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Maine’s Taxable Retail Sales for Food Stores

January 2014

$119.6 Million

January 2013

$115.2 Million

Source: Maine Revenue Services

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News from June 14, 2013

June 15, 2013

Anthem of Maine plans to hire 300 new workers

The jobs at the company's South Portland office come as full implementation approaches for the federal health care law.

June 14, 2013

MaineHealth, N.H. hospital propose affiliation

If the proposal goes through, Maine Medical Center's corporate parent will become the sole corporate member of Memorial Hospital in North Conway, N.H.

June 14, 2013


June 14, 2013

Film company files suit over 'Happy Birthday' song

June 14, 2013

Theme park VIP tours growing despite price

 Equal access for all is fading as visitors shell out to avoid long waits and reserve seats.