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Week in review – 5/11/12: Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift

Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift A group of developers recently banded together to try to restart home ownership initiatives in the long-blighted neighborhood of Oliver on Baltimore’s east side. Operating under the name Come Home Baltimore, the group is ...

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Private sector pushes jobless rate down

Maryland’s jobless rate dropped to 6.9 percent in November as payrolls swelled in the state for the third straight month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The private sector did all of the ...

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On the Move, 11/23: Halford joins Nevins & Associates

Kristi Halford has been hired as a senior account executive by Nevins & Associates, a marketing and public relations firm in Hunt Valley. Halford assists clients in media relations, social media, event planning, community relations, and industry marketing. She previously ...

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Maryland’s jobless numbers decline

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell in October for the first time in six months, but economists and labor officials cautioned Tuesday the state faces immense challenges as the economy recovers slowly and federal lawmakers debate deep budget cuts. “October’s improvement should ...

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Jockey club, Penn National headed to arbitration over Rosecroft simulcasts

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will turn to an independent arbitrator to craft a simulcast arrangement for Rosecroft Raceway after the two sides missed another deadline Saturday. The deal, which would allow the long-struggling harness track ...

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Editorial: Jobs crunch demands action

August’s jobs numbers have landed on Maryland with a resounding thud — another 2,500 jobs lost and an increase to 7.3 percent in the statewide unemployment rate. Employment gains in some sectors (14,700 jobs have been added since January) have ...

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