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Realities of Real Estate: The rules of the road for a home inspection

As we get into spring, a lot of homes will be going under contract. But getting your house under contract isn’t a guarantee that it’ll get to settlement. The inability of a buyer to secure financing can derail a purchase, ...

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U.S. Archives unveils Magna Carta after repairs

WASHINGTON — The National Archives unveiled its 715-year-old copy of Magna Carta on Thursday after a conservation effort removed old patches and repaired weak spots in the English declaration of human rights that inspired the United States’ founding documents. A ...

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$7.5M gift to fix Washington Monument

WASHINGTON — A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake. Businessman David Rubenstein told ...

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Metro starts information campaign on rail work

WASHINGTON — Tired of broken Metro escalators? Bothered by constant rail work and other inconveniences? Metro officials unveiled a new information campaign Thursday aimed at keeping riders up to speed about an ongoing effort to rebuild the 35-year-old transit system. ...

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Angelos company owes $1.4M for repairs to garage

A judge in Baltimore has ordered companies related to Baltimore Orioles’ owner Peter G. Angelos to pay more than $1.4 million to Graciano Corp., a Pittsburgh-based construction company that renovated an underground parking garage just north of Angelos’ law office. ...

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