News – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:00:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 Lawmaker proposing MaineCare dental benefit for low-income adults https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/maine-lawmaker-proposing-medicaid-dental-benefit-for-adults/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/maine-lawmaker-proposing-medicaid-dental-benefit-for-adults/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1787470 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/maine-lawmaker-proposing-medicaid-dental-benefit-for-adults/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1650902_635873-20181102_free-dental.jpgStephanie Beeckel, left, and Chris Priest give a dental cleaning to Mary Rena at the Oral Health Center at the University of New England in Portland. UNE participated in Dentists Who Care for ME on Friday.Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:38:51 +0000 Distinct state of Maine necklace a ‘lucky talisman’ for governor, jeweler https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/distinct-state-of-maine-necklace-a-lucky-talisman-for-governor-jeweler/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/distinct-state-of-maine-necklace-a-lucky-talisman-for-governor-jeweler/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1787394 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/distinct-state-of-maine-necklace-a-lucky-talisman-for-governor-jeweler/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787394_602061-20190121_necklace_3-770x1024-1.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 23:12:43 +0000 Uninvited by Pelosi, Trump says he’ll give State of Union after shutdown https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/uninvited-by-pelosi-trump-says-hell-give-state-of-union-after-shutdown/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/uninvited-by-pelosi-trump-says-hell-give-state-of-union-after-shutdown/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 05:30:26 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/uninvited-by-pelosi-trump-says-hell-give-state-of-union-after-shutdown/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/24/uninvited-by-pelosi-trump-says-hell-give-state-of-union-after-shutdown/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787962_sotu-6thld-writethru-1ca655ec-1361-11e9-90a8-136fa44b80ba.jpgPresident Trump, photographed at the White House on Jan. 4, said Wednesday night that "no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of the House Chamber" for the State of the Union address.Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:34:46 +0000 House Democrats remain resolute in opposition to wall https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-remain-resolute-in-opposition-to-wall/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-remain-resolute-in-opposition-to-wall/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 03:30:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-remain-resolute-in-opposition-to-wall/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-remain-resolute-in-opposition-to-wall/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787746_spending-1stld-writethru-fdb47186-1f2d-11e9-9145-3f74070bbdb9.jpgHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill Wednesday, when Democrats supported increased spending on border security but not for a wall.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:18:29 +0000 Trump approval rating at lowest level in a year https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-approval-rating-at-lowest-level-in-year/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-approval-rating-at-lowest-level-in-year/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 03:11:53 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-approval-rating-at-lowest-level-in-year/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-approval-rating-at-lowest-level-in-year/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1772550_trump-2ndld-writethru-eede3980-1361-11e9-90a8-136fa44b80ba.jpgPresident Trump should put his money where his mouth is, a letter writer says, funding a border wall with his billions.Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:15:24 +0000 Mexican surgery brings superbug https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mexican-surgery-brings-superbug/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mexican-surgery-brings-superbug/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:52:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mexican-surgery-brings-superbug/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mexican-surgery-brings-superbug/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787318_superbug-73fb3c64-1f22-11e9-9145-3f74070bbdb9.jpgTamika Capone, who had bariatric surgery four months ago in Tijuana, remains seriously ill despite being treated with a barrage of drugs.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:52:29 +0000 Astronomers capture the moment a rock from a comet hits the moon during an eclipse https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/astronomers-capture-the-moment-a-rock-from-a-comet-hits-the-moon-during-an-eclipse/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/astronomers-capture-the-moment-a-rock-from-a-comet-hits-the-moon-during-an-eclipse/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:46:02 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/astronomers-capture-the-moment-a-rock-from-a-comet-hits-the-moon-during-an-eclipse/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/astronomers-capture-the-moment-a-rock-from-a-comet-hits-the-moon-during-an-eclipse/feed/ 0 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:46:02 +0000 Pope Francis: Fear of migration ‘makes us crazy’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/pope-fear-of-migration-makes-us-crazy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/pope-fear-of-migration-makes-us-crazy/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:35:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/pope-fear-of-migration-makes-us-crazy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/pope-fear-of-migration-makes-us-crazy/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/04/1362955_Vatican_Pope_25003.jpg-d62.jpgIn this photo dated Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Pope Francis arrives in St.Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience. In an extraordinary letter published Wednesday April 11, 2018, Pope Francis has admitted he made "grave errors" in judgment in Chile's sex abuse scandal and invited the abuse victims he had discredited to Rome to beg their forgiveness.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:59:35 +0000 Portland council decides hotel developers will help fund affordable housing https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-unanimously-approves-fee-on-hotel-developers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-unanimously-approves-fee-on-hotel-developers/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:33:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-unanimously-approves-fee-on-hotel-developers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-unanimously-approves-fee-on-hotel-developers/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787270_363611-20170323_Feature_105.jpgPortland has seen a 14.6% growth in the number of hotel rooms from 2013 to 2016, much higher than the national average of 2.9%.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:58:07 +0000 What dirt in Brooklyn tells us about the class struggle in the U.S. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/what-dirt-in-brooklyn-tells-us-about-the-class-struggle-in-the-u-s/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/what-dirt-in-brooklyn-tells-us-about-the-class-struggle-in-the-u-s/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:01:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/what-dirt-in-brooklyn-tells-us-about-the-class-struggle-in-the-u-s/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/what-dirt-in-brooklyn-tells-us-about-the-class-struggle-in-the-u-s/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/09/1252124_Irma_Costruction_Cranes_960.jpgA crane on a building under construction may damage the high-rise at right during a hurricane, even though the cranes are designed to spin like weather vanes.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:02:51 +0000 Hulu plans several price changes for customers https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/hulu-plans-several-price-changes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/hulu-plans-several-price-changes/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:29:41 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/hulu-plans-several-price-changes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/hulu-plans-several-price-changes/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/08/1005736_559567-End-of-Free_Quin.jpgHulu is dropping the free TV episodes it was initially known for – typically the most recent handful of episodes from a show's current season – as it works to launch a streaming service.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:05:11 +0000 Political activist Angela Davis speaks at UNE https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/political-activist-angela-davis-speaks-at-une/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/political-activist-angela-davis-speaks-at-une/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:28:45 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/political-activist-angela-davis-speaks-at-une/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/political-activist-angela-davis-speaks-at-une/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/AngelaDavis1.jpg Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:46:01 +0000 Idea of 70% tax on wealthiest Americans has Davos abuzz https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/idea-of-70-tax-on-wealthiest-americans-has-davos-abuzz/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/idea-of-70-tax-on-wealthiest-americans-has-davos-abuzz/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:20:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/idea-of-70-tax-on-wealthiest-americans-has-davos-abuzz/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/idea-of-70-tax-on-wealthiest-americans-has-davos-abuzz/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787126_724133-AP_070521040546.jpgThe concept of a 70 percent marginal tax rate on the wealthiest Americans, proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on "60 Minutes," has got critics talking at the Swiss economic forum.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:08:58 +0000 Collins supports barring a president from withdrawing U.S. from NATO https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/collins-supports-barring-a-president-from-withdrawing-u-s-from-nato/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/collins-supports-barring-a-president-from-withdrawing-u-s-from-nato/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:15:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/collins-supports-barring-a-president-from-withdrawing-u-s-from-nato/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/collins-supports-barring-a-president-from-withdrawing-u-s-from-nato/feed/ 0 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:15:05 +0000 Portland council decides to slow down Franklin Street project https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-delays-vote-on-franklin-street-project/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-delays-vote-on-franklin-street-project/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:59:58 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-delays-vote-on-franklin-street-project/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/council-delays-vote-on-franklin-street-project/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2016/01/20160116_accidents-0022.jpgPORTLAND, ME - JANUARY 15: Motor vehicle accidents cause delays Friday morning on I-295 in Portland. (Photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer)Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:48:43 +0000 Amazon rolling out delivery robots in Seattle https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/amazon-rolling-out-delivery-robots-in-seattle/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/amazon-rolling-out-delivery-robots-in-seattle/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:45:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/amazon-rolling-out-delivery-robots-in-seattle/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/amazon-rolling-out-delivery-robots-in-seattle/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787066_724133-amazon-scout.jpg"Amazon Scout" will use robots the size of a cooler to deliver packages, but logistical obstacles abound.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:25:13 +0000 The richest Americans are getting richer – and younger https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-richest-americans-are-getting-richer-and-younger/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-richest-americans-are-getting-richer-and-younger/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:27:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-richest-americans-are-getting-richer-and-younger/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-richest-americans-are-getting-richer-and-younger/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/1573118_936042-MoneyBuildingsArt.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 22:12:25 +0000 Shutdown makes it harder to help distressed marine mammals https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/shutdown-makes-it-harder-to-help-distressed-marine-mammals/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/shutdown-makes-it-harder-to-help-distressed-marine-mammals/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:25:39 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/shutdown-makes-it-harder-to-help-distressed-marine-mammals/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/shutdown-makes-it-harder-to-help-distressed-marine-mammals/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1787022_Government_Shutdown_Whale2.jpgA North Atlantic right whale feeds on the surface of Cape Cod bay off the coast of Plymouth, Mass., in March 2018. Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their work.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:34:45 +0000 Fatal beating in Bangor captured on video, affidavit says https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatal-beating-in-bangor-captured-on-video-affidavit-says/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatal-beating-in-bangor-captured-on-video-affidavit-says/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:16:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatal-beating-in-bangor-captured-on-video-affidavit-says/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatal-beating-in-bangor-captured-on-video-affidavit-says/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/f-Donald-Galleck-e1542395828657.jpgDonald GalleckWed, 23 Jan 2019 18:27:52 +0000 Alec Baldwin agrees to plea deal in altercation over parking spot in New York https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/alec-baldwin-agrees-to-plea-deal-in-altercation-over-parking-spot-in-new-york/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/alec-baldwin-agrees-to-plea-deal-in-altercation-over-parking-spot-in-new-york/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:35:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/alec-baldwin-agrees-to-plea-deal-in-altercation-over-parking-spot-in-new-york/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/alec-baldwin-agrees-to-plea-deal-in-altercation-over-parking-spot-in-new-york/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786922_People_Alec_Baldwin_83465.j.jpgActor Alec Baldwin has pleaded guilty to harassment last fall outside his home in New York.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:15:10 +0000 Mills set to name ‘opioid czar’ for Maine this week https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-set-to-name-opioid-czar/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-set-to-name-opioid-czar/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:33:43 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-set-to-name-opioid-czar/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-set-to-name-opioid-czar/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1784622_275044-20190122_statehous5.jpgGov. Mills said Tuesday, "If they want to come after the critical services for Maine people, they are going to have to get through me."Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:30:43 +0000 Cardi B lands her first Las Vegas residency https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/cardi-b-lands-her-first-las-vegas-residency/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/cardi-b-lands-her-first-las-vegas-residency/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:09:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/cardi-b-lands-her-first-las-vegas-residency/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/cardi-b-lands-her-first-las-vegas-residency/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/1452278_Music-MTV_VMA_Nominations2.jpgRapper Cardi B received 10 nominations for an MTV Video Music Award, to be given out Aug. 20 at Radio City Music Hall.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:16:58 +0000 Gunman kills 5 people in Florida bank, in nation’s latest ‘senseless crime’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/5-people-fatally-shot-in-florida-bank-police-say/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/5-people-fatally-shot-in-florida-bank-police-say/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:00:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/5-people-fatally-shot-in-florida-bank-police-say/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/5-people-fatally-shot-in-florida-bank-police-say/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786850_Bank_Shooting_Florida_85908.jpgSebring, Florida, police chief Karl Hoglund listens to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speak during a news conference Wednesday in Sebring, Fla., after authorities said five people were shot and killed at a SunTrust bank branch.