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David Charns (David Charns WMTW)
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Classes at Thornton Academy are canceled on Friday because of a threat.
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[Breaking news update at 12:19 a.m. ET] Police negotiators have had contact with a hostage taker in the cafe where an unspecified number of people have been held for hours, said New South Wales Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn. [Breaking news ...
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Officials at the Two Bridges Regional Jail said an inmate allegedly put her breast milk into another inmate's drink.
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Investigators and members of the bomb squad detonated a suspicious object outside of Portland police headquarters.
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A 19-year-old man was killed Sunday in a two-car crash, Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland said.
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Police said a car crashed into the Subway on Main Street during the busy lunchtime hour Thursday.
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The state fire marshal's office has been called in to help determine a cause.
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Several crews in central Maine responded to a fire at 11 Mountain Road on Sunday night.
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A Lewiston-based OB/GYN has surrendered his medical license after allegedly issuing medical marijuana certificates to 49 men.
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Protesters chanted "black lives matter" and "hands up don't shoot" while marching down Congress Street.
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It was a happy homecoming for Spice the cat in New Mexico on Thursday as the 6-month-old pet returned to her family.
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A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said crews responded to a pier collapse Thursday morning.
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Anchor/Reporter at WMTW
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  • WMTW
    Anchor/Reporter, 2014 - present
  • WPTZ NewsChannel 5
    Reporter, 2011 - 2014
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Anchor/Reporter at WMTW News 8: Maine's Total Weather & News. Send news tips to dcharns@hearst.com.
Introduction

David Charns anchors "Maine's Total Weather & News" on weekend evenings and reports during the week. He joined WMTW News 8 in June 2014.

David came to WMTW from News 8's sister station WPTZ/WNNE in Burlington, Vermont.

David is no stranger to New England. Born and raised in Massachusetts, he graduated from Boston University where he studied journalism and American studies. He then received a master's of science in journalism from Northwestern University.

In college, David interned in the newsrooms of WBZ-TV and our sister station in Boston, WCVB-TV. He later worked at WHDH-TV as a writer.

When not following the news, David likes to catch up on his DVR, tweet and work out.

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