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Ipadagogy Conference

Ipadagogy Conference

| June 26, 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 […]

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70th Anniversary of Plane Crash in Presque Isle

70th Anniversary of Plane Crash in Presque Isle

| June 26, 2013

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.

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Recently Released Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez Charged with Murder

Recently Released Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez Charged with Murder

| June 26, 2013

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 […]

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Lawmakers Override LePage’s Veto of the State Budget

Lawmakers Override LePage’s Veto of the State Budget

| June 26, 2013

  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.┬áThe 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 […]

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Legally Married Same-Sex Couples

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Legally Married Same-Sex Couples

| June 26, 2013

  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 […]

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