Archive for June, 2013
There’s no doubt that technology plays a large role in modern life today… And it’s presence in the classroom is increasing as well. A unique conference was held at UMFK Monday through Tuesday to bring teachers together from throughout Maine.. And teach them how to use Ipads as a teaching tool. News Source 8 Reporter […]
70 years ago today, a World War two plane crashed in a Presque Isle field killing nine people. Shawn Cunningham talks with those left behind from this tragedy and how its changed the lives of an entire community.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) – Police have charged Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez’s home. The charge was revealed Wednesday in Attleboro District Court after Hernandez was arrested at […]
This afternoon the House and Senate both voted to override Republican Governor Paul LePage’s veto of the state budget bill, avoiding a government shutdown. The compromise budget measure will temporarily raise the state sales tax by half a percent, and raise meals and lodging taxes as well. The House voted 114-34 and the Senate voted […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and retirement benefits that are generally available to […]