The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM employment and No. 3 for our "Talent Pipeline."
The Anne Arundel County school board on Wednesday adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget for FY 2015 that includes funding for employee pay increases and a new contract school, but the panel criticized county government for taking money from the school system's health fund balance to foot the bill.
Boston-based Zipcar announced Monday the opening of a new office in Harbor East, next to a new on-street city bike corral. The company has more than doubled its workforce to seven employees, said spokeswoman Lindsay Wester,
Weren't we terrible for allowing the AIDS epidemic to go unchecked for so long in New York in the 1980s? It's a question HBO's new film "The Normal Heart" will make you consider. Are we terrible now for not doing more to stop it worldwide?
Definitely there are other considerations that must be taken into account as the school system moves forward, but it is clear the time has come for a little bit more focus is needed with regard to the management of the focused areas of concentration offered to students in our public high schools.
In the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a still stagnant economy, President Obama faces two important questions on energy transmission: a decision on the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and the question of increasing American natural gas exports. These are choices that will resonate from Crimea to Cove Point. In my judgment, the president should reject Keystone and step up natural gas exports.
It was about nine months ago, during Howard County's Business Appreciation Week, that County Executive Ken Ulman learned Columbia-based AirPatrol Corporation was thinking about relocating. His reaction was immediate, according to Guy Levy-Yurista, chief technology officer for AirPatrol.
By By Katie V. Jones and Baltimore Sun Media Group
Johns Hopkins researchers are well on their way to building a digital library of children's brain images, which they say will give doctors around the world access to a free Google-like search engine that could help diagnose and treat pediatric neurological disorders.
While there have been some international hiccups during executive vice president Dan Duquette's time in Baltimore, there's no question that the overall impact of the Orioles' recent effort to expand their global reach has been positive.
Maryland's manufacturing job losses — the result of cutbacks, shutdowns and technological innovations requiring fewer people — are among the nation's steepest. Advocates say it's not too late to reverse that.
A new report by the Abell Foundation suggests white or cool roof systems like hers could help fight global climate change while also making the city a healthier place to live – but local and state governments need to do more to expand installation efforts.
Venture capitalists invested $318 million in young Maryland companies from April through June, an increase of 115 percent from the first quarter, according to a report released Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Baltimore County school Superintendent Dallas Dance plans to issue digital devices to middle and high school students and wants all children in the school system to graduate bilingual, believing it will make them globally competitive, he said in his first State of the Schools address Thursday.
Pope Benedict XVI surprised Catholics in Baltimore and around the world Monday when he told a meeting of cardinals that he lacked the "strength of mind and body" to continue leading the church and would step down at the end of the month after nearly eight years.