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Abacus Technology To Lay Off 388 Workers In September

Abacus Technology Corp., a Maryland-based technology firm founded in 1983, filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) on August 4, saying it would close part of its plant at Kennedy Space Center. The planned layoff will impact 288 employees … Continue reading

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July Jobs Report Reveals Maryland Added 800 Jobs

As Wall Street cheered the July jobs report, which showed a hardy gain of 209,000 new jobs, Federal Reserve officials and economists question the health of the U.S. job market. The July jobs report revealed Maryland added 800 jobs, as … Continue reading

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Maryland Department Of Health Report Slight Increase In Whooping Cough Cases

As the upcoming school year nears, Maryland public health officials are urging parents to have their children immunized against communicable diseases, including pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The Maryland Department of Health said in the first six months of … Continue reading

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Top Advisor, Warren Deschenaux, Announces His Retirement

Warren Deschenaux, the top advisor to Maryland lawmakers, announced his retirement Tuesday. The executive director of the Department of Legislative Services said he would retire on December 1. For years, Deschenaux has analyzed and scrutinized Maryland’s fiscal budget and shortfalls. … Continue reading

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Howard Bancorp Announces Plans To Buy 1st Mariner Bank

Howard Bancorp, parent company of Howard Bank, announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 1st Mariner bank in Baltimore. The acquisition, worth $163.4 million would double Howard Bank’s assets to $2.1 billion. Howard Bancorp’s headquarters will … Continue reading

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Maryland University Of Integrative Health Announces Plans To Establish a School Of Naturopathic Medicine

On Monday, the Maryland University of Integrative Health announced that it would open a school of naturopathic medicine next year. Naturopathy is an alternative medicine takes a more natural approach to improving health, treating illness and preventing diseases. The new … Continue reading

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Harford County Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence For Coercing A Minor To Engage In Sex

U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced a Harford County man Wednesday to 10 years in prison for utilizing a computer to coerce a young girl to engage in sex. Thirty-four-year-old William Ray Wagner utilized Facebook to communicate with … Continue reading

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Maryland Couple Behind ‘DaddyOFive” Face A Maximum 10-Year Prison Sentence For Child Neglect

A YouTube account created by Maryland couple has been highly criticized by people across the country. The videos displayed actions of what many refer to as “child abuse.” Michael and Heather Martin of Frederick County could be seen destroying a … Continue reading

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Democrat Krish Vignarajah Announces Run For Maryland Governor In 2018

Krish Vignarajah, former aid to First Lady Michelle Obama, said Wednesday that she plans to run for governor in 2018, making her the first female candidate to officially jump in the race. In her prepared remarks, Vignarajah said she is … Continue reading

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Eight Growing Companies Awarded Final Marijuana Licenses

Eight growing companies were awarded their final marijuana licenses on Monday. Maryland’s medical marijuana regulators approved the licenses, giving the companies permission to start cultivating immediately. Some of the companies said it would be weeks before they could start cultivating, … Continue reading

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