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Meritus Health Laying Off 60

Meritus Health is cutting 120 positions, including 60 current workers, and reducing hours for another 43 workers.

02/04/2014

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Local Success: Under Armour’s Stock Jumps To An All-Time High

Business is booming for Baltimore-based clothier Under Armour. The latest profit reports sent the stocks soaring to an all-time high, making millions and millions of dollars for its CEO.

01/31/2014

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Carnival Cruise Lines To Sail Back Into Baltimore

Millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs will be cruising back into Baltimore, as Carnival Cruise Lines announces it will return to the port next year.

01/30/2014

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Longshoremen Told To Pay $3.8 Million For Strike

An arbitrator has ordered a longshoremen’s local to pay $3.8 million in damages for a three-day strike at the Port of Baltimore that he said violated a no-strike provision in the longshoremen’s master contract.

01/29/2014

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Casino To Bring Almost 2,000 Jobs To Baltimore

Nearly 2,000 jobs are coming to Baltimore in 2014, courtesy of the Horseshoe Casino.

01/28/2014

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Maryland Creates 36,000 New Jobs In 2013

Positive news on the Maryland job front. The US Department of Labor has released the annual job report for 2013.

01/28/2014

DiPasquale's Italian Marketplace

DiPasquale’s Italian Marketplace Celebrates A Century In Business

It’s a Highlandtown market known for its fine Italian food and friendship, and now it’s celebrating 100 years in business.

01/23/2014

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Zagat To Visit Popular Baltimore Shopping Districts For New Retail Survey

They’re world-renowned for restaurant surveys, and Saturday Zagat is coming to Baltimore to find out where you like to shop.

01/17/2014

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Citigroup Move Could Cut 650 Western Md. Jobs

Citigroup Inc. says it plans to close a Hagerstown unit that employs about 650 people servicing home loans that have gone into default.

01/17/2014

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Delicious Deals: Baltimore County Extends Its Winter Restaurant Week

If you’re a foodie, all roads lead to Baltimore County. The county has just begun its expanded Winter Restaurant Week.

01/15/2014

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Lawmakers In Washington Calling For Investigation Into Target Data Breach

There are calls for a federal investigation in the Target data breach that’s left 110 million customers exposed to potential fraud.

01/15/2014

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Government Charges Wal-Mart With Labor Violations

Federal officials filed a formal complaint Wednesday charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of workers who took part in protests and strikes against the company.

01/15/2014

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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. …
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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.

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.

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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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