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Amanda Winters

Nipah Virus
Life Sciences

More than 8,000 miles away, a deadly outbreak is occurring that has already claimed the lives of 17 people. The Nipah virus – which is typically hosted in fruit bats and can spread to people and other animals – is impacting India and quarantining more than 1,000 residents to their

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Events

This month we celebrated Baltimore City’s newest adventure, complete with pirate swords, bagpipes, and a blast from the USS Constellation’s cannon. Twelve solar powered pirate ships are officially open for business at the Inner Harbor. The fleet, owned and managed by the Living Classrooms Foundation, will employ and inspire 50

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Information & Technology

Cybersecurity Ventures has released its first annual Cybersecurity 500 list, including 14 of Maryland’s hottest and most innovative companies. The rankings, which were announced at the Cyber Investing Summit earlier this month, feature sectors ranging from social risk management, to data encryption, to cyber defense and digital forensics. The companies

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Ireland UK
Maryland Living

Maryland’s music scene will shine on the world stage this summer, as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra travels abroad for a tour through the United Kingdom and Ireland. From August 21-30, the BSO will make stops in London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, making itself known as a strong cultural ambassador for the

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Assateague NPS National Park Week
EventsHistoryTourism

From historic battlefields to a national seashore, there are a variety of Maryland locations to visit in honor of National Park Week. Held April 21 – 29, the National Park Service is celebrating the more than 400 sites protected under the National Park System. Here in Maryland, our 18 NPS

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Earth Day in Maryland
EnergyEnergy & SustainabilityEnvironmental

Earth Day is April 22, and we are looking at Maryland’s energy and sustainability industry and highlighting companies throughout the state that are working towards smarter energy use and greener living. In Maryland, our more than 1,200 energy and sustainability firms generate an estimated $8 billion in gross state product.

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Perdue Salisbury 50th anniversary
AgricultureEventsProfiles

It was 50 years ago that Perdue purchased its Salisbury, Md. plant, kicking off a product that we now know as the number one fresh chicken brand in the nation. After renovating its newly-acquired Route 50 facility in 1967, the company processed its first PERDUE® branded chicken right here in

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ID Agent
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

ID Agent, a provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions, recently opened its headquarters in Maryland. The company relocated from Washington, D.C. to Bowie and selected a 3,000 square-foot space in the Melford Business Park that it plans to expand within the next two months. With this

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Tourism

Maryland’s favorite springtime activity is officially here – baseball! Opening Day showed us that the Baltimore Orioles are back in action, bringing in more than 45,000 fans to watch a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Twins. With plenty of home games scheduled at the yard, plan a trip to the

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CommunicationsInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and CybersecurityJob Creation

Vision Technologies, Inc., a national and global systems integrator, is relocating its headquarters in Anne Arundel County and adding 100 new full-time jobs over the next five years to its local workforce. The company, located in Glen Burnie, is currently searching for a new facility in the county. Vision Technologies

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