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31 October 2014

FORT KENT / Orono- The Fort Kent Warrior boys lost their Class C Semifinal soccer home game to Orono, 4-3 (2OT); but the Warrior girls beat Orono 2-1 in their Class C semifinal match in Orono.

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31 October 2014

FORT KENT - It was the pizza delivery heard around the world on Thursday, Oct. 30, when the Mooseshack II in Fort Kent delivered a pie to the home of Kaci Hickox, the nurse who has received international attention for refusing to voluntarily quarantine herself following her treatment of Ebola stricken patients in the West African country of Sierra Leone.

31 October 2014

FORT KENT – Maine Governor Paul LePage failed to convince Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere Friday, Oct. 31, that Kaci Hickox must follow U.S. Center for Disease Control guidelines, which other experts say she is already following.

Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier told reporters that he spoke with Hickox this morning and he was not arresting her or her boyfriend Ted Wilbur.

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31 October 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Community High School Drama Club is at it again with their production of Arsenic and Old Lace opening Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in UMFK's Fox Auditorium.

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30 October 2014

FORT KENT- The little town that could does not want to be known as the little town associated with Ebola.

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30 October 2014

Ms. Hickcox, I would like to ask you to please reconsider your decision to fight the 21 day home quarantine.

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30 October 2014

MADAWASKA - Maine’s credit unions have partnered with Cross Roads Ministries, an Old Town based hunger agency, for the sixth annual Maine Credit Unions’ Ending Hunger Walking Tour to raise awareness about Maine's hunger problem.

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30 October 2014

PORTLAND- An independent, on-site audit of safe environment procedures has found the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland in full compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.

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30 October 2014

FORT KENT– The federal government has recognized the University of Maine System (UMS) as one of the nation’s premier academic leaders in the area of cybersecurity education.

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30 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- A series of November events, hosted by the Presque Isle CareerCenter, have been planned for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.

30 October 2014

FORT KENT - On Thursday,, October 30, Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, rode bicycles for a short distance near their home in Fort Kent, Maine.

According to eyewitnesses, she and Wilbur road bicycles from their home with two state police cruisers following. The couple turned onto a nearby multi-use trail that locals know of as the Heritage Trail.  The couple traveled a short distance down the trail before turning around and returning to the home.

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30 October 2014

FORT KENT– Tom Bird, head basketball coach for the UMFK Bengals, said the men's team is preparing for what he hopes will be a more successful season than last year.

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30 October 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Lady Warriors, Eastern Maine Class C no. 3, defeated no. 8 Piscataquis on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in an action-packed 6-1 quarterfinal game in Fort Kent.

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29 October 2014

FORT KENT – At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, Kaci Hickox, with boyfriend Ted Wilbur joining her to stand outside their Fort Kent home, said she has been unable to reach an agreement with the Maine attorney general regarding the state's desire to confine her to her home for the remainder of a 21-day quarantine.

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29 October 2014

MAINE - The top 10 individual Maine donors to state and national political campaigns gave $3,950,236 since Jan. 1, 2013, according to state and federal campaign finance reports for the current two-year election cycle, while the rest of the state’s population gave about $10.5 million.

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29 October 2014

FORT KENT– On Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 6:18 p.m., Fort Kent police received a call from a woman reporting that she had been in a motor vehicle accident involving a moose and that she was unable to get out of her car.

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29 October 2014

FORT KENT - On Wednesday, October 29, the Fort Kent Lady Warriors enjoyed a solid win over the Piscatiquis Pirates with a score of 6-1.

Playing on a soggy field for quarterfinal, Danielle Pelletier led Fort Kent with a pair of goals, and Erin Chasse added a goal and an assist.

Fort Kent advances to play in a Friday seminal. Opponent, site and time TBD. 

Story to follow.

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29 October 2014

FORT KENT – On Tuesday, Oct. 28, students at Valley Rivers Middle School joined more than one million other students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day.

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29 October 2014

FORT KENT– University of Maine at Fort Kent's newest expert on lichens, Professor Peter Nelson, is part of a team that in April will travel to Chile to study the strange organisms in a rare oasis located in the middle of the desert.

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29 October 2014

MAINE - The Maine Warden Service and Operation Game Thief (OGT) are seeking information from the public on an Illegal cow (female) moose kill during the October 2014 moose hunt in zone 8.

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