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Md. unemployment rate falls on biggest Sept.-Oct. job growth since 1999

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent last month on the strength of what preliminary data shows to be the state’s largest September-to-October job increase since 1999.

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Md. adds 800 jobs in July, but unemployment rate ticks up to 7%

Maryland’s unemployment rate has ticked up half a percentage point since a January low, despite the state adding jobs for the first time in six months and the downward revision of a grim June jobs report.

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Lower Shore leaders working together for development

SALISBURY — Maryland’s secretary for business and economic development rallied Lower Shore leaders behind a state venture capital initiative that seeks to invest millions of dollars into companies and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. The state is poised to award a ...

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Debt collectors settle with licensing board

Two debt-collection companies will pay a total of $1 million to Maryland to settle claims they violated federal and state laws requiring licensure and prohibiting the submission of false or misleading claims or affidavits in court. LVNV Funding LLC and ...

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Lower Shore development agency gets new HQ, seeks to boost small business

SALISBURY — Maryland’s secretary for business and economic development rallied Lower Shore leaders behind a state venture capital initiative that seeks to invest millions of dollars into companies and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. The state is poised to award a ...

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