The data does not include Lac-Megantic, Quebec, where 1.5 million gallons spilled and a train exploded in July, killing 47 people. The cargo originated in North Dakota.
Two Mexican citizens are accused of using fraudulent credit cards to obtain tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise in Texas.
Papua New Guinea is the only other nation that doesn’t provide or require a paid maternity leave, according to information on 185 countries.
Installation of electric vehicle charging ports at some companies has not kept pace with demand, creating animosity among employees.
At the Augusta show, a general store in Windsor gets to show off its stock of wedding dresses.
With thousands of dollars on the line, nobody wants to swallow the price of a wedding hall bankruptcy, no-show photographers or, heaven forbid, a change of heart.
The new outlets are staffed by Staples employees, not postal workers, and labor officials say that move replaces well-paying union jobs with low-wage, nonunion workers.
The two companies installing lines in central Maine have forced water utilities to divert resources.