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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 May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

Southern New England bids for more of tourism pie

A coordinated marketing effort aims to encourage people to plan their vacations around multiple regional destinations.

May 10, 2013

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May 10, 2013

Closed-captioning glasses aid hearing-impaired moviegoers

deaf moviegoers Regal installs special technology to transform the theatrical experience for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

May 10, 2013

Many construction workers stay away

Home builders now say they're struggling to find enough qualified workers.