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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
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
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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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Down 7 Cents A Gallon This Week

Maine gas prices are falling faster than the autumn leaves from the trees. Maine gas prices dropped another seven cents a gallon this week, according to the price-monitoring website, MaineGasPrices.com.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Dropping

Gasoline prices in Maine have now fallen for a second week in a row. According to the price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com, the average gallon of gas in Maine is down to $3.66. That's down 6 cents in the past week.

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L.L.Bean Has best Spring Season In Years, Gives Back To Employees

 

L.L.Bean in Freeport had its best spring sales since 2008. Sales were increased 3 percent, including online, catalog and in-store sales. Spring sales are from March to August. The nearly 5,000 full and part-time employees will share in the company's success.

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

Hot Soda Comes to Japan

Canned hot tea and canned hot coffee are popular in Japan and the latest ‘hot’ canned item that is all the rage is ‘soda’. It is the first soda to be served hot not cold. Drinking warm soda may not sound good to us but in Japan they like hot things in a can. The first soda to be served this way will be Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale which Coca Cola has spent four years developing.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Drop Slightly This Week

With a barrel of oil hovering around $110 and tensions being very high in the middle east, gas prices managed to drop by about one penny per gallon in Maine this past week. According to the price-monitoring website, MaineGasPrices.com, the average gallon of gas in Maine is at $3.72.

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