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Emergency Personnel Respond Quickly to Train Derailment Near Plaster Rock

Emergency Personnel Respond Quickly to Train Derailment Near Plaster Rock

| January 8, 2014

It’s been a hectic 24 hours in the village of Plaster Rock…after a freight train derailed and caught fire Tuesday night, emergency response officials from a number of departments have been working around the clock to assess and manage the situation. “I’ve never heard of anything like that happening since way way back,” said resident […]

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Canadian Runaways Caught in Maine

Canadian Runaways Caught in Maine

| October 15, 2013

KINGFIELD, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say two runaway teens from Canada crashed into two Border Patrol cruisers before being apprehended in a spree that involved three stolen vehicles. Troopers say a 16-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl from communities outside Ottawa were arrested late Monday after abandoning a stolen truck and fleeing down […]

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CDC Report Disappoints Maine Veterans on Agent Orange Issue

CDC Report Disappoints Maine Veterans on Agent Orange Issue

| March 21, 2013

A recent federal report has concluded Agent Orange and other herbicides at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown posed no health risk to the thousands of Maine and New England national guard members who trained there. Some service members say the findings are a deep disappointment. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

| December 27, 2012

Setting out milk and cookies, hanging our stockings by the chimney with care. We’ve got so many traditions this holiday – but these all happen in the United States. What about the rest of the world? News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli spoke with some international students in Fort Kent to find out how Christmas is […]

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A Journey of Walking

A Journey of Walking

| June 12, 2012

Today marked the beginning of a long journey for one man… As he makes his way across Canada. Ed Talone is┬átraveling more than 2 thousand miles… And get this- it’s all on foot! News Source 8′s Jenna Callari has the story.

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