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Al Gore to speak at UMd. commencement

Al Gore, Current TV

Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore will serve as the commencement speaker at the University of Maryland, College Park’s spring graduation ceremonies this year. In addition to speaking, Gore, who served as vice president under President Bill ...

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Aaron Judge dumps Under Armour, switches to Adidas

New York Yankees star Aaron Judge is switching his equipment supplier to Adidas from Baltimore-based Under Armour. Adidas said Tuesday it had agreed to a multiyear partnership with the AL Rookie of the Year, who set a rookie record with ...

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Accelerate Baltimore brings in 7 companies for next cohort

Seven companies will participate in this year’s Accelerate Baltimore program, the Emerging Technology Centers announced Friday. So far, the accelerator has supported 34 companies that have raised $15.7 million in funding, creating 95 jobs in Baltimore. This year’s cohort has ...

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Return of the Boh: First new beer in 30 years released

Crab Shack Shandy, described as a golden, straw-colored lager infused with notes of citrus and a hint of lemon and orange zest overlaid with a finely roasted malt flavor, will be available through the end of the summer. “We are ...

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Morgan State gives Wilson 5-year contract extension

Morgan State University President David Wilson will be sticking around a while longer. The university’s board of regents announced a five-year contract extension Wednesday that will keep Wilson with the school through 2023. Wilson has lead the historically black university ...

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Maryland Momentum Fund makes $250,000 investment in stroke company

The University System of Maryland's investment vehicle, the Maryland Momentum Fund, has provided $250,000 to a Baltimore medical device company.

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