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Maine teachers speak out against Governor LePage’s proposed budget

Maine teachers speak out against Governor LePage’s proposed budget

| February 20, 2015

Phyllis Hunter is a teacher in Washburn. She’s one of many teachers in our state that are unhappy with how the Governor’s proposed biennial budget will impact schools and she’s going to fight it until change happens. “Our children need to be a priority…we need to be able to educate our children so that we […]

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Missionaries who visit dangerous countries say love is there too

Missionaries who visit dangerous countries say love is there too

| February 19, 2015

“For me, I just love the people. I wasn’t afraid, at any time was I ever afraid, that something was going to happen to us,” said Carla Masters. Masters returned from a missions trip to the Middle East this past fall with a goal…to help people see that in a place of unrest,┬ákind and goodhearted […]

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Local church leaders react to recent ISIS slaying, say it won’t stop their mission

Local church leaders react to recent ISIS slaying, say it won’t stop their mission

| February 18, 2015

The killing of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS over the weekend may have happened far away…but for some, it hits close to home. “It was violent..it was scary to see,” said Pastor Jason Rooney of the Monticello Community Wesleyan Churc. “Just the fact that they had the label Christian, that that was enough to get […]

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“Don’t Try to Pass” is anthem for snow plow drivers, reminds folks to respect them

“Don’t Try to Pass” is anthem for snow plow drivers, reminds folks to respect them

| February 17, 2015

Don’t Try to Pass. It’s a song Brian Mosher penned the lyrics to years ago, just for an exercise. It was collecting dust on the shelf until recently. After multiple snowstorms, his wife suggested he dig it out and record it. “It’s the unsung hero of the Northern Maine winters really is the snowplow driver. […]

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State ski championships a boost for local economy

State ski championships a boost for local economy

| February 16, 2015

It’s not your average Monday at the Hampton Inn in Presque Isle. A lobby that’s normally relatively quiet is packed with teenagers- all waiting to hit the slopes. “When I came in this morning it was like a sea of high school kids,” said general manager Adam Cyr. These kids from all over the state […]

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