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Marriott names Capuano new CEO; Linnartz appointed president (access required)

Marriott International named a new CEO and a new president Tuesday, a little more than a week after its former leader died of cancer. Marriott said Anthony “Tony” Capuano has been appointed CEO. Capuano, 55, joined the hotel company in ...

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Industry leaders expect national horse racing rules to mirror Maryland’s (access required)

Horse racing officials and activists are hailing the passage and signing of a bill that will standardize medication and doping rules in an effort to make the sport safer and fairer. The legislation ultimately may lead to rules that already ...

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Md., US unemployment claims jump amid resurgence of virus (access required)

The number of people applying for jobless aid in Maryland and across the country surged last week, more evidence that employers are cutting jobs as new COVID-19 cases spiral higher. In Maryland, new first-time claims for the week that ended ...

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New unemployment claims in Md. spike higher

The number of new unemployment claims in Maryland jumped nearly 70% one week after posting the lowest figure of the coronavirus pandemic. The 15,444 new claims for the week ending Sept. 26 represents the largest number of new filings since nearly ...

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Baltimore city, county go separate ways on reopening

The city of Baltimore and Baltimore County are taking different paths as most of Maryland moves into the third phase of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan. Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said Wednesday that the city won’t immediately follow ...

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Federal lawsuit: Maryland inmates allege virus rules ignored (access required)

TOWSON — Multiple Maryland inmates have filed federal lawsuits alleging a leak spilled sewage into cells for days and that rules meant to protect against the coronavirus are being repeatedly ignored in state facilities. Baltimore County inmates Keith Wiggins and ...

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Under Armour’s Q2 hit softer than expected (access required)

  When is a loss not that bad a loss? In the case of Under Armour, its second quarter results – which would have looked calamitous under normal economic conditions – actually looked pretty decent in the context of an ...

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Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign students

Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the ...

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