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More jobs are on the way for Washington County, according to a recent news release. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Washington County Department of Business Development today announced the expansion of global bedding provider Tempur Sealy International. The company is leasing a newly-constructed 615,000 square-foot facility in Hagerstown

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Considered one of the key economic generators of the State, it’s no surprise the Port of Baltimore is breaking records year after year. A record 9.7 million tons of cargo came through Baltimore’s public marine terminals last year. Nearly 800,000 automobiles were handled by the public and private terminals—the highest

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Governor Larry Hogan has signed legislation marking March 30 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, in recognition of military members who served in the Vietnam conflict in the 1960s and ’70s. Despite facing great challenges on the battlefield, many veterans return home to find a new struggle for well-paying jobs and financial security. The Maryland

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It was Veterans Day 2013, a chilly November morning, when John Way was approached by a young job seeker. The applicant was a veteran and Way, who owns two Jiffy Lube locations in the Baltimore area, immediately identified with him. “I have a sign on my building that says ‘Veteran

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The next time you’re filtering through airport security, consider that the equipment scanning you and your luggage was likely produced right here in Maryland. Smiths Detection, with its U.S. headquarters in Edgewood, is the world’s leading supplier of an array of tools used to detect weapons, explosives and chemical threats.

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November 14, 2013 (Baltimore, MD) – Governor Martin O’Malley announced today that EnerTech Capital Partners and Foundation Medical Partners (FMP) have been selected to receive funds through the State’s $84 million InvestMaryland program. The venture capital firms will invest $10 and $7 million each in young, innovative Maryland companies. As

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November 13, 2013 (Baltimore, MD) – As the deadline draws near for applications for the second annual InvestMaryland Challenge, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced today that the national business competition has already secured more than $600,000 in awards for its winners. Companies will compete in

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With a projected increase in holiday shopping and a recovering housing market, Maryland’s economic outlook has multiple positive highlights, according to Regional Economic Studies Institute Executive Director Dr. Daraius Irani. Irani presented RESI’s findings during the 2013 Economic Outlook Conference, the organization’s premier event, held at Towson University last week. Maryland

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Maryland’s economic future is bright, thanks in part to a recent resurgence in the state’s film industry and the attraction of some blockbuster television series. The 2013 Regional Economic Studies Institute’s Economic Outlook Conference, held at Towson University on Nov. 6, showcased industry developments and presented a solid case for

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When it comes to finding a job, military veterans fare better in Maryland than in most states. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, an estimated 435,000 veterans make their home in Maryland and a total of 21.1 million in the United States. The veteran population in Maryland is

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