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Sears execs say retailer financially strong

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears executives tried Wednesday to ease concerns about the troubled retailer’s long-term outlook amid ever-sinking sales, emphasizing the company’s financial strength, increased liquidity and prospects to boost operational results. Chairman Edward Lampert told shareholders at Sears ...

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Chesapeake Bay ‘pollution diet’ on track up

RICHMOND, Va. — An ambitious plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay by 2025 is off to a positive start, with the first round of pollution control reductions on target, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday. EPA administrator Lisa Jackson said ...

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New BCBA president Gilliss will benefit from experience as former head of MSBA

OCEAN CITY — Attached to the lanyard around Edward J. Gilliss’ neck at the Maryland State Bar Association’s annual meeting is a “Past President” ribbon. It’s a title he believes will come in handy when he is installed later this ...

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MSBA panelists tout the use of social media in litigation

Only one brave litigator raised his hand to say he had used Google to research potential jurors in a standing room only Maryland State Bar Association convention session on social media Thursday. But presenters on the topic of using social ...

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Foreclosures in spotlight at annual Bank of America meeting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Foreclosures and home mortgage modifications took center stage at Bank of America Corp.’s annual meeting Wednesday. Outside the headquarters of the nation’s largest bank, protesters held signs and gave testimonials about their own foreclosure experiences. At the ...

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Legg shareholders reject deferring bonuses

Legg Mason’s shareholders Tuesday voted down a proposal that would have spread out short-term performance bonuses to senior executives for three years. The shareholder proposal was one of two voted on at the Baltimore-based asset management firm’s annual shareholder meeting, ...

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