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Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Today starts ten days in a row of numerical palindromes according to WABI.

Today is inauguration day for Joe Biden, and President Trump is issuing pardons in the last few hours of his presidency according to CNN.

VP Mike Pence will not be there to send President Trump off as he will be attending Joe Biden’s inauguration according to Fox News.

The Kennebec County Commissioner will take up the issue of the statue in front of the old courthouse building in Augusta according to centralmaine.com.

Some Maine lawmakers want the chief of the Capitol Police to be investigated for some social media posts according to WABI.

Flu numbers are way down for the season as COVID precautions have slowed the spread of the seasonal flu to just 89 cases so far according to centralmaine.com.  This time last year we had almost 1,300 cases.

Lack of COVID vaccine is slowing down vaccination progress in Maine according to WABI.

Maine’s state of Civil Emergency extended another month to allow Maine to tap into federal resources according to WABI.

Maine has 393 new cases of COVID-19 added to the total of 34,262.  There are now 519 deaths in Maine from COVID-19 according to WABI.

Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard:  Celtics are in action Wednesday. Bruins play Thursday.  NFL this weekend; Tampa Bay plays Green Bay and Buffalo plays Kansas City.



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