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Feb 21, 2014

‘House of Cards’ producers want more tax breaks – or else: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The production company behind Netflix Inc’s political thriller “House of Cards” is taking a step that could have come straight from the show’s script: threatening to move filming from Maryland unless lawmakers provide enough tax breaks.

Representatives for a top state lawmaker and Governor Martin O’Malley confirmed on Friday that Media Rights Capital had informed them that it was halting production plans until the dispute is resolved.

Feb 21, 2014
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Feb 21, 2014

US Speedskating, Under Armour ink new deal through 2022 Olympics

SOCHI, Russia/WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – US Speedskating is renewing its partnership with Under Armour, Inc. through the 2022 Olympics despite recent criticism of the team’s suits at the Sochi Games, the company’s chief executive said on Friday.

“We doubled down with a new eight-year partnership,” Kevin Plank told CBS “This Morning.”

Feb 21, 2014