Here are the things you need to know today......

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

Rain and wet snow today...but not big storm according to WMTW.

A bill to prevent a government shutdown has been sent to Pres Trump and he is expected to sign it today and to use unilateral powers to obtain money for a border wall  according to US News.  Maine's congressional delegation criticizes Trump’s plan to declare national emergency according to centralmaine.com.

Maine' basketball tournaments getting underway according to centralmaine.com.

Augusta's proposed rules would allow only medical marijuana sales according to centralmaine.com.

The bill to teach cursive to Maine kids was heard yesterday according to WABI.

Maine lawmakers split over bill to require insurance providers to cover abortions according to WGME.

A 90 year old plaque in Yarmouth that called Native Americans 'savage enemies' has been removed according to US News.