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O’Malley touts life sciences at opening of BIO Convention

WASHINGTON — Gov. Martin O’Malley used Tuesday’s opening of the BIO International Convention to release a report that shows that the life sciences accounted for one-third of all job gains in Maryland between 2002 and 2010. The report, authored by ...

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BWI ponders expansion as largest carrier Southwest continues record growth

There is fresh pavement outside and new high-end stores, a chic lounge and even a French spa setting up inside as Southwest Airlines Co.’s acquisition of a top rival inspires hope of even more record-setting growth at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood ...

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U.S. builders’ outlook falls amid weakening sales

WASHINGTON — The outlook among U.S. homebuilders has been grim all year. This month, it became grimmer. An index that measures builders’ sentiment for their industry fell three points in June to 13, the National Association of Home Builders said ...

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Times tough for Maryland’s nonprofits, but industry has persevered

The past few years have not been overly kind to Maryland’s nonprofit industry, which has had to deal with declines in giving, drops in government funding and market erosion of assets. The health of the nonprofit industry is vital for ...

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NSA shares some secrets — on procurement

The National Security Agency isn’t exactly renowned for its openness, but on Monday, the spy agency shared with small business owners the secrets to getting a share of the millions of dollars of contracts it awards each year. Nearly 400 ...

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Joe Nathanson: Innovation is key element in the nation’s future economy

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama urged Americans to once again think on a grand scale and resolve to accomplish big things in order to “win the future.” “We know what it takes to compete for ...

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