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(5TYNK) Wednesday, June 30, 2021


1. The Surfside, Florida condo search is on to day 7 with 149 people still missing. One additional body was found Tuesday, raising the count of confirmed dead to 12. No one has been found alive since hours after the collapse on Thursday. (WGME)

2. Maine reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. 57.7% of Mainers are fully vaccinated. Today is the deadline to register for a chance to win nearly $900,000 just for getting a COVID-19 vaccine. One lucky winner will get $1 for every vaccinated Mainer. (WGME)

3. The South Berwick Water District has banned outdoor water use due to the worsening drought conditions. The ban includes the use of hoses, sprinklers and irrigation systems. Washing of vehicles and the filling of swimming or wading pools is prohibited. The ban could last all summer depending on the conditions. (WMTW)

4. Today should be the third consecutive day of 90s which will make it an official heat wave. Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected Wednesday afternoon and evening. Damaging wind will be the biggest threat but hail and a tornado can’t be ruled out. (WGME)

5. The Maine Mariners are expected to announce today that they are becoming an affiliate of the Boston Bruins. Official affiliation announcement will be at the Cross Arena at 10 AM. (PRESS HERALD)

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