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  • One Maryland Broadband Network facility opens

    Federal, state and local officials gathered in an Elkridge industrial park Monday morning to mark the opening of a key hub for the Central Maryland portion of a $158 million statewide broadband network designed to link localities via fiber-optic cable....
  • Baltimore a leader in youth summer jobs

    On behalf of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development, I am pleased to share the news that thousands of Baltimore youth will be working in productive summer jobs through our YouthWorks program this year. Thanks to the collective efforts of many...
  • Fiber optics a boon, from classroom to operating room

    Fiber optics a boon, from classroom to operating room
    Leasing office space in this economy can be a challenge, especially in older buildings, but Taylor Fields is working on getting an edge: a super-fast fiber-optic broadband connection. "One of the first things [prospective tenants] ask is what kind of...
  • Stadium authority approves study of convention center/arena

    The Maryland Stadium Authority agreed Tuesday to study the feasibility of building a new downtown arena and expanding the Baltimore Convention Center — but directors want the city of Baltimore to help pay part of the study's $150,000 cost....
  • Arthur Dwight Hooper, telephone technician, dies

    Arthur Dwight Hooper, telephone technician, dies
    Arthur Dwight Hooper, a retired telephone technician and vintage automobile enthusiast, died June 7 of bladder cancer at his Centreville home. The former Hamilton and Arnold resident was 70. The son of a Railway Express Co. worker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Howard County officials receive complaints against Verizon

    The Howard County Office of Consumer Affairs is investigating Verizon's sales practices after the office received a half-dozen complaints, county officials said. Officials allege that the company's sales representatives have attempted to confuse...
  • Verizon sales practices investigated by Howard County consumer officials

    Verizon sales practices investigated by Howard County consumer officials
    The Howard County Office of Consumer Protection has warned residents to keep a detailed account of services and charges after signing up for telephone, television and Internet access after receiving complaints about unauthorized services appearing on...
  • College students invited to join Citizens on Patrol for downtown area

    College students invited to join Citizens on Patrol for downtown area
    Launching a Citizens on Patrol unit for downtown Towson has not been a walk in the park for retiree Roger Proehl. To make it successful, he's banking on a whole different generation — college students — to lend their eyes and ears to keep the...
  • Mark Turgeon wants the Terps to play in Baltimore annually

    Mark Turgeon wants the Terps to play in Baltimore annually
    Baltimore hasn’t hosted a Maryland basketball game since November 1999. But new men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon, who has already started to beef up his recruiting presence in Baltimore by meeting with city officials, is interested in...
  • Interview: Keith Urban on losing guitars, gaining perspective

    Interview: Keith Urban on losing guitars, gaining perspective
    Keith Urban's new album, "Get Closer," had an inauspicious start. The guitars he had long used — some for 20 years — and that he counted as a key component of each recording session, as vital as some of his musicians, were all under water....
  • Pauly D was Ovechkin's special guest at Sunday's Caps game

    Pauly D was Ovechkin's special guest at Sunday's Caps game
    The Capitals won their eighth straight game on Sunday, beating the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Blackhawks, 4-3, on Mike Knuble's overtime game-winner. The bigger story, though, was that DJ Pauly D of "Jersey Shore" fame attended the game at...
  • Verizon to pay $20 million to settle discrimination suit

    Verizon Communications has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit charging the telecommunications giant with failing to accommodate hundreds of workers whose absences were caused by their disabilities. The lawsuit and a consent...