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Perth Andover residents react to Ottawa shootings

| October 22, 2014

Ottawa may be more than eight hours away from Perth Andover, but residents in the small village in New Brunswick were devastated to hear about Wednesday’s shootings at their capital. “Horrifies me and makes me feel sad for all of the victims,” said resident Mary Dee. The city is on lockdown after a gunman shot […]

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National Bioenergy Day Recognized at Northern Maine Community College

| October 22, 2014

Today, October 22nd, is National Bioenergy Day. It recognizes the increased use of forests to generate heat and power for homes and institutions. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more on a County college that not only utilizes biomass to heat it’s campus, but also has a program to train students how to use the […]

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Political Profile: House District Race 151 Democrat John Martin vs. Republican Incumbent Allan Michael Nadeau

| October 22, 2014

We continue the Political Profiles series to help get you prepared for November’s elections. We introduce you to the two candidates vying for House District 151. Democrat John Martin has an extensive career in public service. He graduated from UMaine Orono with a degree in history & government. Martin was first elected to the Maine […]

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30 Maine Guard Members Home From Middle East

| October 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – About 30 members of the Maine National Guard are home from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. Thirteen members of the 243rd Engineering Installation Squadron arrived late Tuesday and another 15 arrived shortly before noon Wednesday to waiting family and friends at the Portland International Jetport. During their deployment, the airmen provided […]

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Mall Shootings in Canada

| October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament. Ottawa police Constable Marc Soucy said Wednesday there have been shots fired at three places in the Canadian capital: at the National War Memorial, where a soldier was killed, on Parliament Hill and near the Rideau […]

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