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Md. suspends Boonsboro elder care center after 1-story fall

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says it has suspended the license of an assisted-living facility near Boonsboro after a patient with Alzheimer’s disease suffered severe injuries from allegedly falling through an unfinished floor. The agency ...

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Pending home sales in U.S. fall for third straight month

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell for the third straight month in September after the spring-and-summer peak buying season failed to entice new buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its ...

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Stocks fall as hopes for Europe debt deal falter

NEW YORK — Stocks are falling in midday trading following poor corporate earnings and reports that a key meeting between finance ministers in Europe has been cancelled. Manufacturing leader 3M cut its 2011 earnings forecast, and U.S. Steel warned that ...

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Southwest, AirTran put fall travel on sale

BWI’s largest carrier Southwest Airlines Co. and its AirTran subsidiary launched new sales on Tuesday for travel during late summer and the typically slower fall season. The sales were announced as an attempted fare increase led by United and Continental ...

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Maryland foreclosures fall, but news isn’t good

Foreclosures on Maryland properties in the first half of this year fell more than 68 percent compared with the corresponding period in 2010, an extreme example of a nationwide trend, foreclosure listing company RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday. But the decline, ...

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Miller outlines goals for special fall legislative session

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller wants to expand the scope of a fall special session on congressional redistricting to cover the state’s structural deficit, teacher pension costs and transportation funding concerns. In a letter dated Monday ...

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