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ATMs once the province of gamblers and prostitutes

Before they were a convenience accessible on almost every street corner, ATMs were a way for gamblers and prostitutes to get cash without having to deal with the embarrassment of facing a bank teller in person, according to Howard Bank’s ...

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Editorial: Gas tax not an ATM for state (access required)

With the two General Assembly chambers in a position to arrive at a deal to increase the state gas tax to pay for much-needed transportation upgrades, Maryland has the opportunity to stabilize, and then improve, its dreadfully subpar network of roads, bus service and rail lines.

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Bank fees further erode free checking accounts

CHICAGO — Truly free checking accounts are becoming rarer as banks add more fees to boost their profits. Only 39 percent of non-interest checking accounts are free to all customers, according to survey results released Monday by financial data publisher ...

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Whipping up a new batch of business (access required)

Sprinkles Cupcakes, the Beverly Hills-based bakery that started a dessert revolution, may have just done it again. By Friday, the company hopes to have its first cupcake vending machine up and running, dispensing its palm-sized treats 24 hours a day. ...

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