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Former Governor John Reed Buried in Fort Fairfield

| May 6, 2013

He was a governor of Maine back in the 60s, who always had ties to the county. A burial ceremony was held for former governor John H. Reed in Fort Fairfield Monday morning. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has more.

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New Sweden Arsenic poisoning 10 year anniversary

| May 3, 2013

Ten years ago…the largest criminal arsenic poisoning in United States history rocked the small town of New Sweden. Media outlets from across the country flooded the town… And now 10 years later we take a look back at the attack… and how the town of New Sweden is doing… News Source 8 Reporter Angela Christoforos […]

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Teaching From Tragedy: Mother Warns about Distracted Driving

| April 17, 2013

On Tuesday we shared with you one mother’s painful story after losing her daughter in a car accident caused by distracted driving. In the past five years, Judy Bouchard has told her daughter’s story to people all over the state, hoping to educate them about the dangers of distracted driving. Here News Source 8′s Katie […]

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CDC Report Disappoints Maine Veterans on Agent Orange Issue

| March 21, 2013

A recent federal report has concluded Agent Orange and other herbicides at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown posed no health risk to the thousands of Maine and New England national guard members who trained there. Some service members say the findings are a deep disappointment. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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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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