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Maryland authorities are investigating the discovery of two decapitated dogs.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Monday that the bodies of the black Labrador retrievers were found Sunday in a wooded area of Mechanicsville.

The sheriff’s office says animal control officers…

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Two people were killed and two others — including a Baltimore police sergeant — were injured Monday morning when an armed man entered a drug treatment center on Maryland Avenue in Charles North demanding access to methadone, police said.

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said Sgt. Billy Shiflett…

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A three-bedroom home made of 612,000 recycled plastic soda bottles can withstand winds up to 326 miles per hour.

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The check in the amount of $262,523 was caught by a real estate pro and an official at First National Bank.

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Adolfo Lazaro woke up Sunday morning determined to work.

Though President Donald Trump has for days said a “major operation” to detain or deport undocumented immigrants would begin this weekend, the 32-year-old arrived at the Home Depot in Southeast Baltimore promptly at 6:30 a.m., looking to make…

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Adolfo Lázaro se despertó el domingo por la mañana decidido a trabajar.

Aunque el presidente Donald Trump ha dicho durante días que una “operación importante” para detener o deportar a inmigrantes indocumentados comenzaría este fin de semana, el niño de 32 años llegó al Home Depot en el sureste…

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Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones announced Saturday morning that the first bill introduced next legislative session will be to dramatically increase funding for public school construction.

In a speech to the Legislative Black Caucus, Jones said House Bill 1 next year will provide…

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A man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with a federal off-duty officer in the parking lot of the Golden Dragon bar and restaurant in Windsor Mill early Friday morning, Baltimore County police said.

Another man was also injured in the shooting — though it was unclear who shot him, police said….

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The Baltimore-based Xaverian Brothers Friday released a list of 34 members who have been accused of sexually abusing children.

The list includes two men “with a credible or established offense against a minor” who are currently members of the religious order, according to documents released on…

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The backyard can be a selling point in your listing, no matter the size. Give it some attention in your marketing.

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After steady declines since the beginning of the year, mortgage rates appear to be leveling off. But that still bodes well for home buyers.

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Four people were shot overnight in Baltimore, including a Morgan State University student who police say was fatally injured by gunfire near campus early Thursday morning.

Morgan campus police contacted Baltimore Police around 4:50 a.m. about a possible killing in the 4700 block of Loch Raven Blvd.

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A Howard County police officer was injured late Thursday morning after a vehicle rear-ended his patrol car in Ellicott City, police said.

The officer was investigating a minor collision around 11:30 a.m. when a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser rear-ended his patrol car, which had its emergency lights activated…

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Interested buyers paid a $19 registration fee to enter the competition, but the seller didn’t get enough entries to make the sale viable.

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Property owners and managers need to evaluate their online reputations to stay competitive, a new survey shows.

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The article, “Shaky BSO finances leave endowment chiefs skittish about forking over cash, pondering orchestra’s successor” (July 10), points to a very shaky situation for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. With $10 million of debt hanging over them, the prospects look bleak for a successful recovery….

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The article about the financial problems of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra mentions two ways that the financial shortfall could be addressed, control expenses and increase income (“Shaky BSO finances leave endowment chiefs skittish about forking over cash, pondering orchestra’s successor,” July…

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View this infographic to see how burglars enter a home and what homeowners wish they had done to better protect their home.

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In the state that tops the list, the mortgage debt averages nearly $348,000.

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The latest polls showing President Donald Trump’s higher approval rating, based on the perception that the economy is going great must be causing some Democrats to squirm (“Trump’s approval rating at highest point of presidency,” July 8).

But one thing remains clear: Donald Trump is not, nor has…

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The department is reportedly exploring options in Bartlesville, Okla., that would use federal grant money to add four affordable apartments to the renowned architect’s first skyscraper.

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The state of New York launched its own investigation as the social media giant’s advertising tools face more allegations.

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An 18-year-old charged with murder and the 15-year-old he allegedly shot and killed in the early morning hours of July 4 in Edgewood were members of a rival street gangs, police said.

Rahzir Martin Meyers, a known Bloods gang member, according to police, is charged with first-degree murder and…

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A 60-year-old man is in serious but stable condition after a home invasion in North Baltimore in the early hours of Monday morning, according to a Baltimore Police Department Facebook post.

Just past midnight on Monday, Baltimore Police officers were called to a home in the 2700 block of Reese…

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Learn the hottest kitchen, paint, and living room trends people are looking for on the internet. You may be surprised by the results.

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Cities and homeowners associations can punish homeowners for failing to perform these four crucial tasks.

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Britain’s ambassador to the United States described the Trump administration as “diplomatically clumsy and inept” and said he doubted it would become “substantially more normal,” according to a leaked diplomatic cable published Sunday.

The memo was one of several leaked documents published by the…

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The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal.

Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed worldwide attention on and off…

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Crews in California assessed damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastructure Saturday after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years jolted a remote stretch of country from Sacramento to Mexico.

No fatalities or major…

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Police say a Gwynn Oak man died Friday and two people injured after a person opened fire at a pool party in Glen Burnie.

James Antonio Diggs IV, 29, of the 4300 block of Chatham Road, was fatally shot Friday.

Police responded to the 500 block of Everett Road around 11:15 p.m. Friday for reports…

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After a few minutes’ walk behind Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School and not far from the rusted footbridge, the line of prosecutors in dark suits hung a left at the felled tree in the woods.

Tromping through brush along a dirt path littered with beer bottles and condom wrappers, they came…

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Baltimore police Thursday were tipped off by a citizen who discovered a dead man’s body “in a state of decomposition” in the city’s Cold Spring neighborhood, authorities said.

Officers found the man’s body at 8:05 a.m. in the 300 block of Tamarind Road in north Baltimore. On Friday, police identified…

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Mortgage rates barely budged this week, keeping borrowing costs low for summertime home shoppers.

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Homeowners who fail to perform these upkeep tasks in a timely manner may face hefty repair bills in the future.

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2019 Towson 4th of July Parade and Trump protest.

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Howard County fire officials received a call at 1:45 p.m. that a man had been struck by lightning in Patapsco Valley State Park in Woodstock near the border between Howard and Baltimore counties.

Fire officials found the man in the woods around 2:20 p.m. and immediately began transporting him to…

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Facebook said its applications, including the main social media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wednesday morning.

“We’re aware that some people and businesses are currently having trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our…

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A “Code Red” heat advisory is in effect in Baltimore from Wednesday through Saturday, and it could also be a stormy stretch — including on the Fourth of July.

Temperatures are forecast to peak around 90 degrees throughout that stretch. But steadily increasing humidity throughout the week is forecast…

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A quick pass with a vacuum cleaner is sometimes fine, but go deep with these techniques for the best cleaning.

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Oregon is the latest to loosen single-family zoning laws to pave the way for more homebuilding. Critics argue these laws are destroying neighborhoods.

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Follow along with live updates, scores and analysis as the U.S. women’s national team looks to advance to the Women’s World Cup final with a victory over England today.

