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O’Malley Announces Welfare To Work Numbers

Gov. Martin O’Malley says 12,504 people left welfare and found jobs in the year ending Sept. 30

12/23/2013

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When A Single Job Isn’t Enough

Working two jobs? You’re not alone.

12/22/2013

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U.S. Group Praises Garrett County Economy Efforts

The National Association of Counties is citing Garrett County as a model of economic recovery.

12/20/2013

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Target: 40 Million Credit Card Accounts May Be Breached

A massive fraud scheme is affecting 40 million holiday shoppers. If you used your credit or debit card at Target during the past few weeks, thieves may have gained access to your personal information.

12/19/2013

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Southwest Adds BWI Service To Portland, Oakland

Southwest Airlines is adding two new nonstop flights to Portland, Ore., and Oakland, Calif., from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

12/16/2013

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Comptroller Peter Franchot Urges Holiday Shoppers To Buy Local

Maryland’s small business retailers hang their hopes on a brisk holiday shopping season. Santa has an elf in state government who is rallying for their support.

12/11/2013

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Dozens Of Kids ‘Shop With A Cop’ For The Holidays

Sometimes, you need a little help getting your holiday shopping lists done. For some children in Anne Arundel County, their shopping was done in a day.

12/08/2013

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Slow Start To Shopping Season May Lead To Bigger Bargains

Bad news for retailers could mean good news for holiday shoppers. A slower than expected holiday shopping weekend might lead to bigger bargains right up through Christmas.

12/03/2013

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The Next Big Shopping Day Is Here! Cyber Monday ‘Clicks’ Off

If you still have items on that holiday shopping list, don’t worry–Cyber Monday is here!

12/01/2013

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Shoppers, Retailers Celebrate ‘Small Business Saturday’

Forget Black Friday and the mega-retailers. Saturday, there’s a nationwide push for shoppers to spend locally. That includes right here in Maryland.

11/30/2013

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Holiday Shoppers Get An Even Earlier Start To The Black Friday Madness

It’s the quiet after the storm at stores across the U.S. after crowds of bargain shoppers battled it out for discount deals. Retailers bank on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/29/2013

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Black Friday, Commence! Thousands Are Good And Stuffed And Ready To Shop

The turkey is done. Now, the holiday shopping frenzy has started earlier than ever. Some are calling it “Brown Thursday,” as stores began opening ahead of Black Friday.

11/28/2013

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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. …
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5 Hot Summer Colors

Find out what colors you should be wearing this summer.

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