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Factory orders signal investment surge

WASHINGTON — U.S. orders for machinery and other factory goods that signal business investment surged in January, indicating confidence in the economy. The Commerce Department said Wednesday orders for so-called core capital goods, which also include equipment and computers, rose ...

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Mikulski, Cardin announce $2M grant for Ocean City buses

OCEAN CITY — More money is on the way for buses in Ocean City. Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Sen. Ben Cardin on Friday announced a $2 million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s State of Good Repair Program. ...

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Fed survey shows growth, hiring improves

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions across the United States suggests last month’s pullback in hiring may prove to be temporary. The survey released Wednesday showed that each of the Fed’s 12 bank districts grew steadily from ...

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Ravens’ success trickling down in surprising ways (access required)

While it’s no shock that retailers selling Baltimore Ravens apparel and merchandise are seeing soaring sales in the week leading up to the team’s first home playoff game in five years, it may be surprising to know that even a ...

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MARC working to protect against heat wave

The Maryland Transit Administration says it is taking steps to protect MARC trains, equipment and passengers during the heat wave. The MTA says the severe heat, forecast through Saturday, pushes equipment to the limit. The agency says it will aggressively ...

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Giant transformers to slow traffic in Harford County (access required)

Traffic in parts of Harford County will be slowed this week by 1.3 million pounds of electrical equipment winding its way to Pennsylvania at a speed of five miles per hour. A pair of plus-sized transformers — they weigh 335 ...

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