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Analyst raises concerns about Under Armour’s international growth — a bright spot for the stru
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 5 Apr 2018 08:10:00 PDT

As Under Armour feels the pinch of slow merchandise sales in it’s biggest geographic market — the United States — international sales growth has stood out as a bright spot for the struggling brand.

But one Wall Street analyst is raising concerns about the future of Under Armour’s global growth.

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Maryland casinos set revenue record in March
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 5 Apr 2018 08:15:00 PDT

Maryland’s six casinos combined to set a monthly revenue record in March, topping $150 million for the first time, according to the state’s gaming regulatory agency.

The casinos were led by MGM National Harbor, which generated $60.4 million from slots and table games — its most ever in a month,...

Housing up, jobs down in Downtown Baltimore, new report shows
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 5 Apr 2018 09:15:00 PDT

Downtown’s growth eased somewhat last year, with the number of residents and jobs dipping slightly, even as more apartments became available, according to the latest annual report from the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore.

Partnership officials used the State of Downtown presentation Thursday...

Sidewalks in downtown Baltimore to get interactive information kiosks
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:15:00 PDT

Workers, residents and visitors to downtown Baltimore who need any information about events, things to do or city services will be able to tap any of 15 kiosks being installed on sidewalks around downtown beginning this summer.

The touch-screen kiosks, that resemble eight-foot-tall smart phones,...

From hour to hour, stock market swings have been dizzying
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 5 Apr 2018 11:54:00 PDT

Like a good thriller, you can't be sure where the stock market is headed these days until the very end.

The market has become so volatile that big swings are happening not only day to day but hour to hour as investors react to a mix of hard news, fear and speculation.

Take Wednesday, for example....

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore to add lane to Pratt Street at the Gallery at Harborplace
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 5 Apr 2018 11:55:00 PDT

The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore said Thursday it has received permits and retained a contractor to add a traffic lane on the north side of Pratt Street between Calvert and South streets, removing a section of sidewalk and relocating a taxicab stand adjacent to the Gallery at Harborplace to...

Wood bat or metal? New youth baseball rule tries to settle the debate. But it’s expensive.
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 03:00:00 PDT
It's a baseball debate as old as the designated hitter: wood or metal? Now the amateur game's governing body has stepped to the plate this season with a new standard aimed at splitting the difference: metal engineered to perform like wood.
Mother and daughter launch healthy snack company in Locust Point
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 03:00:00 PDT

Nancy Becker and Bridget Greaney are rewriting the recipe for healthy snacks from their kitchen in Locust Point.

The mother-daughter team recently launched 2Betties, a snack startup that offers mini-doughnut-shaped “rounds” without grains, dairy or added sugars. With three flavors, 2Betties is...

Anti-Sinclair video montage scheduled to air in ad on Sinclair stations
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 03:00:00 PDT

An anti-Sinclair ad featuring a Deadspin video that mocks the Baltimore-based broadcaster could start running as early as Friday on four of the company’s stations including WBFF in Baltimore.

That’s according to Karl Frisch, executive director of Allied Progress, a Washington-based consumer advocacy...

Five minutes with Leonard Frenkil Jr. of WPM Real Estate Management
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 05:00:00 PDT
Five Minutes with Leonard Frenkil Jr., president of multifamily real estate at WPM Real Estate Management.
U.S. added modest 103K jobs in March, fewest in 6 months
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 06:35:00 PDT

U.S. employers added a modest 103,000 jobs in March after several months of robust gains, though the government's overall jobs report suggests that the labor market remains fundamentally healthy.

The unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, a 17-year low, for a sixth straight month, the Labor...

Weis Markets will open in Fullerton April 12
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 08:00:00 PDT

Weis Markets will open its planned Nottingham supermarket on Thursday, April 12, the Sunbury, Pa.,-based grocer said.

The more than 67,000-square-foot store will open in a redeveloped former Kmart space in Fullerton Plaza at 7927 Bel Air Road. It is the 52nd Maryland location for the grocer.

Weis...

Baltimore startup blends art and technology in helping amputees design personalized prosthetic cover
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 6 Apr 2018 08:05:00 PDT
MICA grad's startup allows amputees to design and build their own prosthetic covers.

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