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Hurricane destruction expected to boost auto sales
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 1 Sep 2017 11:50:00 PDT

Floodwaters in and around Houston severely damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of cars and trucks, most of which will be replaced. Those new and used vehicle sales will benefit automakers and the economy, providing a glint of silver lining amid terrible tragedy.

The storm “is the worst in...


Lockheed Martin promotes local leader Stephanie Hill
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 1 Sep 2017 09:30:00 PDT

Lockheed Martin is promoting Baltimore native Stephanie Hill to senior vice president for corporate strategy and business development.

Hill has been vice president the Bethesda-based defense giant’s Cyber, Ships & Advanced Technologies line of business for Rotary and Mission Systems in MIddle River.

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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...


Brands turn to loyal customers to serve as their ambassadors
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 26 Jul 2017 03:00:00 PDT

When Lauren Seserko wanted to get back into shape after college about five years ago, she went to the running store near her home in Baltimore for good shoes, a training team and advice on items to help her go faster and farther.

Now a seasoned marathoner, she’s worked to encourage and guide others...


Eight Maryland firms showcase products at Paris aerospace event
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:51:00 PDT

Eight Maryland companies participating in Gov. Larry Hogan's trade mission to Europe will seek business deals at an international aerospace industry event that kicked off Monday in Paris.

The firms will showcase their products and services during the week-long Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport,...


Chipotle shuts Virginia store after reports of illnesses
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:23:00 PDT

Chipotle temporarily closed a restaurant in a Washington, D.C., suburb after reports that customers had become ill, news that sent its shares down more than 6 percent as the chain had already been working on recovering from past food scares.

The company says it shut down a location in Sterling,...


Legg Mason earnings up for quarter
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:55:00 PDT

Legg Mason reported a profit of $50.9 million for its first quarter, compared with $33.5 million in the same April- to-June period last year.

Earnings per share rose to 52 cents from 31 cents a year ago, beating analysts expectations.

The consensus analysts' expectation was 43 cents a share, according...


Maryland sees second-highest job gains in 7 years during August
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:10:00 PDT

Maryland added more than 14,000 jobs in August, the second-highest monthly gain in seven years, as the unemployment rate dipped to a pre-recession level of 3.9 percent, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday.

The state’s jobless rate remained lower than the nation’s, which was 4.4 percent in August,...


Sea glass, other treasures seen at Neptune’s Daughter
StarDem.com / Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:00:00 -0400
ROCK HALL — Those who love the intricacies, colors and shapes of sea glass — and river glass — art now have a place to find such pieces: Neptune’s Daughter in Rock Hall.

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...


MedStar Health names new president of Harbor Hospital
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 7 Sep 2017 13:45:00 PDT

Dr. Stuart M. Levine became president and chief medical officer at MedStar Harbor Hospital on Thursday, according to a statement from MedStar Health.

Levine will also serve as senior vice president of MedStar Health, a 10-hospital system in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

He succeeds Dennis Pullin,...


Bridal chain Alfred Angelo leaving customers’ orders at the altar
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 3 Aug 2017 12:01:00 PDT

Bridal retailer Alfred Angelo broke its silence on Thursday after filing for bankruptcy protection last month, informing brides nationwide they won't be receiving the wedding dresses they ordered from the national chain.

On a statement posted to the company's website, the trustee for the firm said...


Apple working with Hertz to manage small fleet of self-driving cars
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:23:00 PDT

Apple is leasing a small fleet of cars from Hertz Global Holdings to test self-driving technology, an agreement that echoes a larger deal between competitors Alphabet Inc. and Avis Budget Group Inc.

The iPhone maker is leasing Lexus RX450h sport-utility vehicles from Hertz's Donlen fleet-management...


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