News – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:31:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 Prosecutors drop groping case against actor Kevin Spacey https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/prosecutors-drop-groping-case-against-actor-kevin-spacey/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/prosecutors-drop-groping-case-against-actor-kevin-spacey/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:31:25 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3119293&preview=true&preview_id=3119293 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/prosecutors-drop-groping-case-against-actor-kevin-spacey/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Sexual_Misconduct_Kevin_Spacey_49054.jpg?fit=1000%2C709&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:31:40 -0400 EU launching antitrust investigation of Amazon https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/eu-launching-antitrust-investigation-of-amazon/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/eu-launching-antitrust-investigation-of-amazon/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:20:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3119277&preview=true&preview_id=3119277 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/eu-launching-antitrust-investigation-of-amazon/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/Amazon_Faster_Shipping_24749-2.jpg?fit=1000%2C676&ssl=1FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2010, file photo, an Amazon.com package awaits delivery from UPS in Palo Alto, Calif. Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything delivered in two days, announced Thursday, April 25, 2019, that it will soon promise one-day delivery for its Prime members on most items. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:20:54 -0400 Apple, Google continue inclusive push with new emoji https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/apple-google-continue-inclusive-push-with-new-emoji/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/apple-google-continue-inclusive-push-with-new-emoji/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:59:36 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3119241&preview=true&preview_id=3119241 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/apple-google-continue-inclusive-push-with-new-emoji/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/World_Emoji_Day_10221-1.jpg?fit=1000%2C1000&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:59:51 -0400 Dramatic rescue recounted in fiery Richmond truck crash https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/dramatic-rescue-recounted-in-fiery-richmond-truck-crash/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/dramatic-rescue-recounted-in-fiery-richmond-truck-crash/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:03:15 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3119189&preview=true&preview_id=3119189 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/dramatic-rescue-recounted-in-fiery-richmond-truck-crash/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/7563145_20190717_Richmond_Collision_Fire_896065.jpg?fit=1464%2C1000&ssl=1 RICHMOND, ME – JULY 17: A Firefighter extinguishes Wednesday July 17, 2019 a burning pickup as colleagues extricate the driver of another pickup after the vehicles collided on Route 201 in Richmond. Witnesses and neighbors removed the driver of a burning pickup moments before it exploded. Staff photo by Andy Molloy Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:36:27 -0400 House votes to kill impeachment resolution against Trump https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/democrats-divided-as-house-prepares-to-vote-on-whether-to-consider-trump-impeachment/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/democrats-divided-as-house-prepares-to-vote-on-whether-to-consider-trump-impeachment/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:47:15 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3119113&preview=true&preview_id=3119113 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/democrats-divided-as-house-prepares-to-vote-on-whether-to-consider-trump-impeachment/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Trump_Democrats_80689.jpg?fit=1000%2C667&ssl=1House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to the House Chamber, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:05:19 -0400 LePage appeals to Trump on lobster regulations https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/lepage-appeals-to-trump-on-lobster-regulations/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/lepage-appeals-to-trump-on-lobster-regulations/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:10:03 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118977&preview=true&preview_id=3118977 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/lepage-appeals-to-trump-on-lobster-regulations/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/02/AP19059675760790.jpg?fit=1024%2C683&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:29:07 -0400 1938 New Hampshire ski jump added to National Register of Historic Places https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/1938-new-hampshire-ski-jump-added-to-national-register-of-historic-places/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/1938-new-hampshire-ski-jump-added-to-national-register-of-historic-places/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:24:58 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118889&preview=true&preview_id=3118889 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/1938-new-hampshire-ski-jump-added-to-national-register-of-historic-places/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/nasen.jpg?fit=1400%2C909&ssl=1This photo taken Friday Sept. 26, 2014 shows the top of the Nansen Ski jump above the top of the tree line in Milan, N.H. The legendary ski jump for decades lured some of the biggest names in jumping and was host to Olympic tryouts, World Cup competitions and four national championships before its last competition in 1985. Now members of the Nansen Ski Club, local historians and the state Department of Resources and Economic Development are hoping to revive the dilapidated jump and make it a tourist attraction (AP Photo/Jim Cole)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:25:20 -0400 Person found dead in Augusta tentatively identified as former Windsor woman https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/woman-found-dead-in-augusta-tentatively-identified-as-former-windsor-woman/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:48:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118785&preview=true&preview_id=3118785 