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Dempsey won’t rule out the use of ground forces

| September 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says that under certain circumstances he would recommend deploying ground forces to Iraq. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey told a Senate panel today that the plan is for Americans to serve strictly as advisers and not get directly involved in fighting against Islamic State militants. […]

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McDonald’s Giving Away Free Coffee Until September 29th

| September 16, 2014

Starting Tuesday September 16th, participating McDonalds throughout the country are offering a small McCafé coffee for free during breakfast hours from until September 29th. The McDonald’s locations in Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, Fort Kent, and Houlton are all offering the free coffee promotion. Breakfast hours are from 5:30 am to 10:30 am daily.

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How Prepared Are You In Case of an Emergency?

| September 16, 2014

Believe it or not, it’s September already, which means its National Preparedness Month. With winter on the way, it’s especially important to make sure safety measures are in place in case of an emergency. “We need to really think about what we can do to start preparing our homes. Things like cleaning your chimneys to […]

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Bangor Priest Facing Child Porn Charges

| September 16, 2014

  BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Authorities say a Greek Orthodox priest from Bangor is facing child pornography charges. Police on Monday arrested 52-year-old Adam Metropoulos, a priest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, on charges of violation of privacy and possession of sexually explicit material. Bangor police say they started investigating on Saturday when a woman complained […]

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Aroostook State Park makes upgrades in time for foliage season

| September 15, 2014

With the swinging of a pickaxe, the rolling of rocks, and some pretty intense digging..the puzzle that is the Aroostook State Park trail system continues to come together. “This is better…this is like getting your first bike you know as a kid…it’s exciting,” said Park Manager Scott Thompson. Seven crew members from the Maine Conservation […]

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