England strikes back with tying goal

It’s a new ball game with Ellen White tying the game for England in the 19th minute. It was…

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The woman accused of intentionally starting a fire that killed three people in an Edgewood townhouse where she lived allegedly made threats to burn down the home in the days prior to the May 9 blaze, authorities said.

Bobbie Sue Hodge, 60, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder, two…

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The average borrower stands to save about $266 per month on their mortgage by refinancing.

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Summer is peak season for extreme weather and homeowners should make an effort to check their insurance coverage, in the case of a flood, tornado, earthquake.

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The 11-month-old granddaughter of a woman who was hit and killed by a car in the parking lot of the Target store in Owings Mills Saturday night has been released from the hospital, and the woman who was behind the wheel has been charged with driving without a license, Baltimore County police said.

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Iran has broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, international inspectors and Tehran said Monday, marking its first major departure from the unraveling agreement a year after the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the accord.

The announcement…

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Many clients will undoubtedly ask you the awkward question: “Will you cut your commission?” Here’s your answer.

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Grants will be used to remove lead-based paint and other risks in communities with an abundance of properties built prior to government regulations.

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Former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the team that launched his Hall of Fame career.

Mussina, who played 10 of his 18 seasons with the Orioles, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 21.

His hat will not bear the Orioles logo, though,…

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Law enforcement authorities have identified the 2-year-old girl who died Friday following an evening rush-hour crash just outside the nation’s capital.

Maryland State Police on Saturday identified her as Leelete Andargie of Oxon Hill, Maryland. She was one of three people hospitalized in the three-car…

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A man was shot multiple times around noon Saturday in Southwest Baltimore, police said.

Officers were called to the 500 block of S. Catherine St. and found the man wounded. He was hospitalized, though police did not provide his condition.

Also on Saturday, police announced a 28-year-old man had…

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A Baltimore-based attorney stands accused of attempting to bring a controlled narcotic to a client incarcerated in the Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown.

A press release, emailed by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services on Saturday, said that Steven Thurman…

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A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot along Hanover Street and crashing his car in the MedStar Harbor Hospital emergency room parking lot, Baltimore Police said.

The man was driving his blue Honda in the 3100 block of Hanover St. when someone started shooting at his car, hitting…

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Local leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Friday threw their support behind a proposed high-speed magnetic levitation train through Maryland — saying the project would produce good jobs for residents.

The historic advocacy organization for black and minority…

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If you’re hearing buyers complain about the types of homes for sale, you’re not alone.

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For the seventh time in the last nine weeks, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped, reaching the lowest average since November 2016.

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In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal courts are not the appropriate venue to resolve allegations of partisan gerrymandering — a decision advocates for fair elections warned could bolster partisan manipulating of voting districts.

The conservative justices on the…

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Same stage. Same rules. But the Democrats’ second back-to back debate is fueled by star power.

Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020.

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A few modern updates can instantly transform one of the busiest and central places in a home into an inviting, interesting space.

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Contract signings were up in May, a sign that lower borrowing costs are bringing home buyers back to the market.

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Federal immigration agents sparked concern among immigrant communities and top politicians in Howard County on Wednesday after alerting local police that they would be conducting “criminal enforcement” in Columbia.

The warning, at a time of heightened tension across the United States as President…

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Baltimore’s longest stretch of 90-degree heat since last July is here.

Temperatures are forecast to reach the 90s for a third-straight day Wednesday, and even hotter weather approaching the mid-90s is forecast later this week.

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The stagnant hot, humid air over the…

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There is a silver lining that has economists hopeful for a turnaround.

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Homes that sell in these hot markets are giving owners a bigger financial benefit.

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A senior staff member at the Baltimore Housing Department was allowed to stay on the city’s payroll as a full-time employee after moving to Europe to study and while logging just a handful of hours of remote work, the city inspector general found.

Another employee received a similar deal after…

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An Instagram video of a Baltimore police officer tugging on the ears of two suspects lying on the ground and yelling will be reviewed by the city’s Consent Decree monitoring team, the oversight group said in a tweet Tuesday morning.

Video of the June 18 incident in a Cherry Hill neighborhood began…

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A noticeable shift away from renting has started and more households are forming. But production is failing to keep pace, a new report notes.

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The cities beyond New York and San Francisco that are earning gay-friendly reputations.

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When Avendui Lacovara, a Baltimore real estate agent, heard the Maryland General Assembly did not renew a property tax credit for newly constructed homes in the city in this past session, she called her city councilman and developers to see what could be done.

To the dismay of Lacovara and many…

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The U.S. women’s national soccer team escaped with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Spain in a Women’s World Cup round-of-16 game Monday, sending the Americans on to meet host France in the quarterfinals Friday in Paris.

Both goals came on penalty kicks by Megan Rapinoe, the first in seventh minute and…

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An unusual property called the “Haus Gables” in Atlanta has hit the market—but potential buyers will have to figure out how to get inside.

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A Pennsylvania woman says officials in her town violated her privacy when accessing a private cemetery on her property.

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Of more than 1,500 places in Maryland considered historically important by the National Park Service, none are because of their direct importance to the LGBTQ community. Preservation Maryland is looking to change that.

Preservation Maryland, a historic preservation nonprofit, has been cataloging…

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Baltimore is among 10 cities where Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents could soon be making arrests, according to multiple news reports — although President Donald Trump appears to have delayed that action.

In a Saturday afternoon tweet, Trump said that he would delay the immigration enforcement…

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A gunman opened fire on a crowd in East Baltimore early Saturday morning, killing a 19-year-old man and injuring four others in one of several overnight shootings, Baltimore Police said.

A total of eight people were shot — two of whom were killed — in incidents across the city in an a two-hour…

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The Poe Homes public housing complex in West Baltimore remains without regular water access roughly five days after a water main break in the Poppleton neighborhood after another break was discovered.

The city’s Department of Public Works has above-ground piping in place, bypassing the broken pipes…

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The University System of Maryland outlined some of the questions it will aim to investigate as part of an independent review of a fatal adenovirus outbreak on the College Park campus in 2018.

Olivia Paregol, a University of Maryland freshman, died on Nov. 18 of an illness related to the adenovirus….

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The mortgage giant announced this week a new loan offering to help home buyers finance their home improvement projects.

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Home purchasing activity among investors has reached the highest level in the past two decades, and investors are giving first-time home buyers some serious competition.

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You could dismiss it as the voice of grief, but there’s plausibility in what Bill Dolan’s mother says — that the decision by Pennsylvania police and prosecutors to charge him with contributing to his brother’s death contributed to his own.

“My son did nothing wrong,” Melina Zissimos-Leyrer wrote…

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“Baltimore is the new Brooklyn,” proclaims a 2009 song by Chicago soul band JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound. Making such comparisons is challenging; just ask a demographer (or the residents of either place).

But for a specific slice of the population, the two places are looking increasingly similar….

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The tech giant announced its financial pledge this week, which will provide land and money to build homes and ease the Bay Area’s housing crisis.

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The forces behind several brokerages and firms were among those that landed on this year’s prestigious list compiled from thousands of employee reviews on Glassdoor.

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Honeybees are no longer disappearing suddenly and mysteriously. They’re dying persistently, in plain sight, and scientists often know why.