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:50:22 +0000 The Westbrook ice disk stops dead in the water – again https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-westbrook-ice-disk-is-dead-in-the-water-again/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-westbrook-ice-disk-is-dead-in-the-water-again/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:52:35 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-westbrook-ice-disk-is-dead-in-the-water-again/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/the-westbrook-ice-disk-is-dead-in-the-water-again/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/947971-20190123_IceDisk.jpgWESTBROOK, ME - JANUARY 23: The Westbrook Ice Disk has once again stopped spinning. What will the fate be for the natural phenomenon that had created a buzz both locally and nationally on social media and news. (/Staff PhotographerStaff photo by Derek Davis)Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:48:14 +0000 Sen. Collins says she supports Trump’s plan for border wall funding to end shutdown https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/sen-collins-says-she-supports-trumps-plan-for-border-wall-funding/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/sen-collins-says-she-supports-trumps-plan-for-border-wall-funding/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:50:06 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/sen-collins-says-she-supports-trumps-plan-for-border-wall-funding/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/sen-collins-says-she-supports-trumps-plan-for-border-wall-funding/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/collins.jpgSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, pauses while speaking to reporters as she arrives at the Capitol building in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:34:19 +0000 Biddeford man pleads guilty to sex trafficking a minor https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/biddeford-man-pleads-guilty-to-sex-trafficking-a-minor/ Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:01:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/biddeford-man-pleads-guilty-to-sex-trafficking-a-minor/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/09/gavel.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 16:22:13 +0000 Maine will receive $1.4 million in hip implant settlement https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-n-h-to-recieve-1-4-million-each-in-hip-implant-settlement/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-n-h-to-recieve-1-4-million-each-in-hip-implant-settlement/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:31:08 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-n-h-to-recieve-1-4-million-each-in-hip-implant-settlement/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-n-h-to-recieve-1-4-million-each-in-hip-implant-settlement/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/hips.jpghip replacement x-rayWed, 23 Jan 2019 22:33:38 +0000 Regulators consider extending window for CMP bill disputes https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/regulators-consider-extending-window-for-cmp-bill-disputes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/regulators-consider-extending-window-for-cmp-bill-disputes/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:23:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/regulators-consider-extending-window-for-cmp-bill-disputes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/regulators-consider-extending-window-for-cmp-bill-disputes/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786570_22018_smartmeters0612.jpgA Central Maine Power "smart meter." Ongoing probes of CMP's billing mean regulators may extend the time frame for ratepayer complaints.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:45:48 +0000 Young man, daughter, 5, left homeless after Cornville fire https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/young-man-daughter-5-left-homeless-after-fire/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/young-man-daughter-5-left-homeless-after-fire/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:59:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/young-man-daughter-5-left-homeless-after-fire/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/young-man-daughter-5-left-homeless-after-fire/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1207462_285565-20190123-fire-folo.jpgBurned appliances pulled through a gaping hole on this mobile home on Tuesday populate the yard of the home destroyed by fire on Wednesday. Louis Wheeler Jr., the owner of the 733 East Ridge Road in Cornville, said he wanted to credit firefighters for their hard and dangerous efforts. "Those firefighters are animals," Wheeler said.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:26:35 +0000 Michael Cohen delays testimony to Congress, citing threats from Trump, Giuliani https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/michael-cohen-delays-testimony-to-congress/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/michael-cohen-delays-testimony-to-congress/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:14:46 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/michael-cohen-delays-testimony-to-congress/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/michael-cohen-delays-testimony-to-congress/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786438_cohen-1stld-writethru-6782f882-ff97-11e8-83c0-b06139e540e5.jpgMichael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Trump, will not testify before Congress next month as scheduled.