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Baltimore’s immigrant communities on edge, but no ICE activity reported Sunday

By Sunday afternoon, no significant U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations were reported in and around Baltimore. Immigrant advocates said that gave them some relief, but didn’t erase all fears.

Inspector General: Former Baltimore transportation director’s criticism of staff ‘often exceeded the bounds of professional conduct’

Baltimore’s inspector general found that the former director of the city’s transportation department demeaned her staff and engaged in criticisms of their work that were so harsh they bordered on being “personal attacks.”

Maryland Gov. Hogan names aide as state labor secretary

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan named Tiffany Robinson to be the next state labor secretary on Tuesday. Robinson has served as the Republican governor’s deputy chief of staff, working on issues including labor, housing, education, human services and health.

Lifebridge CEO Neil Meltzer named industrialist of the year by Baltimore Museum of Inustry

Lifebridge Health CEO Neil Meltzer was honored Wednesday as the 2019 William Donald Schaefer Industrialist of the Year by the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper factory's closure

Federal lawmakers from Maryland and West Virginia have demanded a meeting with the owner of the Luke Mill, a closing Western Maryland paper factory.

With 675 jobs set to vanish from Luke paper mill, Western Maryland workers face a big question: What's next?

The Luke paper mill's closure is casting fear of economic devastation across Western Maryland, and residents are struggling to figure out what they'll do next.

Greene Turtle taps Famous Dave's executive to lead expansion

Columbia-based restaurant chain The Greene Turtle has appointed a new CEO and president.

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New plan presented for Woodberry site to replace stone houses that were abruptly demolished

Property owners have a new plan for the Woodberry site where two 19th century houses were abruptly demolished without notice.

Large hole opens in downtown Baltimore street, swallowing part of Light Rail station; crews preparing for heavy rain Thursday

A downtown Light Rail platform collapsed into the ground beneath it Wednesday morning, two days into a mess of infrastructure failures that Baltimore officials warned is causing significant traffic and transit disruptions.

Federal court dismisses Maryland Attorney General Frosh’s lawsuit over President Trump’s hotel profits from foreign officials

President Donald Trump’s lawyers persuaded a federal appeals court to throw out a lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia claiming he is profiting from foreign-government business at his deluxe Washington hotel in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

Baltimore City Council bill would create new overlay district with building height restrictions in Fells Point

A Baltimore City Council bill would create an overlay district in Fells Point that would impose building height restrictions and regulation on all new construction.

Under Armour recognized by ESPN for basketball program linking youth and police

Under Armour is recognized by ESPN for its program that uses basketball to build ties between youth and police.

FAA to consider case about noise near BWI airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is going to reconsider its position challenging Maryland over new flight patterns and the noise they bring residents near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Baltimore meets Bollywood: Wedding planners, families say area has become a top choice for South Asian weddings

The Baltimore area has become a top destination for traditional South Asian weddings, and hotels and event planners are heavily courting the often lavish, multi-day celebrations.

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U.S. mayors group adopts resolution proposed by Baltimore, vowing not to pay ransoms to hackers

The U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously adopted a resolution proposed by Baltimore calling on members to refuse to pay ransoms to hackers if their cities fall victim to cyberattacks.

Johns Hopkins spent $581,000 on lobbying during push for armed police force

In its push to gain authorization for an armed police force, Johns Hopkins spent more than half a million dollars on lobbying lawmakers in Annapolis this past legislative session.

Volvo to add 85 jobs in Hagerstown

The Volvo plant in Hagerstown plans to add a new line, which will mean 85 new jobs.

Maryland Gov. Hogan names aide as state labor secretary

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan named Tiffany Robinson to be the next state labor secretary on Tuesday. Robinson has served as the Republican governor’s deputy chief of staff, working on issues including labor, housing, education, human services and health.

Lightning strikes Southwest flight from Baltimore

A Southwest airplane from Baltimore was struck by lightning en route to Florida.

Maryland Gov. Hogan, 21 other governors join Calif. in opposing Trump mileage standards

Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland and 21 other U.S. governors signed a pledge backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration over its plans to relax vehicle mileage standards.

Maryland Department of Labor tells customers their data might have been accessed

The Maryland Department of Labor reported that it is notifying 78,000 customers that a database breach might have revealed personal information.

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Lowe's plans to hire 450 for seasonal jobs at Baltimore stores

Lowe's plans to hire 450 for seasonal jobs at Baltimore stores.

Maryland Insurance Administration settles federal suit charging it paid female investigators less than males

The Maryland Insurance Administration will pay $36,802 in back pay and damages to three female fraud investigators to settle a pay discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Matt Gillis joins Baltimore startup Clean Creative as CEO

Former Millennial Media executive Matt Gillis named CEO of Baltimore startup Clean Creative, which is focused on preventing malicious advertising online — or malvertising.

Verizon wants to hire 60 after Jan. 24 event at Hanover call center

Verizon will hold a job information event Jan. 24 at its Hanover call center as it looks to hire 60 for its customer service team there.

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore names Michelle Whelley CEO

The Economic Alliance of Baltimore named Michelle Whelley CEO and Sharon K. Markley Schreiber as COO.

Staples to close Hanover warehouse, lay off 61

The office supply company Staples plans to close its fulfillment center in Hanover, eliminating 61 jobs.

Hunt Valley contract drug manufacturer appoints new CEO

Pharmaceutics International Inc., a contract drug development and manufacturing firm in Hunt Valley, announced Tuesday that it has appointed Kurt R. Neilsen as its new president and CEO.

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