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DBED deputy steps up to head department

Dominick Murray, deputy secretary at Maryland’s Department of Business & Economic Development since 2009, will step up to head DBED. He fills the position of secretary, which will be left vacant following Christian S. Johansson’s departure in January. Johansson will ...

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Report: DBED just a ‘marketing agency’

Maryland’s economic development agency uses more resources to market the state than it does to develop the state’s job market, according to a report by an anti-tax group that is frequently critical of the O’Malley administration’s business acumen.

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State takes to YouTube to fight poor business perception

Apparently tired of frequent attacks from Maryland Republicans, who routinely condemn the state's Democratic leadership for developing a business-unfriendly attitude in the state, the state's executive branch has authored blog posts and editorials telling their side.

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Board of Public Works OKs slots deal for Rocky Gap

ANNAPOLIS — After years of delay stemming from a lack of interested and quality bidders, a group that will build a slots parlor at the debt-ridden Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort was approved Wednesday by the Board of Public ...

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State pins winners in business pitch contest

A picture might be worth 1,000 words, but it’s also worth a MacBook Air and an iPad. Gov. O’Malley’s office announced Thursday the winners of the state’s first Pinterest business pitch contest. Using Pinterest, a social media website where users ...

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Towson’s ‘golden triangle’ facing scrutiny

The 14-acre strip of land that some regard as the entry to Towson is under the microscope for possible redevelopment these days. Called the “golden triangle,” this small collection of food spots, small businesses and the Towson American Legion Post ...

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