Archive for 'Business'

Thanksgiving Won’t be a Day Off For All

Thanksgiving Won’t be a Day Off For All

Not everyone can afford to take the day off on Thanksgiving. Maryland's Craigslist sites are full of interesting opportunities for those looking to make a profit on Thanksgiving Day. Some, like Lori Queen, a chef from Washington, like to spend the day helping others.

Talking Turkey With Grower of Bourbon Red Heritage Birds

Talking Turkey With Grower of Bourbon Red Heritage Birds

Raising Bourbon Red turkeys for the first time, Lee Swift, 57, owner of Chestnut Springs Farm in Jarrettsville, Maryland, said she's finding these bratty birds can be a handful. She's already sent about 50 to the butcher to be sold for Thanksgiving and plans to sell more for Christmas.

Report: Nutrients, Not Just Sediment at Conowingo, Affect Chesapeake Bay

Report: Nutrients, Not Just Sediment at Conowingo, Affect Chesapeake Bay

A multi-agency report found that the Conowingo Dam is not the biggest culprit for water quality issues affecting the bay, and dredging sediment from the reservoir behind the dam should not be considered a cost-effective solution.

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

The State of College Athletics, held Oct. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C., raised the question of whether student-athletes should be paid and whether they are university employees. CNS-TV's Dennis Ting has the story.

From Seed to Smoker: The Medical Marijuana Process

From Seed to Smoker: The Medical Marijuana Process

A state committee will spend years working on detailed regulations before medical marijuana becomes legally available in Maryland. The process is long, complex, and controversial.

Sour U.S.-Russia Relations Hit Maryland, State Closes Trade Office

Sour U.S.-Russia Relations Hit Maryland, State Closes Trade Office

Opened amid much fanfare in 2010, Maryland's trade office in Russia has been closed for now, a casualty of sour U.S.-Russia relations.

Cautious Optimism over Maryland-India Trade

Cautious Optimism over Maryland-India Trade

Despite exports from Maryland to India decreasing by almost 15 percent in recent years, Maryland businesses are optimistic about growth in trade between the two.

Wage Gap Map | State of Maryland Women

Wage Gap Map | State of Maryland Women

Nationally women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by men

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.