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 29, 2013

September 29, 2013

Spare parts in space? Just press 'Print'

Aaron Kemmer A 3-D printer set to be tested on a NASA flight could serve as a flying factory.

September 29, 2013

Skill-based casino slots aim for video gamers

 They hope to attract middle-aged gamblers with nostalgic games like Atari's Centipede.

September 29, 2013

On the Move

September 29, 2013

Spotlight grows with grocer

Whole Foods Market Whole Foods leaders learn that more attention means working harder to protect the company's reputation.

September 29, 2013

Charles Lawton: Economy too dependent on one hot quarter

September 29, 2013