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Taliban attacks school in Pakistan, dozens killed

| December 16, 2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Officials in Pakistan say an attack on a military-run school in the city of Peshawar is being carried out by a Pakistani Taliban group trying to overthrow the government. Officials say at least 126 people have been killed, mostly children, and dozens more are wounded. But the attack is ongoing. One parent whose […]

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Maine’s Gas Prices Fall 8 Cents a Gallon

| December 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The average retail price of gas in Maine fell 8 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $2.73 per gallon. Website GasBuddy’s survey of 1,228 Maine gas outlets found the state’s average dropped a little less than the 8.3-cent decrease in the national average. The average nationwide […]

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Flood Advisory No Longer in Effect, but Ice Jams Could Still Pose Threat

| December 15, 2014

Just days before the first day of winter, parts of the County were under a flood advisory. The advisory is longer in effect, but it doesn’t mean that the threat is entirely over. News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos reports… Ice jams are often synonymous with spring in our region, but this video recorded over the […]

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Fort Kent community supports 6-year-old with Leukemia as wish is granted

| December 15, 2014

What may have looked like your average elementary school assembly on Friday was really a genuine show of support for 6-year-old Kearston Albert. “She’s been like a trooper through all of this and she’s really young,” said her peer McKenzie Bernier. Kearston was diagnosed with leukemia back in August of 2012. She’s in remission now, and […]

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Customers take advantage of tree farm’s honor system

| December 15, 2014

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) – The owner of a Maine Christmas tree farm says customers are taking advantage of his business’ honor system by stealing trees and wreaths. Todd Murphy, of Trees to Please in Norridgewock, Maine, says about $2,000 worth of merchandise has been stolen this season, including about a dozen trees worth $400 over the […]

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