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Winter Fun Day

Winter Fun Day

| February 21, 2015

Today was the annual winter fun day at Aroostook State Park. Hundreds descended upon the park for an event that helps many beat the winter blues. “It is all about getting people outside and enjoying mother nature, enjoying the activities that are in our backyard. Setting good standards, getting families together.Making sure people have some healthy […]

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

| February 21, 2015

More than thirty community organizations countywide are collaborating on disaster preparedness. Shawn Cunningham talks to one of the organizers spearheading this endeavor to unite the community NOW before a major disaster occurs LATER ON. [TAKE PKG] {***PKG***} <00:00 Caribou (track 1) These boxes of food at the Catholic Charities Food Bank in Caribou are waiting […]

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Sentencing for Caribou Man

Sentencing for Caribou Man

| February 19, 2015

Caribou, ME – A Caribou man was sentenced today to twenty-two years in prison on multiple charges, including aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine. Fourty-Seven year old Keith Tingley Jr. was in Caribou Superior Court in connection with an incident in April of last year, when MDEA agents discovered a methamphetamine lab in his trailer on Old Washburn Road […]

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Blast Hits Southern California Refinery

Blast Hits Southern California Refinery

| February 18, 2015

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – An explosion at an Exxon Mobil refinery in the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance triggered a huge smokestack flare, raining down ash and leaving two with minor injuries. A Fire Department spokesman told KCBS-TV that the Wednesday morning blast most likely involved gasoline. Residents within a mile or two reported feeling […]

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Connecticut Man Dies in Maine Snowmobiling Accident

Connecticut Man Dies in Maine Snowmobiling Accident

| February 17, 2015

CARATUNK, Maine (AP) – A Connecticut man has died in a weekend snowmobiling accident in Maine. The Maine Warden Service identified the victim of Saturday’s accident in Caratunk as 46-year-old Lars Otto of Danbury, Connecticut. Lt. Kevin Adam says it appears as if Otto failed to negotiate a corner on Bald Mountain Loop Trail just […]

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