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Cumberland County Unemployment Rate

March 2014

5%

March 2013

5.8%

Source: Maine Department of Labor

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News from March 21, 2013

March 21, 2013

Pepsi updates 20-ounce bottle



March 22, 2013

Prospects dim for massive Westbrook shopping project

Plans to build the state's largest shopping center appear unlikely as the land heads to auction.

March 21, 2013

Shipyard workers protest cuts Several photos included in this story Video clip included

Civilian defense employees expect furlough notices in two weeks.

March 21, 2013

Cable providers seek end to forced channels

Cablevision and others argue that TV producers are driving consumers to Web-based viewing.

March 21, 2013

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