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NewsSource 8 at 6  September 30, 2013

NewsSource 8 at 6 September 30, 2013

| September 30, 2013

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County Hospitals Reimbursed for MaineCare Debt

County Hospitals Reimbursed for MaineCare Debt

| September 30, 2013

It’s money that’s been owed for a long, long time – but this month Governor LePage came through on one of his big promises — paying the state’s hospitals their shares of the nearly 2 billion dollars they’re owed from the combined state and federal MaineCare debt. “This is really not a windfall,” says Sylvia Getman, […]

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Medical Monday: Health Care Alliance Helps Rural Hospital

Medical Monday: Health Care Alliance Helps Rural Hospital

| September 30, 2013

The medical field is always changing.  So, Melissa Stoliker, a registered nurse at the Northern Maine Medical Center has to keep up with the latest developments. Unfortunately, with such a busy schedule there isn’t always time for her to get away to a medical conference.  That’s where the Lunder Dineen Healthcare Alliance of Maine comes […]

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Shipyard Employees to Work Even If Government Shuts Down

Shipyard Employees to Work Even If Government Shuts Down

| September 30, 2013

KITTERY, Maine (AP) – Thousands of workers are being told to report to duty Tuesday at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, even if the federal government shuts down. In Washington, a budget dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law could lead to the first government shutdown in 17 years at midnight. But the Navy says […]

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State Police Cruisers to Display Breast Cancer Plate

State Police Cruisers to Display Breast Cancer Plate

| September 30, 2013

The first State Police cancer awareness license plate was attached to a Maine State Police cruiser Monday.  Colonel Robert Williams, Chief of the State Police said his department’s marked police cruisers will display the plate during October — Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The plates were purchased by the Maine State Police Trooper’s Association and will […]

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