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Cumberland County Unemployment Rate

March 2014

5%

March 2013

5.8%

Source: Maine Department of Labor

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News from April 13, 2013

April 13, 2013

BlackBerry maker calls for probe of report on smartphone returns

 RIM calls a report that the BlackBerry Z10 is being returned in high numbers 'false and misleading.'

April 13, 2013

Stock market stable while commodities fall

The Dow Jones drops just 0.08 of a point, finishing the week with a robust gain of 2.1 percent.