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 6, 2013

July 8, 2013

Amid cuts, Maine hospitals still paying million dollar salaries

20130507_MMC Critics say medical facilities plead poverty and lay off workers but continue to compensate executives and surgeons with substantial payouts.

July 6, 2013

Dell Inc. founder refusing to budge

The fight to take the PC company private is set to culminate in a shareholder vote on July 18.

July 6, 2013

Study: About 5% of online product reviews are fake

July 6, 2013


July 6, 2013

York company creates virtual tours Several photos included in this story

 Indoor Street View, a Google Inc. contractor, has already created virtual tours of some Portland businesses, including The Alpaca Shed and the Portland Regional Chamber.