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Board of Public Works to sell bonds for state health lab

Despite warnings from Comptroller Peter Franchot that the state is on course to exceed its capital debt ceiling in 2017, the Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to sell bonds for a $184.8 million state health lab as part of ...

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Maryland credit rating, day three

The credit rating front has been quieter Wednesday with Maryland officials believing any Standard & Poor’s rating action will not come soon, if at all. Here are some of the things that didn’t quite make the stories in the dead-tree ...

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Rate on 15-year mortgage falls to decades low

WASHINGTON — The average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage has fallen to its lowest level in decades. Freddie Mac says the rate for the popular refinancing option dropped to 3.54 percent from 3.66 percent the previous week. That’s lowest ...

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Bernanke not worried by higher gas prices

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke boldly predicted to Congress on Tuesday that rising oil prices will cause only a brief and modest rise in consumer inflation. If he’s wrong, as some lawmakers suggested to him, the risks are ...

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