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COVID pandemic leaves fishing industry casting for customers

Workers inside of Harris Seafood Co. on Kent Island clean oysters and prepare them to be shucked. (Hannah Smith/Capital News Service)

KENT ISLAND — The coronavirus pandemic has created a windfall for Maryland farmers as families, stuck at home, load up on local produce and cook their own meals. But for the state’s seafood purveyors, these are tough times. The “aquaculture ...

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Walker & Dunlop finances $84M for 226-unit multifamily property in Fla.

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Bethesda-based commercial real estate finance company Walker & Dunlop Inc. announced Wednesday it structured $84 million in financing for Sanctuary Doral, a new 226-unit, Class A mid-rise apartment building in Doral, Florida, with nearly 27,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Jeremy Pino and Livingston ...

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Baltimore County files lawsuit against JUUL Labs

A woman buys refills for her Juul at a smoke shop in New York, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Altria, one of the world's biggest tobacco companies, is spending nearly $13 billion to buy a huge stake in the vape company Juul as cigarette use continues to decline. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Wednesday announced the county has filed a lawsuit against JUUL Labs, alleging the e-cigarette maker intentionally marketed its products to children and spread deceptive information about its products, contributing to widespread e-cigarette use among young ...

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CVS Health to begin COVID-19 vaccines in Md. long-term care facilities

People walk past a CVS pharmacy in downtown Chicago Tuesday, March 18, 2008. On Tuesday, a settlement was announced in Chicago that Rhode Island-based CVS Caremark Corporation has agreed to pay almost $37 million to the federal government, 23 states and the District of Columbia to settle claims it billed Medicaid programs for a more expensive formulation of an antacid. The investigation began more than five years ago after a suburban Chicago pharmacist alerted authorities. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

CVS Health has formally launched its COVID-19 vaccination program for long-term care facilities in Maryland, whose residents have been disproportionally affected by the pandemic. CVS Pharmacy teams will administer the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in facilities across Maryland ...

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Hack Baltimore to open HQ near Power Plant Live

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HACK Baltimore, a nonprofit city-wide civic tech movement to help solve some of the city’s deep-rooted challenges, will open a headquarters at 616 Water St., adjacent to the growing innovation district at Power Plant Live in a space donated by ...

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Md. Life Sciences launches campaign to attract talent, investors

The campaign is "intended to communicate to the rest of the world … the fact that we have 70 national labs, the fact that we have amazing industry clusters,” said Maryland Tech Council CEO Martin Rosendale. (Submitted Photo)

Maryland has been a hub for the life sciences for years, but the industry’s leaders are hoping to grow its presence in the state even further. That’s why Maryland Life Sciences, part of the Maryland Tech Council, launched its new “It’s ...

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Buchbinder acquires Howard County tax accounting firm

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Buchbinder Tunick & Company LLP, a regional CPA firm based in Bethesda, announced it has acquired Iwanczuk & Associates P.C. in Columbia. The incorporation of the Iwanczuk practice is part of Buchbinder’s strategic plan to strengthen and enhance the services ...

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