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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 14, 2013

April 14, 2013

Charles Lawton: Employers’ costs, not technology, threaten jobs



April 14, 2013

Datebook



April 14, 2013

As fast food expands abroad, so do bodies

 Increases in diseases and worries about obesity may force the food companies to change some practices in other countries, as they have done in the U.S.

April 14, 2013

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