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

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The trial man accused of shooting a Somerset County sheriff's deputy is getting under way according to US News. (More from centralmaine.com)

Gov Mills signed the bill to allow trained medical professionals, who are not doctors, to perform abortions according to US News.

Maine lawmakers passed a "Student Loan Bill of Rights" according to US News.

120 whoopie pies and drinking half a gallon of iced tea were stolen from the Skowhegan Lions Club according to US News.

Maine gas is averaging $2.68, down 6 cents per gallon since last week, nationally its $2.73 a gallon and 17.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago according to US News.

Hallowell approved a new noise ordinance according to centralmaine.com.

Manchester looking at marijuana business, plastic bags, emergency responses and more according to centralmaine.com.

Fire in Randolph kills the family pets according to centralmaine.com.

A fawn was rescued in Oakland after is was found alone and near the road, according to centralmaine.com it was taken to the wildlife refuge in Vassalboro.