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Police Looking for Man Missing in Island Falls

| October 7, 2014

The Maine State Police in Houlton are looking for a Rhode Island man in Island Falls.  20 year old Jean Rodriquez was last seen on Sewell St. in Island Falls at 8:30 Monday morning when Troopers attempted to arrest him for criminal trespass.  Jean fled on foot from the scene and is believed to still be in […]

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First Confirmed Case of Enterovirus in Maine

| October 1, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine child has tested positive for a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that a child from York County has tested positive for enterovirus D68 infection. It’s the first confirmed case in the state. This […]

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Students Evacuated from Kentucky High School After Report of Weapons

| September 30, 2014

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Students are being led out of a Kentucky high school after a report of weapons seen on campus. Television stations in Louisville showed lines of students from Fern Creek Traditional High School leaving the buildings and being escorted by police to a nearby softball field Tuesday afternoon. Police cars surrounded […]

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Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI Charge

| September 30, 2014

  BALTIMORE (AP) – Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday. Maryland Transportation Authority Police say Phelps was going 84 mph in a 45-mph zone. Police say officers stopped Phelps […]

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6th Annual Dempsey Challenge Goes Well

| September 29, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Nearly 3,900 people helped raise more than $1.1 million for cancer care and support.  This past weekend the 6th annual Dempsey Challenge, organized by actor Patrick Dempsey in honor of his mother took place. Aimee Arsenault, manager of special events and development at the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & […]

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