Maine GOP chairman Rick Bennett is seeking to unite the Republican Party at the convention this weekend in Bangor. And the Governor is in Morocco this week to celebrate the opening of the University of New England’s new campus in Tangier. Plus officials with the NTSB are meeting with experts from the petroleum industry to discuss rail safety.
The death toll climbs past 100 and officials take back earlier assertions that a sharp turn was a likely cause of last week’s sinking of a South Korean passenger ferry. And Vice-President Joe Biden is in Ukraine trying to advance implementation of an international agreement, attempting to reduce tension there. Biden will meet today with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev, the full story on that is just ahead.