A parasitic mite is infesting commercial colonies, latching onto bees and sucking out the tissue that stores their energy and protein. The invasion is weakening…

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The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a $27.5 million contract for demolishing the shuttered Baltimore City Detention Center to make room for a proposed mental health and substance abuse treatment center for inmates.

Gov. Larry Hogan in 2015 closed the decrepit jail facility

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A proposed affordable apartment building in East Towson is drawing skepticism from residents and environmental activists raising concerns about issues including traffic and watershed impacts.

The proposed 56-unit development on the 2.5-acre parcel between 413 E. Pennsylvania Ave. and Joppa Road,…

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A chief negotiator on the $5.5 billion Port Covington project will leave Kevin Plank’s private real estate firm to lead economic development for Johns Hopkins, directing both its education and health care investments.

Alicia Wilson, a 36-year-old attorney from Baltimore’s Frankford neighborhood,…

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Builders constructed fewer single-family homes last month, but permits are on the rise, a signal that more new homes are eventually coming.

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A mortgage may be Americans’ biggest source of debt, but they view it as the best type to have.

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One real estate professional created a formula that can help you go from hesitant and stumbling to confident and cool and make clients want to work with you.

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Homeowners are deepening their belief that now is the right time to sell, according to NAR’s latest HOME Survey.

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Considering the felony charges, a judge will likely order the man charged in the Capital Gazette shooting be admitted to the state’s maximum security psychiatric hospital for a lengthy mental health evaluation, experts say.

On Monday, the man accused of killing Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, Rebecca…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group will partner with the owner of The Weather Channel to buy 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports from The Walt Disney Co. for $10.6 billion, the companies announced Friday.

The networks, which generated $3.8 billion in revenues across 74 million subscribers…

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Longer homeownership tenure leads to higher gains at resale.

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Corporate relocation volumes and budgets are increasing, helping employees to more easily make a move for a job.

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Damye Hahn wants to make one thing very clear: Faidley’s Seafood is not leaving Lexington Market.

“We are committed to Lexington Market,” she said of the Baltimore public market where her family first set up shop in the 19th century.

But her family is looking to expand their famous business with…

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Minutes after Catherine Pugh announced she had resigned as Baltimore’s mayor Thursday, city leaders expressed relief and hope for a brighter future.

Pugh’s resignation is effective immediately, her attorney Steven Silverman said at a news conference Thursday. She did not attend, and Silverman took…

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With the advancements in the digital
media, professionals these days have launched new features to the social media
websites. Facebook, Instagram, and
Twitter have gained huge popularity online. Individuals are using these
platforms for having fun with their near and dear ones. Whereas business owners
make use of it to attract audience attention. They are always interested in using the latest features of social media websites
to create brand impression online. It can help them to get twitter
votes
for their products and services, and
within very less time, their brand can beat competitors online.

Those who are in the business
industry for the past several years might
be aware of the effectiveness of Twitter polls. However, the new age business
owners still need to understand the tricks behind it. In order to ensure higher
engagement, it is important to use twitter polls in a more creative way. It can help you to get votes for twitter in bulk amount.

How to use twitter polls?

In order to create polls on Twitter, it is first important to create your
account on this network. It takes a few minutes to become active online, makes sure you add some interesting details to
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hubshout services

HubShout started out in 2008 by offering a multitude of services including SEO, analytics, content marketing, and PPC, as well as other associated solutions for your online business.

What’s Good About Hubshout?

HubShout have grown over the years into one of the industry’s most well-known online solution providers. They have gained a lot of recognition from reputed customers who are very satisfied with HubShout services. One of the best things that customers like about HubShout is their openness with stats. Skimming through the reviews, one can easily observe the level of customer satisfaction HubShout has consistently maintained since 2008.

Hubshout reviews

HubShout believes in the lean startup methodology, where numbers matter more than the words.

But, everything has not been as shiny as it appears today. According to statistics published in 2017 on their website, HubShout has seen dips in business in the past, which compelled them to change their strategy and come out all-guns-blazing. This change in strategy has been effective as the numbers now show.

HubShout have been working really hard on improving its customers’ satisfaction. According to data from 2017, the business saw a sharp increase (15%) in customer …read more



The Fed continues to back away from rate hikes this year and is taking a “patient” stance on making any moves.

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A condo unit in Vancouver is giving buyers avocado toast for a year. It’s a ploy that’s been used in the past, too.

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A crew began removing the protected bicycle lane on Roland Avenue in Baltimore on Wednesday, despite protests from bike advocates.

The bike lane, installed as part of a road resurfacing project in 2015, has been the subject of controversy for years.

It is separated from traffic by parked cars and…

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The Elephant saga continues.

An auction to sell the historic Mount Vernon mansion has been canceled, and the restaurant will remain open for the foreseeable future, its owners announced Wednesday.

The building located at 924 N. Charles St. was set to be auctioned off May 1, but the auction has…

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The big day has
arrived when you will be moving home. It is a stressful occasion, so you may be
worried about what to expect on the day of your move. Here’s how your moving day might unfold, with thanks to
Mod24, who are a movers on demand service.

  1. The moving company will have told you the
    time that they intend to arrive. When they arrive at your property, there will
    likely be a number of people who will be helping move your goods, with one
    member of this team being the leader. This will be your go-to guy for questions
    being answered. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
  2. The moving company should prepare a
    written inventory of everything that is being transported. They will likely take
    a look at the item’s condition, as well as assigning it a number for the
    inventory. It is crucial that you agree with their assessment of the condition and
    to ensure nothing is missed from the inventory.
  3. Once the admin is out the way, the
    movers can then begin to load your possessions into the van. We would recommend
    that you take sentimental and personal items with you in the car.
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Artificial intelligence could make your life easier when inputting data into an MLS. A Chicagoland MLS hopes to show how.

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Iowa is the latest to join a growing list of states that allow for remote notarization and electronic closings.

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A Baltimore police officer was convicted Tuesday of second-degree assault and misconduct in office for tackling a teenager and beating him with his Taser near City Hall in July 2016, prosecutors said.

A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury found officer Carlos Rivera-Martinez guilty of hitting Melvin…

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The Luke paper mill, an economic engine in Western Maryland for 131 years, will close by June 30, owner Verso Co. announced Tuesday.

The shutdown means 675 people spread across Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia will lose their jobs, the company said.

The company said it had explored producing…

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An ACH API is able
to offer the opportunity for developers and “software as a service” (SAAS) platforms
to debit and credit bank accounts by making use of the ACH network by using
an Application Program Interface, more commonly known as an API. This enables
the automatic ACH payment collection, disbursement and reconciliation.

If you have an
application that makes use of a recurring or subscription payment-based setup,
making use of an effective ACH Payment Gateway API is a real game changer
and will ensure a seamless user experience for platform users.

What are the Benefits of an ACH API?

You might be trying
to get your head around how ACH APIs will benefit your business. If you have
some knowledge of credit cards, ACH transactions are completed differently to
credit cards.

