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Source: Maine Department of Labor

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News from February 23, 2014

February 23

Comcast-Netflix deal will speed up video streaming into homes

The direct link to Comcast’s network should also improve quality, officials say.

February 23

Sochi games will comfortably turn a profit for NBC

NBC used the Olympics to popularize streaming video, develop a cable sports network and launch entertainment programs.

February 23

U.S. olive oil producers press for stricter import standards

They contend that ‘extra virgin’ brands from Europe may not be as pure as you think.

February 23

Charles Lawton: Maine needs governor with plan and passion to see it through

An example of such a leader is Pope Francis.

February 23

On the Move

February 23