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Supreme Court rejects plea to overturn ban on after-school services

WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court has rejected an evangelical church’s plea to overturn New York City’s ban on after-hours religious worship services at public schools. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the city’s ...

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Barry Rosen: Ruling means changes for MRI, CT services

Many Marylanders are accustomed to obtaining necessary radiology services, including MRIs and CTs, conveniently at their orthopedic surgeon’s office, although since at least 2006, the Maryland Attorney General and the Maryland Board of Physicians have declared that, to avoid potential ...

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Consumer prices, unemployment claims rise

WASHINGTON — Consumers paid more for a range of goods and services last month, and unemployment benefit applications jumped last week to the highest level in three months. The latest data offered a picture of an economy facing inflationary pressures ...

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Report promotes outsourcing Frederick County’s services

FREDERICK — A consultant is recommending that Frederick County outsource many of its core services to save up to $109 million a year. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday on the report it obtained from a county commissioner. The Board of ...

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Rising food and gas costs push up consumer prices

Consumers paid more for gas and food in April, lifting inflation to its highest level in two and a half years. But inflationary pressures have begun to ease this month and analysts say some prices could taper off by summer. ...

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Factory orders rise 0.7 percent in November

WASHINGTON — Businesses ordered more factory goods in November, responding to stronger consumer demand for household appliances, computers, and furniture. The Commerce Department says that total orders increased 0.7 percent in November. That follows a 0.7 percent drop in October. ...

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Baltimore tutoring firm owner indicted for false billing

BALTIMORE — The State Prosecutor’s office says the owner of a tutoring company billed the Baltimore school system for tutoring services that were not provided. State Prosecutor Robert Rohrbaugh says 40-year-old Tracy Queen, the owner of Queen’s Mobile Education, has ...

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