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U.S. Treasury takes step to avoid hitting debt limit

WASHINGTON — The federal government says it will temporarily suspend sales of U.S. Treasury securities to state and local governments at noon on Friday, the first step to avoid breaching the nation’s borrowing limit. The move announced Wednesday by Treasury ...

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Joe Nathanson: 2013 looks like a ‘cliff’ hanger (access required)

Bisnow describes itself as “a new media company that focuses on producing local business-focused e-publications and events.” For its 2013 Baltimore Real Estate and Economic Forecast, Bisnow assembled a distinguished panel of area business leaders shortly before year’s end. The 325 attendees who gathered for the event at the new Four Seasons hotel in Harbor East had the benefit of the minds of leading commercial and residential developers as well as individuals involved in local and regional economic development initiatives.

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Eye Opener: Congress approves ‘fiscal cliff’ deal (access required)

The U.S. House of Representatives late on New Year's Day approved a Senate plan to avoid the worst effects of the "fiscal cliff," a potentially devastating package of tax increases and spending cuts that would have struck Maryland particularly hard.

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