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Author Archives: Jon Sham

Occupy Baltimore: Right or wrong, it’s no place for an infant

Occupy Baltimore’s deadline of evacuating McKeldin Square is looming, and with it, looms the future of the city’s offshoot of the movement. The city has asked the group to reduce its presence at the square to two people overnight. In ...

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Occupy Baltimore protesters face eviction from McKeldin Square

As Occupy Baltimore reaches its three-week anniversary with protesters inhabiting McKeldin Square by the Inner Harbor, the city's Department of Recreation and Parks said they must scale back their presence. Many participants said Tuesday that they are prepared to go to jail if the city tries to remove them from the space.

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Newsmakers: Frederick Co. Economic Development Director Laurie M. Boyer

Laurie Boyer, Frederick County's economic development director and president of the Maryland Economic Development Association, spoke to The Daily Record's Nick Sohr in an exclusive interview about how the county is faring in the current economic climate and some of her plans to get more businesses to come to Frederick.

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The Daily Record News Quiz: Oct. 17 – 21

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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Top 5: ‘I’ve heard the talk, but I haven’t seen the money yet’

A proposed bowling alley in Hunt Valley, in which Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is a partner, is still looking for financing, and a Baltimore hospital is being sued for Medicare fraud. Those stories and more in this week’s business ...

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Top 5: ‘I think that sends a loud and clear message’

A first-of-its-kind lawsuit over a bedbug infestation was decided in Baltimore this week, and state Sen. Ulysses Currie’s bribery trial continues. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Hopkins doc has made millions testifying for ...

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Bethesda cycling studio reopens with new name, same mission

After the Velovoom cycling studio closed due to philosophical differences by owners, co-owner and face of the studio Marc Caputo never gave up hope he could make it work. Six months later, he opened ZenGo Fitness at the same location on Cordell Avenue in Bethesda with new partners. But Caputo's original mission — a synthesis of physical and mental well-being — has not changed.

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Top 5: ‘Hanging on to what you’ve got is harder’

Solar energy company SunEdison announced it will be moving its headquarters to California, and speaking fees for pharmaceutical companies are going down. Those stories and more in this week’s business Top 5. 1. Maryland’s top lobbyists got $15.5M during 2011 ...

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