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Bid for brewer tops $100B pricetag from Budweiser parent

LONDON — Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its takeover bid for SABMiller to 70.4 billion pounds ($108.2 billion) Monday in its latest effort to win backing for its plan to create “the first truly global beer company.” AB InBev has ...

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UMD marks 50th high-altitude balloon launch

The University of Maryland Maryland Space Grant Consortium Balloon Payload Team celebrated its 50th tracked high-altitude balloon launch Saturday. Since the program began in 2003, there have been 49 tracked balloon launches that took student-designed and built payloads to the edge of ...

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Dell buying EMC in $67 billion bet on data storage

  NEW YORK (AP) — Dell is buying data storage company EMC for $67 billion in a huge bet on a segment of technology that has proven to be more profitable than the slumping personal computer market. The acquisition announced Monday marks Dell’s latest ...

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Princeton gets 6th nobel-winning economist

Nobel prize-winning economists have been clustered among a small group of prestigious universities. On Monday, Angus Deaton became the sixth economist affiliated with Princeton University to receive a Nobel prize. Deaton was awarded about $975,000 by the Royal Swedish Academy ...

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Inspector urges enforcement for Potomac River chemical spill

LUKE — A Maryland Department of the Environment inspector is recommending enforcement action against a western Maryland paper mill where a chemical spill tainted the Potomac River. The report signed Friday by inspector Charles Hatfield concludes Memphis, Tennessee-based Verso Corp. ...

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Legg Mason reports $672.1B AUM in September

Baltimore-based Legg Mason Inc. reported preliminary assets under management of $672.1 billion as of Sept. 30. This month’s AUM included preliminary long-term net inflows of $1.5 billion, consisting of fixed income inflows of $1.3 billion and equity inflows of $0.2B.  Liquidity outflows were $1.1 billion and this month’s AUM included $1.2 billion in ...

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Sen. Kelley to speak at WIMHE luncheon

Maryland state Sen. Delores Kelley will be the guest speaker at the Women in Maryland Higher Education’s annual luncheon and lend her voice to the topic of “Conversation Changers: Evolving Leadership Roles Women Play in Higher Education.” The luncheon is ...

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Baltimore gas prices inch higher

Average retail gasoline prices in Baltimore climbed 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.22 a gallon Sunday, according to according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 663 gas outlets in Baltimore. This compares with the ...

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Blaze damages Md. poultry house; no birds inside

FEDERALSBURG — Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged an Eastern Shore poultry house. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the blaze broke out early Monday at the poultry house on Chipmans Lane in Federalsburg. Officials say there were ...

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