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Pugh’s ‘2 Chic Boutique’ left out of flurry of raids

With all the raids on addresses associated with Mayor Catherine Pugh, one Pigtown storefront was oddly forgotten. 2 Chic Boutique, which Pugh owns, along with Baltimore Comptroller Joan Pratt, sat closed. A security camera looked down on a storefront and ...

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PG hospital system drops appeal of AAMC cardiac surgery approval

University of Maryland Capital Region Health has dropped its appeal of a Prince George’s County judge’s decision to allow Anne Arundel County Medical Center to proceed with a new cardiac surgery program, cementing the Annapolis hospital’s ability to move forward ...

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Vignarajah releases tax returns in Baltimore mayoral bid

(UPDATED) — Baltimore mayoral candidate Thiru Vignarajah, a former Maryland deputy attorney general, has released his tax returns dating back to 2013 and urged the city council to pursue a charter amendment mandating city elected officials do likewise. Vignarajah, a ...

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Paragon opens new biotech manufacturing facility near BWI

Paragon Bioservices is opening a manufacturing facility near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport that the company says will create 150 job. The biologics contract development and manufacturing organization said the new facility will help the firm employ 500 people in ...

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Investment firm: ‘Healthy Holly’ purchases were for leadership conference

Chicago-based investment firm Ariel Investments said it purchased copies of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” books to distribute to attendees at a 2013 leadership conference where she was speaking. Ariel purchased 400 copies of the book for $3,680, including $80 ...

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Cordish, Comcast plan esports arena for Philly

The Baltimore-based Cordish Companies and Comcast Spectacor today announced plans for a $50 million esports and entertainment venue at the Philadelphia Sports Complex. What the companies called a first-of-its-kind venue will seat up to 3,500 guests and stand as the largest new-construction, ...

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Hopkins professors receive grants to commercialize research

Four Johns Hopkins professors received grants through a fund created to help faculty put their research on a path to commercialization. The professors received grants between $25,000 and $100,000 from the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund. The fund allows $300,000 to ...

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