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U.S. factory output rose strongly in October

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production rose in October at the fastest rate in three months. Factories made more trucks, electronics and business equipment, a sign that manufacturing is recovering after slowing this spring. Output at the nation’s factories, utilities and ...

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Maryland special session expected mid-October

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration expects this fall’s special legislative session on congressional redistricting to convene during the week of Oct. 17, an O’Malley spokesman said Tuesday. While the governor has not formally announced the date for the session, ...

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Maryland’s special legislative session anticipated in week of Oct. 17

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is anticipating this fall’s special legislative session on congressional redistricting will be held in the week of Oct. 17. While the governor has not formally announced a date, spokesman Rick Abbruzzese said Tuesday it’s ...

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BWI Airport announces record October traffic

LINTHICUM — BWI Airport officials say nearly 2 million passengers used the airport in October, a record for the month. The airport reported Monday that 1,994,905 passengers traveled through the airport in October, a 7.2 percent increase over October 2009. ...

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Job openings rise sharply to most in 2 years

WASHINGTON — Employers posted a sharp increase in job openings in October, raising hopes that hiring could pick up in the coming months. The Labor Department says businesses and government advertised nearly 3.4 million jobs at the end of October, ...

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October factory orders post 0.9 percent decline

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories fell in October by the largest amount in five months, reflecting a big drop in demand for aircraft. The Commerce Department says that factory orders declined 0.9 percent in October, the first setback since ...

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October housing construction falls sharply

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes fell in October, fresh evidence that the housing industry remains under duress. Construction of new homes and apartments sank 11.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 519,000 units, the Commerce ...

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October foreclosure filings down in U.S., Maryland

Foreclosure filings across the U.S. were down 4 percent last month from September’s figures, the online marketing group RealtyTrac has reported. The 332,172 foreclosure filings in October — one in every 389 housing units — are nearly the same number ...

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