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U.S. housing starts rise modestly to start new year

WASHINGTON — Construction of single-family homes in the U.S. cooled off slightly in January after surging in the final month last year. But a rise in permits suggests builders are growing more confident that more buyers are ready to come ...

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P.G. County liquor store owner sentenced in corruption scheme

GREENBELT — The owner of several Prince George’s County liquor stores has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in a corruption scheme that involved former county executive Jack Johnson. Fifty-two-year-old Amrik Melhi was sentenced Tuesday ...

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Housing starts and permits surge; levels still low

WASHINGTON — A surge in apartment construction gave home builders more work in November. And permits, a gauge of future construction, rose largely because of a jump in apartment permits. Some analysts say the gains, though coming off extremely low ...

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Baltimore casino sparks interest from at least 4 groups

The right to build what would be Maryland’s second-largest casino has sparked interest in diverse gaming companies across the United States and Canada. Those that have taken steps to pursue the sole gaming license in Baltimore include a company owned ...

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O’Malley announces initiative to help businesses

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he’s trying to simplify regulations to help Maryland businesses. The governor announced the “Business in Maryland Made Easy” initiative on Friday. O’Malley also introduced members of the new Maryland Small Business Commission, which was ...

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Some state permitting to be streamlined for businesses

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will announce Friday plans to allow businesses to apply for and monitor review of the litany of permits and licenses required in Maryland, and streamline some application processes that have grown increasingly byzantine. “Small businesses, ...

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