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Hickox Boyfriend Says He Will Not Go on Campus

| October 28, 2014

The University of Maine at Fort Kent President Wilson Hess has released a statement to NewsSource 8 regarding Kaci Hickox’s boyfriend, Ted Wilbur.  Hess says the University has been “in constant communication with Ted Wilbur and there is no definitive decision on where he will reside right now, however he has told UMFK officials that he will not […]

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Mall Shootings in Canada

| October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament. Ottawa police Constable Marc Soucy said Wednesday there have been shots fired at three places in the Canadian capital: at the National War Memorial, where a soldier was killed, on Parliament Hill and near the Rideau […]

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Developing Story…Shots Fired in Canada

| October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police are confirming reports that a gunman has been shot and killed in the Canadian capital of Ottawa — where there was gunfire at the country’s National War Memorial and then inside the Parliament building. Police and witnesses say a gunman shot a Canadian soldier, who has died, standing guard at the […]

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Presque Isle Sears to Close in January

| October 15, 2014

The Sears store in Presque Isle will close to the public in mid-January.  The store will remain open until then for customers.  The store has 63 employees.  Those employees are eligible to receive severance.  They also have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Sears or Kmart stores.  The liquidation sale will begin […]

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First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in U.S. Has Died

| October 8, 2014

  DALLAS (AP) – The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital.  Thomas Eric Duncan was pronounced dead at 7:51 a.m. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where he was admitted Sept. 28.  He had been kept in isolation, according to spokesman Wendell Watson. Duncan’s condition was […]

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