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UMaine feels the economic pinch

The University of Maine system is being asked by the state to describe how it would cut $10.6 million from its budget — the equivalent of 5.3 percent of the state money it gets — on top of the $19.1 million in cuts imposed earlier this year.
Tuition pressure
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 19, 2008
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UMaine refuses to out downloading students

While the battle over file-sharing continues unabated on college campuses across the country, University of Maine officials have offered a new stance.
Privacy
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  April 26, 2007
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UMaine refuses to out downloading students

University of Maine officials are opposing recording-industry efforts against alleged illegal downloading of music.
Privacy
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  April 18, 2007
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E-ZPass on ethics

On June 20, the Maine Turnpike Authority’s five top executives and four of their consultants had one of their “management dinners,” which the authority has held every month or so for eight years.
Turnpike executives cruise past the state’s ethics rules
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  August 03, 2006

You promised

Portland representative John Eder wishes he had more friends in the capitol these days. Since supposedly securing funds last March for an unprecedented “arts incubator” to support the creative economy in Portland, Eder says the state has given him the ru
Show Eder the money
By SARA DONNELLY  |  February 01, 2006