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/7520381_20190716_Augusta_Suspicous_Death_895098.jpg?fit=1379%2C1000&ssl=1AUGUSTA, ME - JULY 16: Police congregate Tuesday July 16, 2019 outside of 37 Water Street in Augusta while investigating the death of a woman in the apartment building.Staff photo by Andy MolloyWed, 17 Jul 2019 16:43:30 -0400 Portland seeks help housing migrants as deadline looms https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/portland-seeks-help-housing-migrants-as-deadline-looms/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:44:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118745&preview=true&preview_id=3118745 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/6349540_20190612_asylum_1198.jpg?fit=2200%2C1467&ssl=1PORTLAND, ME - JUNE 12: Joia Vanga, 2, Sonia Fernando, 4, right, both of the Democratic Republic of Congo play with another child among rows of cots at Portland Expo on Wednesday. (Staff photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:57:32 -0400 Two Republican senators put hold on bill supporting 9/11 victims fund https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/two-republican-senators-put-hold-on-bill-support-9-11-victims-fund/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/two-republican-senators-put-hold-on-bill-support-9-11-victims-fund/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:42:08 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118729&preview=true&preview_id=3118729 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/two-republican-senators-put-hold-on-bill-support-9-11-victims-fund/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Sept_11_Attacks_First_Responder_Dies_40136.jpg?fit=1000%2C660&ssl=1FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file image made from video, retired New York Police Detective and 9/11 responder, Luis Alvarez, speaks during a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alvarez, who died on Saturday, June 29, after a three-year battle with cancer that he believed was cause by working at the World Trade Center after the attacks, will be remembered with a funeral service in the Queens borough of New York on Wednesday, July 3. (US Network Pool via AP, Pool)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:24:56 -0400 Dollars from Donors: See who is contributing to Maine’s U.S. Senate candidates https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/dollars-from-donors-see-who-is-contributing-to-maines-u-s-senate-candidates/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/dollars-from-donors-see-who-is-contributing-to-maines-u-s-senate-candidates/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:39:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118709&preview=true&preview_id=3118709 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/dollars-from-donors-see-who-is-contributing-to-maines-u-s-senate-candidates/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/followthemoneycropped-1-e1525315519533.jpg?fit=338%2C205&ssl=1follow the money campaign finance political donations donorsWed, 17 Jul 2019 14:39:21 -0400 Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/ebola-outbreak-in-congo-declared-a-global-health-emergency/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/ebola-outbreak-in-congo-declared-a-global-health-emergency/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:30:18 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118913&preview=true&preview_id=3118913 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/ebola-outbreak-in-congo-declared-a-global-health-emergency/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/APTOPIX_Congo_Ebola_45335-1.jpg?fit=1000%2C667&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:32:11 -0400 FaceApp adds decades to your age for fun, but it’s also collecting your info https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/faceapp-adds-decades-to-your-age-for-fun-but-its-also-collecting-your-info/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/faceapp-adds-decades-to-your-age-for-fun-but-its-also-collecting-your-info/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:24:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118617&preview=true&preview_id=3118617 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/faceapp-adds-decades-to-your-age-for-fun-but-its-also-collecting-your-info/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/899780_Cell-Phone-Tumors.JPEG-782.jpg?fit=843%2C1000&ssl=1 Scientists found a slight increase in cases of cancer for rats exposed to cellphone radiation. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:25:02 -0400 Developer buys Lewiston gateway block for $6.4 million https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/developer-buys-lewiston-gateway-block-for-6-4-million/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/developer-buys-lewiston-gateway-block-for-6-4-million/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:03:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118549&preview=true&preview_id=3118549 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/developer-buys-lewiston-gateway-block-for-6-4-million/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/GatewayDevelopment.jpg?fit=703%2C478&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:49:18 -0400 ‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraiser paying a visit to Peaks Island https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/antiques-roadshow-appraiser-paying-a-visit-to-peaks-island/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/antiques-roadshow-appraiser-paying-a-visit-to-peaks-island/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:03:37 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118561&preview=true&preview_id=3118561 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/antiques-roadshow-appraiser-paying-a-visit-to-peaks-island/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/peaks-island.jpg?fit=1563%2C1000&ssl=1Kat Franchino/Staff Photographer: Friday, June 19, 2010... Visitors took the ferry to and from Peaks Island to attend the island's annual PeaksFest.Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:04:16 -0400 Can protecting land promote jobs? A New England study says yes. