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Could Same-Sex Marriage Become the Law of the Land?

Could Same-Sex Marriage Become the Law of the Land?

WASHINGTON (AP) – Same-sex couples can now marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia, but the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments today in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land. The justices’ questions to attorneys could be the first public indication of where they stand on whether states […]

More than 1.4 million need food, says U.N.

More than 1.4 million need food, says U.N.

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -The death toll following Nepal’s major earthquake is at least 4,400, but rescue workers still have not reached some remote communities. Across central Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people are still living in the open without clean water or sanitation. At Kathmandu’s small airport, the onslaught of relief flights has created major backups on […]

State of Emergency Declared for Maryland

State of Emergency Declared for Maryland

BALTIMORE (AP) – Baltimore Mayor says “thugs” are trying to “tear down what so many have fought for.” Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has imposed a curfew, to begin tonight, and Maryland’s governor has declared a state of emergency, calling in the National Guard to restore order to the city. Hours after the funeral for a black man who […]

AMHC educates community about sexual assault awareness

AMHC educates community about sexual assault awareness

Wendy Page is passionate about seeing sexual assault statistics drop in our state. That’s what brought her and a few of her colleagues to the Maine School of Science and Mathematics on Monday, spreading awareness about a problem that affects so many. “A lot of communities might not be open or think that this doesn’t happen here […]

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Aroostook’s First Turkey Season is Just Around The Corner

Aroostook’s First Turkey Season is Just Around The Corner

The first every Wild Turkey Season in Aroostook County is just around the corner .The Junior Hunt is Saturday and then on Monday the season opens for adults. . This is the first time that the season will be held in the county and the Maine Warden Service is making sure that people ask for […]

LCS/MSSM Softball Team Prepares to Defend Eastern Maine Title

LCS/MSSM Softball Team Prepares to Defend Eastern Maine Title

The Defending Eastern Maine Class D Champion LCS/MSSM Eagles head into the new year with some new faces and a new coach. Jamie Albert takes over the team from Andrew Kirby who coached the eagles last year. Albert says the team wants to look forward and not backward. Albert: “I think we are going to […]

Recreation Departments Keep Youngsters Busy During School Vacation Week

Recreation Departments Keep Youngsters Busy During School Vacation Week

It’s School vacation week and several Recreation Departments in the area are hosting activities to keep the youngsters active. The Caribou Recreation Department hosted youngsters from six departments today for a day of competition in Matball and then Wiffle ball. Rene Cloukey has the story.   It was a very active morning in Caribou as […]

World Cup Biathlon Will Return to Presque Isle

World Cup Biathlon Will Return to Presque Isle

It is now official a World Cup Biathlon event will be held in Aroostook County in February of 2016. The announcement was made today in Mars Hill at the Pineland Farms processing facility. Nordic Heritage Center Officials introduced Pineland Farms as a lead sponsor the event. Towle:”This is a tremendous shot in the arm for us, […]

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Spine Pain – Med Monday

Spine Pain – Med Monday

Presque Isle, Me – This weekend in Presque Isle, County Physical Therapy had a presentation on spinal and neck injuries. The talk included presentations from Lee Thibodeau, a neurosurgeon from Maine Spine Surgery in Portland, it also included TAMC radiologist Alan Mautz. Both presented to local professionals and students who were continuing their education. The presentations talked […]

Medical Monday 3.16.15: New Dental Practice Opens In Presque Isle

Medical Monday 3.16.15: New Dental Practice Opens In Presque Isle

A new dental office has opened up in Aroostook County giving more people access to care.Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Presque Isle A new dentistry practice is FILLING a growing need for access to care in Aroostook County. Many patients who’ve been put on a waiting list at other dental offices could […]

Smoking Series Part Five: E Cigarettes, Dangers of Second & Third Hand Smoke…Importance of Quitting

Smoking Series Part Five: E Cigarettes, Dangers of Second & Third Hand Smoke…Importance of Quitting

Shawn Cunningham has been examining the dangers of smoking and looking at local resources that help smokers commit to quit. Tonight in the final report of the series, we look at the impact of second and third hand smoke as well as the importance of getting treatment to finally kick the habit. YOUTUBE Healthcare practitioners […]

Smoking Series Part Four: Beat The Pack Program Is Helping Smokers Kick The Habit

Smoking Series Part Four: Beat The Pack Program Is Helping Smokers Kick The Habit

All weeklong Shawn Cunningham has been reporting on the dangers of smoking and local resources available to help people commit to quit. Tonight in part four of the series, we profile a new smoking cessation program in the county, that’s helping people quit their smoking habit once and for all. “I feel stress right now, […]

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Violent Dogs Attack and Kill Goat, Donkey Near St. Stephen, N.B.

Violent Dogs Attack and Kill Goat, Donkey Near St. Stephen, N.B.

| April 27, 2015

According to RCMP, West District Police are advising the public to be on the lookout for a dog involved in a violent attack against two farm animals in Dufferin, N.B. The RCMP were called to Todds Point Road on April 25, 2015 in relation to two dogs attacking and killing a goat and a donkey.  […]

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Police Seeking Information In County Church Break-Ins

Police Seeking Information In County Church Break-Ins

| April 27, 2015

Three Aroostook County Churches have been broken into in the past week, and the police are looking for the public’s help with any information related to the incidents. According to State Police, last week between Monday 4/20 and Thursday 4/23 three churches were broken into: St. Therese Parish Catholic Church in Stockholm, the Methodist Church in […]

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Houlton Man Arrested in Connection With Sunday Morning Circle K Robbery

Houlton Man Arrested in Connection With Sunday Morning Circle K Robbery

| April 27, 2015

A man has been arrested in connection with an early morning robbery that occurred early Sunday morning, according to Houlton Police Chief Joe McKenna. McKenna said Daniel T. Vose, 31, of Houlton was taken into custody at about 11 a.m. Sunday after a investigation. McKenna said shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday morning a white man with a […]

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