1. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is coming to Maine for the third time during his bid for the White House, making a campaign stop at Portland’s Merrill Auditorium Thursday at 10 a.m. The Republican presidential nominee will stump for votes in a move that some observers believe could be aimed at splitting Maine’s electoral votes. (PH)
2. City officials in Saco are trying to determine where to give medical marijuana facilities the green light to open. Residential areas are especially problematic because of the amount of electricity required for the growing process. There was a workshop Monday night to discuss the matter. A planning board meeting focused on medical marijuana growers is scheduled for Tuesday. Meanwhile, city officials in Biddeford are meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. to talk about medical marijuana facilities. (WMTW)
3. To celebrate their first birthday the owners of Dirigo’s Public House in Yarmouth cooked a 100 pound burger for charity. Proceeds from Sunday night’s event will be donated to Good Shepherd Food Bank. (WCSH)
4. A 9-month-old puppy in Bangkok, Thailand, whose front legs were cruelly hacked off by a neighbour with a sword, has been given a new lease on life. On Friday, Thai animal welfare group SDF posted a video of the dog, Cola, rocking his brand new prosthetics a few months after the horrific incident. (Mashable)
5. You can put down that awkward Siri remote. Apple just launched a new way to navigate around Apple TV (next tremendous feature coming with iPhone X release). The Apple TV Remote app is one of a suite of recent products designed to improve the user experience of Apple TV. Released Monday, the app, which does everything the Siri remote can do, lets you select programs and play games from your iPhone. Simplifying text entry, the Apple TV Remote app helpfully allows you to enter show names, usernames and passwords with your phone’s keyboard. (Mashable)
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