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

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Children's Discovery Museum is taking it first steps in creating their new location in Waterville according to centralmaine.com.

Augusta is considering new rules for businesses operating at home according to centralmaine.com.

Sen. Collins introduced a bill with $100 million to help fight tick-borne diseases according to centralmaine.com.

Gov. Mills is holding a summit July 19th  to address the opioid crisis according to US News.

Summit Utilities wants to work with the dairy industry to turn cow poo to gas to heat homes according to US News.

The bill to drop the religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccinations is on Gov Mills desk according to US News.

Police found weapons where an Auburn man was shot by police, ending a six-hour standoff according to US News.

Actor Ed Harris has pledged $75,000 for a Waterville arts center according to centralmaine.com.