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Constellation and Exelon discuss $7.9B merger at press conference

Hours after Constellation Energy announced it agreed to a merger with the Chicago-based energy giant Exelon, the heads of both companies held a press conference at Constellation's building in downtown Baltimore. They talked and answered questions about what the merger means for the companies, for Baltimore and for Maryland.

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Durable goods orders fall 0.9 percent in February

WASHINGTON — Companies trimmed their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in February, buying fewer computers, machines and primary metals. Durable-goods orders fell 0.9 percent last month, the Commerce Department said Thursday. It was the fourth decline in the past five ...

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Fast growth in service sector points to more jobs

WASHINGTON — Activity at manufacturing and service companies has reached a level not seen since before the recession, suggesting a stronger year for hiring. Some economists are even hopeful that Friday’s employment report may be better than first thought, based ...

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