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Goldman Sachs limits Facebook private offering

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Facebook, citing widespread media coverage that could run afoul of securities guidelines. ...

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Gansler recommends 25 changes to Maryland campaign finance law

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released on Tuesday 25 proposed changes for Maryland’s campaign finance regulations, including closing a loophole that allows businesses to bypass donation limits by routing funds through subsidiaries. Another set of proposals would tighten restrictions on ...

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Report says Facebook nets $500 million investment

NEW YORK — A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force even outside of tech circles, even as the ...

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State agencies finding friends on Facebook

Several Maryland state government agencies are discovering that there’s a lot to “like” on Facebook. The social networking site, which boasts more than 500 million users worldwide, is free; offers an easy way to share information, videos and pictures; and ...

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