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Marching for Change

Marching for Change

ANNAPOLIS- Concession workers at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport marched on Annapolis to demand higher wages to support a higher cost of living.

Cyber Blizzard Challenge Tests Students’ Security Skills

Cyber Blizzard Challenge Tests Students’ Security Skills

Cybersecurity programs from mid-Atlantic colleges and universities were put to the test as they juggled defending networks, giving aid to fictional disaster victims, and meeting demands from officials.

Md. Companies Have Billions in Assets Overseas

Md. Companies Have Billions in Assets Overseas

Bill seeks to bring corporate money held overseas back to U.S. to help fund infrastructure projects.

Baltimore Startup Aims to Revolutionize Rehabilitation Industry

Baltimore Startup Aims to Revolutionize Rehabilitation Industry

Utilizing Xbox Kinect technology, a team of biomedical engineers and game designers in Baltimore is developing software that allows for interactive physical rehabilitation from the comfort of a patient’s home.

Maryland Lawmakers Crack Open Official State Sandwich Legislation

Maryland Lawmakers Crack Open Official State Sandwich Legislation

Some Maryland lawmakers are pushing legislation to make the soft-shell crab sandwich the state's official sandwich for the second year in a row.

Marylanders Brace for Natural Gas Export Facility

Marylanders Brace for Natural Gas Export Facility

The natural gas pipes on Dominion’s Cove Point property begin on a pier in the Chesapeake Bay. They then descend underground and run for more than a mile behind the walls of a dimly-lit tunnel for foot-brake bicycles that workers use to travel from the dock to shore.

Tracking of Shoppers Over Wi-Fi a Divisive Issue in Session

Tracking of Shoppers Over Wi-Fi a Divisive Issue in Session

People do a lot of things on their cell phones - text, take pictures, get on Facebook. They may even use it to shop. But with advancing technology that allows retailers to track the behavior and shopping habits of customers, there are calls for transparency.

O’Malley Meets With Business Owners Who Back Minimum Wage Increase

O’Malley Meets With Business Owners Who Back Minimum Wage Increase

Sitting around a conference table at Linemark printers, O’Malley and about a dozen business people discussed how a wage hike would benefit companies of all sizes by boosting the economy and reducing turnover.

Seafood Labeling Legislation Could Pose Problems For Maryland Restaurants

Seafood Labeling Legislation Could Pose Problems For Maryland Restaurants

Legislation proposed in the House to impose tighter regulations on seafood labeling could prove costly and impractical for Maryland restaurants.

Maryland’s Cybersecurity Industry Thrives Despite Hackers’ Evolution

Maryland’s Cybersecurity Industry Thrives Despite Hackers’ Evolution

As cyberattacks grow in number and severity, businesses and government alike are combining to help achieve U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski's goal of making Maryland the "epicenter for cybersecurity."