Local

2 hours ago in Local

Maine Senator Proposes Fees on Prescription Opioids

Fresh
Angus_King,_official_portrait,_113th_Congress

A U.S. senator from Maine is co-sponsoring a bill that would impose a fee on prescription opioids to help pay for programs that would alleviate the country's opioid epidemic.

3 hours ago in Local

Experts: Man Who Killed 2 Nuns Ready to Move to Apartment

COURT GAVEL

Experts say a Maine man who killed two nuns and severely injured two others in 1996 is ready to move from a group home to a supervised apartment in Augusta.

7 hours ago in Local

Governor Blasts Park Plan

GENERIC PARK

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Gov. Paul LePage says "big" out-of-state interests are behind plans to create a national park in the Katahdin region

8 hours ago in Local

Madison Paper Mill Has Ceased Production

GENERIC PAPER MILL LARGE

MADISON, Maine (AP) The Madison Paper Industries mill has ceased production.

9 hours ago in Local

New Superintendent For Portland Schools

botana

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Portland Public Schools have a new superintendent.

Sports

9 hours ago in Sports

Super Bowls awarded

goodell16145779127383

The NFL has awarded the 2019 through 2021 Super Bowls to three cities that have significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.

10 hours ago in Sports

Physics, engineering professors back Tom Brady ‘Deflategate’ appeal

tombradyREUTERS

A group of 21 physics and engineering professors on Tuesday urged a U.S. federal appeals court to reconsider its 2-1 decision to reinstate the New England Patriots quarterback's four-game National Football League suspension in the "Deflategate" case.

10 hours ago in Sports

Penguins force Game 7

pensREUTERS

Pittsburgh goaltender Matthew Murray took a shutout into the third period, then held on as Tampa Bay pulled within a goal, with more shots in the third period than in the first two combined.

10 hours ago in Sports

Thunder one win from Finals after Game 4 blowout

14-overlay-9

Russell Westbrook collected 36 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds as Oklahoma City grabbed a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals, thanks in large part to Westbrook's first triple-double of the postseason.

10 hours ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

indians16146045539203

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Lifestyle

9 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

23-overlay-9

Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

1 day ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

cigarettes16137527645580

The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

5 days ago in Lifestyle, National

FDA to modify food label guidelines to include added sugar details

nutritionlabel16141467965452

The move comes at a time the United States is staring at increasing childhood and adult obesity and lifestyle diseases such as heart problems.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 emergency

financialstrain16139776648255

In a country with the most billionaires on earth, two-thirds of Americans would have a difficult time covering a minor emergency.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Study: Motorcycle deaths up 10 percent

harley472935590098

Researchers say deaths could be cut by restoring mandatory motorcycle helmet laws in 32 states that don't have them.

Trending

10 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

19-overlay-7

Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

News

2 hours ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’

Fresh
16-overlay-9

Before you see "X-Men: Apocalypse," relive the '90s cartoon that you still remember - and the theme song that you can't get out of your head.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

hulk84135568722

A Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

9 hours ago in Entertainment

Depp back as Mad Hatter in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

22-overlay-3

The movie follows on from the 2010 box office hit "Alice in Wonderland," which starred Depp alongside Australian actress Mia Wasikowska as the titular heroine and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen.

9 hours ago in Music

Jennifer Nettles speaks Spanish

jennifernettles703060601531

Jennifer Nettles not only duets with Jennifer Lopez on the song "My House," but they can talk to each other in English or in Spanish.

9 hours ago in Music

Little Big Town teams up with Pharrell

25-overlay-8

The group's new album, "Wanderlust," comes out June 10.

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Fans campaign to give Captain America a boyfriend

twitter

TRENDING ON TWITTER: An online campaign emerges calling for significant LGBT characters in superhero movies. But dissenters weigh in, too.

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Would you watch a Kardashian family movie?

kardashians465492076332

Kim Kardashian and her family have reportedly been offered more than $100million to make their big screen debut.

Recently Played

Weather

condition Condition: Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 63°
High: 68° - Low: 54°

What's Happening on POR

Memorial Day 2016

flagwaive

Get a complete list of Memorial Day Celebrations here

WPOR Wants to Deliver Lunch to Your Workplace

WPOR-Dennry's-Lunch

To thank you for listening at work, WPOR want to deliver lunch to your office! You’ll get lunch for ten…

WPOR Pier Pass

Maine State Pier

Win a pair of tickets for 4 amazing shows on the Maine State Pier this summer.

Adams parents celebrate 39 years together!

Mom and Dad

The title sort of describes everything.

WPOR Stage at the 43rd Annual Old Port Festival

WPOR-DL-2016

Join us for the 43rd annual Old Port Festival on Sunday June 12th!  Lots of great music on our WPOR stage…

Veterans Count Radio-thon

VETS-COUNT-DYNAMIC-LEAD-w_B

If you or your business would like to help us support Veterans through Easter Seals/Veterans Count please contact Kelly Couture…