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For Waxter, replacement is just not an option

ANNAPOLIS — If the Secretary of the Department of Juvenile Services had his way, he’d tear down the Thomas J.S. Waxter Children’s Center and rebuild Maryland’s only state-run, secure residential facility for female juvenile offenders from scratch. In Waxter’s place, ...

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W. Md. hopes for green resurgence

Until a few years ago, things were looking up for Western Maryland. A sound national economy and a desire for country living brought workers from Baltimore and Washington to the fringes of the state, causing the demand for domestic and ...

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Temp jobs outlook? ’Tis the seasonal

Maryland’s unemployment rate rose in October to its highest point since the recession began, but there’s hope for jobs in a report showing seasonal retail positions may surpass 2008’s poor numbers. The state’s unemployment rate inched up one-tenth of a ...

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