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Cellphone Driving Ban

Cellphone Driving Ban

| April 21, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Democratic-led House has dealt a blow to a bill that would prohibit drivers from using hand-held cellphones. The House voted 88-55 against the bill on Tuesday. It received initial approval in the Republican-led Senate last week. Republican Sen. Roger Katz’s bill would still allow drivers’ to use hands-free devices. Democratic […]

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Proposed Bill to Ban Handheld Cellphones for Drivers

Proposed Bill to Ban Handheld Cellphones for Drivers

| April 14, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Republican-controlled Maine Senate has supported a bill that would prohibit people from using hand-held cellphones while driving. The Senate on Tuesday voted 24-10 in favor of rejecting the Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the bill be killed. The Senate then gave the bill initial approval, sending it to the Democratic-led House […]

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Teens Encouraging Prom Safety Among Peers

Teens Encouraging Prom Safety Among Peers

| May 24, 2013

Prom season is in full swing. But before your teens leave the house DRESSED TO KILL, make sure they understand the DO’s and DON’T’s of prom safety so that THEY and NO ONE ELSE gets put in harm’s way.  As Shawn Cunningham reports, prom is supposed to be a night they’ll remember, but for the […]

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Car Winterization

Car Winterization

| October 12, 2012

Some parts of the County have seen some snow already. And when the white stuff comes, it’s time to think about winterizing your car for the upcoming season ahead. NewsSource 8’s Dick Palm has some tips for us.

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Getting the Message Across

Getting the Message Across

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A nationwide effort is trying to reduce the number of underage drinkers and alcohol-related crashes. It kicked off last month and we’re already seeing some scary statistics. Aroostook County is one of four places that is taking part in the Underage Drinking, Adult Consequences campaign. It’s a program aimed to make adults and adolescents think […]

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