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Md. Probes Energy Suppliers Amid Cost Complaints

The Maryland Public Service Commission says it’s investigating five retail energy suppliers amid customer complaints about high gas and electricity bills last winter.

04/15/2014

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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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Opening Day A Homerun For Business In Baltimore

Only three days until Opening Day! The Orioles are once again having a huge economic impact on the city, providing a boost to restaurants, shops and hotels.

03/28/2014

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Gas Prices In Maryland Soar To 6-Month High

Pain at the pump. With the arrival of spring, gas prices soar to a six-month high. According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, it’s going to get worse.

03/23/2014

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Lawmakers Consider Labeling Genetically Modified Food

What do you know about the foods you eat? So many food products include genetically modified ingredients that some groups are calling for labeling.

03/11/2014

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Men’s Wearhouse Buying Jos. A. Bank For $1.8 Billion

It’s time to suit up: Men’s Wearhouse is buying Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion.

03/11/2014

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Lehigh Valley Dairy Announces Orange Juice Recall

Lehigh Valley Dairy is voluntarily recalling orange juice because it may contain milk, a common allergen.

03/06/2014

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BGE Customers Who Don’t Switch To New System Forced To Pay Opt-Out Fee

A major change from BGE–putting its entire grid on a new, “Smart Meter” system. But WJZ has learned people who don’t want the Smart Meters will have to pay to opt-out.

02/28/2014

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Produce Prices Expected To Spike From Worst Drought In Century For California

It may be on the other side of the country, but the devastating drought happening in California right now could soon have a major impact on grocery budgets in Maryland.

02/28/2014

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Apple Customers Are Latest Victim Of Data Breach

Hackers are targeting millions across the country. Companies nationwide have fallen victim to data breaches. Now the U.S. Attorney General is calling on Congress to take steps to protect consumers.

02/24/2014

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Hackers Using Mobile Devices To Expose Sensitive Information In Cyber Attacks

Target, Neiman Marcus, Michaels and the University of Maryland. They’re all major retailers and institutions hit by hackers.

02/21/2014

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House Approves $1 Million For ‘Food Desert’ Help

Legislation encouraging vendors to make local fruits and vegetables more available in “food deserts” moved through the House and on to the Senate on Friday.

02/21/2014

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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.

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Tax Havens For When You Win The Lottery

Suppose you won the lottery, what happens next? Check out these amazing tax havens where you can stow your money without worrying about the tax hit.

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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. …
Source: http://www.careerbuilder.com

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5 Hot Summer Colors

Find out what colors you should be wearing this summer.

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