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:20:21 +0000 House Democrats’ plan to end shutdown offers funds for border security – but no wall https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-float-plan-to-end-shutdown-offer-funds-for-border-security/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-float-plan-to-end-shutdown-offer-funds-for-border-security/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:06:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-float-plan-to-end-shutdown-offer-funds-for-border-security/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/house-democrats-float-plan-to-end-shutdown-offer-funds-for-border-security/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/AP19011644439992.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 23:20:37 +0000 Maine state parks nearing 3 million visitors a year https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-state-parks-saw-11-percent-increase-in-visitors-in-2018/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-state-parks-saw-11-percent-increase-in-visitors-in-2018/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:57:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-state-parks-saw-11-percent-increase-in-visitors-in-2018/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/maine-state-parks-saw-11-percent-increase-in-visitors-in-2018/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786406_359101_20080416_popham_05.jpgPopham Beach has dramatically changed over the past few years with erosion and movement of sand. oy walking to the island at low tide. Now they find they cannot get there from her because of the changing course of the river blocking their way. Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:41:53 +0000 Police: Man, 21, killed when roof collapses on mobile home in Cornville https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatality-reported-as-roof-collapses-on-house-in-cornville/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatality-reported-as-roof-collapses-on-house-in-cornville/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:49:25 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatality-reported-as-roof-collapses-on-house-in-cornville/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/fatality-reported-as-roof-collapses-on-house-in-cornville/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1207274_202721-20190123-Cornville4.jpgFirefighters from Cornville and Skowhegan work on Wednesday at the scene of a roof collapse at a mobile home on Route 150 in Cornville. Adam Fine, 21, of Cornville, was killed in the collapse.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:42:31 +0000 Venezuelan president orders U.S. diplomats to leave https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/venezuelan-opposition-leader-declares-himself-president-as-protests-against-maduro-spread/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/venezuelan-opposition-leader-declares-himself-president-as-protests-against-maduro-spread/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:21:23 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/venezuelan-opposition-leader-declares-himself-president-as-protests-against-maduro-spread/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/venezuelan-opposition-leader-declares-himself-president-as-protests-against-maduro-spread/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/venezuala-1.jpgJuan Guaido, head of Venezuela's opposition-run congress, declares himself interim president of Venezuela, during a rally demanding President Nicolas Maduro's resignation in Caracas on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:59:05 +0000 Mills appoints senior adviser for tribal affairs as state tries to improve relations https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-appoints-senior-advisor-for-tribal-affairs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-appoints-senior-advisor-for-tribal-affairs/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:17:48 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-appoints-senior-advisor-for-tribal-affairs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/mills-appoints-senior-advisor-for-tribal-affairs/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786278_616392-DonnaLoring2.jpgDonna Loring of Bradley, shown in 2008, served 12 years as the Penobscot Nation's representative to the Maine Legislature and is a former police chief and a recent member of the tribal council.Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:43:02 +0000 An anti-vaccination ‘hotspot’ in Oregon declares an emergency over measles outbreak https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/an-anti-vaccination-hotspot-in-oregon-declares-an-emergency-over-measles-outbreak/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/an-anti-vaccination-hotspot-in-oregon-declares-an-emergency-over-measles-outbreak/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:10:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/an-anti-vaccination-hotspot-in-oregon-declares-an-emergency-over-measles-outbreak/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/an-anti-vaccination-hotspot-in-oregon-declares-an-emergency-over-measles-outbreak/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2013/05/Britain+Measles_Acco.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 12:13:56 +0000 Nurse arrested in case of incapacitated woman who gave birth https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/nurse-arrested-in-case-of-incapacitated-woman-who-gave-birth/ Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:53:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/nurse-arrested-in-case-of-incapacitated-woman-who-gave-birth/ https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/nurse.jpgThis photo provided by Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shows Nathan Sutherland. Phoenix police say Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility. Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, that investigators arrested Sutherland on one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse. Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via Associated PressThu, 24 Jan 2019 00:04:17 +0000 Pelosi tells Trump he can’t come to the House for State of the Union speech until government reopens https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-wants-to-deliver-state-of-union-next-week-as-planned/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-wants-to-deliver-state-of-union-next-week-as-planned/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:19:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-wants-to-deliver-state-of-union-next-week-as-planned/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/trump-wants-to-deliver-state-of-union-next-week-as-planned/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786146_House_Pelosi_98296.jpg-db1e.jpgHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California leaves a House Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. She officially informed President Trump that the House would not authorize his appearance to deliver his State of the Union until the partial government shutdown ends.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:37:31 +0000 You’re more likely to die from opioid overdose than a car crash, study says https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/youre-more-likely-to-die-from-opioid-overdose-than-a-car-crash-study-says/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/youre-more-likely-to-die-from-opioid-overdose-than-a-car-crash-study-says/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:25:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/youre-more-likely-to-die-from-opioid-overdose-than-a-car-crash-study-says/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/youre-more-likely-to-die-from-opioid-overdose-than-a-car-crash-study-says/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/1451426_25067-Opioids.jpgPortland paramedics respond to a call of a heroin overdose on Congress Street near the intersection of India Street. The 29-year-old woman was found unconscious by a passer-by after she had injected herself with a quarter-gram of heroin. (Staff photo by Derek Davis)Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:34:15 +0000 Americans nationwide help feed federal workers as the shutdown enters 2nd month https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/americans-nationwide-help-feed-federal-workers-as-the-shutdown-enters-2nd-month/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/americans-nationwide-help-feed-federal-workers-as-the-shutdown-enters-2nd-month/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:09:26 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/americans-nationwide-help-feed-federal-workers-as-the-shutdown-enters-2nd-month/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/americans-nationwide-help-feed-federal-workers-as-the-shutdown-enters-2nd-month/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1786026_spending-feed-fe0fb620-1f0c-11e9-8e21-59a09ff1e2a1.jpgCustomers wait in line outside a restaurant opened by chef Jose Andres for federal workers and their families during a partial government shutdown in Washington, D.C. Bloomberg/Andrew HarrerWed, 23 Jan 2019 09:19:21 +0000 Business Breakfast Forum: The Future of Home Buying https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/business-breakfast-forum-the-future-of-home-buying/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/business-breakfast-forum-the-future-of-home-buying/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:00:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=1786218 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/business-breakfast-forum-the-future-of-home-buying/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/01/LogoOnly.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 12:10:49 +0000 Portland council weighs plan for new hotels to help cover cost of affordable housing https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/city-council-weighs-fee-for-hotel-developers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/city-council-weighs-fee-for-hotel-developers/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:00:22 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/city-council-weighs-fee-for-hotel-developers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/city-council-weighs-fee-for-hotel-developers/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1785790_288488-20180501_Constructio.jpgA proposal set to come before the City Council on Wednesday seeks to tap into the explosive growth of the hospitality sector in Portland with an imposed fee aimed at creating affordable housing. A report by the city's Planning Board says the new requirements are justified because hotels increase demand for low-wage labor.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:06:15 +0000 Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, dies at 93 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/russell-baker-pulitzer-prize-winning-writer-dies-at-93/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/russell-baker-pulitzer-prize-winning-writer-dies-at-93/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 05:43:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/russell-baker-pulitzer-prize-winning-writer-dies-at-93/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/23/russell-baker-pulitzer-prize-winning-writer-dies-at-93/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1785934_Obit_Russell_Baker_50464.jp_.jpgNew York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Russell Baker poses in his office at the New York Times in 1983. Baker died Monday at the age of 93 from complications after a fall.Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:43:55 +0000 Kentucky town reels from fallout over viral National Mall faceoff https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/kentucky-town-reels-from-fallout-over-viral-national-mall-faceoff/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/kentucky-town-reels-from-fallout-over-viral-national-mall-faceoff/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 03:37:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/kentucky-town-reels-from-fallout-over-viral-national-mall-faceoff/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/kentucky-town-reels-from-fallout-over-viral-national-mall-faceoff/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1785646_kentucky-students-repeat-42beb7d6-1e8f-11e9-8b59-0a28f2191131.jpgTrump supporter Don Wegman, right, approaches Guy Jones, a Native American at a protest outside the Covington Catholic Diocese in Covington, Kentucky, on Tuesday. The two exchanged phone numbers in the hope of meeting to discuss mending relations.Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:37:09 +0000 Man accused of bringing drugs into Maine to change plea in federal court https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/man-accused-of-bringing-drugs-into-maine-to-change-plea-in-federal-court/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/man-accused-of-bringing-drugs-into-maine-to-change-plea-in-federal-court/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 03:17:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/man-accused-of-bringing-drugs-into-maine-to-change-plea-in-federal-court/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/man-accused-of-bringing-drugs-into-maine-to-change-plea-in-federal-court/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/Abijah-Williams.jpgTue, 22 Jan 2019 22:51:34 +0000 Buxton police say road rage led one man to threaten another with a knife https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/buxton-police-say-a-road-rage-led-one-man-to-threaten-another-with-a-knife/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/buxton-police-say-a-road-rage-led-one-man-to-threaten-another-with-a-knife/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 03:04:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/buxton-police-say-a-road-rage-led-one-man-to-threaten-another-with-a-knife/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/buxton-police-say-a-road-rage-led-one-man-to-threaten-another-with-a-knife/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/Reid-Crossman.jpgWed, 23 Jan 2019 10:44:41 +0000 Portland looks to close Bayside school, distribute special education throughout district https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-looks-to-close-bayside-school-distribute-special-education-services-throughout-district/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-looks-to-close-bayside-school-distribute-special-education-services-throughout-district/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:42:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-looks-to-close-bayside-school-distribute-special-education-services-throughout-district/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-looks-to-close-bayside-school-distribute-special-education-services-throughout-district/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2013/12/20131218_749858.xml-goodwill.jpg The school superintendent says buying the former Goodwill building, above, at 353 Cumberland Ave. will allow better access to programs. The central office’s move there from 196 Allen Ave. also will leave room for expanding Casco Bay High School.Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:11:01 +0000 Paradox for gun industry: Having allies in Washington is bad for business https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/paradox-for-gun-industry-d-c-allies-bad-for-business/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/paradox-for-gun-industry-d-c-allies-bad-for-business/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:40:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/paradox-for-gun-industry-d-c-allies-bad-for-business/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/paradox-for-gun-industry-d-c-allies-bad-for-business/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/01/1785446_Gun_Industry_Tough_Times_2.jpgHandguns are displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas in 2016. Without having former President Barack Obama in office, gun advocates lack a clear foe, culminating in fewer firearms sales.Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:55:41 +0000 Portland selects firm for first property revaluation in 13 years https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-selects-firm-for-first-property-revaluation-in-13-years/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-selects-firm-for-first-property-revaluation-in-13-years/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:34:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-selects-firm-for-first-property-revaluation-in-13-years/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/portland-selects-firm-for-first-property-revaluation-in-13-years/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/1492722_6401-drone_housing-e1533700947946.jpgAs the real estate market has heated up in neighborhoods like Portland's Munjoy Hill, which used to be affordable for the working class, the public sector has retreated from its responsibility to supply affordable housing.Tue, 22 Jan 2019 23:01:59 +0000 Falmouth man who took wrong-way ride ends up sobering up at Cape police station https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/falmouth-man-takes-wrong-car-tries-to-enter-cape-elizabeth-home/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/falmouth-man-takes-wrong-car-tries-to-enter-cape-elizabeth-home/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:33:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/falmouth-man-takes-wrong-car-tries-to-enter-cape-elizabeth-home/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/22/falmouth-man-takes-wrong-car-tries-to-enter-cape-elizabeth-home/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2017/12/cop-clip-41.jpgpolice for featured imageWed, 23 Jan 2019 10:47:49 +0000