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LIHEAP FUNDS COMING TO MAINE

Updated 6 years ago

MAINE IS GETTING 80-MILLION DOLLARS IN HOME HEATING FUNDS…..

THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WILL RELEASE THE MONEY FOR THE LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM… OR LI-HEAP…..

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New Scallop Dragging Regulations

Updated 6 years ago

New regulations for scallop dragging are being proposed.

Department of Marine Resources Officials say landings have been down in recent years and the new regulations are a conservation measure.

Fishermen say converting their gear to bigger rings and reducing the number of days they can harvest scallops will be expensive and devastate the industry.

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Augusta Homicide

Updated 6 years ago

52 year old Michael Roderick was found dead at his home Thursday night.

Police have ruled his death a homicide and are asking for help.

Michael Roderick is described as a man who kept to himself.

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Sarah Palin Rallies in Bangor

Updated 6 years ago

Republican candidate Sarah Palin spoke to a crowd of nearly six-thousand people inside a hangar at the airport.

There she told mainers they have a choice – and hopes they’ll take the McCain-Palin ticket to the top on November fourth.

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Sarah Palin full speech

Updated 6 years ago


PLANS FOR SEARS ISLAND DEBATED

Updated 6 years ago

PLANS TO DEVELOP THE ISLAND HAVE BEEN A HOT DEBATE TOPIC FOR MANY YEARS.

WEDNESDAY, STATE LAWMAKERS WERE ASKED TO VOTE ON WHETHER TO ALLOW MAINE COAST HERITAGE TRUST, THE SIERRA CLUB AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DIVIDE UP USE OF THE 941 ACRE ISLAND.

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Democrats Response

Updated 6 years ago

Congressman Michael Michaud and other democrats gathered Thursday to say why they think Obama is the man for the job.

They say Obama will provide true economic relief for Maine families who are struggling during this financial meltdown.

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Governor Sarah Palin sits down with TV5 for an exclusive interview

Updated 6 years ago

We asked her about issues important to Mainers, including the upcoming heating season, the economy and job creation.

For many Mainers, the economic crisis can be boiled down to two words: heating oil. That’s where we started.

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LOW LOBSTER PRICES

Updated 6 years ago

MAINE LOBSTER FISHERMEN GATHERED IN AUGUSTA LAST NIGHT TO TALK ABOUT WAYS TO KEEP THEIR BUSINESS AFLOAT…..

&quot:what do we do&quot:

LOBSTER PRICES ARE THE LOWEST THEY’VE BEEN IN MORE THAN 20-YEARS.

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Palin’s Maine Visit

Updated 6 years ago

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke about the role of government, gun rights and the promise of America in addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally for John McCain’s presidential campaign.

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A WALK IN THE PARK

Updated 6 years ago

THEY WALKED TO RAISE MONEY FOR HOSPICE… AND LEARNED A LITTLE ABOUT LIFE ALONG THE WAY…..

We’re walking for the Lighthouse Foundation, which is a part of hospice which helps people in New England at the end of their life.&quot:

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RIVERSIDE TRAIL IN BREWER?

Updated 6 years ago

THE CITY DISCUSSED APPLYING FOR A STATE GRANT TO GET STARTED ON PHASE ONE OF THAT PROJECT DURING A CITY COUNCIL MEETING LAST NIGHT…..

THE RIVERSIDE TRAIL WOULD RUN FROM SOUTH BREWER TO INDIAN HEAD TRAIL PARK…..

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LARGE CROWD EXPECTED TO SEE GOV. PALIN

Updated 6 years ago

RESPONSE TO THURSDAY’S VISIT BY REPUBLICAN VICE PRESIDENTAL CANDIDATE SARAH PALIN IS SO BIG, ORGANIZERS HAVE DECIDED TO CHANGE THE VENUE.

THE RALLY WILL NOW BE HELD IN HANGAR 11 AT BANGOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

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EMERGENCY ROOM GROWING PAINS

Updated 6 years ago

&quot:We are thrilled.We have been looking forward to this for years.&quot:

THE MAINE COAST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SERVES HANCOCK AND WESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES.THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THEY TREAT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT KEEPS GROWING.

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Hart Enters Guilty Plea

Updated 6 years ago

34-year-old Jeremy Hart pleaded guilty Wednesday to adequate provocation manslaughter.

He shot his wife Kristen in their home last November.

Assistant Attorney General Andrew Benson asked for a reduced charge, though, because he says Hart was in a fit of rage after walking in a bedroom and finding his wife with another man.

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Winterport Fire

Updated 6 years ago

But members of the community are already stepping forward to help Cindy Hogencamp and her family.

Hogencamp was just returning home from breakfast when she saw fire engines at her house on North Main Road.

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People Magazine’s McLain Story

Updated 6 years ago

They’re working on a story on the unsolved murder of Joyce McLain. She was killed 28 years ago when she was sixteen.

The case gained new attention last month when two internationally known forensic experts re-examined McLain’s body after an exhumation.

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STIMULUS CHECK DEADLINE

Updated 6 years ago

THE STATE ESTIMATES THERE ARE 22-THOUSAND RETIREES AND DISABLED VETS WHO MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE REBATES…..

THEY DON’T USUALLY FILE TAX RETURNS… BUT NEED TO IN ORDER TO COLLECT THEIR CHECKS…..

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MORE ON HARTLAND TOWN MANAGER

Updated 6 years ago

THEY SAY… SHE WAS WRONGLY FIRED…..

SELECTMEN TOLD PEGGY MORGAN LAST WEEK… NOT TO COME INTO WORK ANYMORE… AFTER MORE THAN 30-YEARS ON THE JOB…..

NOW IT TURNS OUT THAT MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN A LEGAL DECISION…..

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING IN OCTOBER?

Updated 6 years ago

THAT SHOP TILL YOU DROP SEASON IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER… BUT HOW ARE THINGS LOOKING THIS SEASON… CONSIDERING THE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN…..

SOME RETAILERS ARE ALREADY DROPPING PRICES TO GET PEOPLE IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT…..

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