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 April 21, 2013

April 21, 2013

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April 21, 2013

On the Move



April 21, 2013

Recession slows flight from urban business districts

City centers gain a greater share of employment as the shift to the suburbs declines.

April 21, 2013

Charles Lawton: Young need realistic, relevant role models