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Sharp debate at high court over cross on federal land

As the Supreme Court weighed a dispute over a religious symbol on public land Wednesday, Justice Antonin Scalia was having difficulty understanding how some people might feel excluded by a cross that was put up as a memorial to soldiers killed in World War I.

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Marriott posts 3Q loss on timeshare charges

Marriott International Inc. lost $466 million in its third quarter on hefty impairment charges from its timeshare business, which has declined drastically in the recession.

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Report says airline delays will get worse

Lengthy airline delays are twice as common now as in 1990 and will get worse as the economy recovers, according to a Brookings Institution report released Thursday. ; ;

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Michelin unveils latest version of Michelin Man

Michelin rolled out a global media campaign on Tuesday featuring the French company's legendary Michelin Man and includes print, TV, Internet and social networking elements. The character, made of stacked white tires, is even getting his own Facebook page and a dedicated You Tube channel.

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News Briefs – Business Edition

Constellation scores Constellation Energy Group, of Baltimore, said its Projects & Services Group subsidiary will construct a 525 kilowatt solar power system at Patriot Place, a 1.3-million-square-foot entertainment, retail and dining destination adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The ...

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Charges against Holton survive challenge

A judge has denied both motions by Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton to downsize the campaign finance allegations against her, setting the stage for a Dec. 7 trial.

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Former Greenpeace exec turned developer is a man with a plan

Stephen P. McAllister wants to build one of “the greenest projects to date in this country” on a sprawling plot of land straddling the line between South Baltimore and Anne Arundel County.

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Md. teen gets 14 months for setting school fires

A Montgomery County teen has been sentenced to 14 months in jail for setting small fires at his school in a case that began with allegations of a school bomb plot.

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Court rejects Confederate flag case

Some fans of the Confederate flag have lost their legal battle over a ban on wearing the Rebel emblem at an eastern Tennessee high school. ; ; ; ; ;

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