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Eastern Shore farmers express concern about fertilizer rules

SALISBURY — Eastern Shore farmers are expressing concerns about new rules relating to how they apply poultry manure to their crops. Farmers talked about their concerns Tuesday night in Salisbury with state agriculture officials. Maryland Department of Agriculture officials say ...

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Md. Delegate Clagett accused of election violation

FREDERICK — The Frederick city elections board says state Del. Galen Clagett broke electioneering rules during the city’s Sept. 10 primary. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that the board is taking action against Clagett, a loser in the Democratic mayoral ...

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22 firms paying $14.4M to settle SEC charges

WASHINGTON — Twenty-two investment firms are paying a total of $14.4 million to settle federal charges of improperly short-selling certain stocks and buying them soon after in public offerings. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlements Tuesday. One of ...

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Employers face risk if rules on work use of personal devices aren’t clear (access required)

WASHINGTON — Employers are increasingly allowing their employees to use their own laptops, tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices for work purposes — and that is creating a plethora of potential legal issues. Employment defense lawyers say that every ...

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Appeals court upholds airline ticket-pricing rules

WASHINGTON — The government can require airlines to show consumers a total ticket price that includes taxes and fees in print and online ads, the U.S. Court of Appeals said Tuesday, rejecting an industry challenge to a series of consumer ...

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How will JPMorgan’s $2B loss affect banking rules?

WASHINGTON — The $2 billion trading loss at JPMorgan Chase has renewed calls for stricter oversight of Wall Street banks. Two years after Congress passed an overhaul of financial rules, many of those changes have yet to be finalized. JPMorgan’s ...

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