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Startup Maryland wants to keep entrepreneurs home

As Jaclyn Paris made her way to the back of the Pitch Across Maryland bus on Friday, she carried with her a colorful box, as well as the confidence she gained in a year of refining the product inside — Funny Mix — a game for teaching reading and phonics to children.

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Frostburg State unveils new marketing push

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University is rolling out a new marketing campaign. President Jonathan Gibralter unveiled the new theme Friday during his annual convocation in Frostburg. It features the tagline, “One University. A World of Experiences.” Gibralter says the slogan ...

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Moody’s downgrades Howard U’s credit rating

WASHINGTON — Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Howard University’s credit rating, citing revenue declines at the historically black college and automatic federal budget cuts from Congress. Moody’s issued its downgrade Tuesday after a review that began in July. Howard’s rating ...

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Prince George’s teachers get 2 percent pay raise

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County teachers have ratified a new three-year contract that will give them a 2 percent cost-of-living pay raise. The Washington Post reports the Board of Education approved the contract, and the Prince George’s County Educators’ ...

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