MWC Daily: Alan Jackson is ‘Keepin’ it Country!’
Did you know Alan Jackson has 35 #1 hits under his belt? You can bet he'll be singing many of them as he celebrates a quarter of a century in country music with his 'Keepin' it Country' tour stop at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland this Saturday night.
Congratulations to David. He won tickets today from The Morning Waking Crew. Tomorrow, we'll give away one more pair of tickets. Hope you're listening.
Note to Parents: Grow Up!
Have you heard the story out of England. One parent sent another parent an invoice after a child missed a birthday party.
Morning sunshine gives way to increasing clouds this afternoon, high 30...mostly sunny skies all day in the North Country with a high of 24. Check your 5-day forecast.
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US-Cuba talks begin
The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in decades begins two days of negotiations. Today the delegation will discuss continuing by both sides to promote what the State Department calls "safe, legal and orderly migration." That covers everything from the security of charter flights between Miami and Havana to rooting out fraudulent passports and partnering on potential search-and-rescue missions. Tomorrow's talks focus on re-establishing a U.S. Embassy in Havana headed by an ambassador, and a Cuban Embassy in Washington.
NH community college system official interested in proposal
The chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire says he's interested in President Barack Obama's proposal offering two years of free community or technical college, as discussed in his State of the Union address. Ross Gittell of the Community College System says workers with an associate's degree earn 28 percent more on average than those with just a high school diploma.
Portland man pleads guilty to child pornography charges
A 20-year-old Portland man who video recorded children using public bathrooms has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors say Anthony Thea faces up to 20 years in prison at sentencing after entering his guilty plea Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Portland.
Wake Up Winning
We'll have one more chance at tickets to Alan Jackson with Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark at the Cross Insurance Arena Saturday night. Get your tickets, now.