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Main Street Mania in Presque Isle

| November 21, 2014

Friday night the 15th annual Main Street Mania event took place in Presque Isle. The event started at 6 o’clock- it’s a shopoholics paradise; local stores like Merchants on the Corner, Wilder’s Jewelry, Mojo and many more are offering great deals but it’s for just tonight only– so you better check them out while you still […]

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Bangor Man Gets 7 ½ Years For Drug Charges

| November 21, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Bangor man has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for distributing the synthetic drug known as bath salts. U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty said that 36-year-old Adam Hathorn was sentenced to 90 months in prison and three years of supervised release on Thursday. Prosecutors say that Hathorn […]

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Fatal Caribou Fire Kills 3 Young Children and 1 Adult

| November 20, 2014

(Courtesy Maine Department of Public Safety) The State Fire Marshal’s Office says four people have died following a mobile home fire in Caribou this morning.  The dead are three young children and a woman.   Caribou Firefighters  entered the burning mobile home and removed the victims.   The three children were rushed to Caribou’s hospital and were […]

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LePage Calls Obama’s Immigration Plan ‘Shameful’

| November 20, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says President Barack Obama’s plan to shield millions of immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation is “shameful.” The Republican governor told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that it took him 11 years and $80,000 under current immigration procedures to get a green card for […]

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FairPoint Strike Continues After Mediation Fails

| November 19, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The first meeting of FairPoint and unions representing workers in northern New England since late August has failed to produce a breakthrough. Both the company and unions representing more than 1,700 striking workers blamed each other for failing to offer a compromise. The chairman of the unions’ bargaining committee said FairPoint […]

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