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Governor Hogan Announces Record Year for BWI Marshall Airport

23.8 Million Passengers Flew BWI Marshall in 2015; International Passenger Traffic Led Growth Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced that 23,823,532 commercial passengers flew through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2015, a new all-time annual record. Passenger traffic for the year grew 6.8 percent over 2014. BWI Marshall finished the year with six-straight monthly […]

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Friday, Feb 5th is National Wear Red Day for Women

From the American Heart Association: Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than all cancers combined. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. National Wear Red Day® — the first Friday each February — is […]

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National Security Agency plans major reorganization

The National Security Agency, the largest electronic spy agency in the world, is undertaking a major reorganization, merging its offensive and defensive organizations in the hope of making them more adept at facing the digital threats of the 21st century, according to current and former officials. In place of the Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance […]

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Cummings will not run for Senate, says he can ‘best serve’ by staying in House

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) announced Tuesday that he will not seek the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), saying he “can best serve the people of our city, our state and our nation by continuing my work in Congress.” Read the full article from The Washington Post.

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Funding dispute stirs uncertainty of major Prince George’s hospital project

A funding dispute between Maryland Democrats and Gov. Larry Hogan could threaten the viability of a long-planned regional hospital complex that is supposed to improve health care and spur economic development in Prince George’s County, officials involved with the project say. For the second year in a row, Hogan (R) has ignored a request for […]

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Here are Under Armour’s plans for a 50-acre waterfront HQ campus

A 50-acre campus with a manmade urban lake and 3.9 million square feet of office, manufacturing and athletic space are the signature features of planned new global headquarters for Under Armour Inc. along the Port Covington waterfront. The key aspects of the development are being made public for the first time on Thursday during a […]

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Deal reached to keep Safeway distribution center open

Safeway plans to take over operations of its Prince George’s County distribution center, hiring more than 700 people in a deal that avoids the closure of a major jobs base. The agreement was announced Thursday by the Teamsters union. The plan reverses layoffs anticipated since October, when the firm running the center for Safeway said […]

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National Aquarium plots ‘complete makeover of the waterfront campus’

A living water-based park with a floating wetland, interactive piers and terraces that lead visitors to the water’s edge of the city’s Inner Harbor are the centerpiece of the National Aquarium’s updated master plan unveiled on Thursday. The park is planned between piers 3 and 4 outside of the famed waterfront landmark that is 35 […]

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BWCC WIB Event for January 29th postponed until Friday, February 5th, due to inclement weather.

  This is to let you know that The BWCC’s Women in Business “WIB” event scheduled for Friday, January 29th, 2016 has been postponed until Friday, February 5th due to the inclement weather.  The Chamber’s Inclement Weather Policy states that when both Howard and Prince George’s County Schools are closed, any events scheduled for that […]

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Poll finds conditional support for mandatory paid sick leave

Support for a proposal to require businesses in Maryland to provide paid sick leave to employees drops precipitously when coupled with questions about possible impacts to jobs and benefits, according to a poll conducted by opponents of the effort. The poll, a copy of which was obtained by The Daily Record, was conducted by Annapolis-based […]

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