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Washburn Students Learn About Maine’s Role in Civil War

| May 9, 2013

2013 is the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.. To  EDUCATE today’s youth about the significance of this important part of American history…Maine’s Secretary of State has embarked on a statewide school tour. Today’s destination, Washburn. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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Medal of Honor Winner

| November 12, 2012

A Houlton native finally gets the recognition he deserves, 100 years after he died.  NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm has the story of a Civil War leader and builder.

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New Book By UMPI Professor Examines Slaves For Hire

| August 29, 2012

An UMPI Professor has penned a thought-provoking new book on slavery for hire in antebellum America. The book will be out in October, but the author sat down with our Shawn Cunningham to discuss its relevance to American History then and now.

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