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“Welcome home.” Not many Americans who served in Vietnam heard those words when their tours of duty ended and they came home. As the conflict escalated, casualties mounted and costs rose, the anti-war protests increased in number and intensity. In fact, when 250,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., in 1969

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Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday morning he will postpone the state’s planned trade mission to Israel so as to not distract from the “urgent cause of peace” in the region. The governor, business leaders, academics and government officials were scheduled to leave for the eight-day trip just after Thanksgiving. President

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development was awarded more than $650,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide export assistance to Maryland companies, the department announced Wednesday. The $656,181 will fund ExportMD, a program that gives small and mid-sized businesses up

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Gov. Martin O’Malley will lead a delegation of Maryland business leaders, educators and government officials to Israel in November, marking his third such trip abroad in the last two years. The announcement came Monday afternoon, but O’Malley hinted at the trip Monday morning during

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Maryland has opened a foreign trade office in Nigeria, the Department of Business and Economic Development announced Wednesday morning. The office is the state’s first in Africa. DBED runs a dozen other foreign trade offices around the globe. “Sub-Saharan Africa is the second fastest

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews The University of Maryland BioPark announced on Tuesday it has added two new tenants to the research campus on Baltimore’s west side. The tenants are Biogen Diagnostics Ltd. and Global Scientific Solutions for Health Inc., or GSSHealth. UMB’s announcement came as BioPark and university

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By Leah Michaels DBED Secretary Christian Johansson talks with MDBizMedia on his views on his experiences, and the cultures in China, Korea and Vietnam. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DabxkaH7lvQ]

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