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Accenture to take over Marriott unit

Marriott International Inc., of Bethesda, the largest publicly traded hotel chain in the U.S., announced it will transfer its Louisville, Tenn.-based Marriott Business Services finance and accounting unit to New York-based Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company.

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Md. tech industry leaders talk shop

Maryland has the goods; it just needs the plan. That’s the take-home message from a panel of experts who spoke Tuesday about advancing Maryland’s technology industry by playing up the region’s strengths and making better use of existing assets, such as the talented workforce and prestigious anchor institutions.

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Judge weighs same-day access to Manning docs

Media organizations Monday urged a federal judge to order the same-day public release of potential-witness lists and documents related to the ongoing court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning on charges of leaking classified U.S. diplomatic cables to the WikiLeaks website.

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BCSB Bancorp agrees to be acquired

F.N.B. Corp., of Hermitage, Pa., a regional financial services company with 250 offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland, and BCSB Bancorp Inc., of Towson, the parent company of Baltimore County Savings Bank, jointly announced an agreement for F.N.B. to acquire BCSB Bancorp in an all-stock transaction valued at $79 million.

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Irene Pollin gives $10M to Hopkins cardiac center

Irene Pollin, the widow of the late Washington sports team owner Abe Pollin, has donated $10 million to a Johns Hopkins University center for the prevention of heart disease. Hopkins announced Thursday that Pollin’s gift will support the Ciccarone Center ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Two lawyers named Thomas

King Henry VIII of England and his intimates have recently been brought to televised life in The Tudors and revivified in Hilary Mantel’s trilogy of historical novels, now two-thirds complete, about Lord Chamberlain Thomas Cromwell. The books and the television show run us through all the same events and from a surprisingly similar perspective. A picture emerges.

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