WASHINGTON — Americans cut back on their spending in June for the first time in nearly two years and their incomes grew by the smallest amount in nine months, a troubling sign for an economy that is barely growing. Consumer spending ...Read More »
This weekend, Baltimore will commemorate 150 years since the Pratt Street Riot in 1861. Friday will kick off with a symposium by the Maryland Historical Society titled, “Land of the Free? The Fate of Civil Liberties in Baltimore in 1861.” ...
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WASHINGTON — Consumers spent more in March on furniture, electronics and at restaurants, but also paid more for gas. Retail sales increased 0.4 percent last month, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. It was the ninth consecutive monthly gain. The increase ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Wholesale businesses boosted inventories for the 14th consecutive month but sold fewer cars, pieces of furniture and petroleum products in February, the first decline in 20 months. Sales at the wholesale level slipped 0.8 percent in February, the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Retail sales rose for a sixth consecutive month in December, with big gains in sales of autos and furniture. The increases lifted sales for the year by the largest amount in more than a decade. Sales rose 0.6 ...Read More »
OCEAN CITY — Ocean City is changing its policy on picking up discarded furniture after a bedbug scare and will require furniture left on curbsides to be wrapped in plastic before the city will haul it away. Deputy Public Works ...Read More »