Credit cards make
use of an authorization component that tells the biller immediately that their
payment has gone through. The ACH doesn’t do this, as it operates in what is
known as a “batch environment”. This means that it can take upwards of 1 to 3
days before an issue or problem with a payment can become known. This form of
payment may be most suitable to bigger organisations who need to process a monthly
payment for each of their customers over a similar timeframe. But, it wouldn’t
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New donuts launched in two of the major fast-food
chains in 2019.

With
the fierce competition among fast-food chains, it’s imperative for their
management to introduce new products to encourage more customers into their
restaurants. Dunkin’
Donuts
and McDonald’s are no exception to
the rule!

Here
are the new offerings that the fast-food giants have launched in recent months.
We think that people with the proverbial sweet tooth will find these foods to
their liking, especially the ones who can’t get enough of donuts.

PEEPS Donut

What
better way to welcome the spring season than with an Easter treat? According to
Dunkin’ Donuts, the best Easter treat is PEEPS and it will be featuring a few
PEEPS marshmallow-flavored items including espresso and coffee drinks, as well
as a PEEPS donut with a yellow chick as topping. The yellow chick is a
whimsical touch since it’s a symbol of Easter in many parts of the world.

These
treats will be available starting in April 1 and for a limited time afterwards.
According to Dunkin’ Donuts, the PEEPS Donut will consist of a delectable
combination of white icing with green, egg-shaped sprinkle blend and the mini
yellow PEEPS marshmallow chick as topping. This should be a slightly sweeter
concoction than the usual donut, thanks to the PEEPS marshmallow but …read more



Homes for sale that feature secure rooms for storing firearms spark questions over disclosure, marketing, and safety.

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The new platform comes at a time when hotel chains are looking to fight back against the rising competition from short-term home rentals.

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A man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington pleaded not guilty Monday to a federal criminal charge.

Rondell Henry, 28, of Germantown was arraigned on one count of interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle. He was indicted…

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A Harford County judge on Monday found an Elkton man suspected of shooting five people and killing three in October 2017 at Advanced Granite Solutions in Edgewood competent to stand trial.

The trial for Radee Labeeb Prince, 39, will also take place in Harford County, after Circuit Court Judge Yolanda…

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Warm clothes can be tricky: sometimes they
look awesome in a shop but not that good when we try them on. But prevention is
better than the cure! That is why we let you know a little bit more about 4
fashionable sweaters that are a must-try for mid-season or winter. Ready?

1. Hoodies and Sweats

The hood, it evokes naturally a world rather
streetwear: hip hop to the punk, and more generally, a rebellious
counterculture. And yet! It was far from the concerns of the American company
Champion Products that created the first hoodie for athletes and footballer,
especially substitutes and coaches who had to deal with the local weather
rather difficult.

It was also used by warehouse workers and
masons because it was sturdy, comfortable and we did not care about damaging
it. In short, the vocation of this piece was a priori purely utilitarian:
“Function over fashion”. It is in a second time that Champion will
double the thickness of his hoodies, to better meet the needs of high schools
and football teams. This addition of material developed the first aesthetic
qualities of the piece. The fallen is much more successful and the middle is
more pronounced. Click here to check some cool sweats!

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From the time when the UAE got independence in 1971, this
city has been driven single-mindedly on the way to fast-tracked growth and expansion.
After its formation, economy has full-fledged more than 230 times. Though, where
this city actually stands amongst its associates in GCC, is because of comprehensive
diversification policies that is being shoot up into economy during these
decades.

Offshore Company Establishment:

One more intermittent and noteworthy facility that Ras
al-Khaimah offers to its investors, is the opportunity for offshore company
incorporation. Prudent investors can set up offshore companies in RAK to work
as flexible financial instruments that can be employed for tax planning and
handling trusts and global transactions.

Diversification: The
Commencement

UAE was an economy entirely dependent on oil. However,
it is now intensifying confidently to globalization and free enterprise. The
UAE has unlocked its entries for trades throughout the world seeking to work
inside out of country. RAK or Ras al-Khaimah, along with its trouble-free
registration and certifying measures and services, has appeared as the ultimate
location to form workplaces in the United Arab Emirates.

Ras Al Khaimah
Free Trade Zone:

The most successful free trade zones in UAE, has been chosen
as the Best Evolving Free Zone consecutively in last three years. RAK FTZ is only
45 minutes away from Dubai International Airport. RAK FTZ provides high-tech
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A day after their bullpen surrendered five more home runs, the Orioles made a series of moves ahead of Sunday’s series finale against the Minnesota Twins.

Catcher Austin Wynns and right-handers Branden Kline and Luis Ortiz were recalled from Triple-A Norfolk as the team tries to avoid a second…

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Next month will mark a dozen years since O.J. Brigance had to make an important decision. The former Baltimore Ravens linebacker, diagnosed with the motor neuron disorder often known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, had to figure out what to do with his remaining years.

At the sixth annual “Brigance Brigade”…

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Authorities say a woman has died and three others are hospitalized in stable condition after a shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego.

San Diego County Sheriff William Gore said at a news conference that a white man entered Chabad of Poway on Saturday and opened fire on worshippers with an AR-type…

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On April 27, 2015, Greg Marshburn stood near the burning CVS that would become an enduring symbol of Baltimore’s unrest.

The image broadcast to the world that day — the day Freddie Gray, who had died of injuries sustained in police custody, was buried — was one of a city in pain and on fire. On…

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A tornado warning was issued in parts of Baltimore and Harford counties through 3:45 p.m. Friday as a potent line of storms moves through Central Maryland.

National Weather Service meteorologists said radar indicated a tornado may have moved from the Cockeysville area to Jarrettsville in Harford…

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Susan White-Bowden, a popular Baltimore television reporter who had been a mainstay of WMAR-TV during the late 1960s through the 1980s, and whose stories highlighted the lives of ordinary Marylanders, died early Friday morning at the Hedges, her longtime Finksburg home, from complications of a…

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Would you like working in an office space
with a boring and dull looking interior? Obviously, you would like to work in a
space having an atmosphere that gives positive vibes. Thus, adding charm and
elegance to your office’s interior is important because appealing interior
décor and aesthetics not only attract skilled employees but also allow them to
work wholeheartedly.

While other office interiors bring positivity to your office ambiance, you can’t ignore office boards. And glass board has become trending in the contemporary architecture and office interior designs.

From crystal clear glass to etched one;
colorful printed glass to lacquered one, glass boards of various types allow
you can express creativity at the workplace.

We have compiled a list of 7 ways to use
glass board to change the entire look of your office ambiance.

1.
Use a glass marker board to
promote visibility

In contemporary office space, the appearance
and quality of boards not only increases functionality but adores the whole
atmosphere. Glass marker boards are an ideal pick when it comes to visibility
and durability. You can use these stainless boards to write on as it’s easy to
remove permanent marker from them.

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Old Rhodes City

Rhodes is among the most wonderful Greek Island filled with history
and natural beauty. It is the largest of the Dodecanese complex and it is
famous for its unique Old Town, mesmerizing sandy beaches, and its romantic
atmosphere. Rhodes is filled with a plethora of thrilling landmarks and amazing
things to see from exploring Medieval Town, visiting the scenic village of
Lindos, and many other activities to try out. Here are the best destinations in
Rhodes Island that you can visit are listed below. If you rent a car in Rhodes , you will be
able to explore the following places with flexibility and absolute free of mind
and avoid public transport.

