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Guinness enters Maryland lawmakers' beer debate

A battle over beer is brewing in Annapolis. State lawmakers are faced with competing proposals to change the rules for breweries, which have exploded in popularity in recent years as drinkers turn away from mass-produced corporate beers in favor of craft brews. And there's a big new player in the...

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  • Meal service Freshly to open warehouse in Savage, employing 500

    Meal service Freshly to open warehouse in Savage, employing 500

    Freshly, a meal service that is planning a major East Coast expansion, has picked Maryland as its springboard. The company, which ships prepared-meal packages to subscribers in more than 20 states, said Thursday it would open a facility in Savage this year to serve as its East Coast base for food...

  • 'A Day Without Immigrants' movement spurs march, business closures in Baltimore

    'A Day Without Immigrants' movement spurs march, business closures in Baltimore

    Hundreds gathered to parade and demonstrate Thursday in Patterson Park, while elsewhere in Baltimore notable restaurants ceased serving, businesses in Hispanic neighborhoods were closed and children of immigrant families stayed home from school. The moves were part of an effort in cities across...

  • Maryland claims top spot on annual wealth ranking

    Maryland claims top spot on annual wealth ranking

    Maryland was home to a higher percentage of millionaire households than any other state in the country last year, according to a new report released Thursday. It was the fifth year in a row that Maryland claimed the top spot on the annual Wealth & Affluent Monitor published by New York-based Phoenix...

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  • OSHA finds BWI chief retaliated against whistle-blower in old job

    OSHA finds BWI chief retaliated against whistle-blower in old job

    A federal agency has made a preliminary ruling that the chief executive at BWI Marshall Airport, while in his previous job, retaliated against a whistle-blower who reported runway safety concerns to the Federal Aviation Administration. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration made a preliminary...

  • Maryland added 1,160 solar jobs in 2016

    Maryland added 1,160 solar jobs in 2016

    Maryland added 1,160 solar energy jobs in 2016, up 27 percent from the year before. Maryland had a total of 5,429 solar energy workers in 2016, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2016, an annual report by the nonprofit organization The Solar Foundation. Nationwide, solar jobs grew 25 percent...

  • Social Security waits anxiously for Trump to nominate commissioner

    Social Security waits anxiously for Trump to nominate commissioner

    As he moves quickly to build his administration, President Donald Trump has offered little indication about who he will nominate as the next commissioner of the Social Security Administration — an agency that has gone four years without a permanent leader. The Woodlawn-based agency faces massive...

  • Iron fence maker expands in Laurel, to add 50 jobs

    Iron fence maker expands in Laurel, to add 50 jobs

    A distributor of decorative fences and gates is expanding manufacturing operations in Howard County and plans to add 50 new jobs over the next two years. Iron World said Thursday it will invest $1 million to streamline its operations and cut costs to increase sales and boost production by 300 percent....

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  • Investor files lawsuits against Under Armour

    Investor files lawsuits against Under Armour

    Under Armour investors suffered significant losses as a result of what a shareholder's lawsuit called false and misleading statements about the company's prospects. The sports apparel maker and some of its officers misrepresented the company's sales and growth in a drive to pursue competitors Nike,...

  • 'We are against a travel ban,' Under Armour says

    'We are against a travel ban,' Under Armour says

    Under Armour, facing criticism over comments about President Donald J. Trump by its CEO, issued a statement calling immigration “a source of strength” and saying it opposes the administration’s travel ban, while emphasizing its push to raise American manufacuturing capacity. "These are not new...

  • Under Armour endorsers Misty Copeland, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson also oppose CEO's Trump remarks

    Under Armour endorsers Misty Copeland, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson also oppose CEO's Trump remarks

    Several Under Armour endorsers — including the high-profile ballerina Misty Copeland and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson — took to social media Thursday to oppose flattering comments made by the company's founder and CEO about President Donald J. Trump. In separate statements on Thursday, Copeland,...

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SIG in Pikesville among 24 firms to create Alera Group

SIG, an employee benefits firm in Pikesville, is among 24 insurance firms joining under one name, Alera Group. Through the deal, SIG will maintain its local independence while gaining access to a national network of resources and expertise for clients, Founder and President Richard Silberstein...

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