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 September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013

Experience opens doors to jobs for older workers

As baby boomers seek to stay in the workforce longer, some employers see real advantages in hiring them.

September 13, 2013

Tweetable facts about Twitter's IPO

The company that began seven years ago as an experiment within another startup and grew into a cultural touchstone announced Thursday that it intends to sell stock to the public for the first time.

September 13, 2013

Apparently, markets unaware it's September



September 13, 2013

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