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Sometimes it’s better to give a charity stock

In challenging economic times, charitable organizations need financial support more than ever. The question is, what is the best way to give to organizations you care about? Before you write a check, you might want to consider the option of giving shares of stock. When done wisely (with respect to tax laws), you could be doing the charity and yourself a favor. Here’s what you need to consider when giving to a charity:

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Maryland Industry Focus: Communications

Overview: ; ; Between the fourth quarters of 2007 and 2008, the Communications industry in Maryland contracted at a rate of 6.3 percent, a loss of more than 2,600 employees. ; Maryland’s Communications industry is composed of the motion picture ...

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Eight years later, Austin keeps fighting

“The Price of Liberty is Eternal Vigilance” – Frederick Douglass Eight years after being released from prison at the age of 53 after advances in technology confirmed his innocence, Michael Austin is still fighting. Fighting to integrate into a society ...

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Letters to the Editor

Posted on our blogs Response to ‘What’s wrong with ‘Fear the Turtle?’ ’ ; ; ;For them to have changed the motto to “Unstoppable starts here” is stupid. The “Fear the Turtle” was truly classic and to have spent this ...

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The Week Ahead for Oct. 26 – Oct. 30

Happening next weekTUESDAY New business nuts and bolts Starting a business? This free workshop is designed for people in the planning phase of building a small business. Topics include registering a business name, filing as a legal entity, marketing strategies ...

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News Briefs – Business edition

Tool maker’s profit falls Towson-based power tool maker Black & Decker Corp. said it expects demand for its industrial and consumer-power tools to continue to stabilize, but does not expect a near-term rebound. The prediction came as its third-quarter profit ...

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