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Maryland technology development agency awards grant to study stem cells for improving flu vaccine
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 09:45:00 PDT

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has awarded a $750,000 grant to Longeveron LLC, a Miami-based biopharmaceutical company, to study whether stem cells can make a better flu vaccine for seniors with a researcher from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Sean Leng, an associate...

Steph Curry’s latest signature shoe could boost Under Armour, analyst says
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 10:15:00 PDT

Wall Street analysts have questioned Under Armour’s leadership, creative direction and new product pipeline as the brand has struggled for more than a year.

But one analyst said he’s seen “massive” improvement recently in product design and the ability to drive demand and create social buzz.

A...

LifeBridge data breach exposes personal information of 500,000 patients
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 10:45:00 PDT

LifeBridge Health has notified 500,000 patients that their personal information may have been exposed in a cyber attack recently discovered by the health system.

Indication of an attack was first detected in March and an investigation by a national forsenic firm hired by the hospital determined...

High gas prices notwithstanding, Marylanders expected to travel in droves for Memorial Day weekend
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 11:40:00 PDT

Despite gas prices averaging 61 cents higher than last Memorial Day, nearly 890,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the holiday weekend, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

The projection represents a 4.7 percent increase from last year and the most since the auto club began tracking holiday...

Maryland Attorney General’s office issues cease-and-desist against Windsor Mill firm’s initial coin
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 12:00:00 PDT

Taking part in an international crackdown on fraudulent initial coin offerings, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s office issued a cease-and-desist order against a firm operating out of an apartment in Windsor Mill.

The securities division of the attorney general’s office issued the order...

War Horse Cities to open new Swim Club pool and nightspot on Canton waterfront
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 12:45:00 PDT

War Horse Cities said Tuesday that it will open a new swimming pool-based entertainment venue on the Canton waterfront that will serve as a private club during the day and a nightlife destination at night.

Swim Club will open Memorial Day on the site formerly known as the Baltimore Marine Center...

Former loan officer sanctioned in kickback scheme fined $525,000 for violating court order
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 22 May 2018 13:45:00 PDT

Gary L. Klopp of Nottingham was ordered to pay more than $525,000 and temporarily barred from working in the mortgage industry by a U.S. District Court judge for violating a previous court order, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh.

The order stems from a 2015 settlement resolving...

The best career advice from this year’s graduation speeches
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 23 May 2018 10:03:00 PDT

This year's headline-grabbing commencement speeches have been high on thinly veiled critiques of the Trump administration and big on dire warnings about the state of American democracy.

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cautioned graduates at Virginia Military Institute about the end of American...

CareFirst elevates chief operating officer to head the company
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 23 May 2018 11:00:00 PDT

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has chosen an internal candidate as its next CEO.

Brian D. Pieninck, the insurer’s chief operating officer since April 2017, will take the helm when Chet Burrell retires June 30 after more than a decade as CEO. The state’s largest insurer announced the appointment...

Aldi hiring for new Timonium grocery store
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 23 May 2018 14:00:00 PDT

Discount grocer Aldi is holding a job fair Monday to hire workers for ia new store it plans to open in Timonium.

The fast-growing retailer is seeking store associates, manager trainees and shift managers for the store.

The event will be held Monday — Memorial Day — for 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aldi...

Nike — not Under Armour — will supply MLB uniforms, report says
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 24 May 2018 11:00:00 PDT

Under Armour may be giving up a contract to outfit all Major League Baseball players to Nike, according to a report Thursday in Sports Business Daily.

The report, citing an anonymous source, said Nike and Major League Baseball were close to inking a deal to have the Under Armour archrival take...

New Medicare cards, designed to be more secure, on their way to Maryland residents
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 24 May 2018 16:00:00 PDT

Medicare recipients in Maryland should be receiving new Medicare cards designed to increase security and help prevent fraud, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said.

The new cards no longer contain social security numbers. Instead, they include randomly assigned Medicare numbers. The...

These are the best times to cross the Bay Bridge on Memorial Day weekend, according to the MDTA
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 25 May 2018 05:45:00 PDT

As Marylanders hit the road for Memorial Day, travelers heading to the Eastern Shore should aim to cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in the early morning or late evening to avoid traffic, the Maryland Transportation Authority said.

More than 1.9 million motorists are expected to pass through Maryland’s...

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