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Carnival Cruise Lines' Pride
EntertainmentHospitality & RecreationTourism

Guest feature: Matthew Scales is the Public Affairs Officer for the Maryland Port Administration. Follow along with the Port on Facebook and Twitter. Let’s face it: Maryland can be cold during the winter season. Last winter, our region experienced well below average temperatures and above average snowfall. As we prepare

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VOR Technology
Breaking NewsInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

VOR Technology LLC, a veteran-owned cybersecurity firm based in Columbia, plans to expand its workforce after receiving multiple contracts from the U.S. Department of Defense. To meet the growing demand for its services and cybersecurity expertise, the company anticipates creating more than 60 new jobs in the Fort Meade area.

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Buy local Maryland turkeys
AgricultureMaryland EconomyMaryland Living

With Thanksgiving just over two weeks away, now is the time to plan your holiday menu. Why not purchase some local Maryland products for your main course? For the freshest, best tasting turkey this year, order from one of the many turkey farms across Maryland. But don’t wait – turkeys are

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Race for the Cure
EventsHealth & Life SciencesMaryland Living

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to pay tribute to those affected by the disease, many Marylanders will be racing to Hunt Valley for this weekend’s Race for the Cure. Founded in 1983, Race for the Cure is world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for

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Wild Pea Beet Breast Cancer Hummus
Health & Life Sciences

Hummous and breast cancer are not usually associated with one another, but this October Blake Wollman plans to change that. Wollman is the founder and owner of The Wild Pea Hummous, a local producer that operates out of Randallstown, MD. In 2010, after 13 years of working in restaurants, Wollman

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Health & Life SciencesInnovation & TechProfiles

In recent years, the National Football League has become more and more vigilant about prevention, assessment, and treatment of concussions and head injuries among players. BrainScope, a Maryland neurotechnology company, recently received a $500,000 award from the NFL and General Electric to further develop the technology used in its portable

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DNR Magazine Cover
Hospitality & RecreationMaryland LivingTourism

Guest feature: Lauren Dorrill works for the Department of Natural Resources. Follow DNR on Facebook and Twitter. Have you ever wondered what goes into surveying wildlife? How native plants and rain gardens help restore the Chesapeake Bay? Where to go for the best fishing, boating or paddling? Are you eager

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Ventures has released its latest edition of the Cybersecurity 500, a global compilation of the world’s leading cyber solution and service companies. Named to this round’s hottest and most innovative companies list are 14 Maryland-based businesses, including Light Point Security, based out of UMBC’s technology park. “We are honored

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Maryland Film Festival

The Maryland Film Festival (MFF) is currently accepting submissions for its 18th season. Scheduled for May 4-8 of next year, MFF has been an annual tradition in Baltimore since 1999. Filmmakers from all over the country visit to screen their works. Past festival participants include Michael Tully, director of Ping

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Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Industry NewsMaryland LivingProfilesWorkforce

Behind the beautiful scenery and rural workforce of the Chesapeake Bay region lays a hidden gem—an actively growing entrepreneurial community. When serial-entrepreneur Jamie Kizer decided to move to Annapolis last year, she never expected to find such a bustling business scene in her own backyard. And after meeting many of

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