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  • Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers...
  • Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances

    Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances
    The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more...
  • Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel

    Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel
    President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel. Howard...
  • Auditor praises HCC financial picture, but notes recurring structural deficit

    Auditor praises HCC financial picture, but notes recurring structural deficit
    Although Harford Community College received a clean audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, its auditor touched on the financial issues that college officials and board members have been wresting with in recent years as the college continues to rely on...
  • Laurel Lions Club marks half-century of leather and chrome

    Laurel Lions Club marks half-century of leather and chrome
    A landscape of metal and noise will stream onto the Laurel Municipal Center's parking lots on Saturday morning, accompanied by a moon bounce, face painting and race car simulator for kids; festival food; and colorful local vendors. For the 50th year...
  • Stevensville's Harpoon Medical raises $3.2 million in investment

    Stevensville's Harpoon Medical raises $3.2 million in investment
    Stevensville medical device company Harpoon Medical Inc. has raised $3.2 million in investment, the company said Wednesday. Epidarex Capital in Bethesda led the round of investment, joined by the Maryland Venture Fund, the Abell Foundation and angel...
  • Prospect Hill Cemetery restoration honors Baltimore's 1814 defenders

    Prospect Hill Cemetery restoration honors Baltimore's 1814 defenders
    Among the bustling build-up in the center of Towson, where bigger and brighter seems to take the lead in the development of multiplex cinemas and popular restaurants, a quiet but significant restoration is happening in an unlikely place — Prospect...
  • Virginia Dresher remembered for her and her family's contributions to Harford organizations

    Virginia Dresher remembered for her and her family's contributions to Harford organizations
    Members of the Bel Air and Harford County community remember Virginia Morgan Dresher as a warm, kind and generous person, who passed that giving spirit on to her children and grandchildren. "Her warmth and kindness really extends through them and really...
  • Harford council's budget has grown 65 percent in eight years

    Harford council's budget has grown 65 percent in eight years
    Following November's general election, Harford County will have a new County Council, one led by the first new president in eight years. Billy Boniface is stepping down after his two terms on the council, opening the way for either Republican Dick...
  • Arlotto's capital budget plan keeps county school projects on track

    Arlotto's capital budget plan keeps county school projects on track
    George Arlotto this week became the third Anne Arundel County superintendent in as many years submitting a capital budget proposal — but he said working within the school system for 10 years helped him hammer out the $163.4 million request. "Not a...
  • Cynical policies slow growth, kill jobs [Commentary]

    Cynical policies slow growth, kill jobs [Commentary]
    Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report that the economy added 230,000 jobs in August. The pace has picked up a bit but is still far less than needed to reemploy all the prime aged workers displaced in the wake of the financial crisis. The...
  • Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects

    Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects
    Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park. State and port officials...