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Escaped Prisoner Sweat, Faces Charges, If He Survives

Escaped Prisoner Sweat, Faces Charges, If He Survives

| June 29, 2015

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) – Authorities in upstate New York say a convicted killer who broke out of prison June 6 will be charged with escape, burglary and other charges, if he survives.┬áDavid Sweat was captured Sunday afternoon when a state police sergeant spotted him in the town of Constable and gave chase, shooting Sweat twice […]

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Some in GOP fed up with Maine’s bombastic governor

Some in GOP fed up with Maine’s bombastic governor

| June 27, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s bombastic leadership style long ago alienated Democrats. Now even some in his own party are fed up, saying his high-profile antics have squandered his political capital. Critics say his decision to retreat to his office and issue a flurry of vetoes shows a lack of leadership and […]

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Abundance of rain challenges New England farmers

Abundance of rain challenges New England farmers

| June 27, 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Farmers welcomed the rain after a dry spring but an abundance of it in June has saturated some crops, made fields too muddy for farm machinery and delayed the crucial first cutting of hay for livestock in some areas of Northern New England. Now they’re hoping a bout of rain-free days […]

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Wilderness Walk for Warriors expands to honor law enforcement and emergency responders

Wilderness Walk for Warriors expands to honor law enforcement and emergency responders

| June 26, 2015

“We’ll have a lot of blisters and a lot of sore shoulders just like last year. But it’s an honor. It’s a privilege.” And it’s worth it says Chris Robinson. He’s talking about the Wilderness Walk for Warriors Heroes Hike coming up in just a few weeks. The 10 day hike is from Monson to […]

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Tile Drainage Introduced to Aroostook County

Tile Drainage Introduced to Aroostook County

| June 26, 2015

Meet the Bron, an 84,000 pound drainage machine. This piece of equipment is used for tile drainage across the country. “We do tile drainage down in Vermont and summer is kind of our slow season so we figured it was worth coming up here doing a demo day and see if there would be any […]

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