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    Montgomery County finally strikes deal to remake Wheaton, but at a cost

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    Chipotle, Cheesecake Factory feel pinch of record dairy prices

    Chipotle, Cheesecake Factory feel pinch of record dairy prices

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    The U.S. economy grew 3.5 percent last quarter, outpacing much of the developed world.

    Apple’s CEO comes out, so what’s the impact?

    Apple’s CEO comes out, so what’s the impact?

    Tim Cook said he is “proud to be gay,” cementing the company’s place in the equality debate.

    US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

    US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

    U.S. safety regulators are now playing hardball with Takata as they investigate a possibly deadly defect in some of the Japanese company’s air bags.

    Lockheed Martin to buy health care technology company

    Lockheed Martin to buy health care technology company

    Many defense contractors see health care technology as a lucrative investment area.

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    Michelle Singletary

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    Barry Ritholtz

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    Thomas Heath

    Ambition the key ingredient for Tessemae’s salad dressing

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    US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

    US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

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    Wonkblog

    One health insurer just took the feds’ offer to end transgender discrimination. Who else will follow?

    One health insurer just took the feds’ offer to end transgender discrimination. Who else will follow?

    The feds are hoping insurers will take equality into their own hands.

    Gas is about to fall below $3 a gallon for first time since 2010

    Gas is about to fall below $3 a gallon for first time since 2010

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    Opera is dead, in one chart

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    For the love of data

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    The elaborate Halloween costumes of Southwest’s CEO

    The elaborate Halloween costumes of Southwest’s CEO

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    5 ways to keep a divorce from being needlessly expensive

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    Some aging Baby Boomers will upsize, not downsize, if they move at all, poll finds

    Some aging Baby Boomers will upsize, not downsize, if they move at all, poll finds

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    The Switch

    The FCC offers a middle-ground take on net neutrality. And everyone hates it.

    The FCC offers a middle-ground take on net neutrality. And everyone hates it.

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    Consumers wasted at least $300M paying for AT&T’s ‘unlimited’ data

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