CV-19 and Black Mainers, BIW’s Strike Vote & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Maine is staring the day with 464 active cases of COVID-19. There are 2,391 recovered cases of 2,957 total cases and there have been 102 deaths according to WABI.
Maine has a low rate of COVID-19 infections, but a disproportionate number of Black Mainers have been infected according to centralmaine.com. Black Mainers make up about 1.4% of the state but about 25% of the cases.
Union workers at BIW voted to go on strike according to WABI.
In the heat from Friday Caribou, they tied their record-setting 98 degrees on Friday according to US News.
Whitefield is sending out notices to have those with to much junk in their yards in the community according to centralmaine.com.
On Friday, a noose was found hanging from a power line in Deer Isle according to WABI.
A noose was found in the garage space for Bubba Wallace at the NASCAR race at Talladega according to centralmaine.com.
Major League Baseball is trying to work out a deal with the players according to centralmaine.com.
Officials say about 6,200 people showed for President Trumps rally in Oklahoma according to WGME. The venue’s capacity is just over 19,000.