Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Maine starts the day with 439 active cases of COVID-19. 3,818 of the 4,389 cases recovered. There have been 132deaths according to WABI. A total of 85 cases have now been linked to the Millinocket wedding.

Hurricane Laura has made landfall in Louisiana with 150 mph winds according to weather.com.

The man wanted for the murder of a young woman last Friday in Lewiston was found in Mississippi according to WABI.

The body of a man the police had a previous encounter with was found dead in the Waterville building where a stand-off ended early Wednesday morning according to WABI.

A two-year-old is recovering from non-life-threading injures after being shot at a home in Hancock according to Newscenter.  The incident is under investigation.

Unemployed Mainers will be getting an extra $300 in temporary benefits according to WABI.

Maine Maple Sunday, normally held in the spring, will take place this year in October on the weekend of the 9th to the 11th according to WABI.

Mainers who get their health insurance under Maine’s Affordable Care Act will see a 13% cut in rates according to centralmaine.com.

The Sports Medicine Committee of the Maine Principals Association has said all sports can be played; the MPA is due to make it say on high school sports this fall according to centralmaine.com.

More unrest in Wisconsin according to Kenosha News.

Republican National Convention night 3 from CNN.

Bruins and Sox lost last night; Celtics play tonight.