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Harrison wants to reduce workloads, improve morale in BPD

Commissioner Michael Harrison addresses a Greater Baltimore Committee meeting in February, when he was acting commissioner. (Heather Cobun)

Addressing a Baltimore business group Monday morning, Baltimore’s new acting police commissioner said he’s confident the department can be overhauled but stressed the need to reduce officers’ workloads and to establish better systems for training and accountability. Acting Commissioner Michael ...

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Bridging the Gap recognizes 20 Baltimore-area companies

Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald Fry. (File Photo)

Twenty Baltimore-area companies Wednesday night were named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 14th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards. The awards, presented during ceremonies honoring minority and women-owned firms for business achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business development, ...

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Amid national $15 discussions, minimum wage increases in Md. continue

While Maryland implements the next incremental increase in the statewide minimum wage Saturday, business leaders remain wary of its effects and discussion of a $15 minimum wage. The state’s minimum wage will increase from $8.75 to $9.25 an hour as ...

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