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 March 17, 2013

March 17, 2013

Fly me to the moon

SpaceX launch Entrepreneurs and scientists make plans and look for ways to pay for private space exploration, including tourism.

March 17, 2013

Charles Lawton: Thermometer also takes economic temperature



March 17, 2013

Datebook



March 17, 2013

On the Move



March 17, 2013

Bankers deny they hid losses

Former JPMorgan executives tell senators they didn't knowingly understate the numbers.