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Amtrak: Subsidy cuts would jeopardize service

WASHINGTON — Amtrak’s president says long-distance trains and some short-haul routes would be jeopardized and service in the busy Northeast corridor might have to be slowed if federal subsidy cuts proposed by a House subcommittee are realized. Iowa Republican Rep. ...

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PayPal to cut 325 full-time jobs

NEW YORK — PayPal says it is cutting 325 full-time jobs in a move to streamline the business. EBay Inc.’s PayPal unit also said Monday that it is ending jobs with about 120 independent contractors worldwide. The job cuts have ...

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13 defense executives bemoan uncertainty of cuts

WASHINGTON — Thirteen defense executives are complaining that the threat of automatic, across-the-board cuts to military spending is creating uncertainty that’s already affected their industry. Seven senators released copies of the executives’ letters on Monday. The six Republicans and independent ...

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O’Malley, assembly leaders to talk special session Wednesday

It’s the other moment everyone has been waiting for. Not the conclusion of public budget talks between Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch — but the start. The ...

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