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CALENDAR – October 6, 2000

Friday, October 6Fundraiser“Happy Hour and Sneak Peek at 3D” introduces IMAX 3D’s “Cirque du Soleil Journey of Man” at 6:30 p.m. at the Maryland Science Center, Harbor Terrace. Fundraiser benefits the center’s KIDS room. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 ...

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Survey: Americans Want to Work After

Most Americans want to retire early from their full-time jobs but continue working in a different capacity, according to a survey.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The national survey by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, and the Center for Survey Research and Analysis at the University of Connecticut, found that only 10 percent of Americans want to stop working altogether when they retire from their full-time jobs.

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AT&T Board Favors Spin-Off

The board of directors at AT&T Corp. is reportedly in favor of spinning off the company’s struggling consumer long-distance business to shareholders rather than selling outright what was once a core unit of the telecommunications giant.<br /><br />The company has been pursuing various deals, including merging its wireless unit with a major competitor, in order to boost its dwindling stock price.

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There’s No Sharing of the Wealth

<TAB>The drive north on Interstate 270 is a testament to the frenetic economic growth that central Maryland has experienced in the last decade.<@SM><@SM><TAB>Office parks, corporate buildings and technology centers hug the road in Montgomery County while commuters clog I-270’s numerous lanes on their way to work.

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