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House to pass bills to reopen national parks, Dept. of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON — House and Senate Democrats say they’ll reject a bid by Republicans to reopen portions of the government, including national parks and processing of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs. They say the entire government should be reopened, ...

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Maryland’s jobless numbers decline

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell in October for the first time in six months, but economists and labor officials cautioned Tuesday the state faces immense challenges as the economy recovers slowly and federal lawmakers debate deep budget cuts. “October’s improvement should ...

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Economists cut growth forecasts for 2011 and 2012

WASHINGTON — Confronted with an economy that has decidedly underperformed this year, economists are scaling back their growth forecasts for 2011 and next year. In their latest forecast, top economists with the National Association for Business Economics predict that the ...

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The Daily Record News Quiz: August 15 – 19

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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Maryland could near its debt ceiling in 2017

Maryland could be within $43 million of hitting its debt ceiling in fiscal 2017, according to projections presented to the Capital Debt Affordability Committee. The committee, made up of financial officials from the executive branch and legislature, heard an overview ...

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