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Service firms grew at slightly faster pace

WASHINGTON — Service firms that employ 90 percent of the U.S. work force expanded at a slightly faster pace in August. But the sector remains too weak to help an economy that is barely growing and struggling to create jobs. ...

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Week in review: 7/15/11

Restaurant plan suffers setback Redevelopment of the long-abandoned Chesapeake Restaurant in Baltimore’s Station North Arts District is still on track despite a key restaurateur’s rejection of the $16 million project, city officials said Monday. Qayum Karzai, who owns the nearby Helmand ...

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Fed still faces challenges keeping economy growing

WASHINGTON — We may be into the second year of the economic recovery, but Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues are still facing plenty of challenges as they try to keep a fragile expansion on track. A host ...

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Week in review: 6/16/11

Convention center project continues Overshadowed by plans for an expansion and a new hotel and arena, a $24.4 million renovation of the Baltimore Convention Center continues. The upgrade includes features to make it more energy- and water-efficient. Interior changes include new ...

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