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Maine Gas Prices Fall For 8th Straight Week

Gas prices in Maine have dropped for the eight consecutive week. According to the price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com, the average gallon of gas in Maine is now $3.44 a gallon. That is down two cents from last week, but is still 14 cents higher than the national average.

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images

McDonald’s To Relaunch Its Dollar Menu On November 4th

The well-known Dollar Menu at McDonald's will be getting a facelift on November 4th. McDonald's will be renaming their Dollar Menu to the Dollar Menu & More. That means some of the items will still cost a dollar, but others items will cost more.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Drop For The 7th Straight Week

Good news for drivers in Maine, gas prices fell for the seventh straight week. This week according to the price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com the average retail price of gas in Maine fell just over a penny a gallon this past week, to $3.46.

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Getty Images, photo by Andrew Burton

U.S. Passes Saudi Arabia as World’s Largest Oil Producer

The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia as the world largest oil producer. The output includes natural gas and biofuels at the tune of 3.2 million barrels a day. This is significant as the U.S. has turned into the largest exporter of gasoline.

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Getty Images, photo by Mark Wilson

The U.S. Debt is at $16 Trillion, How Long Will it Take to Pay it Off?

The United States current debt is $16 trillion dollars, an amount no person on this planet has ever and will never amass as personal wealth. In layman’s terms, ‘that’s whole lotta money’. In 2008 the U.S. debt was $9.6 trillion and since then it has increased $6.4 trillion, the largest debt increase in U.S. history. How long will it take to payback such a huge amount of money? Here are some examples:

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Dunkin Donuts Customer Appreciation Day Today!

It only comes around once a year! Take advantage of it!

You know you want FREE Dunkin Donuts coffee!

Don't ya?

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Former White Rock Distillery In Lewiston Is Sold Again; Jobs To Stay In Lewiston

The former White Rock distillery in Lewiston has been sold to a subsidiary of Sazerac Co. that is headquartered out of New Orleans.

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Getty Images, photo by Joe Scarmici

Stars Attend New York’s Comic Con and Charge for Autographs

The New York Comic Con was held October 9-12 and some big stars came out to sign autographs and have pictures taken with fans, but it wasn’t free. If you wanted an autograph and a photo you had to shell out some cash. One of the most expensive was Sylvester Stallone.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Augusta Job Fair To Help Veterans and Military Personnel

The Augusta State Armory will host a job fair this Tuesday, October 8th. The U.S.Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with local and other national partners, will be hosting the 2013 Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair at the Augusta State Armory on October 8th from 10 a.m to 1 p.m.

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Photo from iStockphoto 90912744

Tax Increases Take Affect Today

You might notice the cost of your cup of coffee this morning was slightly higher. It's all due to the sales tax increase that takes affect starting today in Maine, it goes from 5% to 5.5%. The meals and lodging tax will increase from 7% to 8%.

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