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Northrop Grumman to cut 200, mostly in Baltimore

Defense contractor Northrop Grumman says it plans to lay off about 200 employees, mostly in the Baltimore region. Company spokesman Jack Martin Jr. said Friday that most layoffs will be at four Baltimore-area locations: the Electronic Systems division’s Linthicum headquarters ...

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Emcor wins $35M, five-year maintenance contract

NORWALK, Conn. — Emcor Group Inc. has received a $35 million contract for maintaining the Seminole Electric Cooperative generating station outside of Palatka, Fla., the industrial construction company said Thursday. Under, the five-year contract, PPM, an Emcor subsidiary, will provide ...

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Supreme Court will review climate change lawsuit

WASHINGTON — In a new case about climate change, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from electric utilities that are trying to short-circuit an effort by states to force cuts in power plant emissions. The court agreed Monday to consider ...

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Better Business Bureau changes ratings system

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Better Business Bureau, criticized by Connecticut’s attorney general for a system that he called pay for play, said Thursday it’s abandoning a practice that awarded rating points simply because a business was accredited. The business group ...

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Two more suits challenge Defense of Marriage Act

NEW YORK — Gay civil rights groups trying to build momentum for a possible Supreme Court showdown filed two lawsuits Tuesday that seek to strike down portions of a 1996 law that denies married gay couples federal benefits. The lawsuits ...

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