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  • Counties reconsider stormwater fees

    Counties reconsider stormwater fees
    In Frederick County, property owners pay just a penny per year for stormwater fees. Carroll County residents pay nothing. Harford County just repealed its stormwater fees and Baltimore County is poised to cut its fees by a third. And Howard County's new...
  • DreamWorks' shares fall as investors worry about financial issues

    DreamWorks Animation's plans to lay off 500 people, overhaul management and release fewer movies was intended to reassure investors that the struggling Glendale studio was taking steps to right itself. But the moves had the opposite effect on Wall...
  • Sports Illustrated lays off all 6 staff photographers

    Sports Illustrated lays off all 6 staff photographers
    NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated is laying off all six of its staff photographers as it restructures its photography department. Scott Novak, a spokesman for parent company Time Inc., says that the magazine will be able to expand its contributor...
  • Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid

    Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid
    Gov. Larry Hogan outlined a budget plan Thursday that would cut school aid to Baltimore and state workers' pay but preserve — at least for now — funding for two light rail lines. The new Republican governor said his budget — with...
  • Deere says it will lay off 910 in February

    Deere says it will lay off 910 in February
    Moline-based Deere on Friday said it will layoff 910 employees at plants in Iowa and Illinois beginning in February because of declining demand for its products. Deere has said falling commodity prices stunted orders for its agricultural equipment....
  • 'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry

    'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry
    Scott Timberg believes America's creative class is being destroyed by what he calls today's "winner-take-all" economy. Backing his argument with an avalanche of empirical evidence from across the music, publishing, newspaper, movie and architecture...
  • EBay to slash 2,400 jobs amid weak holiday sales

    Online marketplace EBay Inc. is slashing 2,400 jobs, or about 7% of its workforce, after a mixed holiday season and a lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter. The job cuts will affect its Marketplaces and Enterprise businesses, as...
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express Co. said it will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year as it curtails expenses. AmEx also said Wednesday that it took a $206-million charge in the fourth quarter to "improve operating efficiencies. The lender, led by Chief Executive...
  • Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team

    As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and his team begin tackling the state's budget, they will soon turn their attention to one of its most pernicious challenges: Maryland's underfunded employee pension system. The $45.4 billion system, which provides monthly...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases. DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
  • December retail sales drop an unexpected 0.9% as consumers use caution

    December retail sales drop an unexpected 0.9% as consumers use caution
    Retail sales took an unexpected dip in December, a signal that shoppers kept a tight watch on their holiday spending despite a boost from falling gas prices and a better job market. In December, retail sales dropped 0.9% to $442.9 billion, the largest...