1. As the first Nor’easter of 2018 heads toward Maine, Governor Paul LePage is urging Mainers to stay home and off the roads. “Travel conditions are expected to be treacherous,” said Governor LePage. “I encourage Mainers to stay off the roads and avoid traveling unless it is an emergency. Avoiding unnecessary travel will keep accidents to a minimum and allow state and municipal road crews to safely go about their work.” Closings // Blizzard warning noon – 4am tomorrow. (WCSH)
2. For the first time since 1989, there was measurable snowfall in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday. As a result, the typically balmy Sunshine State city gave students an extra day off from school on the heels of winter break.(AP)
3. A 32-year-old man from Massachusetts is serving 30 days in a jail after his arrest for hiding small video cameras in a York beach rental to spy on his guests. Joseph McGrath was convicted on 10 counts of violation of privacy on Tuesday. He was immediately taken to the York County Jail. (Press Herald)
4. Terry Rozier scored 20 points in 20 minutes, stealing the spotlight from Thomas, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in a rematch of the Eastern Conference finals and leading the Celtics to a 102-88 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Thomas received a standing ovation from the Boston fans but did not play one night after making his season debut in a return from a hip injury. (WGME)
5. Starting January 25, Taco Bell will be selling Nacho Fries for just $1 at locations nationwide. The fast-food chain said in a statement that the fries are flavored with “bold Mexican seasoning” and will be served with a side of “warm nacho cheese.” The news comes in the wake of Taco Bell announcing last month that it will be adding 20 new menus to its dollar menu over the course of 2018. (Extra Crispy)
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