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Tag Archives: automobiles

1-2-3 red light

Today’s news item about Westminster shutting down two of three red-light cameras obviously holds greater interest for those of us who frequent those highways. But one aspect of the report really jumps out. Westminster Police Chief Jeffrey Spaulding recommended turning ...

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U.S. orders for long-lasting goods rise 2.2 percent

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies ordered more long-lasting goods last month, showing businesses are willing to buy equipment and machinery even after an investment tax credit was halved. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that orders for durable goods rose 2.2 percent ...

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Maryland bill would permit remote start for cars

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland delegate wants to update a law in order to legalize starting a car remotely. Delegate Barbara Frush said during a Friday afternoon bill hearing that she recently learned that starting a car remotely is illegal because ...

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U.S. retail sales rises for sixth straight month

WASHINGTON — Americans spent more on autos, furniture and clothing at the start of the crucial holiday shopping season, boosting retail sales for a sixth straight month. Retail sales rose 0.2 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. That’s ...

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U.S. factory orders fall for second straight month

WASHINGTON — Companies decreased their overall orders to U.S. factories in October for the second straight month, evidence that the economy remains weak despite other signs of improvement. The Commerce Department said Monday that total factory orders fell 0.4 percent. ...

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