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BANKING

<b><u>Schaefer the Fortune Teller</u></b><@SM><@SM><i>Comptroller Hopes to Connect People With Unclaimed Millions</i><@SM><@SM><TAB>In hopes of finding the more than 12,000 people who own millions of unclaimed funds being held by the state, Maryland Comptroller <b>William Donald Schaefer</b> is publishing an eight-page advertising supplement from Oct. 16-27.

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REAL ESTATE

<b><u>Main Street Comes to Bowie</u></b><@SM><@SM><i>RTKL Designs Retail Complex Based on Concepts of the Past</i><@SM><@SM><TAB><b>Bowie Town Center</b>, a 700,000 square-foot shopping village to be developed by <b>Simon Property Group</b>, is now under construction, following a groundbreaking ceremony by development and local officials last week.

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Poll Indicates Residents Dislike Urban Sprawl

More than three out of four Americans say more needs to be done to stem urban sprawl, according to a new poll.<@SM><@SM><TAB>About 76 percent of the 1,007 respondents contacted in the telephone poll said more needs to be done to manage and plan for new growth and development in their state, while 13 percent said less.

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Small Business: Motivate Employees With Adventure Travel

In an era when competition for good employees is intense, companies are forced to be even more creative in their recruiting and development efforts. <@SM><@SM><TAB>Since salary and benefits alone are no longer enough, companies are realizing the positive effects of motivating and rewarding employees with outdoor adventure to build focus, exhilaration and intensity. An adventure activity allows executives, managers and employees to unwind, build team camaraderie and relate to each other in a different environment and in an informal way.

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Hot Shot: Dorothy Emanuel Gardner

<TAB>Silver Spring native Dorothy Emanuel Gardner is finding a new way to apply the knowledge and experience she has gained from her years in the business world: She is using it to help MBA students gain knowledge about business through her position as co-director of the MBA Consulting Program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

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WEEK IN REVIEW

<b><u>Lewin Announces Resignation</u></b><@SM><@SM><i>Top Economic Development Official Set to Return to the Private Sector</i><@SM><@SM><TAB>To the surprise of many in government and business, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary <b>Richard C. Mike Lewin</b> announced that he will step down as the state

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