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Blaine Man Pleads Guilty

| January 23, 2015

A Blaine man pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Bangor to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute bath salts. 34-year old Nate Brewer faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. He will be sentenced after the completion of a pre-sentence investigation report. According to court records, Brewer conspired […]

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Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

| January 23, 2015

“”The whole thing is crazy,’ said Mary Lou Brown, who can’t stop smiling. The co-chair of the history and records committee for the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church in Caribou is overwhelmed with joy because the time capsule she’s been searching for for years has finally turned up. “When Mr. Alden called me to tell me […]

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MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM BOARD APPOINTS INTERIM PRESIDENT

| January 23, 2015

AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Community College System (MCCS) Board of Trustees Friday appointed Derek Langhauser to serve as Interim President of the MCCS, effective February 16, 2015. Langhauser serves as General Counsel of the MCCS and is a senior member of the System’s leadership team. He replaces Dr. John Fitzsimmons who announced earlier this month that […]

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Experts say Islamic State videos filmed in a studio

| January 23, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) – The video of two Japanese hostages being held by the Islamic State group seems, like past IS videos, to have been taken in an arid, desert setting. But an expert says the video was more likely completed in an indoor studio with a false backdrop made to appear as though it were […]

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Afghans protest against French satirical newspaper

| January 23, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Hundreds of people have protested in two Afghan cities against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo over it using a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. The demonstrations in the capital, Kabul, and the western city of Herat took place after Friday prayers. Protesters carried banners proclaiming: “We love Muhammad.” […]

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