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USDA eyes whether tainted beef entered food supply

FRESNO, Calif. — Federal regulators who shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving an animal welfare video were investigating Tuesday whether beef from sick cows reached the human food supply. The video appears to show workers bungling the slaughter ...

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Prices for private insurers could be raised

Maryland hospitals and regulators are discussing raising hospital prices for private insurers and businesses by hundreds of millions of dollars a year to make up for suggested cuts from Medicare and Medicaid. A proposal by the Maryland Hospital Association circulated ...

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Obama wants to target oil market manipulation

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pushed Congress Tuesday to give oil market regulators more muscle to deter price manipulation by speculators, the latest White House response to determined Republican attacks on administration energy policies amid high gas prices at the ...

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Constellation-Exelon deal gets final approval

Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion acquisition of Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 company cleared its final regulatory hurdle Friday with the conditional approval of the deal by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. On Feb. 17, Maryland’s Public Service Commission gave its ...

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