MPBN to Launch Video Streaming of State Government

AUGUSTA - If you've always wondered what happens at government meetings at the state level, now you will be able to tune in from the comfort of your own home.
Maine Public Broadcasting Network will be providing live coverage of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches in Augusta.  The Maine Capitol Connection will launch Tuesday at 10 a.m. as part of the six-month long pilot program.

Based on viewer response with feedback, MPBN may band with other cable systems throughout the state to broadcast the meetings.  The live streaming is also currently available online on the MPBN website.
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Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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