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O’Malley spars with Franchot over gas tax proposal

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley fired back Wednesday at Comptroller Peter Franchot for criticism of O’Malley’s gas tax proposal, describing him as “kind of our version of Mitt Romney.” The comptroller responded with a barbed reference to speculation that O’Malley ...

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Franchot: Gas tax hike is ‘punch to the gut’

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s tax collector slammed Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to raise taxes on gasoline Tuesday, saying it would deal a “crushing blow” to families and businesses limping through the “flickering economic recovery.” “I’ve gone all over the state. I ...

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Baltimore authorities probe rash of firebombings

Baltimore police and fire officials are urging people to be on the lookout for suspicious activity after a string of firebombings across the city in recent weeks. Officials announced Thursday that there have been nine arson incidents involving Molotov cocktails ...

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Sunoco to sell refineries

NEW YORK — Sunoco Inc. says it’s getting out of the refining business. The Philadelphia company, which owns two refineries in Pennsylvania, says refining oil into gasoline and other fuels has yielded disappointing returns. It plans to sell those refineries ...

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