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‘Veep’ Leaves Maryland After $6.5M California Tax Credit Win

HBO’s “Veep” is leaving Maryland after four years after the series scored $6.5 million in California film tax credits.

06/19/2015

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AG Frosh Investigating Towson Financial Firm

Maryland’s Attorney General wants to shut down a well-known Towson financial advice business.

06/18/2015

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Grocery Store Pulls Maryland-Brewed ‘Sweet Baby Jesus’ From Shelves

A grocery store chain in Ohio pulled “Sweet Baby Jesus”, a Maryland-based beer, from the shelves after customers complained about the name.

06/18/2015

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Army Experts Advising Kids On Science Fair Project Patents

Today’s junior high school science fair projects just might become tomorrow’s big business ideas.

06/17/2015

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NPR Chief Says Network Positioned for Growth After Struggles

After years of leadership changes and funding deficits, NPR’s new president and CEO says the public radio network has turned a corner and is positioning itself to grow its already sizable audience, along with its journalistic content and funding from donors.

06/11/2015

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Kaiser Permanente, Workers Reach Tentative Contract Plan

Kaiser Permanente and unions representing 105,000 health care workers across the United States have reached a tentative labor agreement.

06/08/2015

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Maryland’s Flying Dog Cancels Plan For Virginia Farm Brewery

Frederick’s Flying Dog Brewery has cancelled plans to launch a separate farm brewery in northern Virginia.

06/05/2015

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Baltimore Casino Continues To See Revenue Drop In May

New figures show revenue continues to drop at downtown Baltimore’s new casino in the aftermath of April’s riot.

06/05/2015

People sweeping up the streets are reflected in the broken window of a check cashing store in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015.  Riot police and National Guard troops stood guard on the smouldering streets of Baltimore Tuesday after protesters incensed by the death of a young black man in police custody went on the rampage, torching cars and buildings and looting stores. Fires continued to burn in the mainly black northeastern city, where a curfew was set to take effect Tuesday evening after a day of riots that dragged on into Monday night. The state of Maryland declared a state of emergency after rioters ransacked shops, making off with armloads of merchandise. Schools were closed Tuesday a safety measure.       AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor’s Office Holding Baltimore Business Recovery Event

The governor’s office is inviting Baltimore businesses hurt by rioting and looting to meet with federal, state and local agencies offering recovery assistance.

06/05/2015

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Maryland Tax Court: Staples Owes $14M In Back Taxes

The Maryland Tax Court has ruled that office-supply retailer Staples owes the state more than $14 million in back taxes.

06/05/2015

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Baltimore Casino: Business Decline Driven By City Violence

From riots to record violence, the city of Baltimore and its businesses have seen a huge negative impact.

06/03/2015

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Men’s Warehouse Founder Launches ‘Uber For Tailors’

The Men’s Warehouse founder has something new up his tailored sleeve.

06/01/2015

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The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (Source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True

Sometimes, great deals are just too good to be true.

Actress Tina Fey endorses Garnier Fructis.

Celebrity Endorsements

There’s no doubt about it. Celebrity sells. That’s why companies that make everything from drinks to makeup to credit cards pay millions for stars to endorse their products. Here is a look at some recent celebrity endorsements.

Why they're sexy: Entertainers and models make a living by looking good, so you can bet they're easy on the eyes. Their dedication to their dream in such a competitive industry is also attractive.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

You’re making small talk at a party, and then you ask the big question, “So what do you do for a living?” The answer determines if you exchange phone numbers or say goodnight. A survey on the Careerbuilder website asked which occupations are the sexiest. Here is the top 10 list. …
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What Not To Wear In The TSA Security Line

Want to avoid setting off the security alarms and a TSA pat down? Just look over your traveling clothes one more time.

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World’s Richest People

Now that’s rich! While some may be still pinching pennies here are some people where the world’s “economic crisis” don’t seem to apply. These are the 10 richest people in the world, according to Forbes.

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Corporate America’s Biggest Blunders

Think of them as the business world’s version of the Hollywood flop: here’s a list of the most expensive mistakes ever.

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