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Maryland to debate more gambling as casino market grows more crowded

Gambling is shaping up to be one of the most interesting debates of the 2012 legislative session in Maryland and, underscoring the need that many in the General Assembly feel to approve table games, it’s going to be a big ...

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Feds shut down Chinatown bus firm over safety concerns

PHILADELPHIA— Concerns over vehicle and driver safety led federal regulators to shut down a bus company that took passengers from Baltimore and several other cities to New York City’s Chinatown. U.S. transportation officials have ordered Double Happyness Travel Inc. to ...

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Unemployment fell in 43 states in November

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 43 states in November, the most number of states to report such declines in eight years. The falling state rates reflect the brightening jobs picture nationally. The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in November ...

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Nat’l Retail Federation upgrades holiday forecast

NEW YORK — With the final Christmas countdown begun, the nation’s largest retail trade group has upgraded its holiday sales forecast reflecting growing optimism that much more spending is to come. The National Retail Federation said Thursday it now expects ...

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