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Provided by Nordic Heritage Sports Club: Nordic Heritage Sport Club President Paul Towle (left) and Event Director for the 2016 IB Union World Cup #8, Jane Towle, Rodney McCrum, Sponsor Pineland Farms company president and COO , Haley Kelley, Pineland Farms VP marketing and sales, Steve Towle, event manager
Provided by Nordic Heritage Sports Club: Nordic Heritage Sport Club President Paul Towle (left) and Event Director for the 2016 IB Union World Cup #8, Jane Towle, Rodney McCrum, Sponsor Pineland Farms company president and COO , Haley Kelley, Pineland Farms VP marketing and sales, Steve Towle, event manager

Biathlon World Cup to be Held in Northern Maine

The countdown is on as Aroostook County will host the 2016 International Biathlon Union World Cup. At a press conference in Mars Hill (April 17) today, officials announced the dates and early details for when the world’s top biathletes will converge on northern Maine for the eighth in a series of nine stops on the 2015-2016 circuit. Aroostook County is the only stop in the USA.

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Julie Denesha/Getty Images

Mainers May Vote On Minimum Wage Increase In 2016 [POLL]

A group announced earlier this week that they'll be collecting signatures to get a minimum wage increase on the ballot in 2016.

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Central Maine News: Environmentalists Urge Lawmakers to Back Residential Solar Power Investment Bill

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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‘We Walked Around In What Felt Like A War Zone’: Maine Woman Shares Her Experience With Boston Marathon Bombings

The following was written by Coreen Lauren, a Maine woman who ran the Boston Marathon in 2013 and was in the medical tent at the finish line when the bombs went off. With the Boston Marathon coming up on April 20, we present her story of a day that will live with many of us forever.

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David McNew, Getty Images

Reward Offered In Waste Dumping Case In Wilton And Farmington

 

Maine Operation Game Thief is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to a summons and conviction concerning the buckets of waste that was dumped in Wilson Stream in Wilton.

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Central Maine News: ME Committee Rejects a Bill to Crack down on Tired Driving

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Should People Have To Live In Maine For Six Months Before Receiving Welfare Benefits? [POLL]

A Republican state senator is leading an effort that would require Medicaid and welfare applicants to live in Maine for at least six months before receiving benefits.

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Central Maine News: ME Senator Calling for 6 Month Wait before Applicants Can Receive Medicaid + Welfare Benefits

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Some Great Events Coming To The KV YMCA [VIDEO]

We had Craig Cameron and Mike Griswold in the studio during the Morning Buzz today to talk about some upcoming events going on at the Kennebec Valley YMCA.  If you ever want to see a complete list of their calendar events, just go to kvymca.org

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Jerome Pollos, Getty Images

Do You Think Skowhegan Should Drop ‘Indians’ As Its Nickname? [POLL]

Several Maine American Indian tribe representatives and MSAD 54 school board members met on April 13 to discuss the possibility of dropping 'Indians' as the school's nickname.

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