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TAMC Cancer Conference

TAMC Cancer Conference

| May 12, 2015

Presque Isle, Me –  Senator Angus King  was at the TAMC Cancer Conference as the keynote speaker, he came with one important message,”Early detection is really a big deal. One of the things I am going to share this morning is CCC Cancer can be Cured if Caught.” King was diagnosed in his twenties with […]

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Ten-year-old from Portage on mission to help those battling cancer

Ten-year-old from Portage on mission to help those battling cancer

| May 5, 2015

Ten year old McKenna Condon has a big smile, and a heart that’s even bigger. You can just ask her mother Leslie Rafford. “She always wants to help everybody so, she’s always trying to find a way to help others, said Rafford. And lately that yearning to help has a VERY clear direction. It was […]

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Young boy sets a goal to raise $1 thousand dollars for C.A.N.C.E.R

Young boy sets a goal to raise $1 thousand dollars for C.A.N.C.E.R

| February 3, 2015

Meet Mason. He’s only 10 years old, but has a big heart. “I’ve put the word out to everybody and I’ve just called a lot of people and just seeing if they wanted to donate, says Mason Allen. Mason has been involved with Planet Head Day for the past three years. This year, he decided […]

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Medical Monday: Youth Suntanning Debate Heats Up

Medical Monday: Youth Suntanning Debate Heats Up

| May 1, 2013

The controversial health debate of allowing youth to tan using UV tanning beds has hit the state legislature. Recently, Governor LePage vetoed a bill to prohibit tanning facilities from allowing minors to use the machines, putting the decision back in the hands of parents. But health officials say that decision might cause harmful …potentially fatal […]

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Planet Head Day 2013

Planet Head Day 2013

| February 20, 2013

When is it normal to see heads painted as planets? The 7th annual Planet Head Day took place this weekend at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. It’s an event that not only gets folks excited about the solar system, but raises money for a very important cause. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli shows us […]

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