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Gansler announces mortgage rate settlement

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has announced an agreement with Wells Fargo relating to allegedly deceptive marketing of adjustable rate mortgages written by companies it acquired in 2008. Gansler said Thursday the settlement involves mortgages written by Wachovia and Golden ...

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Top 5: ‘I don’t think I can choose from among my children’

The Court of Appeals dominates the most-read legal affairs stories of the week — and only one story is related to an opinion. Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed a new judge to Maryland’s top court, which also took the rare step ...

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U.S. homebuilders expressing less pessimism

WASHINGTON — Rising interest from would-be buyers is leaving U.S. homebuilders less pessimistic about the housing market. But tighter lending standards are still keeping many potential buyers from purchasing new homes. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment ...

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Big Matty’s Diner fills gap left by Rallo’s closing

When the small diner at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point — the legendary Rallo’s — closed in September, many regulars were doubly bereft. They mourned the death of personable owner Vincent Rallo, from lung cancer on July 7, ...

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FDIC: Bank earnings hit highest level in 4 years

WASHINGTON — Bank earnings rose over the summer to their highest level in more than four years, while the number of troubled banks fell for the second straight quarter, federal regulators reported Tuesday. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said the ...

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Wells Fargo agrees to pay $37M in bid-rigging case

DES MOINES, Iowa — Wells Fargo & Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay at least $37 million in a lawsuit which alleges several banks rigged bidding competitions to win business from state and local governments. Banks help municipalities ...

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