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Week in review- Business edition

Southwest adds flights ; ; ;Southwest Airlines says it is adding 18 flights from Baltimore next year for the spring travel season. The schedule changes are effective March 14 through at least May 7, and flights for those months can ...

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Editorial: Research bonanza

One billion dollars in research funding. That’s the impressive milestone the state’s two major public academic research institutions — the University of Maryland College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore — have combined to reach for the first time. ...

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Discovery Communications' contracts call for resolution in Montgomery County court

Due to a provision in its talent agreement, a Silver Spring-based company will have the “home-court advantage” in its lawsuit against Jon Gosselin for his alleged breach of the contract governing his participation in the reality television show “Jon & Kate + Eight.”

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Internet-fueled entrepreneurs on the rise

I firmly believe that using social media helps to turn people into entrepreneurs. The Internet has leveled the playing field in a lot of ways to make running a business possible for all kinds of people.

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On the Move – Business Edition

AwardsCindy Freland, president of Maryland Secretarial Services, of Bowie, on Oct. 15 was to receive the Business Woman of the Year Award from Another Approach Enterprises during its Minority Business Dinner on Oct. 15. Maryland Secretarial Services acts as a ...

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News briefs – Business edition

3D technology licensedA technology developed by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as part of the Digital Hammurabi Project has been licensed to Trilumen LLC, a Maryland company. The technology permits three-dimensional scanning of small objects and was initially ...

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Letters to the Editor

Posted on our blogs Response to ‘Suing Dr. Doe’: ; ; ; Depending on the setting in which the patient was seen it could be possible for such a diagnosis to be missed, especially if the patient was seen repeatedly ...

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Reader forum

Posted on our blogs Response to ‘Suing Dr. Doe’: Depending on the setting in which the patient was seen it could be possible for such a diagnosis to be missed, especially if the patient was seen repeatedly in a casualty ...

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Transforming a hospital system

It was not an easy birth. The attending physician, a visionary doctor named Albert Farmer, died in the process. Turf battles between opposing forces within the old University of Maryland Hospital produced a kind of fight-to-the death struggle that startled ...

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We need a transportation spending overhaul

Maryland’s draft six-year Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP) issued in September reflects both a growing long-term deficit in funding transportation infrastructure and the recession’s negative effects on the state transportation fund’s revenue sources. The $8.9 billion in planned spending between now ...

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