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NEWS SUMMARY – Updated 11:23 A.M.

Updated items in italics.Revenues Up Sharply at SequoiaSequoia Software Corp., the Columbia-based provider and innovator of XML e-business software, today announced revenues of $5.3 million for the third quarter of 2000, representing an 81 percent increase over revenues of $2.9 ...

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Maryland Congressional Races: Challenger Is Determined This Time Out in Genteel 3rd District Rematch

<TAB>He is waging a one-man campaign from his home office in Baltimore, but Republican nominee Colin F. Harby feels pretty good about his chances of unseating 3rd District Rep. Ben Cardin, D-Md., in their second meeting. <@SM><@SM><TAB>Harby thinks it is time for a change. He has gone from no campaigning in his 1998 race to a more active campaign this year, debating Cardin and passing out fliers to potential voters.

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Annenberg Loses Tax Case Appeal

Philanthropist Walter Annenberg has lost a Supreme Court appeal that sought a refund of taxes paid under a law ruled discriminatory by a Pennsylvania court.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The justices, without comment, turned down on Monday Annenberg

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HelpingMaryland.org Unveiled to Boost Philanthropy in the State

<TAB>A new day is dawning for Maryland charities and the benefactors who fund them. <@SM><@SM><TAB>The National Association of Fund Raising Executives today is launching <b><a href="http://www.helpingmaryland.org" target="_blank">HelpingMaryland.org</a></b>, an Internet site providing potential donors the opportunity to search for charities, read news pertaining to nonprofits and volunteer to help companies in need.

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A Single Shoe Size Doesn’t Fit All

<br /><br />When Dan Rufo bartered with his retiring boss to take over the shoe store in the mid-1930’s, he probably didn’t realize that almost seven decades later the business would just be ending its long run.<br /><br />But that’s the case at the 67-year-old Dan Brother’s Discount Shoes in South Baltimore, which, since Rufo’s death last spring, has lost of its spark, his heirs say.

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