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Legal pot in D.C. going up in smoke

(AP) Elected officials and drug-policy advocates hoped to make the nation’s capital the first place on the East Coast with legal pot. They were optimistic that Congress wouldn’t intervene, pointing to a Republican caucus that’s far from unified against pot. ...

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Tax on exercise, or religious infringement?

Take a deep breath, Marylanders, and move into a downward dog. Because unless you practice yoga (or go to any health club or gym) in the nation's capital, the “yoga tax” you may have heard of has nothing to do with you.

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Nat’l Retail Federation upgrades holiday forecast

NEW YORK — With the final Christmas countdown begun, the nation’s largest retail trade group has upgraded its holiday sales forecast reflecting growing optimism that much more spending is to come. The National Retail Federation said Thursday it now expects ...

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WTP counsels creditors in Howrey’s bankruptcy (access required)

Baltimore-based Whiteford, Taylor & Preston has taken over as counsel to the unsecured creditors committee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of the former Washington, D.C., law firm Howrey LLC. Whiteford’s F. Bradford Englander replaced Thomas Willoughby of Felderstein Fitzgerald ...

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Pair joins Saul Ewing from McGuireWoods (access required)

When opportunity came knocking for construction litigation partners Don Rea and Michelle Lipkowitz, they decided to make the move to Saul Ewing LLP. The two were approached by several different firms about leaving the Baltimore office of McGuireWoods LLP. They ...

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