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Experts: Public-private partnerships a good tool for government (access required)

Barriers to partnerships between private firms and government for major projects should be knocked down, and elected officials should embrace — rather than shy away from — such deals, according to a panel of experts speaking at a summer conference here.

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Sadowski’s group putting focus on area’s businesses (access required)

The game has changed, and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore has changed with it. Praising the expansion of Morgan Stanley and T. Rowe Price, J. Thomas Sadowski, president and CEO of the Economic Alliance, said his group is focusing ...

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Editorial: Requiem for a heavyweight (access required)

There is a long, proud history of making steel and ships on the marshy peninsula of southeastern Baltimore County hard by Dundalk known as Sparrows Point. The steel mill and shipyard were established there by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. in ...

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New panel to advise Kamenetz on Sparrows Point options (access required)

A 16-member panel of business leaders will advise Baltimore County economic development officials about the best use for the Sparrows Point peninsula in the wake of last week’s announced woes at the steel plant, which will be laying off nearly ...

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Container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd to start service to Baltimore (access required)

The fifth-largest container shipping company in the world is beginning a weekly container service to the Port of Baltimore that could create nearly 600 new jobs for Maryland. German company Hapag-Lloyd is expected to bring up to 30,000 containers through ...

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Transportation Secretary says public-private partnership aided Port (access required)

A big shipping container company signed on at the Port of Baltimore Friday, and Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley used the opportunity to further laud the importance of public-private partnerships in Maryland.

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Fireworks look like a go for New Year’s Eve in Baltimore

It looks like Baltimore will ring in the 2012 with fireworks after all. City officials said Friday that more than $32,500 was donated following a report Thursday in The Daily Record that the city’s Office of Promotion & the Arts ...

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Baltimore is fifth-busiest East Coast cruise port (access required)

Baltimore was the fifth-busiest cruise port on the East Coast in 2010, and the Maryland Port Administration is scouting locations to expand the growing business. The Port of Baltimore’s 210,549 cruise passengers were enough to bump the port up one ...

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