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  • Second Democrat sets sights on District 9 Senate race

    Second Democrat sets sights on District 9 Senate race
    Almost a decade ago, when Ryan Frederic was looking to relocate his aerospace security, research and simulation business, he landed upon Howard County. "This was the place," he said. He decided to move his company, Applied Defense Solutions, from West...
  • Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators

    Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators
    The popular ride-share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber launched the public relations campaign as state regulators waded into the same dispute that...
  • Westminster announces downtown business incubator program

    Westminster announces downtown business incubator program
    With vacant storefronts scattered throughout the downtown area, City of Westminster officials are partnering with a relatively new Washington non-profit to try and bring business back to Main Street. Westminster officials announced a business incubator...
  • Cash king for now at toll plazas in Maryland [Editorial]

    Cash king for now at toll plazas in Maryland [Editorial]
    Your money is no good here, long an expression associated with hospitality spoken by gracious benefactors doing the buying at a bar or restaurant, increasingly has a new meaning in the United States. Though each banknote bears the familiar sentence,...
  • Trying to bloom: Buyers hoping more homes hit the market this spring

    Trying to bloom: Buyers hoping more homes hit the market this spring
    Stephanie and Jake Martin didn't have to wait long to sell their rowhouse in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood — they had a contract in three days. But buying a new place proved a bit more difficult. The Martins searched for months around Homeland...
  • Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...
  • Approve the 'ban the box' law [Letter]

    Approve the 'ban the box' law  [Letter]
    In a recent letter, the CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee expressed the group's opposition to the "Ban the Box" legislation and urged the Baltimore City Council to defer passage ("'Ban the box' law is wrong approach," March 19). The business group...
  • A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]

    A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]
    Earlier this General Assembly session, we joined together to announce a transformational economic development commission, a part of a joint economic development agenda that builds on the strategic investments Gov. Martin O'Malley and the legislature...
  • A better box ban [Editorial]

    A better box ban  [Editorial]
    A proposal in the Baltimore City Council to prohibit employers from asking about the criminal history of prospective employees until late in the hiring process has produced a strong backlash from the business community, and in particular the Greater...
  • Liquor businesses learn how to spot underage drinkers

    Liquor businesses learn how to spot underage drinkers
    Bar, restaurant and liquor store owners from the York Road corridor gathered before their establishments opened for business Wednesday morning to learn how to better combat a late-night scourge in the area — fake IDs and underage drinking. "The...
  • Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. talks about the 2014 team

    Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. talks about the 2014 team
    Like most interested observers, Cal Ripken Jr. doesn’t know exactly what the Orioles will do with the left side of their infield next year. This much he’s sure of, though: At least for 2014, the Orioles appear set with Gold Glovers J.J....
  • District 12 candidates speak to seniors at Charlestown in Catonsville

    District 12 candidates speak to seniors at Charlestown in Catonsville
    The stage of the Charlestown Retirement Community auditorium was crowded with all 13 candidates running for state delegate in District 12 at a candidate forum held Tuesday night. Ten Democrats and three Republicans are contending for three seats in a...