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BALTIMORE (AP) — A commercial real estate developer is handing out a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees. WTOP reported Monday that Baltimore-based St. John Properties announced the bonuses at the company’s holiday party. Edward St. John, the founder and chairman of the company, said the amount of money that each employee gets is based on tenure. The average bonus was $50,000, but some employees will get upward of $250,000. The… Read at AP News