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U.S. growth slowed to 2.2 percent in first quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first three months of this year. Governments spent less, and businesses cut back on investment. But consumers spent at the fastest pace in more than a year. The result suggests ...

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Maryland begins 2012 legislative with big money issues on the table

Maryland’s lawmakers are back in Annapolis on Wednesday for the 430th legislative session. The General Assembly faces a host of major fiscal issues, including a $1.1 billion budget deficit and a push by powerful lawmakers and interest groups to raise more ...

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O’Malley says taxes possible in special session

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley isn’t ruling out tax proposals during October’s special session on legislative redistricting. O’Malley said Wednesday his administration has had several meetings on how the state will address a projected budget deficit of about $1 billion ...

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