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Author Archives: Zach Kram

Army Research Lab to be hub of regional partnership (access required)

A new collaboration between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and four research and academic institutions in Aberdeen will ultimately benefit the local community by bringing technology to the region and encouraging research in the science, technology, engineering and math ...

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Legg Mason sees growth potential, buys Australian firm (access required)

Legg Mason Inc. has agreed to acquire most of Australian firm RARE Infrastructure Ltd. The company, based in Sydney, and with offices in Melbourne, London and Chicago, specializes in global-listed infrastructure investments and manages $7.6 billion for its clients, according ...

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Interdisciplinary Baltimore conference to host events for families (access required)

The interdisciplinary Bridges Baltimore conference is reaching out to local families as well as international scholars and artists with a Family Day focused on the connections between math, science and art. The annual Bridges conference, to be held July 29-Aug. ...

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5 things to know about Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky (access required)

Lockheed Martin will acquire helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion, the Bethesda-based military contractor announced Monday. United Technology Corp. said last month that it planned to sell Sikorsky to help simplify its eclectic mix of businesses. Industry competitors Boeing, ...

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Luncheon celebrates Baltimore students headed to college (access required)

The 27th annual CollegeBound Foundation scholars’ luncheon was the organization’s biggest celebration yet of Baltimore City students headed to college in the fall. CollegeBound operates in Baltimore City’s public high schools, encouraging students to consider post-secondary education and offering assistance ...

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Canton water wheel raises more than $30,000 this month

The Healthy Harbor Initiative isn’t looking to reinvent the water wheel in Canton; they’re just looking to finance it. And with contributions this month of $11,680 from the Baltimore Water Taxi and $10,000 each from the Canton Car Wash and ...

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