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Maryland employers added 4,700 jobs in March, gains driven by the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday. It was the fourth straight month of increases, though at a lower level than the previous three. The expansion brought...
The Baltimore SunIn addition to an extension of the Homestead Tax Credit application deadline, several other pieces of legislation relevant to homeowners passed both chambers of the General Assembly during the most recent session, which ended earlier this month. Gov....
In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command." As a...
Drivers who buy their car insurance through the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, the state's auto insurer of last resort, seem always to be the door mats of the State House, but that comparison might be too generous. Rugs get a little respect every...
Tags: Prices, Annapolis, Justice System, Catherine E. Pugh, Insurance
Don't be surprised if Saturday mail delivery continues well beyond when it is supposed to end in August [Editorial]It comes as no surprise that a wholly un-scientific person on the street survey in Bel Air and Havre de Grace last week indicated the reaction to the U.S. Postal Service ceasing Saturday letter deliveries would be no big deal. No doubt, there are some...
Harford County officials are preparing to sell $116.9 in bonds on Feb. 19. The bond issues cover $40 million that is being borrowed for various capital improvement projects and $76.9 million to refinance two previous bond issues from 2005 and 2007,...
Many business owners interviewed along Bel Air's Main Street this week said they had no problem with the U.S. Postal Service's plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery to homes and businesses, some going so far to say the move makes sense for the postal...
Lanny Gans had not heard, until she went to the Roland Park post office Wednesday, that the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday service in August, in an effort to save $2 billion a year.. "I hate to see anything like that...
Would you support a tax reform measure that could help reduce the federal deficit, remove a needless distortion in the economy and make the system fairer? Me too, which is why I'm taking aim at a sacred cow: the home interest mortgage deduction. That'...
Tags: Elections, Realty, Toronto (Canada), Taxation, Public Finance
The Justice Department is accusing Standard & Poor's of defrauding investors with optimistic ratings of mortgage-backed securities and derivatives prior to the financial crisis. While investors are entitled to answers about those conflicts, compensation...
Tags: Trials, Securities, Credit Ratings, Federal Reserve, Finance
First Mariner Bancorp reported Thursday it earned about $1.6 million in the fourth quarter, the fourth quarter in a row that the Baltimore parent of 1st Mariner Bank posted a profit. First Mariner Bancorp reported Thursday that it earned about $1.6...
Tags: First Mariner Bancorp, Mortgages, Finance
Four companies in the Baltimore area are among the best places to work in the nation, according to a list released Thursday. Edward Jones, FutureCare, Northwestern Mutual and the Community College of Baltimore County made the annual National Top...
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