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Top 5: ‘If we don’t work, nobody works’

Johns Hopkins made big news this week with the announcement of its new medical school dean, but they are also seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit over a life sciences complex in Montgomery County. Those stories and more in this ...

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Md. redistricting panel member pleads guilty

Richard Stewart, a member of the five-person Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee, pleaded guilty last Thursday to failing to pay almost $4 million in federal Social Security and income taxes for a company he owned. According to a press release from ...

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Bank of America reaches $335M settlement over Countrywide loans

Bank of America agreed to pay $335 million to resolve allegations that its Countrywide unit engaged in a widespread pattern of discrimination against qualified African-American and Hispanic borrowers on home loans. The settlement with the U.S. Justice Department was filed ...

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Exelon, Constellation settle with Justice Department

Exelon Corp.’s proposed $7.9 billion acquisition of Constellation Energy Group got another keystone approval Wednesday in the form of a settlement with the Department of Justice over competition concerns. The companies agreed to sell three electricity generating plants in Maryland. ...

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Defense in WikiLeaks case getting its chance

FORT MEADE — A year and a half after he allegedly orchestrated the biggest national security leak in U.S. history, Pfc. Bradley Manning’s lawyers are finally presenting evidence in his defense. The 24-year-old former Army intelligence analyst, accused of releasing ...

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Justice Dept. reports record false claims recoveries

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is reporting it has recovered nearly $9 billion in fraud against the government since the beginning of the Obama administration, a record three-year total. The $3 billion recovered this year included an unprecedented $2.8 billion ...

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U.S. regulators approve Google’s Admeld acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Justice Department approved Google’s acquisition of online advertising service Admeld after concluding the deal wouldn’t diminish competition in one of the Internet’s most lucrative marketing niches. The decision announced Friday clears the way for Google ...

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