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Source: Maine Department of Labor

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June 30, 2013

Charles Lawton: Great state, great employees need matchmaker

June 30, 2013


June 30, 2013

Allegiant Air a small wonder of airline world Several photos included in this story

Rather than compete with major carriers, the airline uses its marketing muscles to convince people in small cities, like Bangor, to fly to sunny vacation spots.

June 30, 2013

Where nothing's wasted ... except possibly the pigs

Jeremy Gross A West Coast man feeds his hogs the nonmedical parts of marijuana plants in a 'flavor experiment.'