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(5TYNK) Monday, January 25, 2021


1. Larry King, the legendary TV and radio host who conducted more than 50,000 interviews in a storied 60-year career died early Saturday at the age of 87. Larry was diagnosed with COVID-19 over the holidays, and was hospitalized in the ICU at one point. With his celebrity interviews, political debates and topical discussions, King was a pioneer in the broadcast industry. His shows were frequently in the thick of breaking celebrity news and King would go where most wouldn’t dare. (TMZ)

2. President Joe Biden today will reverse Trump’s relaxation of Covid-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries. South Africa will also be added to the restricted list because of concerns about a variant of the virus. (WMTW)

3.The US tops 25.1 million Covid-19 cases with over 419,000 related deaths. The Maine CDC reported no new deaths and 189 new cases on Sunday. The Maine CDC said an IT issue prevented some data on its website from being updated. The issue was being addressed. (WMTW)

4. Portland Police are investigating a suspicious package made up of feathers surrounding a box along with a spray painted message that was left near the Portland Museum of Art at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. Police say the contents of the package can be described as concerning and a criminal investigation is currently underway. (WGME)

5. The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl 55. At 43-years-old, Tom Brady will play in his 10th Super Bowl. The Super Bowl takes place in Tampa on February 7th. This is the first time a team will play in a Super Bowl at their home field. (CNN)

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