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Wade Hanson Backs out of Houlton Town Manager Position

| August 29, 2012

A sudden decision made Monday night has the town of Houlton headed back to the drawing board. They now must decide what the next steps are in finding a town manager. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

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Bess the Book Bus Visits Houlton

| August 29, 2012

Nearly a thousand people came out in Houlton this past Saturday for a book fair at the Civic Center. Now this wasn’t exactly your average book fair — the books were all on a bus that’s travelled all over the US. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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UMPI Professor to Study in Poland

| August 29, 2012

Many of us don’t know what silicoflaggellates are and we probably couldn’t begin to guess. But one professor at UMPI has made a career studying them – and is headed overseas to continue his research. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli caught up with Kevin McCartney the day before his adventure began.

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New NWS Radar Technology Will Help Keep People Safe

| August 29, 2012

Some new technology at the National Weather Service will help make forecasts even more accurate…which will help keep you safe.  NewsSource 8 reporter Kelly O’Mara has the story. And more information on the new radar…including training…you can visit http://www.wdtb.noaa.gov/course/dualpol/outreach/index.html.

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New Nutrition Guidelines

| August 28, 2012

The lunch trays of school students all across the country will be looking a little different and a lot healthier this school year thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dick Palm spoke to a local food service director about the changes.

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