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Kids Learn Animal Appreciation By Participating in Baby Beef and Pig Raising at Northern Maine Fair

| August 1, 2014

Some youngsters at the Northern Maine Fair are learning WHERE’s THE BEEF and a lot more to boot. Today is 4H Baby Beef and Pig Day at the fair. Shawn Cunningham reports on how kids are learning important lessons of animal appreciation and personal responsibility. Clint Goheen is cleaning the stall and making sure his […]

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Upward Bound Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

| August 1, 2014

A national program that more than doubles the chances of low-income, first generation students graduating from college is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this summer. It’s the Upward Bound program, that’s had a presence on the UMPI campus since 1980. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more from local students who say it’s prepared them for […]

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Aroostook Regional Transportation Services Bus Program Under New Agreement With New Broker…Promises Better Service To Riders

| July 31, 2014

A transportation company that provides bus service to people in need countywide continues to go through transition. As Shawn Cunningham reports some new changes might impact riders of the ARTS bus service. Wayne Thibodeau’s been on the job as an ARTS bus driver for four years. In that time, he’s seen A LOT of changes. […]

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Madawaska Budget Fails Another Referendum Vote

| July 30, 2014

Ginette Albert has looked through and made edits to the budget binder more times than she can count over the last few months. It’s the proposed Madawaska 2014-15 School Budget — and after Tuesday night’s referendum vote, she’s going to have to do it again. “To be honest with you, I was disappointed…when we presented […]

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Little Farmers At The Fair Popular Attraction Helping To Grow Next Generation of Farmers

| July 30, 2014

One attraction at the Northern Maine Fair that’s grown in popularity…especially among kids is a hands on activity that’s doing more than giving them a green thumb. As Shawn Cunningham shows us, it might be helping to grow the next generation of Maine farmers. Ten year old Jaiden Alexander might be PLANTING the seeds for […]

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