Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

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Augusta looking a tighter rules for some home based businesses according to centralmaine.com.

Girlfriend of the victim of the Auburn Walmart shooting speaks about the shooting according to centralmaine.com.

Augusta Elks collection school supplies for kids for back to school according to WGME.

Binge drinking is on the rise with those over 65 according to WGME.

Maine came in LAST in the 42 participating state in the fifth annual 'Best Looking Cruiser' contest according to  Newscenter.

CATC is going to be offering a new fire safety class for students according to WMTW.

17 kids injured in a crash involving a school bus in NH according to WMTW.

Quebecois-style restaurant to open at the Auburn Mall according to Sun Journal.

Lowes is laying off thousands of workers according to CNN.

The 21 year who shot and killed a man in the Auburn Walmart parking lot has been arrested and charged with murder according to Newscenter. (more from the Sun Journal)