Home 5 Things (5TYNTK) MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019


1. 21-year-old hip hop star Juice WRLD died Sunday after he suffered a seizure at Chicago’s Midway airport. The rapper collapsed while walking through the airport. He was still conscious when he was transported to the hospital, but was pronounced dead soon after he arrived. (Forbes)

2. About 250,000 Maine-made wreaths are starting the long journey to Arlington National Cemetery, where they will be placed on headstones on Dec. 14th. A spokeswoman for Wreaths Across America said more than 2 million wreaths will be placed on markers across more than 2,000 locations this holiday season. (WGME)

3. After 46 years hosting generations of skaters, Happy Wheels, southern Maine’s last roller rink is set to close Dec. 15. It’s unclear why Happy Wheels is closing or what the property’s future might be. (Press Herald)

4. Yesterday New England nearly erased a 16-point deficit, but Kansas City held on and ended the Patriots’ 21-game home winning streak. (Press Herald)

5. For the 20th year, Santa Claus took to the slopes at Sunday River, along with 250 similarly dressed skiers, to raise $6,200 for the River Fund. The charity helps kids achieve success and growth through education and recreation. (WGME)

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