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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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Police Capture Man on the Run in Island Falls

| October 7, 2014

Island Falls, ME: Police have found and arrested 20 year old Jean Rodriguez.  Police responded Tuesday morning to a report that a man was seen inside an abandoned building on Sewell St. in Island Falls.  Rodriguez, of Rhode Island, was identified as a suspect.   He was detained while police were talking with other witnesses, […]

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Police Looking For An Aroostook County Man in Auburn

| October 7, 2014

Auburn, Me: State police are searching for an Aroostook County man last seen in Auburn.  33 year old Don Hanson of Westfield led troopers on a short chase along the Maine Turnpike.  Hanson was pulled over, but while police were interviewing one of the car’s passengers outside of the vehicle, the car took off.  The […]

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Police Searching for Man 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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