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Gingrich campaign stops in Annapolis

Republican presidential primary candidate Newt Gingrich made a stop in Annapolis on  Tuesday, including a brief trip to the Senate floor, a tour of the State House and a bite to eat at Annapolis political institution Chick and Ruth’s Delly. ...

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Southwest raises round-trip fares by up to $10

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines says it’s raising ticket prices to offset the high cost of jet fuel. On Monday, Southwest bumped up fares by as much as $10 per round trip. It’s Southwest’s third increase this year. Spokesman Brad Hawkins ...

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Consumer prices up because of higher gas costs

WASHINGTON — A sharp jump in gasoline prices drove a measure of U.S. consumer costs up in February. But outside higher pump prices, inflation stayed mild. The Labor Department said Friday that the consumer price index rose 0.4 percent in ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Pain at the pump and elsewhere

“They tell me it’ll kill me, but they won’t say when.” -Old blues song Gov. Martin O’Malley has been trying to get legislators focused on the killing potential of delay, but he’s had about as much success as warnings about ...

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Dow closes above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008

The Dow Jones industrial average on Tuesday finally reclaimed the ground it held before the carnage of the Great Recession — bailouts, bank failures, layoffs by the million and a stock market panic that cut retirement savings in half. The ...

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