A decade after Great Recession, home values in some communities remain underwater

The Great Recession that fueled a mortgage and housing crisis more than a decade ago has faded from memory for most Americans. But not for millions of homeowners – mainly in rural and minority communities – who continue to struggle with depressed home values and underwater mortgages.

Knox Road in College Park, Maryland has some of the most popular eateries on the University of Maryland campus. But Tuesday night’s College Park Council meeting opened the door for a private developer to build apartments in their place. CNS-TV’s Will Pitts reports.

Gene therapy company announces acquisition, expansion

Paragon Bioservices announced an acquisition and partnership with two global drug developers only a few days after opening a new location close to BWI airport that will manufacture drugs that target rare diseases and genetic disorders.

Maryland Senators meet with local business owners

After 34 days of the government shutdown, local business owners are feeling more heat. Dawson’s Market is offering discounts to its federal worker patrons until Monday, Jan. 28th. Other business owners, however, are concerned for what will happen beyond that time.

Local doughnut shop offers range of unique flavors

They say you’ve got to get up early to make a great doughnut and that’s certainly the case for one Baltimore businesswoman. Courtney Fix caters to all ages and tastes, no matter how unique.

Under Armour’s “Curry 4” gets mixed reviews on social media

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry’s latest signature shoe, the “Curry 4,” hit stores today. The new sneakers are already generating buzz on social media.

Which city is the best fit for the new Amazon headquarters?

Oct. 19 is the last day for cities to submit proposals for Amazon’s new headquarters. The CNS social team analyzed four different potential sites to see which would be the best fit.

Maryland first lady’s delegation draws two more Korean businesses to state

A trade mission to South Korea by a Maryland government delegation, including the first lady, Yumi Hogan, brought two additional Korean-headquartered companies to the state earlier this month.

Ocean City businesses fear losing seasonal workforce if J-1 visa program is reduced

As the summer tourism season comes to a close in Ocean City, Maryland, many businesses fear they may soon lose much of their seasonal workforce if the Trump administration cancels the J-1 visa program.

When supply exceeds demand, wages for Langley Park day laborers suffer

Each weekday morning, contractors in need of day laborers to paint, mulch or hammer pull their trucks into a small strip mall here and begin negotiating with job seekers.

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