Old Rhodes City

The old city of Rhodes is regarded as the largest medieval city
across Europe. It is also considered to be among the most important monuments
of cultural heritage on the international level and it is then declared a
UNESCO World Heritage City in 1988. The old city is filled with iconic
landmarks that you can explore from the narrow streets to the medieval churches
to classical architecture, to museum and galleries. The city is also filled
with shops, bars, and restaurants that you can pass the time. You should also
make sure that you get to the top of …read more



Second Century Ventures announced its 2019 Reach class today. From marketing platforms to safety and staging solutions, find out the companies to watch this year.

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Some economists say former homeowners are needed to drive a big uptick in the housing market. They’re finally getting signs that it’s happening.

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Gov. Larry Hogan is calling on Baltimore’s embattled Mayor Catherine Pugh to resign Thursday, a few hours after federal investigators raided her home and other locations including City Hall.

Two Baltimore members of Congress, Reps. Elijah Cummings and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, urged Pugh to act…

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Baltimoreans woke up Thursday to the news that FBI agents were on the move across the city, raiding City Hall and Mayor Catherine Pugh’s homes — among other locations — amid what appeared to be a large investigation also involving the Internal Revenue Service.

The FBI confirmed its agents were…

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When we buy some lovely fresh cut flowers, it can be a
challenge keeping them alive. There are a few techniques you can use to keep
fresh cut flowers alive for longer. Have you used any of these tips from Handy Flowers? Do you they work for
you? Let us know!

Use Fizzy Juice

This may seem like a bizarre thing to do! Many people think
that fizzy drinks will kill the flowers there and then. But this is not the
case. If you pour around a quarter of a cup of fizzy drink into your water in a
vase, it is thought that the sugar in the fizzy drink will make the blossoms
last for a lot longer than they normally would without. For those of you with a
clear glass vase, it could be a good idea to use a clear fizzy drink, such as
Sprite or Lemonade. Oh, and make sure the fizzy drink is not a diet version. We
need the sugar!

Hair Spray

Hairspray certainly has more
uses than just preservng your hairstyle. It can in fact help make fresh cut flowers
stay alive for linger. To use hair spray for this purpose, all you need to do
is to stand around a foot away from your flowers, and spray …read more



In this day and age, it is imperative for all businesses to
have their own online presence. Most prospective customers will want to do a
search online for your business, and if they see no website, they will be unlikely
to make use of your services. But fear not! Building your own website doesn’t
need to cost you the earth. In fact, it is possible to create a free website if you spend the time
and effort to make it happen.

How to Get Started…

First of all, choose a domain name (website address). Domains
can be registered for around $10 from websites such as Godaddy.com. You will
then need to get a website hosting account. Prices vary depending on what
features you would like, but it is possible to get website hosting for as low
as $10 per month. When you have these basics in place, you are ready to start building.

What Website Platform Should You Base Your Website On?

When you create a website, you need to choose a platform on
which to build it. We would recommend WordPress as the best and easiest content
management system to work with. Plus, it is free to use. It is flexible enough
to be used by one-man businesses and large organizations alike.

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And you have lower mortgage rates to thank for it.

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The most common fib? Nearly a quarter of those surveyed didn’t mention they had a pet.

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Baltimore building inspectors visited Pimlico Race Course this week and confirmed the deterioration in the Old Grandstand that led the Maryland Jockey Club to close off nearly 7,000 seats for Preakness weekend next month.

The Maryland Jockey Club on Monday provided the city’s code enforcement officials…

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh retains the power to return from her leave of absence at any moment. But during her fourth week out of the office, signs of her authority at City Hall are gradually being erased, as acting Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s name has replaced hers on budget documents,…

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Landlords largely agree on the stress of owning investment property, but say the financial rewards overcome the problem.

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Some real estate pros are second-guessing the effectiveness of buyers who write a personal offer letter to the seller.

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In the late innings of the Orioles’ 12-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night, at least before catcher Jesús Sucre took the mound and rescued the sad in the name of the silly, was another in a series of snapshots that illustrate the balance manager Brandon Hyde and his coaches must strike…

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Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said Tuesday he is frustrated he doesn’t know more about Mayor Catherine Pugh’s plans to return from a leave of absence — and asked what it would look like if Pugh returned to her duties, he said, “I would hate to see it.”

Young made the comments during…

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In recent years, beef consumption has grown considerably, mainly because
cattle are part of the small group of domesticated animals that are naturally
fed. And the feeding process of cattle has a major impact on the quality of the
meat we all end up eating.

Large businesses or small farms in rural areas
raise cattle for sale, knowing that these animals are especially
appreciated and bought for beef. There are some popular beef-producing breeds
that are raised in great numbers, breeds that are so well-known that you have
most certainly heard about them before, even without having a special interest
in cow’s meat. But these aren’t the only ones worth talking about. Out of all
the 1000 existing cattle breeds in the world, there are some that are
absolutely excellent for beef, while remaining relatively low-key. As such,
bear in mind that the most promoted breeds aren’t always the best-tasting ones,
since there is a strong marketing strategy in place for promoting certain
breeds.

One question that might come up is: does the breed make any difference
when it comes to meat quality or taste? The simplified answer is yes. So, let’s
take a look at some of the cattle breeds raised for their excellent meat.

Top 3 best beef-producing
cattle breeds in the world

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When you are posting on Instagram with the aim to grow your account, then it is essential to increase your post engagement first. It is the ultimate goal of a lot of marketers and Instagrammers. However, Instagram’s algorithm has changed and it is harder to get more views and increase your post reach.

But, there are some tricks that you can use to boost your post engagement. More than that, it also helps to improve your post reach, and you can buy Instagram followers from instaboostgarm and build up a community really fast. Here are some tips to boost your Instagram engagement ratio…

Engage
with similar accounts in your niche

Before sharing your next post, we would recommend that you consider engaging with similar accounts in your niche. Take some time to do this each and you will notice that engagement nourishes engagement.

When you interact with other people on Instagram, more people will in turn view your profile. The more you interact with others, the more chances of your account being seen. This leads to more post engagement from new visitors on your account.

But, it is important to keep in mind to focus on quality Instagram engagement, because when you …read more



More than 23 million breached accounts worldwide used this number combination. See the five worst passwords of 2018.

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Drama-filled lifestyles and luxury amenities on TV shows may be entertaining, but this new campaign wants to remind buyers they’re fantasy.

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Sheila K. Sachs, an attorney who handled the divorces of prominent local figures and sat on the Baltimore City School Board, died of cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 78.

“Sheila was a trailblazer for the gender equality in the legal profession that…

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About two-thirds of electricity powering Johns Hopkins University campuses across Maryland will come from a Virginia solar farm starting in 2021.

The university announced a deal Monday to buy about 250,000 megawatt-hours of electricity from the project each year for 15 years.

Officials said they…

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REALTORS® will still have free access to products from the transaction management software through 2020.

