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CRN Names Towson’s Web Works to 2021 MSP 500 List

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Web Works Inc., a Towson-based IT sales, service and managed services company, Monday announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Web Works to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. ...

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Quantum computing startup IonQ announces $2B SPAC merger

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College Park-headquartered Quantum computing startup IonQ Monday announced a $2 billion merger with dMY Technology Group Inc. III, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). The startup formed in 2015 by Chris Monroe and Jungsang Kim based on 25 years of pioneering research ...

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Md. liquor bills hit roadblocks in the House

One of the bills rejected by a Maryland House committee would have allowed beer and wine sales in grocery stores in areas that are regarded as food deserts. (AP Photo/John Gress)

Two liquor bills that would expand the sale of alcohol in Maryland were struck down by a House of Delegates subcommittee on Friday. The first of the two bills, both of which were sponsored by Del. Lily Qi, D-Montgomery, would have ...

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US consumers eased off credit card borrowing in January

FILE - This Aug. 11, 2019 file photo shows Visa credit cards in New Orleans. Borrowing by Americans fell in January 2021 for the first time in five months, as a big drop in the use of credit cards offset increases in auto loans and student loans. The Federal Reserve reported Friday, March 5, 2021 that consumer borrowing fell by $1.3 billion in January, the first setback since a $9 billion decline in August. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

WASHINGTON — Borrowing by Americans fell in January for the first time in five months, as a big drop in the use of credit cards offset increases in auto loans and student loans. The Federal Reserve reported Friday that consumer ...

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US trade deficit up 1.9% in January on record goods imports

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, cargo cranes are used to take containers off of a Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation boat at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash.  The Commerce Department said Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, the U.S. trade deficit jumped to $68.1 billion in November as a surge in imports overwhelmed a smaller increase in exports. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

SILVER SPRING — The level of imported goods to the U.S. in January reached unprecedented levels and pushed the trade deficit 1.9% higher as the coronavirus pandemic continues to distort global commerce. The gap between the goods and services the ...

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US credit card borrowing eased in January

This Nov. 29, 2018, photo shows credit card logos posted on a store's door in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, the Federal Reserve releases its November report on consumer borrowing (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

WASHINGTON — Borrowing by Americans fell in January for the first time in five months, as a big drop in the use of credit cards offset increases in auto loans and student loans. The Federal Reserve reported Friday that consumer ...

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Coppermine chooses Mercy Medical Center as health care provider

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Mercy Medical Center will serve as the Community Health Services provider for Coppermine, the Baltimore-based sports group providing indoor and outdoor programs including soccer, lacrosse, baseball, football, gymnastics, dance and more. Mercy has been recognized for its women’s health services, as well as ...

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Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

A man walks into a restaurant displaying a "Now Hiring" sign, Thursday, March 4, 2021, in Salem, N.H.  U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ease business restrictions.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a surprisingly robust 379,000 jobs last month in a sign the economy is strengthening as virus cases drop, vaccinations ramp up, Americans spend more and states ease business restrictions. The February gain marked a sharp ...

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TBC wins first Mosaic Addy at AAF Baltimore awards

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Baltimore-based creative agency TBC won its first Mosaic ADDY Award for advertising that best represents the market’s diversity and multiculturalism, a Judge’s Choice Award for favorite entry and two Gold and two Silver ADDY Awards from American Advertising Federation (AAF) ...

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