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Maryland Senate passes bill to limit septic systems

ANNAPOLIS — After days of delay and maneuvers that frustrated opponents and supporters alike, Maryland senators have approved a bill to regulate where new residential septic systems can be installed. The legislation, passed by a 32-14 vote Tuesday afternoon, creates ...

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White House to seek increase in borrowing limit

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says the federal government has nearly reached its borrowing limit — again. Treasury officials said Tuesday that the White House plans to request another $1.2 trillion in borrowing authority Friday. The increase is necessary, they ...

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Cellphone companies to warn as plan approaches limit

NEW YORK — Cellphone companies are pledging to warn subscribers before they go over their monthly limits for calling minutes, text messages and data use. The pledge comes in response to a threat of regulation by the Federal Communications Commission, ...

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First phase of debt deal poses little threat to economy

WASHINGTON — The first phase of a deal to raise the government’s borrowing limit would pose little threat to the economy in the short term because almost none of the spending cuts would occur before 2014. Discretionary spending, which excludes ...

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Judge contests age limit

ANNAPOLIS — An attorney for a circuit court judge forced into retirement at age 70 by the state constitution told a skeptical Maryland high court on Tuesday that mandatory retirement applies only to sitting judges. Attorneys older than 70 who ...

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