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Baltimore Sun Media Group Purchases 2 Newspapers

The company that publishes The Baltimore Sun says it has purchased two other Maryland newspapers, The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times, as well as their associated publications and websites.

05/01/2014

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Exelon Strikes Deal Worth $6.8 Billion To Acquire Pepco

A major electric and gas utility announcement from Exelon Corporation—the parent company of BGE. Wednesday night, Exelon said it will buy Pepco and its subsidiaries, which provide electricity to hundreds of thousands on the Eastern Shore and in the Maryland suburbs around Washington DC.

04/30/2014

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Comcast Increases Internet Speeds In D.C., Northeast

Comcast says it has increased its Internet speeds in the Washington area and Northeast region at no additional cost to customers.

04/11/2014

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Voltage Nightclub To Keep Liquor License If It Moves Locations

A controversial nightclub in Southeast Baltimore will likely close its doors.

04/11/2014

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Major Economies Express Confidence About Growth

Finance officials of the world’s major economies expressed confidence Friday that they can meet an ambitious goal of boosting global growth by $2 trillion over the next five years.

04/11/2014

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Public Can Help Brewer’s Art Rename ‘Ozzy Pale Ale’ Beer

Brewer’s Art is renaming its Ozzy Pale Ale beer after legal threats from the rock and roll legend.

04/10/2014

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Hundreds Of Hopkins Workers Go On Strike Over Wage Dispute

Hundreds of Johns Hopkins employees won’t go back to work until the hospital agrees to raise their pay. Hopkins is one of the top hospitals in the country but its workers say they don’t even earn enough to live on.

04/09/2014

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Bar At BWI Named One Of The Best Airport Brew Pubs In The Country

Management at BWI Thurgood Marshall encourages the company that operates the bars and restaurants there to reflect the flavor of the Chesapeake. Now, one bar at the airport has gained national attention.

04/09/2014

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Horseshoe Casino Looks To Hire Almost 2,000 People

Nearly 2,000 jobs are up for grabs at what will soon be the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore.

04/05/2014

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Skyline At Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Could Soon Be Changing With New Tower

There’s a bold new plan to change the skyline at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. A developer wants to build one of Maryland’s tallest buildings–a luxury apartment high-rise some 45-stories tall.

04/04/2014

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Md. Teen First Death Linked To Faulty GM Ignition Switch

A Maryland family is at the center of a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Their daughter was killed in a car crash linked to General Motors’ faulty ignition switches.

04/01/2014

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Renowned Art Collector Reopens Historic Lord Baltimore Hotel

From new buildings to historic renovations, thousands of hotel rooms have been built in Baltimore in the past decade. Now a world famous art collector has reopened one of Baltimore’s landmark hotels.

03/30/2014

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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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