The controversial health debate of allowing youth to tan using UV tanning beds has hit the state legislature. Recently, Governor LePage vetoed a bill to prohibit tanning facilities from allowing minors to use the machines, putting the decision back in the hands of parents. But health officials say that decision might cause harmful …potentially fatal [...]
Three weeks ago we reported how Cory LaPlante, the brainchild behind Northern Prosthetics and Orthotics in Presque Isle is the recipient of the 2013 Small Business Administration (New England) Young Entrepreneur Award. Following up on that story tonight, Shawn Cunningham reports on what’s made the venture such a successful niche business in the medical community up [...]
Collaboration may be the key to keeping Maine’s workforce young, vital and ongoing for years to come. At least that’s what more than 50 education, community and business leaders are hoping. Shawn Cunningham explains how youth ASPIRATIONS are being nurtured in Aroostook County, and what the business sector might gain from it in the process.