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  • Transforming UMUC [Editorial]

    Transforming UMUC  [Editorial]
    The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely...
  • Don't pave paradise [Commentary]

    Don't pave paradise [Commentary]
    Two years ago I moved to Baltimore, where the roads are littered with pot holes (and litter) — I should know because I've had to circle them to find parking. Two of my housemates have had their cars broken into, my high taxes make my escrow payments...
  • Chamber of Commerce developing smartphone app for all things Towson

    Chamber of Commerce developing smartphone app for all things Towson
    In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is developing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know about what's happening,...
  • U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]

    U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]
    The Labor Department is expected to report this week that the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent. But that hardly tells the story. The jobless rate may be down from its recession peak of 10...
  • NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring

    NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring
    Racial disparities in the restaurant labor force of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are hurting African-American employees and contributing to poverty in Baltimore, according to a study released Monday by the national labor organization Unite Here....
  • Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies

    Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies
    Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died of complications from heart disease Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71. "Mr....
  • UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

    UMUC may experiment with business and learning models
    The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation. With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
  • A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

    A fairer (small) business environment  [Commentary]
    Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not. But one promising possibility is the prioritization of American small businesses over powerful, multinational corporate dominance. The events of...
  • Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

    Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland
    Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups. That's according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National...
  • Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system

    Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system
    Harford County public works officials say the cost of providing waste disposal and recycling services is projected to increase 24 percent during the next 10 years, and they are considering potential changes in how the current system operates, possibly...
  • Two ways about it [Commentary]

    Two ways about it [Commentary]
    The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
  • New hot dog business on corner in downtown Arbutus

    New hot dog business on corner in downtown Arbutus
    The stand at the corner of Sulphur Spring Road and Oregon Avenue has housed a variety of businesses over the past six years, including a bakery, two snowball stands and even a seafood business. "It's like a corner chameleon," said Terrance Nolan,...