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Cold weather keeps crabs at bottom of Chesapeake

ANNAPOLIS — For months, there’s been a countdown on the Maryland Seafood website, ticking down the months, days, hours, minutes and even seconds to the most anticipated seafood season of the year: crabbing season. Monday marks the start of crabbing ...

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U.S. home re-sales complete best winter in 5 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales are gradually coming back. A mild winter and a stronger job market have helped boost sales ahead of the crucial spring buying season. The past two months made up the best winter for sales of ...

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Realities of Real Estate: Signs of a strong spring market (access required)

With the very mild winter we’ve had so far, early signs of spring are popping up everywhere. The crocuses are coming up; the daisies and tulips have begun to push their way through the mat of winter decay, and yesterday ...

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Realities of Real Estate: I think I’ll wait until spring (access required)

Just about any real estate agent will tell you that for almost four years now, buyers and sellers have had one trait in common — procrastination. Although the desire to delay is frustrating for agents, the trepidation of buyers and ...

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U.S. workers were less productive in the spring

WASHINGTON — U.S. workers were less productive in the spring for the second quarter in a row, a trend that may not bode well for future hiring. Productivity dropped 0.3 percent in the April-June quarter, following a decline of 0.6 ...

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