For the past 18 months, Robert A. Rosenbaum, 54, has taken on a new challenge: technology economic development for Maryland. He's been serving as president and executive director of Maryland Technology Development Corp., or TEDCO, the state's technology development arm.
By contrast this year, the broadcast blow-hards on the other end of the political spectrum are confident that this year's early spring in the American northeast is definitive proof that global warming (or climate change) is totally for real and it's just a matter of a few years before the Mid-Atlantic states are a tropical destination for people seeking refuge from cold weather farther north.
Local tech entrepreneurs Greg Cangialosi and Sean Lane are teaming up to launch what they're calling a hybrid accelerator. Their goal: make small investments in several of startups, germinate their own ideas, and help fuel the city's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has spent most of his 18-year career on Capitol Hill as an outsider. Now, the 85-year-old Western Maryland Republican faces a redrawn and more Democratic-leaning district that could be his greatest political challenge yet.