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13 February 2016
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12 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine – Unless you've been holed up in a federal bird refuge in the middle of Oregon, everyone has probably heard that scientists are expressing excitement all across the world that we have finally detected gravity waves. Local physicist and planetary scientist Dr. Jeff Morgenthaler explains what all the hoopla means.

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12 February 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) announced Friday, February 12, 2016, that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a total of $409,863 to Pines Health Services in Aroostook County.

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12 February 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Board of Selectpersons has voted unanimously to raise the pay of municipal ambulance department employees by .50 per hour.

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12 February 2016

ST-FRANÇOIS, New Brunswick - The following are recaps of the February 6 and 7 round robin hockey games which the Upper Madawaska Panthers hosted in St-Francois, New Brunswick:

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12 February 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - The Fiddlehead Focus congratulates the middle-school students and high school students who made Honor Roll at Van Buren Middle School and Van Buren District Secondary School during their second quarter of the 2015 - 2016 school year.

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12 February 2016

MAINE - In accordance with Public Law 2015 Chapter 90, the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is proposing to amend rules as they apply to the leashed dog tracking license.

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12 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) has made the Harvard Pilgrim Hospital Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes adult, acute care hospitals whose performance was among the top 25 percent of those measured nationally on a set of quality and patient experience measures.

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12 February 2016

CARIBOU, Maine - Cary Medical Center is now offering Lung Cancer Screening through the use of ‘Low Dose’ computed tomography (LDCT) or CT Scan. Cary is the only hospital north of Bangor to be providing the screening and is one of only three hospitals in Maine participating in the National Radiology Data Registry, according to a recent press release.

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12 February 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The staff at Cary Medical Center in Caribou welcomed the following births in January and February, 2016:

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12 February 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - According to a press release by Todd R. Collins, District Attorney for Aroostook County, the Aroostook County Grand Jury handed down indictments February 4, 2016 on the following individuals either from the St. John Valley or who committed crimes within the St. John Valley:

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12 February 2016

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - Supporters held signs outdoors and in the lobby at an Energy East Pipeline information session on Thursday, February 11 at the Edmundston Convention Center; however, concerned residents also lined up to ask what would happen to their wells and drinking water, in the event of a pipeline leak.

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12 February 2016

MAINE - The following is a statement from Lois Kilby-Chesley, Maine Education Association president, on Thursday, February 11, regarding Governor LePage nominating himself for the position of Commissioner of Education:

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12 February 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - Students in fifth-, sixth-, and seventh-grades from Maine School Administrative District 24 in Van Buren took part in a statewide Fuel Up to Play 60 program on January 8, 2016 in Orono.

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12 February 2016

ST. DAVID, Maine - A group of eight snowmobile riders stopped for gas and a break on Thursday morning, February 11 at Morin's Variety in St. David, on their way to take part in the Maine and New Brunswick Free Trail Permit Weekend, February 12-14.

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12 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine – The grounds of the 10th Mountain Lodge at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center (FKOC) were swarming with warmly dressed children on cross country skis, as 133 students from across the County gathered at the starting line of the 3.2k race at the Classical Ski Aroostook League Middle School Championships on Wednesday, February 10.

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11 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine – A Maine School Administrative District No. 27 bus driver saved two children Tuesday, February 9, from walking into the path of a van which had driven onto a Pleasant Street sidewalk.

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11 February 2016

NORTHERN MAINE - The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday, February 12, 2016.

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