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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, 2:13 pm

Sen. King announces support of Emily Cain at rally on UMaine campus

On the steps of Fogler Library, Senator Angus King announced his support for congressional candidate Emily Cain.

Independent United States senator Angus King spoke at a rally with Democratic 2nd Congressional District candidate Emily Cain in front of Fogler Library at the University of Maine on Wednesday afternoon, announcing his endorsement of her.
Cain …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:56 pm

UMS Trustees requests more state funding

At their latest meeting on Sept. 21 at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, the University of Maine System (UMS) board of trustees unanimously approved appropriations calling for more funding from the state of Maine …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:55 pm

Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria speaks

Former United States Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford gave a public presentation on Sept. 22 about the Syrian Civil War and United States – Syrian relations.
Speaking to a packed McIntire Maine Event Room in the Buchanan …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:51 pm

Maine House Majority Leader newest Distinguished Policy Fellow

Seth Berry, the Maine Democratic House Majority Leader, was made a Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Policy Fellow on Tuesday. The Center’s distinguished policy fellows bring prominent public figures to campus to lecture, meet with …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:50 pm

Police Beat September 29, 2014

9/19
 
8:28 p.m. – Drunken state plus eight
 
A Residence Assistant in Gannett Hall called the University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) to report underage drinking on the first floor. Eight students, all of whom are 18, were …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:50 pm

Student groups report from Climate March at GSS meeting

The General Student Senate (GSS) gathered on Tuesday in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union to give funding to student groups and hear from a guest speaker.
 
Wellness Resource Center speaker
 
Lauri Sidelko from the Student …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:45 pm

Peace-oriented organizations gather in Bangor for walk

Nearly 200 people from across the state of Maine took to the street in a march against violence on the Bangor Waterfront this Saturday. The event, called the “End Violence Together Walk,” was one of 200 …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:42 pm

UMaine hosts event to promote women in politics

On Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m., the University of Maine hosted its first Elect Her – Campus Women Win, a conference for women to explore opportunities in student government and political office.
Elect Her – Campus Women …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:41 pm

Orono considers changing disorderly ordinance

At last Monday’s Orono Town Council sub-committee meeting, Town Manager Sophie Wilson and Orono Police Chief Josh Ewing proposed several changes to Orono’s law enforcement ordinances regarding disorderly properties and fees. Changes were made to the …

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Sunday, September 28th, 2014, 8:40 pm

Big Gig business competition attracts students, entrepreneurs

The third year of the start-up business competition The Big Gig focused on building local networks between entrepreneurs and community members as well as business pitches from both a retired University of Maine professor and a …

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