Maine by the numbers

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Maine Retail Sales

Q4 – 2013

$4.53 Billion

Q4 – 2012

$4.45 Billion

Source: State of Maine

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News from April 14, 2013

April 14, 2013

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

April 14, 2013


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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