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Sinclair Broadcast renews CBS affiliation
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:35:00 PDT

Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced a multi-year deal to renew three TV station affiliation agreements with CBS Corp.

The agreements with Sinclair-owned stations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Harlingen, Texas; and Portland, Maine, were set to expire at the end of next year. CBS also renewed its affiliation...

FedEx celebrates new distribution center in Sparrows Point
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:10:00 PDT

FedEx has been shipping and sorting packages at its new Sparrows Point center for two months, but celebrated the facility’s opening by having officials cut a ceremonial orange ribbon on Wednesday.

The freight shipping outfit was the first major company to agree to open a facility at Tradepoint...

Hogan to lobby for bringing Amazon HQ to Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:00:00 PDT

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he will personally lobby Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to build the company’s massive new headquarters in Baltimore.

Hogan said he believes pitching Port Covington is the state’s best bet to win the new Amazon campus and its promised 50,000 new jobs.

“We're going to go after...

Average U.S. gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trend
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:31:00 PDT

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the slight increase comes after 11 weeks of decline.

The current price is about 10 cents above where...

More than 1 in 5 travelers knowingly or unknowingly carried prohibited items onto aircraft, survey f
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 3 Aug 2017 10:56:00 PDT

A survey of airline passengers found that more than 20 percent had knowingly or unknowingly smuggled prohibited items past Transportation Security Administration checkpoints onto the aircraft, including at least 6 percent who boarded the plane while unintentionally carrying prohibited knives or...

Five Minutes with ... Tony Brusco, CEO of South Mountain Creamery
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 21 Jul 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Grocery delivery services are becoming increasingly popular — this is, after all, the on-demand age.

But Tony Brusco said the growth of his Middletown-based farm-to-home company is also tapping into something else.

“There’s a certain sense of feeling good about the food you’re getting when you...

Medifast relocating headquarters to Harbor East from Baltimore County
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:05:00 PDT

Medifast is relocating its corporate headquarters from a suburban business park tucked away in Owings Mills to one of the highest profile addresses along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

The weight loss and healthy living services company said Monday it plans to move 160 employees to offices in the 24-story...

Three CEOs quit Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:21:00 PDT

Three executives who sat on President Donald Trump's manufacturing council have quit following the events in Charlottesville, Va., and the president's slow crawl to explicitly condemn white supremacists.

The chief executive of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. publicly resigned from the White House...

Here’s how to know if your beer is truly craft beer
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 6 Jul 2017 08:35:00 PDT

As Big Beer has snapped up craft breweries, it's grown harder to tell who the true indies are. But a new industry effort hopes to clear up the confusion by declaring their ownership right on the bottle.

More than 800 breweries — including Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada and New Belgium — will soon begin...

Baltimore — and Maryland — to vie for second Amazon headquarters
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 7 Sep 2017 16:15:00 PDT

Both Baltimore City and County quickly raised their hands after Amazon announced Thursday it is searching North America for a second headquarters site that could eventually employ 50,000 people.

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s hunt for a second home sparked interest from many cities and likely...

New Jersey company buys Chesapeake Bay Candle for $75 million
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 7 Sep 2017 06:55:00 PDT

A New Jersey company has agreed to pay $75 million for Chesapeake Bay Candle, a maker of candles and fragrances that started in the Annapolis home of Chinese immigrants.

Newell Brands of Hoboken said Thursday it has completed the purchase of the brand from its founders, David Wang and Mei Xu. Chesapeake...

Purple-clad Ravens fans flock to London’s pubs, Picadilly and Parliament
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:00 PDT

Ravens fans have been checking out nightclubs in London this week, planning a “Purple Pub crawl” through Piccadilly Circus and heading to the Tower of London and Parliament.

“Ravens were the excuse. London is the draw to come,” said Jim Runser of Carroll County. He flew out Monday from Dulles International...

What the Terps football media guides said about Kevin Plank as a player
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 25 Aug 2017 02:45:00 PDT

The University of Maryland Terrapins football media guides from the 1990s have long since faded. But they reveal a few things about special-teams player and running back Kevin Plank — now CEO of Under Armour.

His college football days were important enough to Plank that Under Armour named its large...

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