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Obama Seeks Advice From Wide Variety Of Economists

For the second time in three weeks, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited top economists to a private lunch at the White House, tapping a broad array of ideological views as he seeks to assemble an economic agenda for the remaining 30 months of his presidency.

07/02/2014

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GM Announces Plan To Compensate Families Affected By Faulty Ignition Switches

Company in crisis. General Motors issues another massive recall affecting millions of drivers.

06/30/2014

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Gansler Visits Small Businesses In Final Campaign Push

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is scheduled to visit with small business owners and voters in the Baltimore area as part of his final campaign stops before the Democratic primary next week.

06/20/2014

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Made In Baltimore: Maryland Clothing Manufacturing Inc. Spans 3 Decades

In the decades around 1900, Baltimore clothing manufacturers employed more workers than any other industry. Those jobs are long gone, most going overseas.

06/19/2014

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World Cup A Major Kick In Business For Baltimore Bars And Restaurants

World Cup fever. Brazil kicks off the 2014 World Cup with its first matchup. The economic boost is being felt in Baltimore.

06/12/2014

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Maryland Reaches Settlement With Snapchat App

The attorney general’s office says Maryland has reached a settlement with the developer of the mobile app Snapchat in which the company agreed not to deceive consumers about “disappearing’ messages.

06/12/2014

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Maryland Auto Insurance Fund Plans For Move To Baltimore

The Maryland Auto Insurance Fund, or MAIF, will move into new offices to be built on top of the Phillips Seafood Company on Fort Avenue.

06/09/2014

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Mother Of GM Victim Doesn’t Think Internal Probe Is Revealing

General Motors fires more than a dozen employees over faulty ignition switches that went ignored for years. But an internal report finds there was no cover up.

06/05/2014

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Free Water Taxi Service At Inner Harbor Will Continue Thanks To Grant

They say the best things in life are free. Now, thanks for a government grant, a free commuter service at the Inner Harbor will continue.

06/05/2014

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Tissue Company Plans 120 New Jobs In Western Md.

Washington County officials say a Hagerstown-based producer of paper products is planning an expansion that promises 120 new jobs.

06/03/2014

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Training Underway For Hundreds At Horseshoe Casino In Baltimore

We’re just a few months away from Baltimore opening its first casino. The Horseshoe Casino is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs.

05/28/2014

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Hundreds Camped Outside 1st Chick-Fil-A Set To Open In Baltimore City

It doesn’t open until Thursday, but that hasn’t stopped more than 200 people from camping out on a shopping center parking lot on Boston Street.

05/28/2014

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The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (Source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True

Sometimes, great deals are just too good to be true.

Actress Tina Fey endorses Garnier Fructis.

Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

Why they're sexy: Entertainers and models make a living by looking good, so you can bet they're easy on the eyes. Their dedication to their dream in such a competitive industry is also attractive.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

You’re making small talk at a party, and then you ask the big question, “So what do you do for a living?” The answer determines if you exchange phone numbers or say goodnight. A survey on the Careerbuilder website asked which occupations are the sexiest. Here is the top 10 list. …
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What Not To Wear In The TSA Security Line

Want to avoid setting off the security alarms and a TSA pat down? Just look over your traveling clothes one more time.

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World’s Richest People

Now that’s rich! While some may be still pinching pennies here are some people where the world’s “economic crisis” don’t seem to apply. These are the 10 richest people in the world, according to Forbes.

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Corporate America’s Biggest Blunders

Think of them as the business world’s version of the Hollywood flop: here’s a list of the most expensive mistakes ever.

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