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Edward Shames, last ‘Band of Brothers’ officer, dies New! 2021-12-05 19:07:17He made his first combat jump into Normandy on D-Day and was the first member of the 101st Airborneto enter Dachau after its liberation.

Grand Ole Opry country singer Stonewall Jackson dies New! 2021-12-05 18:56:55A guitarist, he performed on the show beginning in 1956 and was still appearing in 2010.

Three-day celebration of late Rep. Carrie Meek’s life New! 2021-12-05 18:38:29The social justice activist died at home on Nov. 28 at 95.

Ex-Sen. David Perdue plans to challenge Georgia Gov. New! 2021-12-05 18:34:44The winner of the 2022 GOP primary will likely run against Stacey Abrams in the general election.

Chris Cuomo was accused of sexual harassment days New! 2021-12-05 18:11:01The new allegation comes after a veteran TV executive wrote a column in September saying he had groped her at a party 16 years ago.

It’s Jussie Smollett’s turn to testify. Will he? New! 2021-12-05 18:01:27Some legal experts say the only chance he has of beating charges that he lied to police is by telling jurors his version of what happened.

Kennedy Center Honors presented Sunday night New! 2021-12-05 17:22:55The ceremony will be broadcast Dec. 22 on CBS.

Coronavirus vaccine demand grows in U.S. amid omicron New! 2021-12-05 16:48:57In October, about a million shots a day were being administered in the U.S. In the past three days, the numbers have exceeded or neared 2 million.

80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor brings end to New! 2021-12-05 16:36:31A Pentagon project that identifies hundreds of unknowns killed at Pearl Harbor ends on Tuesday.

Hippos test positive for coronavirus in Belgium, the New! 2021-12-05 16:23:19It's unclear how the Antwerp zoo's Imani, 14, and Hermien, 41, contracted the virus.

CMP parent company countersues former subcontractor, claiming defamation New! 2021-12-05 15:49:30Avangrid says Paulo Silva is a disgruntled former subcontractor who's upset his company wasn't awarded new contracts. Last week, Silva sued Avangrid

Senate leader, presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at New! 2021-12-05 12:07:09One of the Kansas Republican's last public appearances was to salute the coffin of George H.W. Bush in 2018.

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This has been Maine’s deadliest year for fires New! 2021-12-05 17:48:00Twenty-four people have died in Maine fires so far this year.

Contact tracing revs up in some states as New! 2021-12-05 14:04:06Contact tracing is a vital tool in the pandemic response, allowing health departments to notify people who had close contact with an infected person a

3rd party to probe Oxford High’s actions ahead New! 2021-12-05 13:45:30Oxford Community Schools Superintendent Tim Throne said in a statement that he called for the outside investigation because parents have asked questio

Senate leader, presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at New! 2021-12-05 12:35:37Dole announced in February 2021 that he'd been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

UMaine hockey earns frustrating tie while outshooting Vermont 2021-12-05 11:40:29Vermont is now 3-9-2 overall and 2-4-2 in Hockey East while UMaine is 1-11-3 and 1-8-2.

Project HOPE connects those seeking recovery with resources 2021-12-05 11:27:10ELLSWORTH — Amplified by the many challenges created by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Maine’s opiate and substance use crisis continues t

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta 2021-12-05 10:38:57The number of people testing positive statewide each day for the virus has doubled in the last 30 days.

‘Blessing of the Bambinelli’ set for Machias, Lubec, 2021-12-05 10:33:15MACHIAS — A wonderful tradition, originating during the papacy of Pope St. John Paul II, will be renewed in Washington County on the weekend of

1st case of omicron variant detected in Massachusetts 2021-12-05 10:24:12The unidentified woman — a resident of Middlesex County — is fully vaccinated, has experienced mild disease, and did not require hospitali

UMaine men’s basketball comes up short against Columbia 2021-12-05 08:32:52Columbia University defeated the University of Maine men’s basketball team 77-66 on Saturday afternoon at Schiller Court in New York City.

Veteran Drexel women’s basketball team thumps youthful UMaine 2021-12-05 08:27:42The Black Bears fell to 2-6. They have lost three games in a row.

3 people die in Union Street fire 2021-12-05 07:54:49Three people have died and two are in the hospital after a fire broke out at an uninhabited home on Union Street in Bangor Sunday morning.

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