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  1. Former Yankees manager, Black Bears catcher, throws first pitch for America East tourney openerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A familiar face threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the University of Maine's America East baseball tournament opener against Stony Brook on Wednesday morning. Former UMaine catcher and assistant coach Carl "Stump" Merrill, who had a 38-year career in the New York Yankees organization including 275 games as the manager of the Yankees, threw a one-hopper to the plate.

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  2. Lions sign Trevor BatesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Bates was a seventh-round pick by the Colts in 2016 after playing college football at the University of Maine. He spent a brief period on their active roster that year and played in one game before being released.

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  3. Helaina Sacco Named Assistant Coach at Dartmouth for 2018-19 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... at Birmingham (Aug. 2013 - June 2014). Sacco graduated summa cum laude and with high honors from the University of Maine in 2012 with a degree in sociology. She went on to get her master's in sociology of sport from Loughborough University in ...

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  4. Maine baseball survives Day 1 of America East tournament, other scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WVII

    The University of Maine baseball team has lived and died by its bats for much of the year, and that continued to be the case in Day 1 of the America East Championships. The Black Bears kicked off the tournament on home turf, losing to No.

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  5. Stony Brook edges UMaine baseball team in America East tournament openerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine baseball team knew it would have to hit in the clutch if it was going to win the America East tournament. Fourth-seeded Stony Brook scored two unearned runs in the second inning and made them stand up to beat No.

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  6. UMaine baseball player diagnosed with testicular cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    He just wants to beat his testicular cancer, bring awareness to cancer and return to school and the Black Bears' lineup for his senior season in the fall. University of Maine's Caleb Kerbs throws to first after getting University at Albany's Evan Harasta out at second during a May 2017 baseball game at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

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  7. A promising target in the quest for a 1-million-year-old Antarctic ice coreRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... possibility to go back even further. A collaborative study between the University of Washington and the University of Maine now pinpoints a location where an entire million years of undisturbed ice might be preserved intact. "There's a strong desire ...

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  8. Penny Luce to Lead Assistance LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    As a member of the organization for seven years, she has served as vice president of membership, grants chairman and Family Learning Center chairman. Luce earned a master's degree in British history from the University of Maine and was a special education teacher, IEP team chairman and non-public school specialist for the Santa Barbara Office of Education.

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  9. Here's what to know when a beaver family moves to your propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    When it comes to looking for a new home, beavers are not ones to ask permission before setting up housekeeping in the ponds or streams of Maine's small landowners. "Whether it's good or bad having [beavers] on your property is completely in the eye if the beholder," according to Griffin Dill with University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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  10. Three Maine track and field stars look to qualify for NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WVII

    University of Maine senior hammer thrower Rachael Bergeron made it clear a month ago she had one goal: to throw at nationals. Bergeron, Maine freshman Alice Barnsdale and discus star Adam Lufkin will compete at the NCAA East Preliminary meet this coming weekend in Tampa, with a spot in the NCAA Championships on the line.

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  11. Provost to serve as interim head of University of Maine at FarmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine at Farmington's provost and vice president for academics will lead the school on an temporary basis while officials search for the next president. The University of Maine System Board of Trustees named Eric Brown to serve as UMF's interim president at the close of its meeting on Monday , the system announced in a Tuesday news release.

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  12. UMaine women's basketball team signs junior college forward from SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine women's basketball team has once again signed an international player to its roster. This time, the Black Bears only had to go as far as the Midwest to find her.

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  13. Two eastern Maine standouts to compete for UMaine at NCAA East track and field meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Adam Lufkin of Clifton and Rachael Bergeron of Waterville are among three University of Maine track and field athletes who have earned spots in the NCAA East Preliminary meet scheduled Thursday through Saturday in Tampa, Florida. Lufkin, a former Brewer High School standout, will compete in the discus at the event, where the Black Bears also will be represented by hammer throwers Bergeron and Alice Barnsdale.

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  14. UMaine theater professor cleared after investigation, will return to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    An investigation prompted by student complaints against a University of Maine theater professor has been resolved and the professor will return to work this summer, a university official said. Tom Mikotowicz , of Bangor, was placed on paid administrative leave in December, after the university received a "number of emails from students alleging confidential concerns about him," Margaret Nagle, senior director of public relations and operations, confirmed at the time.

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  15. Bec, Casals headline UMaine selections to America East baseball all-conference teamRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Senior catcher Christopher Bec and junior infielder Danny Casals headline a list of six University of Maine baseball players who received America East all-conference recognition on Tuesday. Casals and Bec were named to the first team, while senior pitcher John Arel, junior shortstop Jeremy Pena and sophomore outfielder Hernen Sardinas were accorded all-league second-team honors.

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  16. Meet the artist who gets art supplies to Indigenous schools and promotes artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | CBC News

    ... School, which began to develop when she discovered a map created by the American-Canadian Center at the University of Maine. "For, I think about 10 years, a group of people from the centre in Maine travelled across Canada, speaking with Indigenous ...

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  17. UMaine junior enjoys power surge at plate after recovering from surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

    Danny Casals dislocated his left shoulder diving for a line drive in a 10-6 loss to Hartford on April 9, 2017 , and he missed the final 29 games of the season. The University of Maine's third baseman underwent surgery and worked through a four-month recovery and rehabilitation period in his native Miami.

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  18. Don't be fooled by these pretty invasive flowers that are bad for MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Bangor Daily News

    That's the case with a trio of invasive plants that have recently been identified as problematic in Maine, according to a couple of plant experts here. Yellow iris, ornamental jewelweed and black swallow-wort may be pretty, but they can smother the state's native flora and provide less-nutritious food for native fauna, according to Tori Jackson, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension associate professor.

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  19. UMaine lineman joins fellow Black Bears teammates with Canadian Football League teamRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Former University of Maine offensive lineman John Reddington has signed with the Ottawa REDBLACKS of the Canadian Football League , as announced by the organization on Thursday, May 17. Reddington, who played at UMaine from 2014-2017, joins former Black Bears defensive back Sherrod Baltimore and quarterback Dan Collins on the REDBLACKS' roster. Last season, Baltimore was named Ottawa's rookie of the year.

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  20. Wardens' chaplain receives award from University of MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Herald Gazette

    ... Maine Warden Service, was one of this year's recipients of the Maryann Hartman award presented by the University of Maine's department of women's, gender and sexuality studies. The award is given annually to three distinguished Maine women who ...

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