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Q&A: Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

1.  The Daily Record has published a number of articles this year about the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East by East Baltimore Development Inc. How would you rate the EBDI development so far in terms of public accountability, financial ...

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Experts downbeat on global economy

CERNOBBIO, Italy — Business leaders and finance experts gathered in Italy offered a downbeat assessment of the global economy Friday — with several predicting another recession due to a calamitous cocktail of sluggish growth, eurozone dysfunction, and financial market volatility. ...

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Employers add no net jobs in Aug.; rate unchanged

WASHINGTON — Employers stopped adding jobs in August, an alarming setback for an economy that has struggled to grow and might be at risk of another recession. The government also reported that the unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent. It ...

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Unemployment rates fell in most U.S. cities in July

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in a majority of U.S. cities in July, despite the weak economy that is producing few jobs. The Labor Department says unemployment rates dropped in 193 large metro areas, increased in 118 and were flat ...

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Spring buying boosts home prices in U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Spring buying pushed home prices up for a third straight month in most major U.S. cities in June. But the housing market remains shaky, and further price declines are expected this year. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index ...

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Verizon strike boosts unemployment aid requests

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week. But it was pushed up by thousands of Verizon workers who were on strike. The Labor Department says weekly applications rose 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 417,000, the ...

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