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First Lady LePage Skydiving

| August 9, 2014

This was a big weekend for the valley. Lots of events going on including the World Acadian Congress and Freedom Fest in Fort Kent. One of the highlights of the Freedom fest was a very special jump from First Lady Anne LePage and Quadruple Amputee Staff Sergeant Travis Mills. The jump took place with the […]

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County Hospitals Reimbursed for MaineCare Debt

| September 30, 2013

It’s money that’s been owed for a long, long time – but this month Governor LePage came through on one of his big promises — paying the state’s hospitals their shares of the nearly 2 billion dollars they’re owed from the combined state and federal MaineCare debt. “This is really not a windfall,” says Sylvia Getman, […]

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Un-CHARTERED Territory: Charter Schools in Maine Part Three

| April 2, 2013

There are two operating charter schools in Maine. But last month, the Maine Charter School Commission approved two new charter schools that will open next fall in Harpswell and Gray. There are none in Aroostook County but that doesn’t quell the concerns of some local school officials who say every charter school that exists in […]

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Town Managers Discuss LePage’s Budget Proposal

| March 27, 2013

Governor LePage’s proposed biennial budget has stirred up quite the response from town and city leaders in the state. Katie Zarrilli spoke to town managers in Easton and Mars Hill.

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State Wants to Pay Off Hospital Debt

| January 16, 2013

Governor LePage announced Tuesday that he wants to pay back the 484 million dollars the state has owed its 39 hospitals for several years.If the proposal goes through, all four hospitals right here in the county will each receive quite a bit of cash. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

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