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Companies pulled back on job postings in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses advertised fewer jobs in April than the previous month, a sign that hiring could remain weak in the coming months. Employers posted 3 million job openings, down from 3.1 million from March, the Labor Department said ...

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Retailers report muted May revenue growth

NEW YORK — Shoppers are showing signs of pulling back on spending on discretionary items like clothing and home goods as gasoline and groceries eat up more of their paychecks. Those pressures led many retailers on Thursday to report only ...

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Getaways: The Baltimore Museum of Industry

Embrace your inner 4-year-old and climb up into the padded seat of a big truck cab. Or a police car. This Saturday, the Baltimore Museum of Industry has its big truck day event, which should draw in kids from all ages ...

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Retail sales up for 10th straight month in April

WASHINGTON — Consumers spent more on gasoline, clothing and autos in April, pushing retail sales up for a 10th straight month. But much of the gain came from a surge in gasoline and food prices. Retail sales rose 0.5 percent ...

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Getaways: Film fest, flowers and free comic books

It’s back again! The Maryland Film Festival is here for our viewing pleasure Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are $10 for most screenings, so get them soon after checking out the great schedule. John Waters will be presenting “Domaine,” while Animal ...

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