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Obama seeks power to merge economic departments

WASHINGTON — Seeking more power to shrink the government, President Barack Obama on Friday suggested smashing six economic agencies into one, an election-year idea intended to halt bureaucratic nightmares and force Republicans to back him on one of their own ...

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DBED delegation larger on Maryland trade mission to India

The Department of Business and Economic Development will foot the bill for at least a dozen state employees on the governor’s upcoming trade mission to India. DBED covered expenses for five when Gov. Martin O’Malley made a trade mission to ...

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Former consultant brings Go Ape from England to Maryland

DERWOOD — High up in the trees at Rock Creek Regional Park, 19-year-old Lauren Hurley is walking a tightrope. She makes it to the next platform, attaches her two safety carabiners to the next zip line and sails hundreds of ...

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Willson: Make way for benefit corporations

Maryland has taken a national lead in helping small businesses use the power of the marketplace to address social concerns, such as sustainability. Last month, the state became the first in the nation to create a new class of businesses ...

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