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The Baltimore Sun

Lorraine Mirabella

Writer

Lorraine Mirabella writes about retail, consumer affairs and workplace issues at the Baltimore Sun. She’s a contributor to the Consuming Interests blog. Since joining the Sun’s business staff in 1992, she also has covered residential and commercial real estate, energy, manufacturing and business trends. Lorraine grew up outside Washington in Silver Spring but came to the Baltimore area for college and, besides a brief reporting stint in Frederick, never left.

Recent Articles

  • Osiris Therapeutics CEO Debrabandere resigns

    Osiris Therapeutics CEO Debrabandere resigns

    Shares of Columbia-based Osiris Therapeutics were down more than 12 percent Thursday afternoon after the regenerative medicine company announced the resignation of CEO Lode Debrabandere for personal reasons. Dwayne Montgomery, chief business officer, has stepped in as interim CEO. Montgomery had...

  • BWI set a record for passengers in 2015

    BWI set a record for passengers in 2015

    Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport set a record for passenger traffic in 2015, the airport announced Thursday. The number of commercial passengers flying through BWI grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year to 23.8 million people. The airport set passenger records for six...

  • Home Depot will hire 750 in Baltimore area for spring

    Home Depot will hire 750 in Baltimore area for spring

    The Home Depot has begun its spring hiring push and expects to bring on 750 workers in the Baltimore area. The home improvement retailer is hiring more than 80,000 people nationwide at its nearly 2,000 stores, the chain said today. Spring is the busiest season for the retailer. "There's no better...

  • Giant Food turns 80

    Giant Food turns 80

    The Baltimore area's largest grocer is turning 80. On Saturday, Giant Food will mark eight decades since N.H. Cohen and Sam Lehrman opened Washington's first supermarket, at Georgia Avenue and Park Road. In honor of the milestone, the retailer is offering complimentary birthday cake to shoppers...

  • Consumer Federation questions price increases on universal life insurance

    Consumer Federation questions price increases on universal life insurance

    A consumer advocacy group says insurers may be raising rates unfairly on some universal life insurance polices and is asking for a review by state insurance commissioners. The Consumer Federation of America said it found that at least three insurers, including Baltimore-based Transamerica, have...

  • General Motors will donate land in White Marsh for fire station

    General Motors will donate land in White Marsh for fire station

    General Motors plans to donate land near its plant on Philadelphia Road to the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Co. for future development as a fire station and community building. General Motors Baltimore Operations, which produces transmissions and electric motors in White Marsh, will donate more than...

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