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Mars Hill Students ‘Kick Butts’ with After School Activity

| March 26, 2015
Mars Hill Students ‘Kick Butts’ with After School Activity

On Wednesday, detectives descended on the Mars Hill IGA. 15 pint-sized private-eyes scouring the aisles, on a deadly mission. Now our detectives today weren’t necessarily looking for clues, but rather signs, much like these tobacco advertisements that were placed near gum and candy racks, where they are easily in the eye-line of young Children. “It’s for […]

Bomb Threat Halts Proceedings

| March 26, 2015
Bomb Threat Halts Proceedings

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – A bomb threat called in to the courthouse where the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is being held has temporarily halted proceedings. Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh said Thursday that court was being suspended while the building was evacuated. A security officer says a bomb threat was […]

What Is Known About Co-Pilot of Downed German Airbus

| March 26, 2015
What Is Known About Co-Pilot of Downed German Airbus

The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps was on the job since September 2013 and had 630 hours of flying experience, the parent company, German flag carrier Lufthansa tells press. A Lufthansa spokeswoman reports the co-pilot “was First Officer at Germanwings since September 2013.” Prior to that, he had been trained […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 03.26.2015

| March 26, 2015
NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 03.26.2015

Lead Investigator Into German Airbus Crash Says Plane Co-Pilot Apparently Intentionally Downed Plane

| March 26, 2015
Lead Investigator Into German Airbus Crash Says Plane Co-Pilot Apparently Intentionally Downed Plane

Marignane (France) (AFP) – The co-pilot “voluntarily” initiated the descent of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps and refused to open the door to the pilot who was outside the cockpit, the lead investigator said on Thursday. “The co-pilot is alone at the controls,” said prosecutor Brice Robin, recounting information gathered from […]

Breaking News: Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight Began Descent ‘intentionally’ According to Associated Press.

| March 26, 2015
Breaking News: Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight Began Descent ‘intentionally’ According to Associated Press.

Breaking News: The Associated Press is reporting the co-pilot of Germanwings flight began descent ‘intentionally’. The Airbus A320, on a flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, inexplicably began to descend from cruising altitude after losing radio contact with ground control and slammed into a remote mountainside in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people […]

Amtrak strikes car, passenger hospitalized

| March 26, 2015
Amtrak strikes car, passenger hospitalized

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) – Authorities say one person was injured when an Amtrak Downeaster train struck a passenger vehicle in Old Orchard Beach. The northbound train that left Boston at 11 p.m. Wednesday struck the SUV at the Union Avenue crossing at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. A passenger in the SUV was taken to the […]

To Raise Minimum Wage or Not?

| March 26, 2015
To Raise Minimum Wage or Not?

7 dollars and 50 cents. Maine’s minimum wage since 2009. According to House Speaker Mark Eves, someone who works full-time at the minimum, makes 15 thousand six hundred dollars a year, 4 thousand 190 dollars below the federal poverty level. “Minimum wage isn’t typically for skilled people. It’s typically for high schoolers that are looking […]

3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

| March 26, 2015
3 years have passed since Perth-Andover’s devastating flood

A much different scene than 3 years ago here in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. The Saint John River still frozen due to the unseasonably cold temperatures. “This year is way too tense. We just cross our fingers and hope that things work out. We’ve done what we can so far. We’re having our first emergency meeting […]

France Plane Crash Update

| March 25, 2015
France Plane Crash Update

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) – A newspaper is reporting that the voice recorder indicates that one of the pilots was locked out of the cockpit before a Germanwings jetliner plummeted into a remote Alpine mountainside. The New York Times is citing an investigator it doesn’t identify as saying that the audio shows that after an ordinary […]