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Buyers shopping for properties in ZIP codes with many charging stations for electric vehicles likely will pay a higher price, realtor.com® finds.

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A comedian who plays an inexperienced president on Ukrainian TV looked poised to reprise the role in real life after an exit poll indicated he received nearly three out of every four votes cast in a runoff election Sunday.

Results from the exit poll released Sunday after voting stations closed…

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More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.

Defense Minister Ruwan…

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The bases were loaded when 10-year-old Maia Dang dug in at the plate. She stared with purpose at the pitcher — who just happened to be an Orioles Hall-of-Famer — and a moment later, let loose with a mighty swing. The ball sailed toward left field. The crowd cheered, the bases cleared and Maia beamed.

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Thiru Vignarajah, who says he will run for mayor of Baltimore, said he would issue permits for and tax the city’s marijuana trade.

In a position paper — timed for April 20, or 4/20 — Vignarajah said taxing marijuana could create well-paying jobs, reduce overdoses of other drugs, and fund universal…

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References to race in an email the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore forwarded to its members this week caused concern among some organizations that said the notice was an example of racial profiling.

On Tuesday, a security guard from a local security firm* sent an email to the group’s senior vice…

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The unemployment rate in Maryland ticked up to 3.8% in March from 3.7% the previous two months, but is still below the 4.1% the state posted a year ago.

The state rate was the same as the national rate of 3.8% for March, which was unchanged from the previous month and little changed from a year…

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Parasite SEO is a
great way for beginners as well as pro-marketers to drive the profitable search
engine traffic. You create some content and post it on an authoritative
website, then build a lot of links and share the content across various social
media platforms. If done properly, you can easily rank on the top in Google.

It is called Parasite
SEO because you’re piggybacking on authority sites to get your page rank on top
of the search results. The strategy requires time and efforts.

If you’re a beginner
with a small budget, you can open the gates for parasite SEO. It is awesome
because you don’t have to wait for your site to gain authority. Luckily, there
are a lot of high authority sites that allow you to post user-generated
content.

If you want your web
page rank on top of the search results, you’re so in luck. In this post, we
will discuss the best platforms for Parasite SEO.

Mamby

Mamby is powered by
an advanced artificial intelligence algorithm that shows you stuff you like.
Anyone with an internet connection can post on it. Mamby is
an intelligent and creative community
. Not only does it allow you to post content but
you also get dofollow backlinks.

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Oftentimes consumers seek out more affordable rates for their car insurance, home insurance, life insurance, and more. Here are some common questions, “Where is the best place to find better insurance rates? Should you call a 1-800 number? Should you call a “big box” agency? Or should you call a local independent insurance broker?”

Of course, we recommend call a broker! And the reason is simple: they can quote multiple insurance carriers for you at once. This saves you time and more than likely will save you money.

Think about it. If you want to shop your car insurance in Maryland and call a 1-800 number company they will be able to provide you with one quote from one company. If you were to call an independent insurance broker, they will be able to quote multiple companies that are often top national and regional insurance carriers.

Car insurance has been commoditized in recent times through constant commercials and advertising promoting saving money on the insurance plan. But we propose that saving money on insurance comes second to building an appropriate insurance bundle.

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For the third week in a row, mortgage rates inched upward, but economists were quick to reassure home buyers that rates are still low.

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While they may like browsing for purchases online, consumers still prefer going to stores to buy and be entertained.

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s annual population estimates have rarely brought good news for the city of Baltimore in recent years. The latest release is no exception.

The city lost 7,346 people, or 1.2% of its population, during the 12 months that ended July 1, 2018, according to census figures published…

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Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark.

A judicial police official told The Associated Press that…

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It has only been a few days since a large fire destroyed much of the world famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, but already donations are flooding in from around the world to help pay for repairs to the 850-year-old French landmark. It is thought that upwards of $1 billion has been donated so far from a small number of France’s richest citizens and companies.

One of those donations came from Francois-Henri Pinault, who
is the CEO of Kering. This is a big company that owns some prestigious brands
like Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. He pledged approximately 100 million euros, which is
around $113 million at current exchange rates. These are eye watering sums of
money, but considering the family is worth in excess of $37 billion, it really
is a drop in the ocean.

This donation was then followed by another donation of 200 million euros ($226
million), which was made by Bernard Arnault. He is the current CEO of LVMH Moët
Hennessy Louis Vuitton. He is better known as being the richest man in Europe,
with an estimated fortune of $90 billion. In fact, he is currently the third
richest person in the world, trailing only Jeff Bezos and Microsoft founder
Bill Gates.

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MOTs are needed for nearly all vehicles in the UK, but there are different classes for different types of vehicle. For example, for a normal family car that can carry up to a maximum of eight passengers, a Class 4 MOT is required. This is by far the most common type of MOT that is carried out. But, what vehicles fall under the Class 7 MOT? Let’s take a look at this in a little more detail, with help from Class 7 MOT Reading.

A Class 7 MOT is
usually needed for vehicles that weight between 3000 and 3500 kilograms. Usually,
this weight range includes your commercial vans, such as the Ford Transit,
Renault Traffic and the Mercedes Sprinter.

If you are not 100%
sure of the weight of your vehicle, fear not, because the weight of your
vehicle will likely be detailed in your vehicle handbook. If you don’t have
this handbook to hand, a quick search online will likely result in you being
able to find your weight. But, make sure the information provided is accurate,
as the weights of vehicles vary depending on the year they were made, as well
as things such as the make, model and VIN of the vehicle. This will allow you
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A recent partnership with Vrbo, a vacation rental firm, plans to allow homeowners to use income earned through short-term rentals to qualify for a mortgage refinance.

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“The share of cost-burdened renters remained fairly steady over a decade while the share of cost-burdened owners dropped significantly,” new research notes.

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Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young placed two more aides to Mayor Catherine Pugh on leave Wednesday, according to two sources familiar with the moves.

The aides are two of the most senior figures in Pugh’s team: Chief of Staff Bruce Williams and the city’s top lobbyist, Karen Stokes,…

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Furniture
refers tо movable оbjесtѕ intеndеd to ѕuрроrt vаriоuѕ humаn асtivitiеѕ such as
ѕеаting (e.g., сhаirѕ, stools, аnd sofas), eating (tаblеѕ), and ѕlеерing (е.g.,
bеdѕ). Furniturе iѕ аlѕо uѕеd tо hold objects at a convenient height fоr wоrk
(as horizontal ѕurfасеѕ above thе grоund, ѕuсh аѕ tаblеѕ and dеѕkѕ), оr tо
store thingѕ (е.g., сuрbоаrdѕ аnd shelves). Furniturе саn bе a рrоduсt оf
dеѕign аnd iѕ соnѕidеrеd a form of decorative art. In аdditiоn tо furniturе’ѕ
functional role, it саn ѕеrvе a symbolic or rеligiоuѕ рurроѕе. It саn bе made
frоm mаnу mаtеriаlѕ, inсluding metal, plastic, and wood. Furniturе саn bе mаdе
using a variety of wооdwоrking jоintѕ whiсh often rеflесt the lосаl сulturе.