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/can-protecting-land-promote-employment-a-new-england-study-says-yes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/can-protecting-land-promote-employment-a-new-england-study-says-yes/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:26:04 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118441&preview=true&preview_id=3118441 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/can-protecting-land-promote-employment-a-new-england-study-says-yes/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/03/1418439_299335-20180619_head-of-10-1024x683.jpg?fit=1024%2C683&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:45:53 -0400 Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/sudanese-military-protesters-sign-power-sharing-document/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/sudanese-military-protesters-sign-power-sharing-document/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:03:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118417&preview=true&preview_id=3118417 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/sudanese-military-protesters-sign-power-sharing-document/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Sudan_70876.jpg?fit=1000%2C667&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:03:29 -0400 Skowhegan pair charged with arson, theft after fire destroys van https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/skowhegan-pair-charged-with-arson-theft-after-van-destroyed-by-fire/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/skowhegan-pair-charged-with-arson-theft-after-van-destroyed-by-fire/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:02:45 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118873&preview=true&preview_id=3118873 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/skowhegan-pair-charged-with-arson-theft-after-van-destroyed-by-fire/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/van-fire-e1563382790633.jpg?fit=735%2C592&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:42:04 -0400 MaineJobs Career Fair https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/mainejobs-career-fair/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/mainejobs-career-fair/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:00:25 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/?p=3118281 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/mainejobs-career-fair/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/07/MeJobs_stacked-logo.png?fit=500%2C291&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:54:30 -0400 Woman dies after being hit by truck in Mount Desert Island parking lot https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/woman-dies-after-being-hit-by-truck-in-mount-desert-island-parking-lot/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/woman-dies-after-being-hit-by-truck-in-mount-desert-island-parking-lot/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:53:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118405&preview=true&preview_id=3118405 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/woman-dies-after-being-hit-by-truck-in-mount-desert-island-parking-lot/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/shutterstock_662138887.jpg?fit=1000%2C563&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:53:57 -0400 Circus rejected by Rockland will hold its shows in Thomaston instead https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/circus-appeals-to-public-to-let-show-go-on-in-rockland/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/circus-appeals-to-public-to-let-show-go-on-in-rockland/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:27:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118373&preview=true&preview_id=3118373 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/circus-appeals-to-public-to-let-show-go-on-in-rockland/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/circusnews.jpg?fit=960%2C337&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:41:14 -0400 Apple, Google roll out new, inclusive emojis https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/apple-google-continue-inclusive-push-with-new-emojis/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/apple-google-continue-inclusive-push-with-new-emojis/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:18:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118201&preview=true&preview_id=3118201 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/apple-google-continue-inclusive-push-with-new-emojis/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/World_Emoji_Day_10221.jpg?fit=1000%2C1000&ssl=1This image provided by Apple shows new emoji's released by Apple. Both Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that, as usual, included cute crittters, but also ones that expand the boundaries of inclusion. The announcement coincides with Wednesday, July 17, 2019 World Emoji Day. (Apple via AP)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:20:12 -0400 Rare albino porcupine spotted in Kennebunkport https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/rare-albino-porcupine-spotted-in-kennebunkport/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/rare-albino-porcupine-spotted-in-kennebunkport/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:51:21 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118077&preview=true&preview_id=3118077 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/rare-albino-porcupine-spotted-in-kennebunkport/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/porky2.jpg?fit=800%2C600&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:53:12 -0400 Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/joaquin-el-chapo-guzman-sentenced-to-life-in-prison/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/joaquin-el-chapo-guzman-sentenced-to-life-in-prison/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:28:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3118029&preview=true&preview_id=3118029 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/joaquin-el-chapo-guzman-sentenced-to-life-in-prison/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/El_Chapo_Prosecution_73963.jpg?fit=1000%2C702&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:29:02 -0400 Jury finds Albert Flick guilty of killing Kimberly Dobbie last year https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/jury-finds-albert-flick-guilty-of-killing-kimberly-dobbie-last-year/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:17:30 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/closing-arguments-end-in-fatal-stabbing-trial/ https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/48308079932_8240d86b08_o.jpg?fit=1600%2C778&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:21:36 -0400 It’s bug vs. bug: Pest-killing wasps to come to the aid of Maine forests