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News stories from the past 60 days.

Microsoft's Rural Access Program Enters Next Phase in Maine
Oct 10, 2018 - Highlights the next phase of Microsoft's Airband Initiative in Maine. The program provides funding to local internet service providers to expand broadband access to rural and hard to reach communities using alternate technologies like TV White Space and fixed fiber. Microsoft's ultimate goal is to increase access to telehealth services and to close the rural internet gap in the U.S. by July 2022.
Source: Mainebiz
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UMaine System Launching Effort to Meet Growing Demand for Nurses
Sep 12, 2018 - Details the efforts of the University of Maine to address the state's current and future nursing shortage by addressing the financial burden and providing assistance to nursing students, including those in rural areas.
Source: Portland Press Herald
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Last Updated: 10/11/2018