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Smith Island Buyouts Removed From Recovery Plan

Maryland has removed property buyouts on Smith Island from a Hurricane Sandy recovery plan.


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Washington Post Launches Another Round Of Buyouts

The Washington Post is launching another round of buyouts — its fifth in the last decade — in its shrinking newsroom.


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Northrop Grumman To Eliminate 800 Jobs

Northrop Grumman Corp. plans to eliminate 800 jobs from its Linthicum-based Electronics Systems sector.


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Smithsonian Offers Buyouts Amid Budget Pressures

The Smithsonian Institution is offering buyouts to its federal employees for the second time in two years amid federal budget constraints.


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Baltimore Offering Buyouts To 750 Teachers

The Baltimore school system is trying to get its most experienced teachers to retire—now.


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Md. Accepts 667 Buyouts From State Employees

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration has accepted 667 voluntary buyouts from state employees to save about $29 million in the state’s general fund, which is less than the governor had hoped to save.



Md. Employees Offered Buyouts To Offset Budget Cuts

Maryland’s budget crunch means making some hard decisions, and the O’Malley administration is offering an option to state employees who might otherwise face layoffs.