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Kaci Hickox lawyers argue lawsuit over quarantine should go forward

Attorneys for Kaci Hickox, the former Fort Kent nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa, argued Tuesday that her federal lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and public health officials over her quarantine in 2014 should go forward. Lawyers for the governor and state employees in January filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit […]

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Kaci Hickox among Ebola fighters, survivors named ‘Person of the Year’ by Time

FORT KENT, Maine — Kaci Hickox, the nurse who made national headlines recently when she defied Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s efforts to quarantine her after she returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, is among those honored as Time Magazine’s 2014 “Person of the Year.” The magazine named those fighting Ebola its 2014 “Person […]

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Connecticut company selling Kaci Hickox-inspired action figure

OXFORD — A Connecticut-based company that makes action figures tied to current events has a new figure that bears a striking resemblance to Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse who made national headlines recently when she defied an Ebola quarantine. The Case E Ebola Nurse action figure’s look is intentional, says Emil Vicale, owner of, […]

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State petitions to require monitoring, travel limits on nurse Kaci Hickox

FORT KENT, Maine — The state of Maine has filed a temporary petition to require nurse Kaci Hickox to avoid public places and submit to regular health monitoring. The petition, filed in district court in Fort Kent and signed by a judge Thursday, temporarily bans Hickox from public transportation and public places, such as shopping […]

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Kaci Hickox assures police chief she’s not planning to go into town

FORT KENT, Maine — The neighborhood surrounding the home where Kaci Hickox is staying quieted substantially Saturday, as members of the media started packing up and heading home. Hickox, who recently returned to the U.S. after treating patients suffering from Ebola in Sierra Leone, has yet to leave the Fort Kent property since a district […]

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Kaci Hickox says ‘abundance of politics’ behind Ebola quarantines

FORT KENT, Maine — A U.S. nurse who challenged quarantines of health care workers returning from treating West African Ebola patients said on Sunday she thought “an abundance of politics” lurked behind them. Kaci Hickox has fought a heated public battle over what she considers draconian measures to isolate her for 21 days after her […]