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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.

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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

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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29 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY / Fort Kent-  A generous gesture by Fort Kent businessman Steve Ouellette is bringing increased awareness to the issue of domestic violence and the help that is available through the Hope and Justice Project.

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29 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - In response to the growing number of animal shelters and rescue organizations overloaded with homeless cats, animal advocacy groups Marian's Dream and Spay Maine are promoting a new campaign called "Fixing Your Cat by 5 Months" and funded by a grant from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation, encouraging Maine's citizens to spay or neuter their adolescent pet felines.

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28 October 2014

FORT KENT- This little lady is Nakita. She was found with six tiny kittens wandering the countryside, a single and homeless mother. Now PAWS is taking care of her and her babies.

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28 October 2014

VAN BUREN- Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announced Tuesday, Oct. 28, that Van Buren has been designated "Certified Business-Friendly."

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28 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The Davis Family Foundation has awarded the Aroostook Hospice Foundation a $100,000 grant, which will be applied towards the cost of constructing the first free-standing hospice and palliative care center in Aroostook County.

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28 October 2014

BANGOR / Stockholm- United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced Tuesday, Oct. 28, that Benjamin A. Rossignol, 22, of Stockholm, Maine, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 22 years in prison to be followed by 20 years of supervised release for possessing and distributing child pornography.

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27 October 2014

FORT KENT-- Officials at the University of Maine at Fort Kent have been working closely with state and local public health officials to ensure the campus is prepared to safely support students or anyone from the community potentially impacted by the Ebola outbreak.

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27 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- TAMC's mission to protect the local population from seasonal influenza has resulted in a record number of residents getting vaccinated at free flu shot clinics offered throughout the region by the organization.

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27 October 2014

The Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. (ACAP) Family Services was awarded a contract Oct.1, 2014, by the Maine Department of Education, to provide practice-based coaching for teachers in public pre-kindergarten programs in Aroostook, Washington and northern Piscataquis counties.

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24 October 2014

FORT KENT - Dora Jean Michaud, 64, died, peacefully on Oct. 22, 2014 at a Fort Kent healthcare facility. She was born in Fort Kent on Sept. 22, 1950, the daughter of Omer and Mable (Pelletier) Dionne.

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24 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) will be offering a 16-week High Pressure Boiler Operator course Tuesday evenings, beginning Nov. 18.

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24 October 2014

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul R. LePage will be lacing up his basketball shoes Nov. 2 for the 6th Annual Taylor Tip-Off Tournament, and is encouraging Mainers to do likewise during the month of November, to show support for children affected by domestic violence.

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24 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - The University of Maine at Presque Isle, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will hold its annual fall blood drive Monday, Oct. 27, from noon until 5 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.