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(5TYNTK) Tuesday, March 26, 2019

1. A new bill in Augusta would prevent any public school in Maine from using the name or imagery of a Native American as a school mascot. “The fact that this is wasting a lot of people’s time and money, I think it is appropriate that we have legislation here that we discuss it, we weigh in,” Rep. Benjamin Collings said. (WGME)

2. Acadia officials formally unveiled their plan Monday for a “timed-entry reservation system” to manage parking at some of the park’s most popular attractions. The plan would require drivers to obtain reservations between mid-June and mid-October before entering Cadillac Summit Road, Jordan Pond’s north lot or the 1.8-mile stretch of Park Loop Road/Ocean Drive between Sand Beach and the Fabbri picnic area. (PressHerald)

3. Nine nurses who work in the Labor and Delivery Unit at Maine Medical Center now share an added common bond. All nine are pregnant, with due dates falling between April and late July. “Something is definitely in the water here at Maine Medical Center on the Labor and Delivery Unit! Nine pregnant (8 pictured) nurses. Lots of baby friends being made this summer!” one of the pregnant nurses, Brittney Verville, wrote in a post on her Facebook page. (PressHerald)

4. Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from the sport, posting the news on Twitter. “Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as ‘Mixed Martial Art’ today. “I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. I now join my former partners on this venture, already in retirement. Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!” He leaves the sport with a 21-4-0 record, and UFC belts in two divisions. (CNN)

5. Apple is jumping into the video-streaming world. On Monday, the company announced the launch of its own TV and movie streaming service, Apple TV+, which will include programs starring or created by the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Momoa, Steve Carrell, Reese Witherspoon, and Steven Spielberg, AP reports. The news comes as sales for Apple’s best-selling product, the iPhone, start to decline. The company also unveiled a subscription news service for $10 a month and a new branded credit card. (APNews)

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