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Love is in the air across Maryland, which means your special someone is probably wondering if you have anything special planned this Valentine’s Day. This year, consider supporting an independently-owned business close to home. According to these small businesses, buying local not only bolsters the economy, it can also up

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The tourism industry is an important player in Maryland’s economy. In 2013 alone, travelers spent $15.4 billion exploring the State. But what will draw visitors to Maryland in 2015? Look no further than Destination Maryland: The Official Guide to Maryland State Travel. The free travel magazine was released Tuesday by the Maryland Office of

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When it comes to celebrating our national anthem, Maryland certainly knows how to throw a party. Between 2012 and 2014, more than 3 million people attended events commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. The two-year patriotic festival had an economic impact

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Overall quality of life—factoring in economic, environmental and social indicators—is on the rise for Marylanders, Governor Martin O’Malley announced Friday. Maryland’s Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) was first created in 2009 to measure the impact of 26 factors, ranging from income inequality to the value of volunteer work. In 2013, the overall index

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Whether you’re strolling Ocean City’s Boardwalk or escaping to a cabin at Deep Creek Lake, your vacation makes an important impact on Maryland’s economy. Jobs and revenue related to tourism activities are on the rise throughout the State, according to the Fiscal Year 2014 Tourism Development Annual Report, released Tuesday by

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As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, MDBIZ News hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. When you buy from a Maryland winery or brewery, you support a local business while getting a full taste of what the State has to offer. From

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As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, MDBIZ News hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Maryland’s unique sellers and small shops have plenty to offer for holiday gifts and goodies. From Main Street stores to craft market vendors, buying local products

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As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, MDBIZ News hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Maryland farm goods—from Christmas trees to goat cheese—not only make meaningful gifts and family experiences, but also help ensure the future of Maryland’s agriculture industry. Meet some

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You have a lot of options to support Maryland small businesses this holiday season. You can choose to buy a handmade gift from an artisan in your neighborhood. You can choose to buy a turkey raised on a local farm. You can choose to buy a Christmas tree grown right

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Ever wonder which states are considered the richest or poorest? According to a new report, Maryland is considered one of the top. A new study by WalletHub.com – a social media company aimed at encouraging customers to make smarter financial decisions – has ranked Maryland as the third wealthiest state.

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