May 8, 2020

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PPH — Maine to triple its virus testing capacity in partnership with Idexx

Maine Public — ‘This Changes Everything’ — Mills Announces Plan To Triple Maine’s COVID-19 Testing Capacity

BDN — How Maine’s virus testing ramp-up could affect its economic reopening

WGME — Maine to get more federal help to expand coronavirus testing

PPH — New jobless claims surged by 16,000 last week as more workers qualified for benefits

BDN — Maine fishing industry to get $20M in coronavirus bailout, 5th largest in nation

Maine Public — Collins: $20M On The Way To Maine’s Seafood Sector Struggling With COVID-19 Impacts

PPH — Maine nets $20 million in federal bailout of U.S. fishing industry

Mainebiz — BIW signs contract to build swab machines for Puritan Medical Products

PPH — As many as 2,000 workers needed in Maine to support production of virus tests

BDN — Spectrum is hiring 100 workers in Portland

PPH — Spectrum adding 100 jobs in Portland in ‘virtual hiring’

WMTW — Red Claws, TD Bank help Fuel The Front Lines

BDN — At all hours of the day, these companies are rushing coronavirus test samples to labs

NewsCenter Maine — New nurses around Maine share work, schooling experiences amidst COVID-19

PPH — Maine arts and entertainment venues look ahead to raising the curtain, very slowly

Maine Public — Feds To Provide Food Aid To More Than 82,000 Maine School Kids

LSJ – MaineSpark awards grants to area organizations

BDN — MaineSpark awards four $5,000 grants for programs improving postsecondary success for underrepresented students