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Gaithersburg (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Maryland attorney general pushes higher minimum wage

    Maryland attorney general pushes higher minimum wage
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will push Friday for a higher minimum wage, joining a growing chorus of state officials calling for better pay for Maryland's lowest-earning workers. Gansler, a Democrat who plans to run for governor, is one of the...
  • Maryland politicians throw support behind raising minimum wage

    Maryland politicians throw support behind raising minimum wage
    Momentum appears to be building to raise the minimum wage in Maryland, with key politicians recently announcing support to increase hourly pay to at least $10 an hour. Gov. Martin O'Malley, speaking briefly last week at a ceremony for the 50th...
  • MedImmune, UM Baltimore to make drugs together

    MedImmune, UM Baltimore to make drugs together
    Drug maker MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore have entered into a $6 million partnership to conduct bioscience research. Under the five-year agreement, Gaithersburg-based MedImmune and the university will provide funding and...
  • In 'bag war,' studies clash on plastic sack litter

    In 'bag war,' studies clash on plastic sack litter
    As Baltimore City Council grapples once again with whether to levy a small fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, groups on both sides of the policy debate already are tossing out conflicting information on whether fees work, and even whether single-...
  • The high personal and economic cost of our broken immigration system

    The high personal and economic cost of our broken immigration system
    While the political winds seem to be propelling the first comprehensive immigration reform in more than a quarter-century, every day our broken immigration system takes a cruel and little-noticed toll on countless hardworking, law-abiding individuals...
  • Former Terps center Alex Len has surgery for partial stress fracture

    Former Terps center Alex Len has surgery for partial stress fracture
    Departing Maryland center Alex Len underwent surgery for a partial stress fracture in his left ankle that was diagnosed after he declared for the NBA draft, according to his agent. The injury -- and subsequent surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr....
  • Family to appeal decision over Hopkins planned research institution in Gaithersburg

    A family that sued Johns Hopkins University over its intent to build high-rise buildings on a gift of land intended for a low-rise campus will appeal a judge's decision to allow the institution to move forward with its plans. In a statement, the...
  • Federal firefighters push for shift-swap flexibility

    When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
  • Highway agency composting program makes the best of a bad situation

    Highway agency composting program makes the best of a bad situation
    At this time of year, it is an unfortunate fact of nature that a deer in the headlights often becomes a highway casualty. What happens afterward is a story of renewal involving wood chips, horse manure and state workers, like Tyrone Henderson, with...
  • Bartlett hard to find in state's top congressional race

    Bartlett hard to find in state's top congressional race
    SHADY GROVE — As she hurried to a Metro station after shaking hands with Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney, Lawrencia Atakora said she'd support him because of his positions on the issues. But she quickly added another factor...
  • 37 companies -- and counting -- will compete in Invest Maryland Challenge startup competition

    Maryland is throwing a business competition to encourage startups to take root in the state -- the event is called the Invest Maryland Challenge. The prizes total $300,000 in grants and business services. So far, the competition has attracted 37...
  • Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources

    Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources
    First of three articles about state ballot issues On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States. But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...