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9 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Investigators release factual report on fatal Owls Head plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a second, more in-depth report on the plane crash that claimed the lives of two University of Maine students and a graduate in November 2012.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Owls Head, ME, Knox County, ME

10 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Honorary UMaine degree for Gerritsen

Two icons of Maine literature and music - international best-selling author Tess Gerritsen of Camden and singer/songwriter David Mallett - will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees and share remarks at the University of Maine's 212th commencement Saturday, May 10. Mallett, who lives in Sebec, will address the 10 a.m. ceremony, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maine, Arts, Literature, Vocal, Folk, Camden, ME

13 hrs ago | Sun Journal

UMS vice chancellor gets $40,000 raise as universities struggle with budgets

While confronting a $36 million budget shortfall, the University of Maine System gave its top financial administrator a $40,000 raise between last fall and this spring, according to reports of employee salaries that the system publishes twice a year.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Maine

22 hrs ago | Republican Journal

Portland | $264,000

Immaculate one-owner Garrison that has been lovingly cared for. Oil heat in basement & 1st floor, electric heat on 2nd floor & under kitchen cabinet.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

$7.50 is dumb, but $10.10 sounds sweet

Social work students from the University of Maine will be in Pickering Square on Wednesday, April 16th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm to gather sigantures on letters addressed to Senator Susan Collins to raise the current minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News

Herald Gazette

Iraq war veteran seeks District 94 seat

When Owen Casas decided to run for public office, the message he wanted to make sure his constituency in Maine House District 94 understood is that win-or-lose, his goal is to affect change and help others learn to compromise.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Maine, Rockport, ME, Islesboro, ME

Bangor Daily News

Developer given patent for Diabetic Neuropathy Detector

A Maine medical device manufacturer has been awarded a patent for an invention that will provide doctors with the ability to detect patients at risk of diabetic limb loss more reliably and at earlier stages.

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Related Topix: Diabetic Neuropathy, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Medicine, Diabetes

Washington Times

Black Bears basketball coach is bought out

The University of Maine says it is buying out the contract of its longtime men's basketball coach and looking for a replacement.

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Bangor Daily News

Three Doors Down set for acoustic show at Maine State Pier in Portland

Waterfront Concerts announced on Monday morning that Mississippi rock band Three Doors Down will perform a special acoustic show on their "Songs From the Basement" tour at the Maine State Pier in Portland on Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets for the show will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18, via Ticketmaster and other Waterfront Concert outlets.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, 3 Doors Down, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Doctor wants to build $2 million medical facility on site of former Oronoka restaurant in Orono

ORONO, Maine - For five decades, the Oronoka restaurant was known for serving big steaks, homemade honey biscuits and cold draft beer, all while offering panoramic views of the Penobscot Valley Country Club golf course through its front windows.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

After reprieve, USM faculty will weigh in on where university cuts budget

University of Southern Maine faculty members are preparing to take a more active role in addressing a $14 million budget shortfall that the university must resolve before the end of May after USM President Theodora Kalikow announced Friday that faculty layoffs would be reversed.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Maine, Orono, ME

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Doctor wants to build $2 million medical facility on site of former Oronoka restaurant in Orono

ORONO, Maine - For five decades, the Oronoka restaurant was known for serving big steaks, homemade honey biscuits and cold draft beer, all while offering panoramic views of the Penobscot Valley Country Club golf course through its front windows.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, Bangor, ME

The Free Press

News Analysis: Same deficit, different decade

As a university news source, the Free Press tries to do a few different things. The ones that are the most relevant to our day to day work for publication are to cover news for and about the USM population more closely than community news outlets and to be a showcase for student work, but underneath those more obvious concerns, there is always the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Orono, ME

Bellingham Herald

Black Bears basketball coach is bought out

President Paul Ferguson says the university decided to replace Head Coach Ted Woodward after evaluating the program over several weeks.

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Bangor Daily News

Three Doors Down set for acoustic show at Maine State Pier in Portland

Waterfront Concerts announced on Monday morning that Mississippi rock band Three Doors Down will perform a special acoustic show on their "Songs From the Basement" tour at the Maine State Pier in Portland on Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets for the show will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18, via Ticketmaster and other Waterfront Concert outlets.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, 3 Doors Down, Bangor, ME

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi has been practiced in China for centuries for health and meditation and as a martial art.

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Related Topix: Maine

Bangor Daily News

Monday, April 14, 2014: Government trust, University of Maine System, preK

It was with great interest that I read Amy Fried's excellent piece, "In LePage's Maine, little trust in state government."

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Related Topix: Maine, Patten, ME, Brownville Junction, ME, Medway, ME, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Cuba trip teaches UMA students much about art, people, embargo

University of Maine at Augusta students and faculty members traveling in Cuba saw signs of the U.S. embargo everywhere they looked.

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Related Topix: University of Maine at Augusta, us Travel, Travel, Cushing, ME

Herald Gazette

Vinalhaven news

Think spring! After a freak snowstorm March 30, the precipitation has turned to rain, the sun has shone occasionally, and the wind has finally died down - allowing fishermen to get out on the water and the ferries to run without cancellations.

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Related Topix: Vinalhaven, ME, Weather, Rockland, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Artist Lecture: Mary Walling Blackburn

The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is pleased to announce the 6th presenter, Mary Walling Blackburn, for their Spring 2014 Visiting Artist Series co-sponsored by the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

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Related Topix: Skowhegan, ME, Painting, Arts, Orono, ME, Bard College, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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