https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/pest-killing-wasps-to-come-to-the-aid-of-maine-forests/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/pest-killing-wasps-to-come-to-the-aid-of-maine-forests/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:41:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/pest-killing-wasps-to-come-to-the-aid-of-maine-forests/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/pest-killing-wasps-to-come-to-the-aid-of-maine-forests/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/20110727Wasp_2.jpg?fit=1393%2C1000&ssl=1Photo by John Ewing/staff photographer... Wednesday, July 27, 2011...The Maine Department of Conservation is conducting a study called Project Canopy, which will study the habits of a wasp that hunts down the emerald ash borer, a pest that destroys ash trees. The small native wasp, called a Cerceris fumipennis, is non-stinging and is often found nesting on baseball fieldsWed, 17 Jul 2019 14:26:54 -0400 Newly released federal data shows largest drug companies flooded nation with 76 billion opioid pills https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/newly-released-federal-data-shows-largest-drug-companies-flooded-nation-with-76-billion-opioid-pills/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/newly-released-federal-data-shows-largest-drug-companies-flooded-nation-with-76-billion-opioid-pills/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:55:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117877&preview=true&preview_id=3117877 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/newly-released-federal-data-shows-largest-drug-companies-flooded-nation-with-76-billion-opioid-pills/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Opioid_Lawsuits-Drug_Data_63268.jpg?fit=1000%2C667&ssl=1FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:08:21 -0400 Do you have a winning vision of Portland’s future? Make your case by Monday. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/do-you-have-a-winning-vision-of-portlands-future-make-your-case-by-monday/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/do-you-have-a-winning-vision-of-portlands-future-make-your-case-by-monday/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:48 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117577&preview=true&preview_id=3117577 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/do-you-have-a-winning-vision-of-portlands-future-make-your-case-by-monday/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/787682_24196-aerial02-e1453403205783.jpg?fit=891%2C596&ssl=1Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:03:55 -0400 Portland mayoral candidates reveal donors, expenses https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/portland-mayoral-candidates-reveal-donors-expenses/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/portland-mayoral-candidates-reveal-donors-expenses/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117685&preview=true&preview_id=3117685 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/portland-mayoral-candidates-reveal-donors-expenses/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/portland-city-hall-e1563338401993.jpg?fit=645%2C445&ssl=1Portland city hall featured image Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer. May 05, 2008. Various photos of Portland City Hall. This is a composite of three images using PhotoMerge in Photoshop.Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:52:48 -0400 Maine-Nova Scotia ferry service further delayed https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/maine-nova-scotia-ferry-service-further-delayed/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/maine-nova-scotia-ferry-service-further-delayed/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:44:08 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117849&preview=true&preview_id=3117849 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/maine-nova-scotia-ferry-service-further-delayed/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2018/10/300206_CAt-ferry-250x250.jpg?fit=250%2C250&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:42:44 -0400 More details released in arrest of Sagadahoc County deputy https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/more-details-released-in-arrest-of-sagadahoc-sheriffs-deputy/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:03:18 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117629&preview=true&preview_id=3117629 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Capture-241x300.jpg?fit=241%2C300&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:46:18 -0400 Federal initiative results in 30 overdose death cases prosecuted in Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/federal-initiative-results-in-30-overdose-death-cases-prosecuted-in-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/federal-initiative-results-in-30-overdose-death-cases-prosecuted-in-maine/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:02:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117621&preview=true&preview_id=3117621 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/federal-initiative-results-in-30-overdose-death-cases-prosecuted-in-maine/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/shutterstock_handcuffs-7-1024x683.jpg?fit=1024%2C683&ssl=1Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:23:52 -0400 John Paul Stevens, longtime leader of Supreme Court’s liberal wing, dies at age 99 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/john-paul-stevens-longtime-leader-of-supreme-courts-liberal-wing-dies-at-99/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/john-paul-stevens-longtime-leader-of-supreme-courts-liberal-wing-dies-at-99/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 01:05:50 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117425&preview=true&preview_id=3117425 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/john-paul-stevens-longtime-leader-of-supreme-courts-liberal-wing-dies-at-99/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/portland-press-herald_2977471.jpg?fit=800%2C557&ssl=1In this Sept. 29, 2009 photo, Associate Justice John Paul Stevens sits for a group photograph at the Supreme Court in Washington. Stevens, the court's oldest member and leader of its liberal bloc, announced Friday, April 9, 2010 he is retiring, saying he will step down when the court finishes its work for the summer in late June or early July. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:11:49 -0400 Latin America’s war on obesity could be model for U.S. