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Source: Maine Department of Labor

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October 5, 2013


October 5, 2013

Photo: Interest in manufacturing

Students visit Mega Industries on National Manufacturing Day.

October 5, 2013

Housing recovery likely to survive rate jump

Brokers see eager buyers and analysts expect stable increases in home sales over the next year.

October 5, 2013

Upcoming Twitter IPO helps Tweeter stock rise

The home-entertainment retailer sees its penny stock jump as ‘somebody probably got confused.’