Maine by the numbers

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Maine Retail Sales

Q4 – 2013

$4.53 Billion

Q4 – 2012

$4.45 Billion

Source: State of Maine

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News from September 7, 2013

September 7, 2013


September 7, 2013

Government reports slow job growth since June

Data show that only 63.2 percent of working-age Americans have a job or are looking for one, the lowest since 1978.

September 7, 2013

Wells woman blames sickness on tainted yogurt

 Chobani announced a broad voluntary recall of its product on Thursday, citing risk from mold.

September 7, 2013

Harley woos women riders

Female bikers are among the key demographics for Harley as it cultivates a new generation of riders.