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Analysis: University of Maine's engineering program ranks 156th best in the nation, study finds

University of Maine finished in a tie for 156th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Portland-South Portland area posts 179th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,549 properties in the Portland-South Portland area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 179th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Maine posts 23rd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,110 properties in Maine started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 23rd highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of New England medical school ranks 91st best for primary care in the nation

University of New England finished in a tie for 91st in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Washington County residents is highest in Maine

Washington County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Maine, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: University of New England ranks 93rd best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of New England finished in a tie for 93rd in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Maine is 34th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Maine ranks 34th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Maine ranks 15th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Maine ranked in a tie for 15th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Maine ranks 3rd lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Maine ranked 48th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Maine posts 36th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Maine ranked 36th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Piscataquis County has fastest growing local economy in Maine

Piscataquis County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Maine in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Maine rank 16th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Maine ranked 16th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Maine ranks 24th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Maine finished 24th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 04538 in Boothbay Harbor has 865th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 04538 zip code area was 92 in the third quarter of 2018, a 10-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Maine ranks 19th most reliant on federal aid

Maine finished 19th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Maine ranks 24th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Maine finished 24th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Maine ranks 10th worst in corporate tax study

Maine finished 41st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Maine ranks 24th best in state income tax study

Maine finished 24th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Maine ranks 7th best in sales tax study

Maine finished seventh in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

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