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Blue Angels

Return Of The Blue Angels Air Show Will Boost Annapolis Economy

Commissioning Week may focus on those graduating from the Naval Academy, but for Annapolis businesses, the focus is on the bottom line.

05/20/2014

downtown, Baltimore, business

Study: Old, Small Buildings Are Better For Cities

A new study by the National Trust for Historic Preservation finds that neighborhoods with older, smaller buildings make for more vibrant, walkable communities with more businesses, nightlife and culture.

05/15/2014

Muir's Tavern

Feel The Spirits! Muir’s Tavern Celebrates 70 Years Of Business In Federal Hill

It’s one of the oldest family run businesses in Baltimore, and it’s celebrating a big anniversary.

05/12/2014

layoffs, jobs, unemployment

Md. Lawmakers Worried About AstraZeneca Jobs

Maryland’s two U.S. senators and four of the state’s eight representatives are urging drug maker Pfizer Inc. to make sure that its proposed merger with AstraZeneca PLC doesn’t eliminate Maryland jobs.

05/12/2014

small business

High Taxes Push Md. Low On The List Of Best States For Business

On a list of “Best States for Business,” Maryland ranks near the bottom. That’s the findings of a national magazine released this week.

05/09/2014

charity

Md. Live! Casino Helps To Raise More Than $675K For Anne Arundel County Nonprofits

Twenty-four hours of giving to those who need it most. A first of its kind fundraiser at the Maryland Live! Casino brings new life to nearly 200 nonprofit charities.

05/08/2014

shutdown

Despite Shutdown, D.C. Had Record Visitation In 2013

Even though museums and memorials were shuttered last fall by a government shutdown, 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending, tourism officials said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Councilmember: ‘Scandal’ Wants To Shoot In D.C.

A D.C. councilmember says he’s in touch with a producer for the TV drama “Scandal” who’d like to bring the show to the city to shoot scenes in August.

05/06/2014

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Tourism Officials Announce Partnership

Anne Arundel County tourism officials are announcing a new partnership to attract visitors and businesses to Annapolis and other parts of Anne Arundel County.

05/06/2014

horseshoe casino applicants

Horseshoe Casino Begins Hiring Process For Almost 2K Jobs

Nearly 2,000 jobs are coming to Baltimore this year courtesy of the Horseshoe Casino.

05/05/2014

Credit: The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun Media Group Purchases 2 Newspapers

The company that publishes The Baltimore Sun says it has purchased two other Maryland newspapers, The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times, as well as their associated publications and websites.

05/01/2014

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Exelon Strikes Deal Worth $6.8 Billion To Acquire Pepco

A major electric and gas utility announcement from Exelon Corporation—the parent company of BGE. Wednesday night, Exelon said it will buy Pepco and its subsidiaries, which provide electricity to hundreds of thousands on the Eastern Shore and in the Maryland suburbs around Washington DC.

04/30/2014

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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. …
Source: http://www.careerbuilder.com

TSA Body Scan

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.

2. Bill Gates

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.

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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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