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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 May 26, 2013

May 26, 2013

US investigating Ford pickups for engine issue

The government estimates around 400,000 F-150 pickups from the 2011 through 2013 model years are involved.

May 26, 2013

Charles Lawton: Why real tax reform rarely has a fair chance

May 26, 2013

On the Move

May 26, 2013

Drop out of school, move up?

Some well-known entrepreneurs never graduated college, or even high school, but critics say dropouts should not bet on that kind of success.

May 26, 2013