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Local banks have a lot invested in financial regulatory reform.

Small lenders don't like being lumped in with big Wall Street firms. Take the proposal for a new consumer protection office - could it end up working at cross-purposes with existing federal regulation? Maryland Bankers Association president Kathleen Murphy says evaluating a local lender's business practices requires understanding that bank's business model.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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The Democratic presidential candidate's campaign logo was snickered at. But it's shown versatility, morphing to include backgrounds of Iowa, New Hampshire and, on Tuesday, to support gay marriage.
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