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ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEING SENT IN ALREADY.

Updated 6 years ago

EVEN THOUGH THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IS MORE THAN TWO WEEKS AWAY…A LOT OF MAINERS HAVE ALREADY CAST THEIR VOTES..

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JULIE FLYNN SAYS BY WEDNESDAY MORNING, VOTERS HAD REQUESTED MORE THAN 70-THOUSAND ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND HAD RETURNED NEARLY 29-THOUSAND OF THEM.

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MORE ON HARTLAND TOWN MANAGER FIRING.

Updated 6 years ago

RESIDENTS OF HARTLAND ATTENDED A MEETINGTHURSDAY NIGHT TO FIND OUT WHY THEIR TOWN MANAGER WAS PUT ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..

MANY OF THEM SAY THEY LEFT DISAPPOINTED…

HARTLAND SELECTMEN MET WITH PEGGY MORGAN THURSDAY… IN PRIVATE….

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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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Out of the Darkness Walk

Updated 6 years ago

By walking in the 2008 Out of the Darkness Community Walks to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), you will be walking with thousands of people nationwide to raise money for AFSP’s vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increase national awareness about depression and suicide, and assist survivors of suicide loss.

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ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY

Updated 6 years ago

LINDA DUTIL WAS THE PRESENTER.

SHE’S A REGISTERED NURSE IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM…

DUTIL TRAVELS THE COUNTRY HOLDING THIS TYPE OF PROGRAM…

SHE SHARES PERSONAL STORIES AND EXPERIENCES FROM THE E-R… AND TEACHES STUDENTS IMPORTANT INTERVENTION SKILLS…

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School Consolidation Signatures

Updated 6 years ago

Skip Greenlaw dropped off the 12 boxes Friday morning.

Now the bureau of elections must verify that the signatures are valid.

Don Cookson, spokesperson for the Secretary of State says that process might not be finished until February.

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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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Sarah Palin full speech

Updated 6 years ago


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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