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Maine Unemployment Falls in March

| April 18, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine officials say the state’s unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in March. The state Department of Labor reported Friday that the unemployment figure fell from 6.1 percent last month and 6.8 percent a year ago. The share of the population that is employed was 61.8 percent, which is 2.9 percent […]

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Health Office to Relocate

| January 2, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s administration has signed a contract to build a new office building for state health and labor department offices. LePage’s office says the lease for the new Health and Human Services and Department of Labor offices in South Portland will save the state more than $23.4 million over […]

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