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

What is the weather today? Check out the ZONE FORECASTS from Maine.gov!

Hurricane Dorian is getting closer to Florida according to CNN.

A deadly boat fire in California leaves at least 25 dead according to US News.

A west Texas man shot 7 people this weekend according to CNN.

MeCDC is reminding students, as of Sept 19,  a new law bans vaping on school grounds according to US News.

Police are treating the death of a Lewiston-Auburn area man whose body was found in Leeds as suspicious according to US News.

Speed and alcohol are reportedly involved in crash that killed two people leaving the Windsor Fair according to US News.  (More from centralmaine.com )

Lewiston Police are still investigating a shooting and stabbing according to WGME.

Three people died in a roller over in Acadia according to WMTW.

A bull gored a Madison man according to WMTW.

Waterville’s plastic bag rules started Sunday according to centralmaine.com.

Because of retirements, BIW is working to increase its workforce according to the Sun Journal.