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Local college is first in the state to offer class on the business of cannabis

It’s a first-of-its-kind course in Maryland: a class on the business of cannabis.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 4

WASHINGTON – On this week’s “Washington Bullpen” podcast, Host Jarod Golub talks about the new U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade agreement and Amazon’s minimum wage increase. Danielle Stein and Lauren Koenig from the Capital News Service broadcast bureau join to discuss Thursday’s FBI…

Amazon incentive plan awaits Governor’s signature

Governor Hogan’s $8.5 billion incentive plan to help convince Amazon to build its second headquarters in Montgomery County won final legislative approval in Annapolis on Wednesday sending the bill on to the Governor for his signature.

Annapolis Roundup: Medical cannabis, other bills advance

Maryland legislation that expands the state’s medical cannabis industry to include more minority ownership on Thursday passed in the House of Delegates — where it had failed in the waning minutes of the session last year.

Bill expanding medical cannabis licenses amended

A bill that would expand Maryland’s medical cannabis industry to include more minority ownership, after more than a month in legislative limbo, is moving again in the General Assembly, with amendments.

Hogan touts fiscal focus, criticizes national divisiveness in State of State

Gov. Larry Hogan delivers his final State of the State address of his term Wednesday, amid a partisan General Assembly session and federal government.

Pastry arts program brightens futures of local kids

For kids with disabilities, a lot of things can be a challenge, whether it’s trying to fit in or trying to find a job that they’ll enjoy. One local bakery provides young adults with disabilities a sweet opportunity to brighten their future. 

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.

New Stephen Curry sneakers may financially boost Under Armour

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry’s latest signature shoe, the “Curry 4,” is expected by shoe and business experts to help Baltimore-based Under Armour recover from recent financial losses.

Maryland competes to become the home of Amazon’s second headquarters

Early in September Amazon announced it was looking for a second headquarters in the US. Several Maryland jurisdictions say they intend to submit offers. At Wednesday’s meeting of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments officials from throughout the region discussed what could be done to make certain this area becomes the newest home to the multi-billion dollar company.