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  • Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough

    Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough
    The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits. The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
  • McCormick CEO helps find 5-year-old customer's favorite, but discontinued, spice

    McCormick CEO helps find 5-year-old customer's favorite, but discontinued, spice
    As parents of picky eaters know, there's no getting around deeply ingrained eating habits. So the parents of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl were dismayed to find her favorite spice — McCormick's Mediterranean Herb — suddenly missing from store...
  • CEO of Osiris Therapeutics steps down

    CEO of Osiris Therapeutics steps down
    Shares in Osiris Therapeutics Inc. fell 7.6 percent Tuesday after the company announced that C. Randal Mills will step down as its president and CEO for personal reasons. Mills will remain as a strategic advisor to the Columbia-based firm that...
  • Millennial Media shares fall 19 percent on acquisition, earnings news

    Millennial Media shares fall 19 percent on acquisition, earnings news
    Shares of Millennial Media lost 19 percent of their value in trading Wednesday on news that the Canton mobile advertising company would buy a competitor mostly in exchange for stock, and that its losses widened in the second quarter. The stock closed at...
  • Americans need to stop subsidizing CEO pay

    Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million. Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation. What's...
  • Remember Baltimore's 'Rosies'

    Remember Baltimore's 'Rosies'
    From Michigan comes the news that the Willow Run bomber factory outside Detroit is to be demolished. One of the best-known factories that transformed the United States into "the Arsenal of Democracy" during World War II, Willow Run is also said to be...
  • Baltimore City Paper up for sale

    Baltimore City Paper up for sale
    The owner of the Baltimore City Paper said Monday that it's looking to sell as it focuses on the media market closer to its Pennsylvania base. Times-Shamrock Communications, based in Scranton, said it is marketing all five of its alternative weeklies...
  • Shareholders wage campaign against Jos. A. Bank Clothiers

    Shareholders wage campaign against Jos. A. Bank Clothiers
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers faces a growing shareholder revolt as demonstrated by an institutional investor's open letter last week calling for the Hampstead-based retailer to return its growing cash reserve to owners of its stock. BeaconLight Capital LLC,...
  • Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site

    Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site
    The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department. The 2.8 million-...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Harbor Point project stirs environmental concerns

    Harbor Point project stirs environmental concerns
    While the Harbor Point project's millions in public financing have dominated debate in Baltimore this summer, a carcinogen buried beneath the proposed waterfront development has sparked concerns about the safety of neighboring residents and the people who...
  • Marketing CEO for Columbia-based firm driven to race Porsches

    Marketing CEO for Columbia-based firm driven to race Porsches
    David Williams' Columbia-based marketing company makes heavy use of data to help business clients reach customers and maintain their loyalty. As a racecar driver, the CEO of Merkle Inc. also sifts through data to improve his performance on the track....