Maine

Maine
10:55 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Michaud Gets Boost From Hillary Clinton

Clinton met with supporters and rallied on behalf of Democratic candidate for Governor Mike Michaud on Friday.
Credit Caroline Losneck

In latest rally featuring a political superstar, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, told the crowd of about 1000 people, that U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud is the best choice to spur economic change in Maine.

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Maine
10:07 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Mainers Invited to Tour Waterville Hospital Saturday

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ Mainers are invited to tour the MaineGeneral's newly renovated Thayer Center for Health.

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Maine
10:01 am
Sat October 25, 2014

University Board Votes in Favor of Program Cuts

Following  a six hour meeting, the University Maine board  voted 9 to 2 to cut two academic programs at the University of Southern Maine.

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USM program cuts
6:23 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

UMaine System Board Approves Program Cuts at USM

USM President David Flanagan addresses the UMaine System board of trustees, which voted Friday to approve cuts at the southern Maine campus.
Credit Tom Porter / MPBN

The University of Maine System's board of trustees has approved a plan to eliminate two programs at the University of Southern Maine at a contentious meeting Friday.

The board voted 9 to 2 to cut the campus's bachelor of arts in French program and it's master's program in Applied Medical Science.

In a statement, UMaine System spokesman Dan Demeritt says the Applied Medical Science program graduated fewer than five students on average over the past five years, at a cost of nearly $1 million a year.

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USM program cuts
5:32 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

UMaine System Board Poised to Vote on Eliminating Two USM Programs

USM second-year French major Daniel Bahun protests the proposed elimination of the program.
Credit Tom Porter / MPBN

EDITOR'S NOTE: Moments after this story aired, the University of Maine System board of trustees voted to eliminate the University of Southern Maine's bachelor of arts program in French and its master's program in Applied Medical Sciences.

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