Pеорlе
hаvе been uѕing nаturаl objects, such as trее stumps, rосkѕ аnd mоѕѕ, as
furniturе since the bеginning of humаn сiviliѕаtiоn. Arсhаеоlоgiсаl rеѕеаrсh
ѕhоwѕ that frоm аrоund 30,000 years аgо, реорlе bеgаn constructing and carving
thеir own furniturе, uѕing wооd, ѕtоnе, аnd аnimаl bоnеѕ. Eаrlу furniture from
thiѕ period iѕ knоwn frоm artwork ѕuсh as a Vеnuѕ figurinе fоund in Ruѕѕiа,
depicting thе gоddеѕѕ оn a throne. The firѕt ѕurviving extant furniturе is in
thе hоmеѕ оf Skаrа Brае in Scotland, аnd includes cupboards, drеѕѕеrѕ аnd beds
аll соnѕtruсtеd frоm stone. Complex соnѕtruсtiоn tесhniԛuеѕ
ѕuсh аѕ joinery began in the еаrlу dуnаѕtiс реriоd of …read more



In recent
times, property guardianship has risen in popularity. The premise behind this
concept is to take care of a property as a live-in tenant for reduced rent.
This is a win-win situation for both parties because the property would
otherwise remain unoccupied. However, instead of leaving the property empty,
the owner deems it fit to find a “guardian” at a lower cost.

Another
word used for these individuals would be “legal squatters,” and it is
often a great way to find a place to live. To make sure this is official, the
guardian is provided with appropriate licencing for access to the property.
They will also receive a reduced amount to rent that part of the property.
While the owner gets the opportunity to pocket a monthly income while making
sure illegal squatters don’t try living in the property because its unoccupied.

Due to the
advantages, numerous property guardians are popping up around the UK. Since the
rent is rising in many parts of the UK, it has become easier for people to
become property guardians. They save money and can still live in a nice place.
According to studies, the average first home buyer will need to make at least
64,000 pounds annually to afford accommodations. This has a lot to do with the
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Are the world’s historic churches among the most vulnerable? “If they weren’t houses of worship, they’d be condemned,” asserts one fire consultant.

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Homeowners significantly underestimate the costs involved when planning a home improvement project, a new study finds.

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The funeral of Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Federal authorities have uncovered yet another crime ring operating inside a Maryland prison and announced Tuesday charges against 20 people in the medium-security prison at the Jessup Correctional Institution.

The 20 people have been indicted on federal racketeering charges, United State Attorney…

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Watching television programs focused on home remodeling is prompting more buyers to shed some of their fixer-upper fears. Help your clients understand the benefits and setbacks of DIY fixes on a property.

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A Parlier, Calif., woman was caught allegedly trying to dupe buyers out of thousands of dollars. Make sure your clients are wary of phony practitioners and listings when homebuying.

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Baltimore health inspectors cited Mother’s Federal Hill Grille for unsanitary conditions Monday and ordered the popular bar closed.

Inspectors say they found improper cooking temperatures, hand washing issues and malfunctioning cold units. The restaurant famous for its “Purple Patio” tailgate parties

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A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.

The blaze collapsed the…

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A therapeutic massage sounds amazing doesn’t it! But, it’s not just used for helping people relax, as many experts believe that it is perfect for pain relief also. A massage for the purpose of pain relief involves the massage therapist using their hands, or elbows, to help solve a back problem, for example. A therapeutic massage is different from a non-therapeutic or relaxation massage, as these massages are a lot more passive and their aim is to promote comfort rather than pain relief.

Therapeutic massage has the ability to treat chronic conditions
such as lower back pain, as well as neck and shoulder pain. Therapeutic massage
can even work with headaches, jaw pain and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
(TMJ).

The Benefits…

Therapeutic massage is able to help improve such things as
joint flexibility and relieve lower-back pain, but it is also known to help
with the release of endorphins. Here are some of the conditions that
therapeutic massage is able to help with:

  • Sports injuries, or even work-related injuries
    and RSI. Massage is able to effectively deal with conditions such as carpal
    tunnel and plantar fasciitis, as well as bursitis.
  • Mental health conditions such as depression and
    anxiety.
  • Poor posture in the body

Therapeutic massage helps to manipulate the soft tissue within the human body. This promotes …read more



It’s really amazing to make traveling and locomotion the quickest way to your own opulence and Felicity. Nevertheless, when the matter is related to traveling to Egypt, your timeless delight will reach its maximum not only for its wealthy history but also for its unique nature. Egypt offers you the chance to experience all you wish: step back in time by touring the houses of the Pharaohs, relax over the marvelous sandy beaches, enjoy the fantastic moderate weather, immerse beneath the Red sea waters, gain the culture that illuminated the world, do shopping tours, and many more activities you can do in the land of Pharaohs. So Egypt Tours Portal is your gateway to experience what Egypt has to offer to be greatly inclusive and always memorable.

Wealthy Historical Background

Indeed, Egypt Pharaonic history is the most well-known features about Egypt throughout the years. Thousands of years ago, the Egyptian ancestors commenced to follow the first steps on the way to opulent glory that would last for too long and never be erased. The primitive Egyptians led a hard life, they had accommodated in tents and caves and fed on the tree leaves till they settled down over the banks of …read more



REALTORS® are helping to make zero-energy buildings and homes a reality in their communities. In Florida, one real estate pro believes the movement can recast his city into a tech hub.

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking public comment on how it can use “Opportunity Zones” to better benefit residents and communities.

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Nervous Masters spectators asked themselves Sunday: Could Tiger Woods beat the field for his 15th major championship?

He could, and did. Woods won his first major in 11 years.

At one point it appeared that Francesco Molinari would turn the final round into a snooze fest. But then he dumped his…

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Students at a Maryland high school are upset that a raffle for guns was used to support a party for the graduating seniors.

The Frederick News-Post reports the Safe and Sane program at Brunswick High School raffled off guns in February. Tickets were $20 each for prizes that included hunting rifles…

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Orioles first baseman Chris Davis’ nightmare start ended with a two-out single in the first inning of Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox. That halted a hitless start to the season, where he set major league records for consecutive at-bats (54) and plate appearances (62) without a hit dating…

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After his fourth – and what turned out to be his final – goal midway through the fourth quarter of the Towson men’s lacrosse’s game against visiting Massachusetts, senior attackman Brendan Sunday unleashed a scream and fired a fist-pump that would have made Tiger Woods proud.

It was a display of…

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It’s been four years since Freddie Gray Jr.’s death from injuries sustained while in police custody sparked widespread protests in Baltimore and helped fuel a national conversation about race and criminal justice. Gray was arrested on April 12, died on April 19, and the unrest began on April 27.

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Carroll County’s state’s attorney concluded that a Maryland State Police trooper, who fatally shot a Westminster man during an incident last month, acted within the boundaries of the law.

State’s Attorney Brian DeLeonardo announced on Friday that after reviewing the evidence collected through a…

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FieldTwin is a product that is able to create, as well as
maintain, a digital twin across the entire life-cycle of a field. This means it
can keep an exact digital copy of an oil and gas company’s physical assets.
What is the benefit of this? Well, this allows producers to optimize asset
performance and value.

