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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, don’t forget to pick up a little something special from one of our local retailers. Maryland businesses offer plenty of options for your loved ones no matter what region you live in. Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the

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As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Nothing says the holidays like a delicious homemade meal. Here at Maryland Commerce, we suggest spicing up your meals with some local flavor.

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Baltimore is the top city in the U.S. for businesswomen, according to a new report by ShareFile, a cloud-based file sharing and collaboration service. Analyzing several ranking factors for the 50 largest U.S. cities, ShareFile created the Businesswomen Power City Index, which determines the best cities for women to achieve

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All lights are on Charm City as it transforms into Light City March 31-April 8. Baltimore’s nine-day Light City festival may be best known for its endless sensory experiences, including light displays and performances, but it also provides several intellectual experiences for national and local thought leaders through the Labs@LightCity

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Little more than a year after they walked through the front door of 1st Mariner Bank, Jack Steil and Robert Kunisch are ahead of schedule. The bank turned a profit in the first quarter of 2015 and is well on its way toward growing into the prominent local institution its

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It’s only Wednesday but the Port of Baltimore is having itself quite a week. On Tuesday, Governor Larry Hogan announced the Port set a pair of new monthly records in March. The Port handled 913,139 tons of cargo — that’s the equivalent of more than 121,000 African elephants — topping

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Baltimore’s business community is coming together as one. During this time of recovery, what the city needs most is help—and it is up to local residents, businesses, and non-profits to help put Baltimore back on its feet. The Office of Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Baltimore

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On April 28, the InvestMaryland Challenge will award more than $750,000 in prizes and crown four new winners. Those top companies will be chosen from a dozen finalists and awarded $100,000 top prizes, one each in IT, Life Sciences, Sustainability & Exploration, and Defense & Security. More than $350,000 in

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As President Barack Obama wrapped up the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit this week in Washington, D.C., he urged more American companies and investors to get involved in African economies. “Some of the fastest-growing economies in the world. A growing middle class. Expanding sectors like manufacturing and retail. One of the fastest-growing telecommunications

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For someone who’s used to traveling the world for work, it can be refreshing to find world-class resources close to home. Jeff Malat, Vice President of Global IT Governance at Hunt Valley-based McCormick & Company, said he jumped at the opportunity to attend the Baltimore CIO Executive Summit, held this

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