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Northern Maine Fair Returns For 160th Year

| July 25, 2014

The wheel is turning, the fries are cooking, and the sheep are ready to go too. Looks, smells, and sounds like the ever popular Northern Maine Fair…is back in town. “We get very excited to see that we’ve brought something to the community that people really enjoy,” said president Carol Bell. (VO) It’s a longstanding Aroostook […]

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20 Years After Loring AFB Closes, Veterans Look Back

| July 24, 2014

David King looks back on his days as a member of the United States Air Force. He’s one of many veterans once stationed at Loring Air Force base. And when he first came in 1962, this place looked a lot different. “Lots of people…hustle and bustle….all around the clock, 24 hours a day, he said. […]

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Mars Hill Golfer Among Many Unhappy with VA Hospitals

| July 23, 2014

Every time Roland Perry swings a golf club, he feels knee pain. “It’s frustrating because I know what I’m capable of doing,” he said. The professional golfer and director of golf at the Mars Hill Country Club has been dealing with knee issues since the 70s. He’s also an Air Force veteran – and says […]

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Despite Massachusetts Crash, Hot Air Balloon Pilot Coming to Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

| July 22, 2014

Theresa Fowler couldn’t believe her eyes when she watched the news on Monday morning – when she recognized the hot air balloon that crashed into power lines in Massachusetts over the weekend. “I was just ill at the thought of the pilot we know fairly well and a balloon accident period..and it was pretty upsetting […]

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Man Drives Truck Into Nackawic Fire Hall, Damages Building and Equipment

| July 21, 2014

Richard Barrow has fought fires with the Nackawic Fire Department for forty years. In all that time he has never battled one like he did Monday morning. “On our our own house it’s a different story altogether. Just devastating to come down here and see that,” he said. Nackawic Fire Chief William Hopkins says it was around […]

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