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/latin-americas-war-on-obesity-could-be-model-for-u-s/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/latin-americas-war-on-obesity-could-be-model-for-u-s/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:03:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117341&preview=true&preview_id=3117341 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/latin-americas-war-on-obesity-could-be-model-for-u-s/feed/ 0 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:03:13 -0400 AAA research on escape tools raises concerns about virtually indestructible glass car windows https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/aaa-research-on-useless-escape-tools-raises-concerns-about-virtually-indestructible-glass-windows-in-vehicles/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/aaa-research-on-useless-escape-tools-raises-concerns-about-virtually-indestructible-glass-windows-in-vehicles/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:50:36 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117313&preview=true&preview_id=3117313 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/aaa-research-on-useless-escape-tools-raises-concerns-about-virtually-indestructible-glass-windows-in-vehicles/feed/ 0 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:52:20 -0400 UAE-based oil tanker disappears in Iranian waters in the Strait of Hormuz https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/uae-based-oil-tanker-disappears-in-iranian-waters-in-the-strait-of-hormuz/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/uae-based-oil-tanker-disappears-in-iranian-waters-in-the-strait-of-hormuz/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:44:49 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117297&preview=true&preview_id=3117297 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/uae-based-oil-tanker-disappears-in-iranian-waters-in-the-strait-of-hormuz/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Gibraltar_Persian_Gulf_Tension_75024-2.jpg?fit=1000%2C601&ssl=1Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:45:07 -0400 Lawsuit claims lobster company took advantage of man’s dementia https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/lawsuit-claims-lobster-company-took-advantage-of-mans-dementia/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/lawsuit-claims-lobster-company-took-advantage-of-mans-dementia/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:31:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116413&preview=true&preview_id=3116413 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/lawsuit-claims-lobster-company-took-advantage-of-mans-dementia/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/05/COURTS.jpg?fit=2200%2C1454&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:26:31 -0400 Stifling heat wave to hit much of the nation by this weekend https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/stifling-heat-wave-to-hit-much-of-the-nation-by-this-weekend/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/stifling-heat-wave-to-hit-much-of-the-nation-by-this-weekend/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:24:07 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117249&preview=true&preview_id=3117249 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/stifling-heat-wave-to-hit-much-of-the-nation-by-this-weekend/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Phoenix_Excessive_Heat_11007-1.jpg?fit=1000%2C681&ssl=1Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:24:25 -0400 State rejects group’s petition to change aquaculture lease process https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/state-rejects-groups-petition-to-change-aquaculture-lease-process/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/state-rejects-groups-petition-to-change-aquaculture-lease-process/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:17:19 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116405&preview=true&preview_id=3116405 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/state-rejects-groups-petition-to-change-aquaculture-lease-process/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/20181205_Oyster_Farm_9.jpg?fit=2200%2C1506&ssl=1 Derek Devereaux, 22, checks a buoy marking one end of a proposed 40-acre lease for an oyster farm in Maquoit Bay in Brunswick. The project helped spur a group of opponents to file a petition with the Department of Marine Resources to change the rules for granting leases so that alternate sites are considered before leases are awarded. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:25:51 -0400 Maine Family Planning will forgo federal funds over Trump’s abortion ‘gag rule’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/maine-family-planning-will-forgo-federal-funds-over-abortion-gag-rule/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/maine-family-planning-will-forgo-federal-funds-over-abortion-gag-rule/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:12:36 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116529&preview=true&preview_id=3116529 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/maine-family-planning-will-forgo-federal-funds-over-abortion-gag-rule/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/TitleX.CROP_.-e1563331152105.jpg?fit=810%2C533&ssl=1AUGUSTA, ME - JULY 17: Maine Family Planning President and CEO George Hill speaks during news conference on Tuesday July 17, 2018 at at the Maine Family Planning headquarters in Augusta. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:24:50 -0400 Turnpike overpass struck by equipment reopens with limits https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/turnpike-overpass-struck-by-equipment-reopened-with-limits/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/turnpike-overpass-struck-by-equipment-reopened-with-limits/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:00:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117209&preview=true&preview_id=3117209 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/turnpike-overpass-struck-by-equipment-reopened-with-limits/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/7471913_20190715_InterstateCrash_0013-2.jpg?fit=1361%2C1000&ssl=1SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - JULY 15: A truck hauling a small crane struck an overpass on the Maine Turnpike in the northbound lane near Exit 45 in South Portland. (Staff photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer)Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:11:02 -0400 Planned Parenthood president forced out of post https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/planned-parenthood-president-forced-out-of-post/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/planned-parenthood-president-forced-out-of-post/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:53:47 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117173&preview=true&preview_id=3117173 