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LePage Calls Company “Bottom Feeders”

| January 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the chances of the shuttered Bucksport paper mill reopening are “little to none” and describes the company officials who closed the mill as “bottom feeders.” The Kennebec Journal reports LePage made his remarks Wednesday at a Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce meeting in Augusta. His statements […]

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Two Arrested in Mars Hill in Connection with Stolen Vehicle

| January 22, 2015

  Two people have been arrested in connection with a stolen vehicle.  29 year old Robert Helstrom and 24 year old Trishia Willette both of Presque Isle were arrested after allegedly fleeing from sheriff’s early Wednesday morning.  Sheriff’s Deputies discovered a vehicle in Mars Hill that had been reported stolen in Presque Isle Tuesday.   […]

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Maine Potato Conference Happening in Caribou

| January 22, 2015

Pesticide control…the future of bees, and marketing potatoes as a healthy vegetable. Those were just a few of the topics at this year’s Maine Potato Conference in Caribou. Shawn Cunningham reports on changes affecting the potato industry and how growers can be power players in Augusta and Washington D.C. Presque Isle To a packed audience […]

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More bodies discovered from AirAsia crash

| January 22, 2015

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) – Indonesian divers have retrieved six more bodies from waters around the fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed in December in seas near western Indonesia. Suryadi Bambang Supriyadi, operational director of the National Search and Rescue Agency, said the bodies were being flown to Pangkalan Bun, the nearest city to the […]

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Maine Democrats Outline Economic Policy Proposal

| January 22, 2015

NORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) – Maine Democrats are beginning a statewide “jobs tour” where they’re discussing ways to create jobs and to grow the state’s economy. House Speaker Mark Eves and other lawmakers launched the effort Wednesday at Pratt & Whitney’s manufacturing facility in North Berwick. Eves said the goal is to invest $5 million […]

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