Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw profits for the third quarter jump 38 percent, benefiting from strength in television advertising and growth in revenue from fees broadcasters charge cable TV companies to carry their signals.
Middle River Volunteer Fire Company recently sold ad space on its ladder truck and a fire engine, becoming what officials believe is the first in the county to do so. Baltimore-based Carroll Home Services will pay the department a monthly fee for the ad, and members say they'll use the money to purchase a power generator.
The Horizon Foundation earlier this week launched a new television ad campaign calling on Coca-Cola to help fight childhood obesity. Starting next week, the $40,000 campaign will hit the air, with 30- and 90-second advertisements playing on broadcasts and cable networks through the Baltimore region during the months of October and November.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit gun manufacturer Beretta USA Wednesday during his trip to entice Maryland companies to move to the Lone Star State. Later in the day, Perry will square off on television with the governor whose state he came to criticize.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State.
Three longtime civilian employees at Aberdeen Proving Ground were indicted 25 years ago this week on charges they were "willful" and "deliberate" in the release of hazardous chemicals into the environment
Since the Orioles started playing never-say-die comeback baseball the second half of last season, TV viewing has spiked. In 2011, O¿s telecasts on MASN ranked 18th in ratings among the teams in Major League Baseball. So far this season, they rank fifth, and have had an 86 percent jump in ratings since 2011.
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. expects first quarter earnings of 27 cents to 30 cents per diluted share, down from 53 cents per share in the first quarter of 2012, the Hampstead-based retailer said Monday.
Taking a page from organizations that offer members discounts, a residents' association in the northern end of the county is now offering more than the usual neighborhood advocacy and updates on zoning: The Linthicum-Shipley Improvement Association added discounts at area businesses.
The directions to the alleged brothel told the men that if they saw a house with green awnings, they'd gone too far. But some of them apparently misunderstood; would-be customers have shown up for years at the nearby house in Towson.
Paul Capriolo and the crew at Social Growth Technologies are looking forward to graduation, having spent years getting ready for the world outside this one-story beige building in Columbia. The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship is not a school, but it does cultivate business and launch its charges onto bigger things.
Ed Hale, the Baltimore developer and former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp, on Monday filed a $5 million lawsuit against the operators of 1st Mariner Arena, alleging the company is illegally using billboards that belong to him.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, bolstered by fourth-quarter and year-end revenue numbers that exceeded projections, made bold promises about the future of his Baltimore-based company during its fourth-quarter earnings call Thursday.
After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Tribune Co. will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly appointed board, freed from its massive debt and facing an uncertain future, officials said.