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Forecasters and Emergency Management Monitor Rain on the Way

Forecasters and Emergency Management Monitor Rain on the Way

| April 21, 2014

Well it’s almost the end of April, but snow is still on the ground in some areas and with above freezing temperatures means more snow melt, and we even have some rain on the way this week. “At this point, the current thinking is that the rivers should be able to handle this, however given […]

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How Agencies Monitor Rivers

How Agencies Monitor Rivers

| April 21, 2014

The past few days have required constant monitoring of our rivers. A lot of terminology has been thrown around like river stage, action stage, and flood stage, but what does it all mean? “A river stage is basically the level above the river bed that the water is at so it’s so many feet above […]

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University of Maine at Presque Isle held its 13th Annual University Day

University of Maine at Presque Isle held its 13th Annual University Day

| April 21, 2014

What interests you? Maybe witch hunts? Different cultures? Or maybe even computer mapping? All these topics and more were covered at UMPI’s 13th annual University Day. “It’s really a chance to have a conference-style, full day long meeting for presentations and poster sessions,” says Jason Johnston, Chair of the University Day Committee. “It’s a very […]

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Walking at Walmart

Walking at Walmart

| April 17, 2014

The only thing you need is a pair of tennis shoes and the mentality to start living a healthier lifestyle. “The Healthy Maine partnerships were looking at ways to incorporate regular exercise into most adults daily lives. And we all know that most days they should work out at least 30 minutes. So with the […]

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The First of Four Lunar Eclipses

The First of Four Lunar Eclipses

| April 14, 2014

Early Tuesday morning the first of four total lunar eclipses will occur. The lunar eclipse can be viewed from all over North and South America. Now, a lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly behind the earth, and into it’s shadow. Our neighbor the moon will trail into the shadow of the earth and […]

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