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  • Brewing solar storm looms over technology

    Brewing solar storm looms over technology
    GPS technology is integrated into the operation of nearly every piece of farming equipment Finch Services Inc. sells in Maryland and Pennsylvania, helping farmers ensure they don't cover the same ground twice when scattering seeds or spraying fields....
  • Advocates warn immigrants of scams

    Immigrant advocates are warning people who plan to apply for a work permit under a new federal immigration policy to beware of scammers and hold off on taking any formal action until more details emerge about how the program will work. The policy shift,...
  • Rodricks: Thousands of undocumented workers pay state taxes

    Under the Maryland Dream Act, students who want to attend our community colleges or public universities at the in-state tuition rate must have attended a Maryland high school for at least three years. They must prove that their families filed state income...
  • Cybersecurity business, jobs expected to grow through 2016

    Cybersecurity industry analysts expect the market to grow more than 50 percent in the next four years even as other types of defense spending are expected to flatten or decline, creating new opportunities for workers and businesses in Maryland. The...
  • Simulation of high-rise terrorist attack scheduled in Harbor East

    A simulated terrorist attack in Harbor East will be conducted Saturday morning to train emergency responders from throughout the Baltimore region on response tactics in the event of large fires or mass casualties in a high-rise building, according to city...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87 northeast winds 6 to 9 miles per hour. Forecasters warn that a few of the storms could be severe and produce large hail, lightning and...
  • Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian

    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian
    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, a veterinarian and Army veteran, died Thursday of cancer at Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, Del. The Millsboro, Del., resident was 52. The son of a minister and a Carroll County educator, Benjamin Henricus Cassutto was born in...
  • Maryland's tech education effort does not compute

    Maryland's tech education effort does not compute
    Gov. Martin O'Malleycorrectly flags STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — as critical economic enablers, and an administrative priority. Thus, it was good news when Towson University recently won a $2 million grant...
  • Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy

    Maryland braces for Hurricane Sandy
    As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed a few hundred miles to the southeast and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, Marylanders braced for the arrival of a weather system with the potential to be the most damaging to hit the United...
  • HCC designated a National Center in Information Assurance Education

    Harford Community College was recently designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance 2-Year Education (CAE/2Y) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). HCC was one of 11 new...
  • Maryland emergency crews on standby to head north

    With Maryland largely spared from the worst of superstorm Sandy's wrath, some Baltimore-area emergency personnel — including a specially trained urban search and rescue team and multiple medical units — are gearing up to be dispatched to...
  • Cockeysville: Dulaney High reunion set to mark golden anniversary

    This time of year, with graduations in full bloom, it seems hard to believe that Dulaney High School graduated its first senior class in June 1962. There were 163 students who walked across the stage to receive their diploma. Fifty years have passed,...