series kicks off Friday with a heavyweight battle of pitchers....

 2021-09-23 19:10 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Jury urged to make R. Kelly pay for his alleged sex crimes...

With the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial nearing jury deliberations, a prosecutor on Thursday urged jurors to convict the R&B superstar on federal charges that he used his celebrity as leverage to sexually abuse women, girls and boys for more than two deca...

 2021-09-23 18:59 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

New wildfire prompts evacuations in Northern California...

Statewide, more than 9,000 firefighters remained assigned to 10 large, active wildfires, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection....

 2021-09-23 18:59 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Good Shepherd Food Bank shares insecurity report...

STATEWIDE (WGME) — An estimated 182,000 Mainers experienced hunger recently, with one food bank distributing a record-setting 31 million meals.... The post Good Shepherd Food Bank shares insecurity report appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2021-09-23 18:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Biker group shows support for middle schooler experiencing bullying...

"I hope Braelyn takes away that she's loved and that she has support," shared one biker....

 2021-09-23 18:59 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of Black cinema, dies at 89...

Melvin Van Peebles, a Broadway playwright, musician and movie director whose work ushered in the "blaxploitation" films of the 1970s, has died....

 2021-09-23 18:55 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

County Ag Report: Buckwheat...

Buckwheat thrives in the County, and locals know what to do with it: make ployes...

 2021-09-23 18:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

FOR SALE: 'The Conjuring' house is listed at $1.2M...

The iconic home used as the premise of "The Conjuring" is up for sale. The horror film was based on supposed accounts taken from this 14-room, 3,109 square foot farmhouse in Rhode Island....

 2021-09-23 18:51 

The Portland Press Herald

Durham appoints new fire chief, looks to boost department membership...

Durham's newest Fire and Rescue Chief Rob Tripp began work earlier this week, and he hopes to boost the department's per-diem membership roster....

 2021-09-23 18:49 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

School named after country's oldest National Park ranger on her 100th birthday...

A California school was renamed after National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin on her 100th birthday....

 2021-09-23 18:47 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Sheriff's office seeking Whiting man...

WHITING — The Washington County Sheriff's Office is looking for 23-year-old Jordan Shields of Whiting. The sheriff's office said there... The post Sheriff's office seeking Whiting man appeared first on WVII / Fox Bangor ....

 2021-09-23 18:43 

The Portland Press Herald

Bar Harbor Town Council recommends steep cuts in number of cruise ship passengers...

Some members of the town's Cruise Ship Committee say the potential limits on visitors are too restrictive....

 2021-09-23 18:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Gator relocated after getting stuck in Florida storm drain...

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers were brought in to safely relocate the gator....

 2021-09-23 18:26 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Woman believed to be victim of Samuel Little, nation's most prolific serial killer, identified...

Samuel Little died last year at age 80 while serving three consecutive life-without-parole sentences for the deaths of three women in the late 1980s — but he had confessed to 93 other killings between 1970 and 2005, according to the FBI....

 2021-09-23 18:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Relationship between migraines and sleep clarified in new research...

Wondering whether migraines cause poor sleep quality or if subpar sleep leads to migraines? These experts looked into it. Here's what they discovered....

 2021-09-23 18:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Matthew McConaughey still 'measuring' run for Texas governor...

McConaughey said his struggle with becoming a politician is how to remain an artist as well....

 2021-09-23 18:14 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Thunderstorms end the work week...

(WGME) -- Friday will be an active weather day. A slow moving cold front will work its way eastward bringing a line of rain and thunderstorms. The overall risk of severe weather is relatively low, but there is a chance some could be strong or severe. Here...

 2021-09-23 18:14 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Thunderstorms end the work week...

(WGME) -- Friday will be an active weather day. A slow moving cold front will work its way eastward bringing a line of rain and thunderstorms. The overall risk of severe weather is relatively low, but there is a chance some could be strong or severe. Here...

 2021-09-23 18:11 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Amber Alert issued for missing Arkansas boy...

Arkansas State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 7-year-old boy....

 2021-09-23 18:10 

The Portland Press Herald

White House to tell agencies to prepare for possible government shutdown during a pandemic...

Both Democrats and Republicans have made clear they intend to fund the government before its funding expires on Sept. 30, but time is running out....

 2021-09-23 18:04 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tom Brady: NFL is 'softer than it used to be'...

"The one thing that's probably changed over the years in terms of why it's probably gone a little more this way is... I think they're calling more penalties on defensive players for hitting ... for violent contact."...

 2021-09-23 17:52 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Volvo wants its cars leather-free by 2030...

By 2025, Volvo hopes 25% of its new car interiors will come from recycled and bio-based material....

 2021-09-23 17:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'We honor your service and sacrifice': Maine law enforcement pay tribute to fallen deputy...

Law enforcement agencies across Maine paid tribute Thursday to fallen Hancock County sheriff's Deputy Luke Gross....

