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FEATURED MOVER | Marley Welsh, Lee & Associates Md.

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Lee & Associates Maryland, a fully-integrated commercial real estate brokerage and management firm, promoted Marley Welsh to vice president. Formerly senior associate, Welsh has worked for Lee & Associates since 2013 and has more than nine years of diversified commercial ...

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North Carolina legislators press again for ERA ratification

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Equal Rights Amendment supporters said Thursday it’s still important for the North Carolina legislature to ratify the proposal for the sake of fair treatment for all women, even as ERA’s future is being weighed by a court. ...

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Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Mary Hastler, Harford County Public Library

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Sloane Brown speaks with Mary Hastler, CEO of Harford County Public Library, about the changes she has seen in her career, keeping people engaged with libraries during the pandemic, working through loss, what she's reading, and other topics.

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Sarah Thomas to be 1st female to officiate at Super Bowl

Down Judge Sarah Thomas gestures during an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., in this Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, file photo. Sarah Thomas will cap her sixth NFL season by becoming the first female to officiate the Super Bowl in NFL history. Thomas, a down judge, is part of the officiating crew announced Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, by the NFL. (AP Photo/Brian Westerholt, File)

NEW YORK — Sarah Thomas will cap her sixth NFL season by becoming the first female to officiate the Super Bowl in NFL history. Thomas, a down judge, is part of the officiating crew announced Tuesday by the NFL. “Sarah ...

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Women-led race team gearing up to run in Indianapolis 500

In this May 15, 2015, photo, Beth Paretta, left, and driver Katherine Legge announce the formation of Grace Autosport, the first all female IndyCar Series racing team during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The effort stalled when Paretta's team couldn't find a suitable car. Paretta and Simona de Silvestro will be teaming up to put another woman on the Indianapolis 500 starting grid this May. On Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, Paretta Autosport and IndyCar officials announced they would work together to put a predominantly women-run team in the series' biggest race as part of an outreach to create more diversity in motorsports. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

INDIANAPOLIS — Beth Paretta has a vision for her new IndyCar team. She wants to send the first female driver to victory lane at the Indianapolis 500 with the support of a predominantly female cast. And then Paretta hopes to ...

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Panel offers women tips to advance in CRE field

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Leveraging one’s network and identifying the right type of investment should be among the top considerations when beginning to invest in commercial real estate. That’s according to panelists during Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women’s virtual forum Wednesday. They were speaking ...

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Boston lawyers launch all-female white-collar defense boutique

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BOSTON, MA — For some time, Tracy A. Miner and Megan Siddall had been kicking around the idea of an all-female firm focused on white-collar crimes and regulatory infractions. Then an opportunity presented itself and they decided to seize it. ...

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Utah woman gets college degree 6 decades after dropping out

Mary Spencer is photographed at her home on Dec. 29, 2020 in Eden, Utah. Spencer was 19 years old when she dropped out of college. Now, over 61 years later, the 80-year-old has earned her bachelor's degree. In a virtual Brigham Young University-Idaho commencement held earlier this month, Spencer was awarded a Bachelor of Science in marriage and family studies. (Emily Anderson/Standard-Examiner via AP)

EDEN, Utah — Mary Spencer was 19 years old when she dropped out of college. Now, over 61 years later, the 80-year-old has earned her bachelor’s degree. In a virtual Brigham Young University-Idaho commencement held earlier this month, Spencer was ...

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Collins, Feinstein women’s history museum bill passes

n this Jan. 9, 1997, file photo, women senators gesture during a meeting on Capitol Hill, where they discussed opportunities for bipartisan cooperation in the 105th Congress. From left are: Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.; Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine; Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun, D-Ill.; Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas; Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md.; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; and Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette, File)

AUGUSTA, Maine — The U.S. Senate has passed a proposal to establish a museum honoring the history of American women that was proposed by senators from Maine and California. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein ...

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