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More Meth Arrests

More Meth Arrests

| June 30, 2015

A man and woman have been arrested following the discovery of another methamphetamine laboratory in Aroostook County. Last Friday evening, Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Ludlow Road in Ludlow for a report that a female had been injured in a meth-lab related incident. When deputies arrived, they learned that the woman had been […]

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‘Death-with-Dignity’ Bill Fails

‘Death-with-Dignity’ Bill Fails

| June 17, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have defeated a bill that would have allowed doctors to provide lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients. Republican Sen. Roger Katz’s bill died because the Senate and House failed to agree on the bill. The Republican-controlled Senate narrowly rejected the bill with an 18-17 vote earlier this […]

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FAME Merger

FAME Merger

| June 16, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Finance Authority of Maine and Maine Educational Loan Authority are merging under a bill signed into law by Gov. Paul LePage. The governor said Tuesday that the merger combines the best of two agencies and provides “one-stop shopping for their higher education finance needs.” The Maine Educational Loan Authority offers […]

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UMaine, Community Colleges Make Transferring Credits Easier

UMaine, Community Colleges Make Transferring Credits Easier

| June 8, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Officials from Maine’s public universities and community colleges have signed an agreement that will make it easier for students to transfer credits between schools. Students at any of the 14 public universities or community colleges in Maine will be able to transfer up to 35 credits of their general education requirements […]

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CPR Training

CPR Training

| June 4, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have overturned Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that will provide students the chance to learn how to perform CPR and use automated external defibrillators. The Republican-controlled Senate voted 31-4 to override LePage’s veto of Republican Rep. Matt Pouliot’s bill on Thursday. The Democratic-led House supported the veto […]

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