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Lead Investigator Into German Airbus Crash Says Plane Co-Pilot Apparently Intentionally Downed Plane

Lead Investigator Into German Airbus Crash Says Plane Co-Pilot Apparently Intentionally Downed Plane

| March 26, 2015

Marignane (France) (AFP) – The co-pilot “voluntarily” initiated the descent of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps and refused to open the door to the pilot who was outside the cockpit, the lead investigator said on Thursday. “The co-pilot is alone at the controls,” said prosecutor Brice Robin, recounting information gathered from […]

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Breaking News: Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight Began Descent ‘intentionally’ According to Associated Press.

Breaking News: Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight Began Descent ‘intentionally’ According to Associated Press.

| March 26, 2015

Breaking News: The Associated Press is reporting the co-pilot of Germanwings flight began descent ‘intentionally’. The Airbus A320, on a flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, inexplicably began to descend from cruising altitude after losing radio contact with ground control and slammed into a remote mountainside in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people […]

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Amtrak strikes car, passenger hospitalized

Amtrak strikes car, passenger hospitalized

| March 26, 2015

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) – Authorities say one person was injured when an Amtrak Downeaster train struck a passenger vehicle in Old Orchard Beach. The northbound train that left Boston at 11 p.m. Wednesday struck the SUV at the Union Avenue crossing at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. A passenger in the SUV was taken to the […]

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To Raise Minimum Wage or Not?

To Raise Minimum Wage or Not?

| March 26, 2015

7 dollars and 50 cents. Maine’s minimum wage since 2009. According to House Speaker Mark Eves, someone who works full-time at the minimum, makes 15 thousand six hundred dollars a year, 4 thousand 190 dollars below the federal poverty level. “Minimum wage isn’t typically for skilled people. It’s typically for high schoolers that are looking […]

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3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

| March 26, 2015

A much different scene than 3 years ago here in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. The Saint John River still frozen due to the unseasonably cold temperatures. “This year is way too tense. We just cross our fingers and hope that things work out. We’ve done what we can so far. We’re having our first emergency meeting […]

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