If you are looking to capitalize performance, as well as efficiency, in oil price markets, then we would recommend that you look into these immediate digitalization opportunities. FieldTwin, produced by FutureOn, is a solution that is able to maximize big data to your advantage.

More About FieldTwin

You can probably
appreciate that most of the data that you hold in your company, even in an
expert system, is not being
utilized to its full potential. This could be for a number of reasons such as
the size of the data, or even as something as simple as the file format.

The digital FieldTwin is:

  • one
    source of truth for each party involved.
  • it has
    the ability to seamlessly integrate IoT sensor data. This is perfect for monitoring
    equipment statuses in real time, as well as well flow-rates and vessel
    locations, and engineer tasks. It can also measure production values.
  • visual
    representation of equipment data, which is able to make sense of previously
    unmanageable data …read more



If you’re a small business bringing a product to market, or
a big brand looking to boost brand awareness for your latest service or app,
student marketing should be a vital part of your marketing efforts.

Universities all over the UK boast large tight knit
communities of students chasing the latest trends in technology, brands and
entertainment. Here at Raptor Student Marketing we pride ourselves on our
Network of students we call Raptors, who are on the ground ready to become
brand ambassadors for your business by running on campus giveaways, offers,
leaflet dropping through student residential areas whilst incentivising app
downloads and product purchases.

Our website: Student
Marketing

Our Student Network

Our student network is made up of some of the most
influential and trend setting students on campus throughout UK universities
allowing us to captivate large pockets of students throughout any marketing
campaign. We have access to a range of event environments to suit the brand and
campaign. Every experience we create is enjoyable, memorable and shareable, our
onsite content creators will ensure all marketing efforts and events are
documented and recorded ready for viral use on social media platforms in order
to amplify marketing impact and brand awareness amongst the student community.

Life as a Student Raptor?

If you’re a student in the UK looking to join our …read more



Home buyers are showing some rate sensitivity, but they have no reason to be concerned after the latest uptick, economists say.

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Here comes Gen Z! They’re saving, making sacrifices—and eager to buy a home before the age of 30.

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Midway through his teens, Will Swartz realized that borrowing someone else’s voice could help him find his own.

Last weekend, the 16-year-old boy with the dark blond hair sat down at a piano in Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Institute and played the opening chords of the beloved 1967 standard,…

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The tolls on the Francis Scott Key and Thomas J. Hatem Memorial bridges will become cashless in October, Maryland transportation officials announced Thursday.

The 60,000 drivers who use the bridges each day will pay either by E-ZPass or by video tolls, which take a picture of the vehicle’s license…

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Here's How to Effortlessly Clean Your Cast Iron Cookware

From the fireplace to the stove, from the barbecue to the oven, cast
iron is the ideal conductor of heat. Find out how to clean cast iron with our tips!

Cast iron is a ferrous alloy with high carbon content. Compared to
mild steel – where the carbon content is lower – cast iron is harder and more
resistant to abrasion and rust, but at the same time less resistant to impacts.
Despite this, cast iron also has many advantages, including resistance to high
temperatures; being an excellent heat conductor – which holds and then
gradually releases heat – it is the preferred material for the construction of
chimneys, stoves and radiators, barbecues, grills, and hobs. If you want to
know how to clean cast iron, follow our suggestions; although cast iron is very
resistant, keep in mind that since it has a porous surface, you need to take
some precautions to avoid damaging it in depth.

How to clean your cast iron cookware

First of all, here’s all you need to clean your cast iron cookware
properly:

1.Cast iron pan;

2.Sponge or stiff brush;

3.Clean, dry cloth or paper towels;

4.Vegetable oil or shortening (plus, kosher salt if you want an even
shinier pan)

Cast iron cookware is not procrastinators’ best friend. You should
clean it right after cooking, and …read more



Remember when the only way to could chat
with people was by texting? Today’s chat apps are loaded with
loads of great features that make socializing and organizing projects an
absolute breeze.

In this article I’ll share my top 5
favourite messaging apps for Android and iOS.

#5. Slack

If you work on projects and activities that
require multiple team members to complete then our favourite is Slack.

Slack is a favourite amongst businesses and
individuals and it’s not hard to see why, with its combination of messaging,
scheduling, management features and of course app integration.

We’ve used this in the past for big,
complex projects like building a new company website right down to preparing an
email campaign.

In terms of instant messaging you can sync
across multiple devices, share files and allows you to set up groups and sub
groups.

Slack integrates with all of the most
popular platforms used today including Asana, Zendesk and more.

#4. GroupMe

If you’re looking for a chat app that is
all about group messaging then GroupMe is a solid option. GroupMe allows you to
set up different groups where you can send emojis, stickers, and GIFs.

It has a texting feature so that you can
group chat with friends and relatives who may not have a smartphone, I think
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Don’t let the recent uptick fool you.

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DeBord says he plans to help accelerate “technology innovation” in his new role.

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Thomas Mowlds, a certified public accountant and Navy veteran, died of heart failure Saturday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Timonium resident was 79.

Thomas Mowlds was born in Baltimore and raised on Havenwood Road in Old Original Northwood. He was the son…

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A long-awaited audit of contracts that were approved during the tenure of a former Baltimore County school superintendent found just one significant failing: staff and board members did not disclose personal financial information in a timely way.

The audit, which was released on Wednesday morning,…

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You have probably wondered what financial planning procedure professional’s use for their clients. But what you do not know is that you can do most of what these pros do while at home. Here are the six steps for financial planning that you can follow to achieve financial success.

1. Define the Relationship

If you are making the financial plan for yourself, you will be both the planner and the client. However, it is still important to identify and define the relationship that exists between the client and the planner. This is especially true if your partner is involved in the financial plan and they will have responsibilities in the implementation and monitoring of decisions.

2. Collect Data, Prioritize Goals and Determine Expectations

There are many tools that you can use to start collecting your financial data. One such tool is Mint. It is straightforward to use, and it will make your data search process less hectic.
After you have your data, the next step you should take is to set expectations. During this step look at the goals, both financial and non-financial, that you have for your finances. Also, consider the number of times that you want to check …read more



VAT registration is necessary for many businesses in the UAE. All businesses who cross a certain threshold have to get registered for VAT. If they do not do so, they might get penalized.

Value Added
Tax (VAT)

Value Added Tax or VAT is the tax issued on goods and services. It was introduced in UAE on 1 January 2018. VAT rate in UAE is 5 per cent and it helps the government in providing welfare to the UAE residents. One of the main purposes behind the implementation of VAT is that it reduces the UAE’s government dependence upon oil and other hydrocarbons. People who know the importance of the well-being of the country would really appreciate the implication of VAT in UAE.

When companies or businesses file for VAT registration in UAE, they do not get registered right away. They have to wait for at least a month before their application gets processed. The application processing takes time. So, before you get registered for VAT, you will be issued a VAT registration number.

What is a
VAT registration certificate?

A business can get registered for VAT by filing in an application. The application can be filed either by using online means or by using the paper …read more



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