Maine by the numbers

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Cumberland County Unemployment Rate

March 2014

5%

March 2013

5.8%

Source: Maine Department of Labor

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News from September 2, 2013

September 2, 2013

Time Warner reaches deal with CBS

The agreement puts programming back on the air in major markets just in time for NFL season.

September 2, 2013

Verizon buying out Vodafone's stake for $130 billion

The second-largest acquisition deal on record isn't expected to have much of an effect on Verizon consumers or its operations.

September 2, 2013

US probes Nissan Pathfinder fluid leak

No injuries have been reported. The probe covers an estimated 110,000 cars.

September 3, 2013

High demand for temp jobs in Maine has mixed meaning

 Businesses are hiring workers because they are hopeful but not confident about the economy, experts say.