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Moody’s downgrades Howard U’s credit rating

WASHINGTON — Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Howard University’s credit rating, citing revenue declines at the historically black college and automatic federal budget cuts from Congress. Moody’s issued its downgrade Tuesday after a review that began in July. Howard’s rating ...

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Report: Detroit’s bankruptcy could set tone

DETROIT — Moody’s Investors Service says Detroit’s road through bankruptcy could set the tone or precedent for other financially distressed communities. The report released Friday says it doesn’t anticipate numerous defaults and bankruptcies, but more could come if Detroit successfully ...

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Ellen R. Sauerbrey: Constellation a victim of Maryland extortion again

Constellation Energy Group Inc. is Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 corporation. One might assume that state officials would be focused on the stability and retention of major private sector employers like Constellation. Not so! Instead, the state has an addiction ...

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Maryland credit rating, day three

The credit rating front has been quieter Wednesday with Maryland officials believing any Standard & Poor’s rating action will not come soon, if at all. Here are some of the things that didn’t quite make the stories in the dead-tree ...

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Moody’s warns of lower Maryland credit rating

Moody’s Investors Service warned Tuesday that it probably will lower the credit rating on five states if it downgrades the U.S. government’s credit rating. The credit rating agency said it has placed on review for possible downgrade the triple-A bond ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook, 6/24/11

Have you noticed “CODE X-RAY” on Baltimore’s streets? No, it’s not an alien invasion or early signs of the zombie apocalypse. It’s a new program by the Baltimore City Fire Department to warn firefighters that certain dwellings are vacant and ...

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