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Maryland unemployment rate fell in October

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent in October, the first drop in six months as the state’s employers added 3,100 net new jobs to their payrolls, according to the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Private sector employment increased ...

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Manufacturing, housing, defense lifting some areas of Maryland, sinking others

Just look at the stock market over the last few weeks, jobless figures, unemployment insurance claims or really any metric you can think of and you won’t need much, if any, convincing the post-recession recovery has been anything but smooth ...

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First phase of debt deal poses little threat to economy

WASHINGTON — The first phase of a deal to raise the government’s borrowing limit would pose little threat to the economy in the short term because almost none of the spending cuts would occur before 2014. Discretionary spending, which excludes ...

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Robert Nusgart: Feds getting new good-faith estimate right

Finally, they might be getting it right. As a part of the sweeping changes to the mortgage industry, the federal government about two years ago stepped in and decided to redesign the good-faith estimate form that all lenders are required ...

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Looking for a lighthouse? Three in Delaware Bay are free

WILMINGTON, Del. — The federal government is trying to give away some lighthouses. Schools, museums and other public entities are invited to apply for ownership of three Delaware Bay lighthouses made available through the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act. The ...

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Financial disclosure summaries for key U.S. lawmakers

Here are summaries of the 2010 financial disclosure reports released Wednesday for House and Senate leaders, new Republican House committee chairman, new Democratic Senate committee chairmen, and presidential candidates. ___ House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio Earned income: $193,400. Boehner was ...

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Denis King and Gary Ronan: What to do when the government comes calling

What to do when the government comes calling. It’s a topic of frequent discussion among both in-house and outside counsel, one that took on heightened significance with the prosecution of a former GlaxoSmithKline lawyer in U.S. District Court in Baltimore ...

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