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Tech guru Pike Powers says Harford can be major center

Harford County may not be a major metropolis, but economic development expert Pike Powers is convinced that by taking advantage of the Base Realignment and Closure process and expanding the county’s connections with nearby research universities, the area can become ...

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Republicans question costs of O’Malley’s trip to Asia

The Republican leaders in the House of Delegates are suggesting that Gov. Martin O’Malley’s trip to Asia cost Maryland taxpayers far more than the $100,000 advertised price tag. In a letter they sent the governor’s office last week, they are ...

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O’Malley to depart on trade mission with Md. businesses

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to jet off to Asia this morning with 68 Maryland business leaders in tow to drum up some export and investment deals for the state. “We’re on our way to Asia for an economic development ...

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The plane truth on O’Malley’s visit to China

Sometimes, trade missions are more about the journey. “They’re going to make sense [as economic development efforts], by and large,” said Andrew J. Cassey, an assistant professor at Washington State University who studies trade missions. “What I can’t rule out ...

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Gov. O’Malley touts economic development trip to Asia

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says an economic development trip to Asia next month will include 68 business leaders, educators and elected officials. The O’Malley administration on Tuesday described the trip as one of the largest Maryland delegations to ...

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Newsmakers: Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson

Maryland's Secretary of Business and Economic Development Christian Johansson speaks with Daily Record reporters and editors about Maryland's economy, unemployment, tourism and other issues affecting the state.

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W.Va. company moving corporate HQ to Frederick

FREDERICK — A West Virginia-based industrial mineral company is moving its corporate headquarters to Frederick. The Frederick Department of Economic Development said Thursday that U.S. Silica Co. will move into a 126,150-square-foot building on Progress Drive near Monocacy Boulevard. The ...

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