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Supreme Court won’t stop judges from getting raises

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t stop some federal judges from getting cost-of-living increases promised to them by Congress but never paid, a move that could end up increasing the salaries of all federal judges. The high court on Monday ...

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Consumer spending up 0.3 percent in April

WASHINGTON — Consumer spending edged up modestly in April but personal income growth was the slowest in five months, raising concerns about the ability of Americans to keep spending in the future. Consumer spending increased 0.3 percent in April following ...

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Consumer spending slowed in March, income rose

WASHINGTON — Americans increased their spending more slowly in March, suggesting some are worried that their paychecks aren’t growing fast enough. The Commerce Department said Monday that consumer spending increased just 0.3 percent last month after a 0.9 percent gain ...

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Consumer spending up 0.8 percent, but income lags

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers boosted their spending in February by the most in seven months. But Americans’ income barely grew, and the saving rate fell to its lowest point in more than two years. The Commerce Department said Friday that ...

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Week in review: 12/16/11 (access required)

More apartments for Fells Point Ground was formally broken Tuesday on Union Wharf, a 281-unit luxury apartment mixed-use complex in Fells Point in Baltimore. The property had been sold by developer Larry Silverstein to the Bozzuto Group this fall for $9.5 ...

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