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ISLAMIC STATE BEHEADS US AID WORKER PETER KASSIG

| November 16, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) – The Islamic State group has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a man it said was the former U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker, who was seized while delivering relief supplies in Syria last year. President Barack Obama confirmed Kassig’s slaying after a […]

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Hickox, Wilbur to leave Fort Kent

| November 8, 2014

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who successfully fought an Ebola quarantine order is planning to leave a Maine town with her boyfriend and may move out of state. Ted Wilbur says he and girlfriend Kaci Hickox will leave Fort Kent sometime after Monday, the last day of the disease’s 21-day incubation period. Wilbur […]

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Pitch in For the Paws Fundraiser is Bigger than Ever in its Third Year

| November 3, 2014

Since Halloween, open brown boxes have been sitting on the floors in some of the nooks and crannies of the Aroostook Medical Center. Boxes that were once empty are now full of pet food and supplies. The Pitch in For Paws program is back for its third year- and bigger than ever. “Very happy really, […]

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Cause of Portland Fire that Killed Five and Injured One is still Unknown

| November 3, 2014

Officials say it could take days to determine the cause of a fire that ripped through a two-apartment house in Portland over the weekend. The fire killed five people and critically injured one. Portland Fire Chief Jerry LaMoria says the investigation into the state’s deadliest fire in three decades is in a preliminary stage. It could […]

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Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man in Ludlow

| October 12, 2014

LUDLOW, Maine (AP) — State police say a trooper shot and killed a man in an armed confrontation in the Aroostook County town of Ludlow. State police spokesman Stephen McCausland says Sgt. Joshua Haines shot 52-year-old Alan Gillotti Sr. outside a house on Sunday afternoon. He says troopers had gone to Gillotti’s home while investigating […]

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