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Portland seeks manufacturing boost from local foods

PORTLAND, Maine — In the competition to gain designation as one of 12 federal manufacturing centers, most successful communities sought to boost heavy industries such as aerospace, automobiles, or technology equipment.

Greater Portland won with fermented beverages, doughnuts, and seafood.

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