Maine by the numbers

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Market Value of Assets in State Employees Trust Fund

June 2013

$160,350,000

June 2012

$139,897,000

Source: State of Maine, Bartel Associates Inc.

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July 7, 2013

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July 7, 2013

Airport cellphone lots get ringing endorsement Several photos included in this story

AIRPORTS-WAITINGLOTS-BIZPLUS The free parking areas ease the headache of traveler pickup.

July 7, 2013

Charles Lawton: Tourists present rich opportunity



July 7, 2013

On the Move



July 7, 2013

Life after Hostess layoffs in Maine Several photos included in this story Video clip included

 Eight months after they lost their jobs, one former employee finds work while another is still looking.

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.