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Joe Nathanson: Innovation is key element in the nation’s future economy

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama urged Americans to once again think on a grand scale and resolve to accomplish big things in order to “win the future.” “We know what it takes to compete for ...

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Elijah Cummings hosts EBDI minority contracting forum

At a quarterly forum held at Morgan State University by U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a crowd of about 80, including representatives of many minority contracting companies and some individuals looking for work, were updated on the nation's biggest urban redevelopment project, a projected $1.8 billion effort in Middle East.

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Unemployment falls to 9 percent, only 36K new jobs

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate dropped sharply last month to 9 percent, the lowest level in nearly two years. But the economy generated only 36,000 net new jobs, the fewest in four months. The January report illustrates how job growth ...

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O’Malley to testify at job creation hearing

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is testifying on how to create jobs before a panel of congressional Democrats in Washington. Maryland’s governor will testify before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Wednesday. O’Malley, a Democrat, was invited to ...

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U.S. factories have best month in nearly 7 years

WASHINGTON — The best month for U.S. factories in nearly seven years is brightening the outlook for job growth. Companies are exporting more construction and mining equipment, and Americans are buying more cars, appliances and computers. The Institute for Supply ...

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