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Maine Unemployment Drops Again to 6.1 Percent

| March 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s jobless rate remains the lowest it has been in five years. The Maine Department of Labor said Friday that the state’s unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent in February, down slightly from 6.2 percent in January. The state’s jobless rate is down nearly 1 percent from one year ago. The […]

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Maine Shows Drop in Unemployment

| March 17, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s unemployment fell slightly to 6.2 percent in January. Maine’s Department of Labor said Monday that the state’s jobless rate dropped from 6.4 percent in December. Officials originally estimated that December’s unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, but revised it. The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics says roughly 43,900 Maine residents […]

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