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UMaine Cuts

| March 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine will cut about $10 million from its annual budget and lay off about seven non-faculty employees. Officials said Friday that the cuts will not result in layoffs of any faculty members or the elimination of any academic programs. The Portland Press Herald reports the school will find […]

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USM Students Protest Faculty Layoffs

| March 21, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – University of Southern Maine students are protesting cuts and layoffs of faculty resulting from a budget shortfall. About 100 students gathered outside the office of the provost Friday after about a dozen faculty members received layoff notices. Flat state funding and declining enrollment contributed to a $14 million budget gap in […]

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UMaine Cuts

| March 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine System will cut up to 165 jobs in the coming year and the number could grow because of additional cuts that are under consideration, Chancellor James Page told state lawmakers Friday. The university system is already facing a $36 million shortfall but another $9 million could be […]

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Medicare Cuts Hurting Hundreds of County Seniors

| March 26, 2013

Since March 1st, a first round of cuts to Medicare have been taking a toll on hundreds of Aroostook County senior citizens. But as Shawn Cunningham reports, although some seniors are seeing hard times right now…the worse could still be yet to come.

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