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The Pursuit of Justice: Our conflicts don’t have to last forever

Congress is on break while the federal government faces the possibility of a shutdown in less than a week if tea party conservative Republicans can’t find common ground at least temporarily with enough mostly liberal Democrats left over from the ...

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Health care, professional services drive job growth

Through the recession and recovery, Maryland’s economy has been bolstered by other industries as manufacturing has waned, a trend that still gives many economic watchers cause for optimism. Health care continued to expand during the recession, adding 7,900 jobs in ...

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Bernanke downplays risk of inflation to U.S. economy

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress sharply questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday over whether the Fed’s policies are raising the risk of higher inflation in the months ahead. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said he is concerned ...

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