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Kaci Hickox Back in Fort Kent…Says She Will Fight State of Maine Over 21 Day Quarantine Issue…Wants Quarantine Lifted

| October 29, 2014

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital despite exhibiting no Ebola symptoms after arriving from West Africa, says she will take legal action against the state of Maine if officials do not lift the 21-day home quarantine restrictions by Thursday morning. Hickox says “I will go to court to attain my […]

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Hickox Boyfriend Says He Will Not Go on Campus

| October 28, 2014

The University of Maine at Fort Kent President Wilson Hess has released a statement to NewsSource 8 regarding Kaci Hickox’s boyfriend, Ted Wilbur.  Hess says the University has been “in constant communication with Ted Wilbur and there is no definitive decision on where he will reside right now, however he has told UMFK officials that he will not […]

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Maine Youth Deer Hunting Day

| October 25, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s annual youth deer hunting day is set to begin. Youth Deer Day is Saturday. The day is open to hunters at least 10 years old and younger than 16. Young hunters may harvest bucks statewide. Antlerless deer may be harvested only in in the 12 wildlife management districts allowing any-deer […]

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Feds Close Part of Gulf of Maine Herring Fishery

| October 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The federal government is shutting down the Atlantic herring fishery for part of the Gulf of Maine until May. The National Marine Fisheries Service is projecting that the fishery has already exceeded 92 percent of its total allowable catch for October, November and December in the inshore Gulf of Maine area. […]

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Preparedness Website

| October 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is launching a new website about preparedness and response to suspected cases of Ebola virus. The Maine Center for Disease Control announced the new website on Friday. The website includes fact sheets and answers to frequently asked questions about Ebola. Pages for health care providers include guidance from the federal […]

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