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17th Annual Real Heroes Breakfast

17th Annual Real Heroes Breakfast

| May 14, 2015

Community members packed the banquet hall at the Caribou Inn & Convention Center. They gathered to recognize ordinary people who have done extraordinary things. “The American Red Cross wanted to have an event that is related to it’s mission, to help others, prevent, prepare and respond to disasters. So this is why we’re here this morning […]

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Doughnut Maker Plans New Facility

Doughnut Maker Plans New Facility

| May 13, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A company that bakes doughnuts and other treats for dozens of Dunkin’ Donuts franchises in central and eastern Maine is planning a new facility that could more than double capacity and create dozens of jobs. Bangor CPL, which makes the treats for 39 stores, is at capacity and plans to build a […]

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Cause of Amtrak Train Derailment Under Investigation

Cause of Amtrak Train Derailment Under Investigation

| May 13, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The investigation is expected to intensify today into what caused an Amtrak train to derail outside Philadelphia, killing at least five people and injuring dozens. Federal investigators are expected to comb through the wreckage. The incident has shut down the nation’s busiest rail corridor.

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City of Presque Isle Receives Grant to Plant Trees

City of Presque Isle Receives Grant to Plant Trees

| May 12, 2015

The City of Presque Isle has received a grant from ‘Project Canopy’ for $8 thousand dollars. The grant is for tree planting in the downtown. According to Deputy City Manager, Martin Puckett, the grant will allow them to remove some of the dead or dying trees in the area, and replant fifteen new ones. The […]

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Verizon Makes Billion Dollar Purchase

Verizon Makes Billion Dollar Purchase

| May 12, 2015

NEW YORK – Verizon is buying AOL for about (Canadian) $4.4 billion in a friendly deal that advances the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields. AOL owns The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, MAKERS and AOL.com. A Verizon spokesman says the AOL business will continue to be under the leadership of its chairman and chief executive, […]

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