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  • Fallston High graduate wins Northrop Grumman engineering scholarship

    A recent Fallston High School graduate is one of 24 winners in Northrop Grumman Corporation's 11th annual Engineering Scholars Program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland...
  • A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still

    A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still
    The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure. No,...
  • Housing shows life; can the economy be far behind?

    Housing shows life; can the economy be far behind?
    The latest indicator that the U.S. economy is on the upswing can probably be found on the street where you live: It's the "sold" sign planted in the neighbor's yard. Perhaps you hadn't noticed, but the real estate industry is not the moribund mess you...
  • Carroll economy 'on the move,' economist says

    Carroll economy 'on the move,' economist says
    Carroll County is steadily recovering from the recession, as evidenced by recent unemployment rates and real estate data, economist Anirban Basu said Wednesday. "This county is now on the move," Basu said at an Economic Outlook breakfast presented by...
  • Professionals buying into perfect jobs

    Professionals buying into perfect jobs
    Annette Walter was chief operating officer of a fast-growing Baltimore real estate company. Her husband, Shawn, a former construction project manager, had launched a successful career in sales. But in March, the Hunt Valley couple walked away from the...
  • MARC: Rolling in the right direction

    MARC: Rolling in the right direction
    The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...
  • Md. sheds 6,200 jobs in April, Labor Department says

    Md. sheds 6,200 jobs in April, Labor Department says
    Maryland employers slashed 6,200 jobs in April, cutting short a string of gains, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday, as the state began feeling the pinch of federal budget sequestration and cutbacks in consumer spending. But the government's...
  • President's remarks at Ellicott Dredges

    President's remarks at Ellicott Dredges
    Remarks by President Barack Obama this afternoon at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, from the White House.   THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Baltimore!  (Applause.)  Well, it is wonderful to see all of you.  Give Duncan a big round of applause for the great...
  • Wave of street violence shakes Baltimore

    Wave of street violence shakes Baltimore
    Heading into the first official weekend of summer, Baltimore police officials were pleased with how crime was trending, and, it seemed, so were residents. Total crime was down and though killings continued at one of the highest rates in the nation,...
  • Perez clears committee, now faces larger fight

    WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans quickly squared off Thursday over the confirmation of Labor Secretary nominee and Marylander Tom Perez -- preparing for a fight that is likely to intensify after a Senate committee voted along party lines to advance...
  • Baltimore's investments in job creation

    Baltimore's investments in job creation
    A strong and sustainable 21st century economy can only be built from the bottom up. And today, as President Barack Obama visits Baltimore, it is this fact that will drive us to join with him to renew a call for Congress to focus on common-sense...
  • Amid scandal, Obama focuses on jobs in Baltimore

    Amid scandal, Obama focuses on jobs in Baltimore
    President Barack Obama told several hundred people gathered at a Baltimore manufacturing plant on Friday that he would keep his administration focused on the economic recovery -- despite a series of political scandals that have rocked the administration...