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$100K grant fosters trail-related jobs in western Maryland

CUMBERLAND — A $100,000 federal grant is helping to create jobs along the western Maryland section of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycling route. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the award Monday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Maryland Trail ...

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Maryland gets $7.7M grant to help with BRAC moves

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials say the state has been awarded a $7.7 million federal grant to help more than 6,500 people who are moving to the state because of military base realignment. Maryland Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin announced ...

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Baltimore gets $1.3M grant for fire equipment

Maryland’s senators and a Baltimore-area congressman have announced that Baltimore has received a $1.3 million grant to buy firefighting equipment. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger announced the grant on Wednesday. The money will be used ...

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Watchdog: $161 million in airport grants improper

WASHINGTON — A government watchdog says the Federal Aviation Administration didn’t follow rules or made errors two years ago when awarding $161 million to airports for improvement projects. The Transportation Department’s inspector general’s office released a report Friday that says ...

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IBM grant to help Baltimore deliver services

IBM recently inaugurated the Smarter Cities Challenge, a competitive grant program that will award $50 million worth of technology and services to help 100 municipalities across the world — including Baltimore. Teams of IBM experts will provide city leaders with ...

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McDonogh School capital campaign underway

Owings Mills-based McDonogh School unveiled a $75 million capital campaign named McDonogh Forever, the largest undertaken by an independent school in Maryland. McDonogh officials said they have commitments of $58 million to date, including a $30 million challenge grant from ...

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UMBC to study development effect on water quality

BALTIMORE — Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County say they will study how development affects water quality and supply with the help of a federal grant. UMBC is one of eight institutions receiving a total of $5 million ...

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