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Human Genome Sciences to cut 114 jobs in October

ROCKVILLE — Rockville-based Human Genome Sciences says it will be cutting 114 jobs. The company told state regulators that it was undergoing an internal restructuring that will lead to the cuts at the end of October. British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline ...

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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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Weekly U.S. jobless aid applications dip to 370,000

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits changed little last week, signaling modest job growth. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for benefits dipped by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 370,000. Applications have leveled off this ...

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Week in review – 3/16/12: Exelon takeover becomes official

Exelon takeover becomes official Exelon Corp. will proceed immediately with staffing decisions now that the company has completed its $7.9 billion acquisition of Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group, a company spokeswoman said. The deal, which had been in the works for nearly ...

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Week in review: 10/21/11

Redistricting plan approved Gov. Martin O’Malley signed his congressional redistricting plan Thursday, shortly after the state Senate took a final vote to correct typographical errors in the bill. The Senate first approved the plan Tuesday, and the House of Delegates approved ...

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Audit faults DLLR for lax computer security

Personal information about licenses and unemployment — including names, addresses, birth dates, credit card and Social Security numbers — was left relatively unguarded on computers at the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and may have been targeted for fraud, ...

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