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Supreme Court rules states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:59:00 PDT

States will be able to force more shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.

Consumers can expect to see sales tax being charged on more online purchases —...

Loyola University’s business school honors The Bozzuto Group’s Thomas Bozzuto
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:45:00 PDT

Thomas S. Bozzuto, chairman and co-founder of The Bozzuto Group, was named Business Leader of the Year for 2018 by Loyola University’s Sellinger School of Business and Management.

The award, to be given at a dinner Nov. 13, honors business executives who embody Loyola’s Jesuit commitment to community...

Maryland officials begin to project additional revenue following court ruling on online sales tax
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:15:00 PDT

States will be able to force more shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.

Consumers can expect to see sales tax being charged on more online purchases —...

Baltimore-based modular space company Williams Scotsman to acquire competitor ModSpace for $1.1 bill
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:00:00 PDT

Williams Scotsman, a Baltimore-based company that rents office trailers, storage containers and other modular spaces, announced Friday that it has agreed to acquire Pennsylvania-based competitor ModSpace for $1.1 billion.

The deal, expected to close in the third quarter of 2018, would more than...

Transit union warned of unsafe Baltimore Metro tracks for several years before emergency shutdown
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:00:00 PDT

The union that represents Maryland Transit Administration drivers warned agency leaders of rail safety concerns about the Baltimore Metro SubwayLink more than two years before the agency suddenly shut the entire system down for a month of emergency track repairs in February.

With less than 24 hours’...

Google is training machines to predict when a patient will die
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:45:00 PDT

A woman with late-stage breast cancer came to a city hospital, fluids already flooding her lungs. She saw two doctors and got a radiology scan. The hospital's computers read her vital signs and estimated a 9.3 percent chance she would die during her stay.

Then came Google's turn. An new type of...

The Charmery to open its ‘Ice Cream Factory’ at Union Collective next week
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:05:00 PDT

Baltimore ice cream company The Charmery will open its largest facility, known as “The Ice Cream Factory,” next week at Union Collective in Medfield.

With its original store in Hampden and a recently opened location in Towson, the Charmery’s expansion will continue on July 2, when owners Laura...

Maker of protective gear for police, military plans a move to Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:15:00 PDT

A company that makes protective body wear for the military and police plans to move to Baltimore from Prince George’s county in July and ramp up to 26 employees by year’s end.

Officials with Semforex Inc. said they would relocate 10 workers initially to 1100 Wicomico St. in Pigtown, near Carroll...

Gray TV, Raycom Media to merge in $3.6B deal, will create nation’s third-largest TV conglomerate
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:07:00 PDT

Gray Television Inc. and Raycom Media Inc. are announcing a merger that would create the third-largest television broadcast group in the United States.

Georgia-based Gray and Alabama-based Raycom said Monday they've entered into an agreement to combine the companies in a $3.6 billion deal.

In a...

Nurses at Johns Hopkins allege hospital is impeding their efforts to unionize
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:45:00 PDT

A group of registered nurses has filed a formal charge with the National Labor Relations Board against Johns Hopkins Hospital for allegedly impeding their efforts to form a union.

National Nurses United announced the labor complaint Monday, alleging that hospital management prevented nurses from...

Medical milestone: U.S. OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:19:00 PDT

U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use.

The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication,...

Annapolis Historic District to be listed as endangered site
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 25 Jun 2018 21:05:00 PDT

Mayor Gavin Buckley’s City Dock rezoning legislation has spurred the National Trust for Historic Preservation to name the Annapolis historic site as one of the top 11 “Most Endangered Historic Places.”

The private nonprofit is making the announcement alongside Historic Annapolis at 10 a.m. Tuesday...

What’s next for Bel Air’s Tollgate Marketplace as Toys ‘R’ Us closing nears
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 26 Jun 2018 03:00:00 PDT

With the departure of two major tenants, hhgregg and Toys ‘R’ Us, over the past 15 months, the owner of the Tollgate Marketplace shopping center is working to market a combined 63,000 square feet of retail space.

“Our goal is to always try to add and attract as many high-quality retailers as we...

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