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Susan Patten

I have been covering Maine people and stories of public interest for more than 25 years. With genuine interest, I provide news and public affairs information to the people of Maine utilizing both radio and online media platforms. My other passions include my family and music. I am the founder of The Gifts of Music and also volunteer for the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure.
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Incident in Trenton Ends With Man Hospitalized and Under Police Guard

The incident we reported earlier this morning in Trenton has resulted in a man being hospitalized and charged with aggravated assault.

The violence started to unfold early this morning when a woman was able to run for help after being stabbed.

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Shooting in Old Town by State Trooper Justified

It was an intense scene that unfolded the night of October 9, 2013 in Old Town when a 28 year old man called 9-1-1 to report he had just stabbed his girlfriend in the chest and was going to take his own life.

Young children were involved in the domestic violence incident but unharmed, and when it was all said and done, a pregnant woman was found dead and her attacker was shot dead by police.

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Photo, Susan Patten, Townsquare Media
Photo, Susan Patten, Townsquare Media

Got Power? Maine PUC Report on GMD/EMP Threat to Grid [Full Report]

For some time now, national experts have been sounding the alarm regarding the vulnerability of our nation's electric power infrastructure.

The threat to the electric grid comes from three possible sources; solar space weather, a nuclear detonation in our atmosphere, or a cyber attack.

Last year, the Maine Legislature required the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to study the impact that a geomagnetic disturbance (GMD), or electromagnetic pulse (EMP), could have on the power grid.

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Ice Fishing Enthusiasts Feed the Hungry in Maine

Mainers always help Mainers, and one statewide program is expanding to put fresh fish into the hands of those who need it the most; the poor and hungry.

'Tis the season for ice fishing derbies and one angler has figured out a way to deal with regulations, making it possible for weigh-in fish from derbies to be distributed to hunger-relief agencies.

A new pilot project in southern Maine is being coordinated through the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Foresty's Hunters for the Hungry Program.

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