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Help Ellicott City Flood
Breaking NewsMaryland Living

Governor Hogan tours the damage in Ellicott City. Video courtesy of WBAL Radio. Local businesses and organizations from across the state are coming together to help Ellicott City get back on its feet. The historic town, built in 1772, suffered extensive damage from record flood waters on Saturday, July 30.

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Maryland job growth March 2016
Breaking NewsJob Creation

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) announced today that Maryland added 19,300 jobs in March, according to preliminary survey data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Maryland’s absolute job growth over-the-month outpaced all other states, according to the BLS report. Maryland’s growth

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Donohoe Companies moves to Maryland
Breaking NewsMaryland Economy

The Donohoe Companies, one of the region’s oldest family-owned commercial real estate companies, is relocating its corporate headquarters as well as its construction, real estate, hospitality, and development divisions from Washington, D.C. to Maryland. The 132-year old company has signed a lease for office space along Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda,

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2u Expands in Maryland
Breaking NewsEducationJob Creation

2U Inc., a leader in technology-enabled education headquartered in Prince George’s County, is moving its headquarters to Lanham to accommodate its growing workforce. The company is targeting the creation of more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years and is leasing space at 7900 Harkins Road,

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Morgan State University and Washington College
Breaking NewsEducation & Research

The Maryland Department of Commerce, Morgan State University and Washington College have endowed $4 million in two new research professorships. The endowments were made through the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative (MEI), a program created in 2014 to spur basic and applied research in scientific and technical fields at the state’s colleges

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Breaking NewsJob Creation

Governor Larry Hogan joined officials from Tradepoint Atlantic to announce that FedEx Ground will open a 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility at Tradepoint Atlantic’s new global logistics center at Sparrows Point in Baltimore County. The small-package ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp., FedEx Ground will become the first global company to

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Teaching Strategies
Breaking NewsEducationWorkforce

Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of early childhood education curriculum and assessment resources, is relocating from Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda and expanding its headquarters to a new location on East-West Highway, also in Bethesda. The growing company plans to create nearly 50 jobs, with hiring already under way. Teaching Strategies

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VOR Technology
Breaking NewsIT 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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Sideling Hill Welcome Center
Breaking NewsMaryland LivingTourism

Six years after being closed to the public, the Sideling Hill Welcome Center is officially open for business. Known as a gateway to Western Maryland, the center is home to the history, beauty, and adventure offered throughout Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties. The grand reopening ceremony was held Friday afternoon

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Maryland Department of Commerce
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Governor Larry Hogan today announced the formation of the Maryland Department of Commerce and appointed Mike Gill the state’s first Secretary of Commerce. Formerly known as the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), the new Department of Commerce will focus on attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses and creating

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