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Dairy Farmers Get Congressional Support

Dairy Farmers Get Congressional Support

| September 26, 2012

Maine Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins are joining other congressional lawmakers from Vermont and Minnesota calling for a way to make milk production more affordable and help milk producers stay in business. Newssource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham talked to one dairy farmer in Mapleton to get his take on the senatorial support.

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Maine State Treasurer Talks Federal Debt and Bond Concerns

Maine State Treasurer Talks Federal Debt and Bond Concerns

| September 26, 2012

Maine State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin is in the county, talking to business leaders about what he calls the country’s biggest financial burden…DEBT. And adds that problem certainly impacts the state of Maine. As Shawn Cunningham goes one on one with Poliquin, he touts how Maine lawmakers have cut spending quite a bit. But¬† that might […]

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Medical Monday: 9.24.12 Ashland Health Center

Medical Monday: 9.24.12 Ashland Health Center

| September 26, 2012

The Aroostook Medical Center has five satellite clinics throughout the county community. Including one in Ashland. In this week’s Medical Monday, Shawn Cunningham examines the positive role these clinics play in providing qualitative care to patients in rural communities.

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Cooperative Extension Working on Improvements for the County

Cooperative Extension Working on Improvements for the County

| September 26, 2012

The executive director of the Maine Cooperative extension was here at the station today to appear on the Potato Pickers Special. ¬†NewsSource 8 reporter Kelly O’Mara caught up with him and has more on what the extension is up to.   And more information can be found at extension.umaine.edu.

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Peter Alden Arrested For Child Pornography

Peter Alden Arrested For Child Pornography

| September 25, 2012

A County man was arrested last night in Skowhegan on a class C charge of Possessing Sexually Explicit Material of a minor under the age of 12. NewsSource 8′s Randi Nissenbaum has details on the arrest of Peter Alden.

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