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Maine looking for new members of Student Cabinet group

Oct. 17, 2021 08:37 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is looking for new students to participate in the Student Cabinet, which meets regularly with state education officials. The Student Cabinet meets with members of the Maine Department of Education to discuss issues such as educational...

The Latest: Another record in Russia's daily virus numbers

Oct. 17, 2021 07:10 AM EDT

Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases. The national coronavirus task force on Sunday said 34,303 new infections were recorded in the previous...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Camden Hills Regional 53, Mount View 14 Cape Elizabeth 69, Wells 0 Cheverus 52, Sacopee Valley 0 Cony 28, Lawrence 14 Fryeburg Academy 36, Nokomis Regional 7 ...

Maine ends William & Mary's four-game win streak

Oct. 16, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Derek Robertson threw for two touchdowns, Freddie Brock scored twice and Maine defeated William & Mary 27-16 on Saturday, ending the Tribe's four-game winning streak. Brock caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Robertson and rushed for a 22-yard...

House explosion, fire under investigation; owner injured

Oct. 16, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

EMBDEN, Maine (AP) — Firefighters in Maine are investigating a house explosion and fire that injured the homeowner. The residence is a complete loss following the explosion Friday afternoon in Embden, state fire and police said in a news release. ...

Guns to be transformed into metal used in consumer products

Oct. 16, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A police department on Saturday destroyed a cache of weapons that's going to be melted down to be transformed into peaceful products. Several dozen guns that were seized or turned in were rendered inoperable in the parking lot of the Falmouth...

Removing the %&*@ from Maine's vanity plates will take time

Oct. 16, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine's roads and highways isn't going to happen overnight, even though a law banning such profanities in a state where such regulation has been unusually lax goes into effect Monday. Currently, there are license...

Maine land preservation program reactivated after 4 years

Oct. 16, 2021 08:44 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A land preservation program in Maine will be used to provide money for conservation for the first time since 2017. The administration of Democratic Gov. Janet Mills said it is asking for proposals for conservation and recreation projects via the...

The Latest: Russia's daily virus death toll passes 1,000

Oct. 16, 2021 06:33 AM EDT

MOSCOW — Russia’s daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections. The national coronavirus task force on Saturday reported 1,002 deaths in the previous day, up from 999 on Friday, along...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adairsville 21, Sonoraville 14 Alcovy 43, Grovetown 20 Allatoona 43, Sprayberry 7 Apalachee 42, Johnson-Gainesville 0 Appling County 42, Tattnall County 7 ...