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Another Hostage Beheaded

| September 24, 2014

  PARIS (AP) – A terrorism watchdog says Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have killed a French hostage. A group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah said after abducting Herve Gourdel on Sunday that he would be killed within 24 hours unless France ended its airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq. The French […]

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Weather 101: Heating Degree Days

| September 18, 2014

Chief Meteorologist Ted Shapiro here with weather 101.  A lot of people get real confused about heating degree days.  Let me tell you what they are.  It’s an index that allows you, among other things, to compare energy bills year to year.  Also if you’re moving from one area of the country to the other, […]

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Suspect Arrested in Madawaska Bomb Threat

| September 15, 2014

Madawaska, ME: Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a bomb threat made to the Madawaska High School Friday afternoon.  18 year old Michael, “Mikey”, Morneault from Madawaska has been charged with Terrorizing, a Class C Felony, False Public Alarm, a Class D Misdemeanor and violating conditions of release.  Police say Morneault was in […]

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Police Respond to Disturbance in Houlton

| September 11, 2014

Houlton, ME: One man is injured in a disturbance Wednesday in Houlton.  The Houlton Police Department was called to respond to Court Street.  Four people were chasing 20 year old James Schneider of Houlton with a baseball bat.  When the four people caught up to Schneider, he pulled out a knife.  18 year old Reginald Dobbins […]

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Inmate Dies After Being Found Hanging at the Aroostook County Jail

| September 9, 2014

An inmate has died after being found hanging in the shower at the Aroostook County Jail, last week.  On Thursday, September 4th, a 48 year old male was found hanging in the shower of his dorm.  The inmate was alone at the time.  Corrections officers worked to revive him.  He was transported to the Houlton […]

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