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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.

D.C. Drivers Fuel Ridesharing Competition With Creativity

D.C. Drivers Fuel Ridesharing Competition With Creativity

The giant stuffed pink moustache affixed to the front of Elizabeth Croydon’s silver Mazda Tribute isn’t just for decoration. It means she’s a driver for Lyft, one of the half-dozen ridesharing companies competing for passengers in Washington, D.C.

Goats to Serve as Eco-Friendly Landscapers Around the State

Goats to Serve as Eco-Friendly Landscapers Around the State

Have you herd? Goats will soon be making their way through Maryland, as property owners trade machinery for hungry, four-legged landscapers.

Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Legislative measures awaiting Gov. Martin O'Malley's approval could allow microbreweries to bottle and sell their beer for customers to take home.

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

Incident reports acquired via Maryland Public Information Act request show that at least six cyber attacks have hit state agencies since early 2013.

Amidst 34th Year of Minor League Baseball, Suns Are Going Down in Hagerstown

Amidst 34th Year of Minor League Baseball, Suns Are Going Down in Hagerstown

The city of Hagerstown has a history of baseball stretching back nearly a century. But it's looking like there may not be a second 100 years.