 2021-09-23 17:37 

Newscentermaine.com

Bangor School Department reports 22 COVID-19 cases after the first few weeks of school...

Superintendent James Tager says COVID safety measures are stopping the virus from spreading in classrooms....

 2021-09-23 17:35 

The Portland Press Herald

Whistling Straits gives Ryder Cup course the feel of a seaside links...

The U.S. got to choose the course, but Whistling Straits has few trees and is exposed to the elements. That could favor the Europeans....

 2021-09-23 17:32 

The Portland Press Herald

Democratic leaders, White House agree on framework to pay for $3.5 trillion bill...

The party has been divided over the final size of the bill and many of the details, and there has been no public word that agreements have been reached on any of those crucial questions....

 2021-09-23 17:30 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

USOPC will require COVID-19 vaccine for all US athletes at Beijing Games...

Athletes and staff would have an opportunity to obtain a medical or religious exemption to the mandate, the USOPC said....

 2021-09-23 17:29 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tropical Storm Sam has officially formed. Here's what we know about the potential path...

The official forecast shows the system becoming a hurricane on Friday and a major hurricane — Category 3 or higher — as early as the end of the weekend....

 2021-09-23 17:27 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Presidents of the universities of Maine at Presque Isle and Fort Kent says school year is off to a good start...

College has been in for a couple weeks and presidents of the universities of Maine at Presque Isle and Fort Kent say they're off to a good start. Here's Megan Cole with an update....

 2021-09-23 17:26 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Street signs with positive messages help lift town's spirits...

The happy signs seen on streets in Lee's Summit, Jennifer Hunsinger and her family started making them in 2016 to remind folks to just be kind....

 2021-09-23 17:01 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Here's how to spot the pandemic stress kids are bringing to school...

Your child's silence doesn't always mean "stay away," an expert says....

 2021-09-23 16:58 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

COVID hospitalizations average $75,000...

Nonprofit group Fair Health released its new analysis of insurance claims and found the average bill for COVID patients in the hospital is about $75,000....

 2021-09-23 16:56 

The Portland Press Herald

After Northeast flooding, insurance problems swamp residents...

Flood damage is not covered by homeowners or renters insurance policies, and most of those affected lived in areas outside of coastal floodplains, making flood insurance an afterthought....

 2021-09-23 16:51 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Off-duty doctor saves mountain biker's life...

It was that spot where two strangers' lives would intertwine....

 2021-09-23 16:44 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Office of Management and Budget prepares for possible government shutdown...

The government is due to run out of funding on Sept. 30 without congressional action....

 2021-09-23 16:40 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Netflix to debut 'Tiger King 2...

Netflix announced...

 2021-09-23 16:32 

The Portland Press Herald

Sports Digest: Buffalo's Eichel fails physical, stripped of captaincy for Sabres...

Buffalo's Jack Eichel fails his physical, leaving the team and player no closer to a resolution over how to treat a herniated disk which has sidelined him for six months...

 2021-09-23 16:31 

The Portland Press Herald

Local land trust forms partnership to protect birds...

The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust launches partnership with Ag Allies...

 2021-09-23 16:24 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

CDC advisers try to work out the details on booster shots...

Late Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration signed off on extra shots of the Pfizer formula for a broad swath of Americans: those 65 and older, people at high risk of severe illness, and health care workers and others in danger of becoming infected o...

 2021-09-23 16:17 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Homecoming dance canceled due COVID-19, Maine parents organize their own for students...

KENNEBUNK (WGME) -- RSU 21 is not hosting a school-based homecoming dance this year, saying it is not the safest choice for students and district employees due to the pandemic. But that's not stopping some parents from organizing their own homecoming ...

 2021-09-23 16:17 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Homecoming dance canceled due COVID-19, Maine parents organize their own for students...

KENNEBUNK (WGME) -- RSU 21 is not hosting a school-based homecoming dance this year, saying it is not the safest choice for students and district employees due to the pandemic. But that's not stopping some parents from organizing their own homecoming ...

 2021-09-23 16:17 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Bomb used in attempted ATM robbery in California...

Police said that no money was stolen....

 2021-09-23 16:10 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Haitian migrant speaks out on why he and his pregnant wife made the monthslong journey to America...

Rolph Louis spent a week under the Del Rio International Bridge, alongside thousands of other migrants waiting to be processed by U.S. immigration authorities....

 2021-09-23 16:08 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Mexican forces surround border migrant camp...

The Mexican authorities' operation appeared designed to drive the migrants back across the river into Texas....

 2021-09-23 16:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Press Play: Listen to 'Haunt You' by Crystal Canyon...

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 2021-09-23 15:54 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill, no detail...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announced the development as Biden administration officials and Democratic congressional leaders negotiated behind the scenes on the mammoth package of spending ...

 2021-09-23 15:51 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

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