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Weekly U.S. jobless aid applications dip to 370,000

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits changed little last week, signaling modest job growth. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for benefits dipped by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 370,000. Applications have leveled off this ...

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Miller: Special session could be in mid-May

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says a special session could happen in mid-May. Miller spoke Tuesday morning after meeting with Gov. Martin O’Malley and House Speaker Michael Busch for about an hour at the governor’s residence. ...

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BWI sets passenger traffic record in May

LINTHICUM — Passenger traffic at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has set another record. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday that 2,078,548 passengers traveled through BWI in May. That is an increase of 6.8 percent over May 2010 and is an ...

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New-home sales fell in May, median price rose

WASHINGTON — Fewer people bought new homes last month, the latest sign that the struggling housing market won’t rebound this year. New-home sales fell 2.1 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 319,000 homes, the Commerce Department ...

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