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103K new jobs in Dec. point to slow, steady growth

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate dropped to 9.4 percent last month, its lowest level in 19 months. But the job growth fell short of expectations based on a strengthening economy. And ...

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More people applied for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but not enough to reverse a downward trend that suggests employers will accelerate hiring in the coming months. Applications remain slightly above the lowest level in two years and the ...

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A new year and a new me

I’m back after more than a month hiatus from blogging. Between closing cases before the end of the year, buying presents and holiday parties, something had to give and it ended up being the blog. But now that 2010 is ...

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Editorial: Maryland needs business climate change

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s Dec. 6 report titled “Gaining the Competitive Edge” sends a clear message that Maryland needs to do more in establishing a business climate that will help us compete successfully for businesses wanting to start or expand ...

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