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Aroostook Aspirations Vying for Top 40 Position and 25 Thousand Dollar Service Grant in State Farm Facebook Contest

| May 1, 2014

Good news for the Aroostook Aspirations Initiative. The organization is among the 200 nonprofits selected in North America to compete for a chance to win 25 thousand dollars as part of the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook Competition. It’s the only program selected in Maine. And as Shawn Cunningham explains, if the organization IS selected […]

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County Employers Seeking More Young Hires

| April 11, 2014

Are there more job opportunities outside of Maine? Some young people say yes, that’s why they’re leaving and why some businesses say the future of Maine’s workforce could be bleak if youth outmigration isn’t addressed. That’s also why local job fairs have become so important. As Shawn Cunningham reports, more companies are looking for young […]

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Youth Financial Fitness Fair Teaches Kids ABC’s of Saving

| March 26, 2014

Kids might learn their ABC’s and 123’s in the classroom. But it was OUTSIDE of school today, that a number of youth were learning the important life lesson of ALWAYS BE CONSCIENTIOUS in saving. Shawn Cunningham reports. Fort Kent high school junior Matthew Toussaint wants to be a veterinarian someday. But already he’s learning achieving […]

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