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More Than 15 Million Dollars Coming to Maine Housing Development

More Than 15 Million Dollars Coming to Maine Housing Development

| June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than $15,000,000 is coming to Maine for housing development.  U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded three grants totaling $15,096,999 to the State of Maine to support the development of low-income housing, strengthen services in emergency shelters, […]

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Boston Marathon Bomber Says He’s Sorry for the lives he’s taken

Boston Marathon Bomber Says He’s Sorry for the lives he’s taken

| June 24, 2015

BOSTON (AP): Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says that he’s sorry for the irreparable harm he’s caused and that he prays for the victims.  The 21-year-old Tsarnaev spoke Wednesday before he was formally sentenced to death. He gave a five-minute speech with a Russian accent, peppered with religious references and praise of Allah. The 21-year-old paused […]

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Maine National Park

Maine National Park

| June 24, 2015

  MEDWAY – Residents of Medway are saying no to a proposed national park in northern Maine. The majority of residents voted against the project in the non-binding Tuesday vote. East Millinocket residents are slated to vote in a similar non-binding referendum on Monday. The propsed 75,000-acre national park project would also include a recreation area […]

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Now Accepting Military Academy Nominations

Now Accepting Military Academy Nominations

| June 24, 2015

LEWISTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin’s office is accepting applications from Mainers who are interested in attending a service academy. “Our service academies are some of the greatest education institutions in the world,” said Congressman Poliquin. “It’s an honor to nominate young, hard-working Mainers to these service academies.” The service academies are as follows: U.S. Military […]

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Escaped New York Prisoners Update

Escaped New York Prisoners Update

| June 24, 2015

  DANNEMORA, N.Y. – It has been determined by authorities that the prison employee charged with helping two murderers escape from a New York prison smuggled tools to them by hiding the items in frozen hamburger meat. Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wiley says Joyce Mitchell told investigators she put hacksaw blades and a screwdriver […]

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