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Paper maps: Amid GPS boom, nostalgia finds a place

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — Used to be, Dad would stuff a half-dozen maps in the glove box before setting out with the family on a road trip to see the waterfalls at Yosemite or the granite faces of Mount Rushmore. Colorful ...

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Editorial: Requiem for a heavyweight

There is a long, proud history of making steel and ships on the marshy peninsula of southeastern Baltimore County hard by Dundalk known as Sparrows Point. The steel mill and shipyard were established there by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. in ...

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U.S. bank earnings rose this winter to 5-year high

WASHINGTON — U.S. bank earnings rose in the first three months of the year to the highest level in nearly five years and the number of troubled banks fell for the fourth straight quarter. The mostly positive first-quarter earnings released ...

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Realities of Real Estate: Major changes in real estate

Over the past decade, we have witnessed changes in the real estate industry that literally dwarf any previous adjustments to the nature of this business. Both prices and volume went through the largest rise and fall of any previous point ...

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Report: Area needs more ‘quality jobs’

Economic development in the Baltimore metropolitan area needs to focus on creating “quality jobs” and cultivating a skilled workforce, areas that have been lacking, a report released Thursday said. The report by the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution said that faster ...

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Maryland unemployment rate rises despite job growth

With seven straight months of positive job growth, Maryland has become a destination for residents of other states with more devastating unemployment rates, the local director for a temporary employment agency says. That would help explain why the state’s unemployment ...

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