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 July 13, 2013

July 13, 2013

Gasoline prices fuel wholesale inflation

Wholesale prices rose 0.8 percent in June, showing their biggest increase since last September.

July 13, 2013


July 13, 2013

Boeing stocks plunge following fire aboard a 787

 Investors fear a recurrence of problems with the batteries.

July 13, 2013

New fishing regulations seek to limit whale, dolphin deaths

RIGHT WHALE Seasonal closures and moves aimed at reducing entanglements will be the focus of several hearings in Maine next month.