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Cold Case – Child Assault

Cold Case – Child Assault

| June 25, 2015

  PORTLAND – Maine’s highest court is affirming the conviction of a Nebraska man found guilty of sexually abusing an 8-year-old relative in Maine, despite the man’s contention he did not receive a fair trial. A jury found Clarence Cote guilty in 2014, nearly a quarter century after the crime took place. A judge ordered […]

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Family displaced by fire for 2nd time in Maine

Family displaced by fire for 2nd time in Maine

| June 25, 2015

     OLD TOWN – A family that lost everything in a fire in Old Town, Maine, is familiar with that sinking feeling. It’s happened to them before. Family members told WLBZ-TV that they lost everything in another house fire years ago and they can’t believe it has happened again. Old Town Fire Department officials […]

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Hotel Breaks Ground Across from Oxford Casino

Hotel Breaks Ground Across from Oxford Casino

| June 25, 2015

OXFORD, Maine (AP) – Construction has started on a new hotel across the street from the Oxford Casino. State and local officials, business leaders and the project’s developer gathered Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking. The project is the town’s biggest since the casino opened three years ago and it is hoped it will help draw […]

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NMCC offers free tuition to two raffle winners

NMCC offers free tuition to two raffle winners

| June 25, 2015

For the third year in a row, Northern Maine Community College is offering free tuition to two lucky students. Students and community members are given the opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket, and two will be picked. The winners are given free tuition for a year. The raffle that started in 2013 has so far given […]

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VA Says It Faces $2.5B Budget Shortfall

VA Says It Faces $2.5B Budget Shortfall

| June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs says it is facing a budget shortfall of more than $2.5 billion, mainly because of increased demand by veterans for health care, including new life-saving treatments for Hepatitis C. Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson tells a House committee VA health care sites experienced a 10.5 percent increase in […]

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