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Randolph voted decided to close the Hamlin School because of cost and declining enrollment. reports that the SAD 11 school board meets this morning to accept the results and start the process of getting modular unit in place at Pittston School to accommodate the Randolph kids.

RSU 9 Board of Directors wants to include rules against bullying, harassment and hazing in a new version of a policy on student conduct. posted the code-of-conduct for extracurricular and co-curricular activities for middle and high school students.

Gov LePage is among a group of governors are backing President Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. US News reports they are doing to in support of Trump's "transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula."

Korea official says country has no interest in summit with US if it's based on 'one-sided' demands to give up nukes according to the BBC.

A University of Maine professor is receiving a $750,000 grant from the American Heart Association to study the effect of aging fat tissue on cardiovascular and metabolic conditions.  According to US News the goal of the study is to help identify treatments that could potentially stop or reverse conditions including diabetes and obesity.

Portland Science Center is closing after three years. According to US News the center was a for-profit business that hosted about two exhibits a year.

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