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Giant Food is closing its Windsor Mill store in Baltimore County
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:15:00 PDT

A Giant Food supermarket and pharmacy in Windsor Mill will close next month after almost 60 years in business. The location at the corner of Milford Mill and Liberty roads will shut its doors for good on Aug. 16, Giant spokeswoman Felis Andrade said.

Andrade said in an email that Giant decided...

Wages, benefits rise at fastest pace since 2008
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:17:00 PDT

U.S. workers saw their annual wages and benefits rise in the second quarter at the fastest pace in nearly a decade, a sign that the low unemployment rate is forcing employers to raise pay to attract and keep workers.

Pay and benefits for all U.S. workers increased 2.8 percent in the April-June...

Ancestry, 23andMe say they will follow these rules when giving DNA data to businesses or police
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:29:00 PDT

Ancestry, 23andMe and other popular companies that offer genetic testing pledged on Tuesday to be upfront when they share users' DNA data with researchers, hand it over to police or transfer it to other companies, a move aimed at addressing consumers' mounting privacy concerns.

Under the new guidelines,...

MoviePass raises prices by 50 percent in effort to save company
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:25:00 PDT

MoviePass took another step toward the abyss Monday, announcing that some of the biggest summer movies won't be available on the service as the company continues to suffer a massive cash crunch.

The company's 3 million subscribers won't be able to see shark thriller "The Meg" and Winnie-the-Pooh...

Internal Under Armour review finds no wrongdoing by CEO Kevin Plank in Port Covington dealings
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:00:00 PDT

Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank did not enrich himself improperly and ignore shareholders’ interests by seeking through his separate real estate firm to turn Port Covington into a waterfront community anchored by a new global headquarters for the athletic apparel brand, an internal review...

Amtrak solicits community’s ideas for redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Jul 2018 17:15:00 PDT

Baltimoreans peppered developers and Amtrak officials with ideas Tuesday for the redevelopment of Penn Station at the first meeting held by the national railroad soliciting community input for the project.

In addition to renovating the century-old station itself, Amtrak's preliminary plans include...

Stanley Black & Decker expands in Towson
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 Aug 2018 09:05:00 PDT

Stanley Black & Decker is expanding its presence in Towson, adding a second floor of office space to a building it moved into on Allegheny Avenue in April.

The Connecticut-based tool maker signed a second, 6,600-square-foot, full floor lease at the five-story office building at 210 Allegheny Avenue,...

Wells Fargo to pay $2.1 billion for role in housing bubble
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 Aug 2018 12:04:00 PDT

Wells Fargo agreed Wednesday to pay a $2.1 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis.

The amount is relatively smaller than the fines paid by Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs...

Maryland’s male doctors earn 50 percent more than females, survey finds
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 Aug 2018 12:15:00 PDT

Male doctors in Maryland are paid about 50 percent more on average than their female counterparts, according to a new survey commissioned by the state’s largest professional association for physicians.

The survey by Merritt Hawkins, a national search and consulting firm for doctors, found that...

Food safety inspectors warn of contaminated salad and wraps sold at Trader Joe’s, Walgreens and othe
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 Aug 2018 13:10:00 PDT

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to salad, federal food safety inspectors are warning of another potential cyclospora contamination, this time affecting salads and wraps sold by Trader Joe’s, Walgreens and Kroger.

The new recall, which the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...

Law firm files antitrust suit accusing Sinclair, other broadcasters artificially inflating ad prices
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 Aug 2018 17:05:00 PDT

An Alabama law firm that advertised on television is accusing the six biggest owners of local television stations, including Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group, of scheming to artificially inflate the price of ads, according to an antitrust class action lawsuit.

The firm, Mobile-based Clay,...

Moving company employees accused of scamming over 900 customers, including dozens in Maryland
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 1 Aug 2018 17:50:00 PDT

A federal grand jury indicted a dozen moving company employees who are accused of scamming more than 900 customers in Maryland and across the United States, the U.S. Department of Justice announced this week.

The Justice Department alleges that the employees, five of whom were arrested Monday,...

Papa John’s founder: I should be back as chain’s public face
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 2 Aug 2018 05:51:00 PDT

The founder of Papa John's says the pizza chain needs him back as its public face, and that it was a mistake for the company to scrub him from its marketing materials after he acknowledged using a racial slur last month.

John Schnatter said in an interview with The Associated Press that he believes...

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