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Wisp hopes fewer inches of snow means easier access, strong season

Maryland’s ski resort predicts more visitors this year, even if the weather doesn’t call for topping last winter’s blizzards. Wisp Resort in Garrett County hopes for a strong start of a season of growth by kicking off its 55th year ...

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U.S. auto sales continue slow-motion recovery

DETROIT  — All major automakers but Toyota reported strong U.S. sales increases in November as the auto industry’s slow-motion recovery continued to gain traction. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Honda all reported double-digit increases, and only Toyota, which ...

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Lawmakers vow to spare millions from alternative minimum tax

WASHINGTON — Leaders from both parties in Congress vowed Tuesday to spare more than 21 million taxpayers from significant tax increases when they file their returns next spring by adjusting the alternative minimum tax before the end of the year. ...

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Applications for jobless aid rise sharply

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking jobless benefits jumped sharply last week, after two straight weeks of declines. The increase undermines hopes that unemployment claims, after falling four times in the previous five weeks, were on a sustained downward ...

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