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3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Down East center focusing more on literary arts

Author Suzanne Strempek Shea leads a discussion at a prose writing conference sponsored by the Cobscook Community Learning Center on Campobello Island recently.

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6 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Brain aneurysm caused Hampton assistant town attorney's death

Assistant Town Attorney Wanda Robertson, whose death at age 50 on Aug. 17 left Town Hall in a state of shock, is said to have died from a brain aneurysm.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Wednesday morning headlines from WMTW News 8

BARD IS FACING aTWENTY ONEa COUNTS OF GROSS SEXUAL ASSAULT IN CONNECTION WITH INCIDENTS INVOLVING A FOUR YEAR OLD GIRL HE USED TO BABYSIT.

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

Bangor Daily News

New USM laboratory lets students tackle real-world cybersecurity problems

Glenn Wilson, director of the Maine Cyber Security Cluster, and new University of Southern Maine President David Flanagan commemorate the opening of the Portland campus's new cybersecurity lab Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Maine, Portland, ME, Biddeford, ME

Homer Tribune

Learning to think inside the box

Photo provided Brianna Allen working at Two Sisters Bakery. Allen will show her first exhibit of landscape paintings in September at Bunnell Street Art Center, with an opening reception on Sept.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Latvia, World News, Homer, AK

WMTW-TV Auburn

USM stepping up cyber security education

Data breaches are becoming increasingly common, right down to the local level. It means more students are learning to combat cyber crimes, as WMTW News 8's Katie Thompson reports.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

Mon Aug 25, 2014

University Business

USM will teach students how to hack, how to stop it

Its Cyber Security Lab will be central to an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on protecting data in a high-tech age.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

USM Cutting the Ribbon on its New Cyber Security Lab on Tuesday, August 26

BANGOR, Maine, Aug. 22 -- The University of Southern Maine issued the following news release: Several years ago, University of Southern Maine faculty and staff wanted to create a research lab dedicated to cyber security.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Educators recognized at USM

The University of Southern Maine held its Alumni Educator's Reunion Luncheon on Friday to recognize five county teachers of the year along with the state teacher of the year for 2014.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Capital Weekly

Rockland | $139,000

Nicely set up duplex. In town and walking distance to main street. Great shape home.

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Related Topix: Rockland, ME

Weekly Packet

In time for fall, board approves new hires for Penobscot school

Students will see a new face when they start a new school year on September 2. Jennifer Jacques of Orland was approved by the school board as the new secretary.

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Related Topix: Orland, ME, Lewiston, ME, Castine, ME, Blue Hill, ME

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Data: Connecticut, Maine have slow economic growth

Economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009, according to new federal statistics released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island, M. Jodi Rell, US Governors

WMTW-TV Auburn

Gubernatorial campgian ads hit the airwaves

Candidates in the race for the Blaine house have started airing their campaign television ads.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, Paul LePage

WMTW-TV Auburn

Race for governor hits Maine airwaves

The race for Maine governor is beginning to play out on the airwaves, and staffers with one campaign claim their candidate is already under attack.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sun Journal

UMaine schools see jump in out-of-state enrollment

An increase in the number of out-of-state students enrolled in University of Maine System schools this fall is providing a financial boost for the cash-strapped system.

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Related Topix: University of Maine, Orono, ME

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Victoria E. Grubb - Woodrow W. Cross II

Dr. Mark and Susan Grubb are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Victoria Elizabeth Grubb to Woodrow Warren Cross II, son of Brent Cross of Bangor and Deb Strout of Portland, and stepson of Lori Cross of Bangor.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Capital Weekly

Union teen crowned Maine Wild Blueberry Queen

Elly Maria Baubonis of Union was crowned the 2014 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen in front of a packed crowd at the 145th annual Union Fair Aug. 17. Baubonis, the daughter of Wendy Reinemann, is a 2014 graduate of Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro and will be attending the University of Southern Maine this fall.

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Related Topix: Maine, Waldoboro, ME, Rockland, ME

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Resource center for program that aids older students leaving USM for Illinois university

The Bernard Osher Foundation, which provides post-secondary scholarship funding to colleges and universities across the nation, will soon be moving its National Resource Center from the University of Southern Maine to Northwestern University in Illinois.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Washington DC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Republican Journal

Telling Room founder in Writers series

On Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m., the Maine Writers Talk About a series at Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., will feature award-winning author Susan Conley offering a talk titled Storytelling: Lessons in Risk Taking and Stubbornness.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Portland Chamber Music Festival Opening Night: August 14, 2014

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Portland Chamber Music Festival celebrates its Twenty-First Season August 14 - 23, 2014 at the Abromson Center on the Portland Campus of the University of Southern Maine.

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