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On July 4, 1776, the original 13 colonies of the United States officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming their freedom from Great Britain. Of the 56 signers of the Declaration, 4 hailed from Maryland – Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Samuel Chase, William Paca, and Thomas Stone. Nearly 40 years later,

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June 2015 Tourism Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s $15.4 billion tourism industry Bill Pencek is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Tourism, Film, & the Arts at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. As the height of Maryland’s tourism season gets underway, the Maryland Office of Tourism Development recently announced

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Since 1980, Medifast of Owings Mills has provided healthy living products and programs to its customers. This summer, the company is expanding its local outreach by teaming up with Baltimore’s Waterfront Partnership to provide free wellness programming for Baltimore City and community residents. Brian Kagen, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for

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Situated in historic Mt. Vernon is a newcomer to the Baltimore arts and retail community. Strongbox – a retailer specializing in curated Artisan wares and vintages goods for the body and home – opened this past January on St. Paul Street. Co-founded by Joseph Gouse and Analena Provost, the shop provides

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Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Governor Larry Hogan’s trade mission to Asia resulted in much success, including the Japanese firm Shimadzu expanding its U.S. headquarters in Columbia, MD. Under Armour is off to an impressive start this month. Not only is Kevin Plank turning

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Owners of historic commercial properties can now submit an application for a state income tax credit for renovating historic structures in Maryland. Fiscal year 2016 applications opened this week for the Sustainable Communities Competitive Commercial Tax Credit program, administered by the Maryland Historical Trust. Commercial property owners may receive a tax credit

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This weekend, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will host the 2015 Lacrosse Tournament semifinals and finals. And while this year’s competition may be held in Philadelphia, Maryland still represents its official team sport in a strong way. Tomorrow, the Maryland women’s lacrosse team takes on Syracuse for a spot

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The Preakness Stakes – the second jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown – brings to Maryland not only thousands of visitors each May, but also millions in economic impact. From the dollars spent on wagering, to visitor expenditures on hotels and restaurants, to the state and local taxes generated, Preakness

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  A new study shows Maryland’s military facilities have a major impact on the state’s economy. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) recently tasked the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) of Towson University with determining the economic impact of the state’s military installations. The results were announced

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In case you missed it, DBED Secretary Mike Gill recently sat down for an interview with Baltimore Sun reporter Natalie Sherman. The Baltimore-born and raised businessman discussed visiting each of Maryland’s jurisdictions, a goal on the top of his “to-do” list this summer. Secretary Gill also described why his new

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