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Maine building permits: November 2018

Maine issued 335 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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: 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: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

University of Maine tops the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

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: 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: 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: 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: Penobscot County posts 135th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 583 properties in Penobscot County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 135th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Average teacher salaries in Maine rank 24th highest in nation

The average Maine teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $54,974, the 24th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

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