Things You Need to Know Today: 8 Charged with Welfare Fraud + Trump to Reveal Running Mate Friday
Here are the things you need to know today......
DHHS has moved ahead with charges on 8 people this week for welfare fraud. According to WCSH, the Fraud Investigation and Recovery Unit of DHHS reported more than one million dollars in stolen benefits this year over 60 cases that the unit has submitted to the AG office.
The city of Augusta is looking at rules for yard sales. According to the KJ, Thursday they will consider if the city should move forward with some rules.
If you have a Maine loon license plate, state parks and historic sites around the state are allowing you free admission Sunday. According to WABI, there are some exceptions. Check out all the exceptions on this and all the special days here!
From the Associated Press, Maine has recorded its third major ski resort chairlift failure in six years. Sunday River reports that the entire top unloading area of the Spruce Peak Triple lift separated from the ground and fell over.
Maine's two largest commercial airports will get nearly $4 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to make improvements.
Donald Trump is promising to reveal the person he's chosen as his running mate Friday morning. The presumptive Republican presidential candidate and his team have been meeting with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
A new survey finds that many drivers express some kind of rage behind the wheel. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says nearly 8 out of 10 U.S. drivers it surveyed admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year. That includes either following too closely, yelling at another driver, cutting them off or making angry gestures. And an estimated 8 million drivers did something more serious, like bumping or ramming a vehicle on purpose or getting out of their cars to confront another driver.