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Oil Train Firefighters Reuniting

| July 4, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Some of the Maine firefighters who helped their Canadian counterparts battle a deadly fire in Quebec are returning for the anniversary. About 30 Maine firefighters responded to the call for help when a runaway oil train derailed and caused explosions in the town of 10,000. The blaze killed 47 people and […]

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Mars Hill Couple Celebrate 71st Wedding Anniversary in Style

| June 25, 2014

One Mars Hill couple are sharing their secrets for a long, happy marriage. And they can certainly be called experts, having been married 71 years today. Shawn Cunningham caught up with the high school sweethearts who celebrated their anniversary in style. We’ve had some wonderful years together.” Wilda and Delbert McCrum are buckling up for […]

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Kennedy Remembered

| November 22, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Flags are flying at half-staff in Maine as the nation remembers President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Gov. Paul LePage directed that U.S. and Maine flags be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, following a proclamation issued by President Barack Obama for the […]

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Gay Marriage Anniversary

| November 6, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Gay marriage supporters are taking time to mark the one-year anniversary of the election in which voters gave same-sex couples the right to marry in Maine. Supporters gathered Wednesday in Portland to mark the anniversary of the vote. Sarah Dowling and Linda Wolfe of Freeport married over the summer. Dowling said […]

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