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/planned-parenthood-president-forced-out-of-post/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Planned_Parenthood_21469.jpg?fit=1000%2C667&ssl=1Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:54:03 -0400 Measure in U.S. House seeks answers to whether military created Lyme disease https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/measure-in-us-house-seeks-answers-to-whether-military-created-lyme-disease/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/measure-in-us-house-seeks-answers-to-whether-military-created-lyme-disease/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:50:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117653&preview=true&preview_id=3117653 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/measure-in-us-house-seeks-answers-to-whether-military-created-lyme-disease/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/Deer-Tick-Adult-Female-2.jpg?fit=1280%2C910&ssl=1The US House unanimously endorsed a Pentagon study of whether Lyme disease was caused by a military bioweapons program.Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:15:23 -0400 Long battle over, dam removal begins on Presumpscot River in Westbrook https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/dam-removal-begins-on-presumpscot-river-in-westbrook/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/dam-removal-begins-on-presumpscot-river-in-westbrook/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:20:09 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117113&preview=true&preview_id=3117113 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/dam-removal-begins-on-presumpscot-river-in-westbrook/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/7527177_20190716_DamRemoval_01TONED.jpg?fit=1490%2C1000&ssl=1WESTBROOK, ME - JULY 16: Crews begin work on the process of removing the Saccarappa Falls dam near Bridge Street in Westbrook on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The dam's removal was planned as a part of a settlement between Sappi and conservation groups. (Staff photo by Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:20:02 -0400 Money from away flows into campaigns for Maine’s 2020 U.S. Senate race https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/money-from-away-flows-into-campaigns-for-2020-u-s-senate-race/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/money-from-away-flows-into-campaigns-for-2020-u-s-senate-race/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:53:22 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117005&preview=true&preview_id=3117005 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/money-from-away-flows-into-campaigns-for-2020-u-s-senate-race/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Collins-Gideon-2-pack.jpg?fit=1200%2C792&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:41:41 -0400 Portland man facing at least 5 years in prison for selling counterfeit drugs https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/portland-man-facing-at-least-5-years-in-prison-for-selling-counterfeit-drugs/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/portland-man-facing-at-least-5-years-in-prison-for-selling-counterfeit-drugs/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:43:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116993&preview=true&preview_id=3116993 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/portland-man-facing-at-least-5-years-in-prison-for-selling-counterfeit-drugs/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/gavel.jpg?fit=900%2C682&ssl=1 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:46:21 -0400 Portland district, teachers tentatively agree on 3-year contract https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/portland-school-district-set-to-finalize-3-year-contract-with-teachers-union/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/portland-school-district-set-to-finalize-3-year-contract-with-teachers-union/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:39:51 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116985&preview=true&preview_id=3116985 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/portland-school-district-set-to-finalize-3-year-contract-with-teachers-union/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/1271733_791453-Longfellow2.jpg?fit=999%2C633&ssl=1Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:46:29 -0400 June retail sales exceed expectations https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/june-retail-sales-exceed-expectations/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/june-retail-sales-exceed-expectations/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:09:33 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116913&preview=true&preview_id=3116913 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/june-retail-sales-exceed-expectations/feed/ 0 Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:09:47 -0400 President of Planned Parenthood forced out after 8 months https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/president-of-planned-parenthood-forced-out-after-8-months/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/president-of-planned-parenthood-forced-out-after-8-months/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:45:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116881&preview=true&preview_id=3116881 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/president-of-planned-parenthood-forced-out-after-8-months/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/AP_19141745599301.jpg?fit=1500%2C1000&ssl=1President of Planned Parenthood Leana Wen speaks during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A coalition of dozens of groups held a National Day of Action to Stop the Bans, with other events planned throughout the week. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:46:09 -0400 Festival’s showing of ‘Last Tango’ draws protest over sexual assault scene https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/maine-international-film-festival-showing-of-tango-draws-protest-over-sexual-assault-scene/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:18:01 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116921&preview=true&preview_id=3116921 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/7512441_20190716-Last-Tango-in-Paris-0012.jpg?fit=1465%2C1000&ssl=1WATERVILLE, MAINE - JULY 16, 2019 Michele Sweet reads the program of the 22nd Maine International Film Festival which is showing Tango in Paris at the Waterville Opera House in Waterville, Maine on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (Morning Sentinel photo by Michael G. Seamans/Staff Photographer)Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:11:42 -0400