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Fort Fairfield Border Patrol hosts active shooter training

| January 30, 2015

It’s as close to the real thing as it gets. From the gunshot sounds, to the adrenaline rush, to the feeling of danger. Members of law enforcement from all over the County spent this week training on their active shooter response techniques. “When you’re going into a situation where you know that there’s a threat and […]

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Reunited

| January 30, 2015

Presque Isle, Me – On adopt a pet we showed you Coco a dog up for adoption at the Central Aroostook Humane Society. The hope was that someone would come forward to adopt her. Well we found out later that day, she already had owners who loved and missed her. Randy Young had moved to northern […]

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Multiple vehicle accident briefly closes route 89

| January 30, 2015

A multiple vehicle accident in Caribou shut down route 89 this morning. 35-year-old Paul Durepo, 24-year-old Melinda Patten and 18-year-old Matthew Tardy, all of Limestone, were traveling toward Caribou. Durepo stopped in traffic to make a turn. Patten was behind him and lost control. He swerved into the other lane, where 53 year old Victor Stephens of […]

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Judge Dismisses Pregnant Maine Woman’s Lawsuit

| January 30, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the state of Maine by a pregnant mental health worker who was stabbed by a patient at the state-run Riverview Psychiatric Center. Jamie Hill-Spotswood argued in the suit that less than a week before the March 2013 attack she told the assistant […]

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Collins and King Split on Keystone Pipeline Bill

| January 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King are split on their views of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Collins voted Thursday in support of the bill, which President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. She says in a statement that it’s “past time” for Obama to approve the project. […]

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