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‘Ace of Cakes’ star Goldman: No secret to business success (access required)

Duff Goldman didn’t have a business plan. He didn’t have a tax identification number. He didn’t know payroll regulations. “Make really nice cakes and be nice to people. That’s it. That’s all my business plan was,” said the “Ace of ...

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Kitces named partner at Pinnacle (access required)

Michael Kitces, director of research at Columbia-based Pinnacle Advisory Group, has been named a partner of the firm. A popular speaker and writer, Kitces is co-author of “The Annuity Advisor” and “Tools & Techniques of Retirement Income Planning” and appears ...

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Maryland GOP delegates protest change to House rules

ANNAPOLIS — Republicans in the House of Delegates say a change to the body’s rules will keep the minority party from debating critical issues. Lawmakers say an amendment to a rule that mandates the House speaker maintain order targets GOP ...

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O’Malley highlights transportation projects (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley outlined his transportation funding initiative Monday, and Tuesday he began tying his proposal to specific road, bridge and transit projects around the state. Throughout the day, administration officials revealed through email blasts — every half hour, starting ...

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Maryland could tighten high-income tax exemptions (access required)

House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Tuesday he did not see “a whole lot of proposals to increase taxes” in the Gov. Martin O’Malley’s upcoming budget proposal. “We talked about adjusting some of the exemptions that currently exist in the ...

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Maryland begins 2012 legislative with big money issues on the table (access required)

Maryland’s lawmakers are back in Annapolis on Wednesday for the 430th legislative session. The General Assembly faces a host of major fiscal issues, including a $1.1 billion budget deficit and a push by powerful lawmakers and interest groups to raise more ...

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