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Obama signs order on response to climate change

WASHINGTON — A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters. The executive order establishes a task force ...

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Sun sets on Western Sky’s payday loans in Maryland

The Maryland Division of Financial Regulation issued a final order Thursday telling an online payday lender to cease lending and collecting on loans to the state’s consumers, saying the unlicensed company had been charging usurious annual personal-loan rates of between 120 percent and 1,825 percent.

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Auto-warranty firm fights $25M order from Maryland Attorney General

US Fidelis Inc., once the nation’s largest provider of after-market auto warranties but now embroiled in bankruptcy, is challenging the Maryland Attorney General’s order that it pay more than $25 million in restitution and penalties. The attorney general’s Consumer Protection ...

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Kansas to comply with Planned Parenthood order

WICHITA, Kan. — Kansas officials said Wednesday the state will obey a federal judge’s order to immediately fund Planned Parenthood clinics while the state pursues an appeal. The state is appealing a decision that blocked enforcement of a new statute ...

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Judge orders passport returned to state Sen. Currie

ANNAPOLIS — A federal judge has ordered the temporary return of an indicted state senator’s passport so he can attend a conference in Canada. U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett filed the order this week to return Sen. Ulysses Currie’s passport ...

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