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Week in review: 5/20/11

Cardin, Gansler fight gas costs U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin and state Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler appeared Monday in Baltimore, with Cardin calling for an end to federal subsidies for big oil companies and Gansler advocating state legislation that would ...

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Credit-card business pushes Target net up 2.7 pct

NEW YORK — A stronger credit-card business helped Target Corp.’s net income rise 2.7 percent in the first quarter, even as customers were cautious about buying because of higher gas and food prices. Target’s credit-card business, which it uses to ...

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Rising food and gas costs push up consumer prices

Consumers paid more for gas and food in April, lifting inflation to its highest level in two and a half years. But inflationary pressures have begun to ease this month and analysts say some prices could taper off by summer. ...

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Rising food, gas costs push up US consumer prices

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers paid more for gas and food in April, pushing inflation to its highest level in two and a half years. But so far this month, inflationary pressures have begun to ease. The Consumer Price Index increased ...

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Prince George’s Co. authorizes $1 taxi fuel surcharge

LARGO — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker has authorized a $1 emergency fuel surcharge for taxi fares in the county. Baker has signed an executive order that authorizes the county’s Department of Environmental Resources to establish a $1 per ...

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Md. business allies split over gas tax

Maryland’s business groups have dug in opposing sides of the gas tax debate, prompting early sniping between advocates that are most often allies. Transportation funding has emerged as one of the top issues for the General Assembly, one that could ...

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