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Job opportunities focus of GBC annual meeting

Putting ex-convicts back to work and expanding the city of Baltimore’s youth summer jobs program took much of the spotlight at Monday night’s Greater Baltimore Committee annual dinner meeting. Donald C. Fry, president and CEO of the GBC, told an ...

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Angel investor bill has startups paying attention to Annapolis

When opening a businesses, entrepreneurs pick a location based largely on three factors: access to capital, access to good talent and quality of life in and around the city. Deb Tillett, executive director of Emerging Technology Centers incubator in Baltimore, ...

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Rawlings-Blake thanks business for post-riot support

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lauded businesses for their efforts to help the city recover from riots in April that followed the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray from injuries suffered in police custody. Her remarks came during the 41st Annual Mayor’s Business ...

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Tourism officials: Baltimore’s perception better nationally

While Baltimore’s image has improved nationally, the city’s perception within the immediate metro area has yet to rise to pre-Freddie Gray levels, tourism officials said Monday. The National Aquarium, for example, has seen a 7 percent decrease in attendance since ...

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Federal funding shortage will hinder Baltimore transportation projects

The major challenge facing the Baltimore region’s transportation infrastructure is the same confronting other major metro areas — federal funding. As states and cities grapple with crumbling transportation infrastructure and demand for new public transit projects increases, federal transportation funds ...

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