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Under Armour’s stock surges after third-quarter results show turnaround may be on track
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:15:00 PDT

Shares of Under Armour soared Tuesday, climbing more than 27 percent, after the Baltimore-based brand announced better-than-expected third-quarter results and said its multiyear turnaround plan is working.

The sports apparel and footwear maker reported a profit of $75 million, or 17 cents per share,...

How do you feel about a maglev train in Maryland? Here’s what readers had to say.
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 06:20:00 PDT

In an investigation published by The Baltimore Sun this month, reporter Kevin Rector examined some of the arguments for and against building a futuristic Japanese train system, known as maglev, in Maryland. The proposal would create a 15-minute commute between Baltimore and Washington and enable...

‘Unknown substance’ in Southwest airplane restroom at BWI prompts fire department investigation
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 08:25:00 PDT

An “unknown substance” found in a restroom of a Southwest Airlines plane at BWI Marshall Airport on Monday night prompted fire crews to meet the aircraft when it landed, the airline said Tuesday.

The Baltimore airport’s fire department boarded Flight 239 from San Antonio just after 8:30 p.m., said...

Developers break ground on two more industrial buildings in Harford County
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:00:00 PDT

Harford County will get two more industrial buildings next year, as developers respond to demand from e-commerce and other retail companies, as well as manufacturers that need a lot of space for inventory.

Hanover-based Chesapeake Real Estate Group LLC sold the land last year for $250,000 to TA...

Family-owned David Edward Furniture Inc. in Halethorpe sold to out-of-state furniture maker
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 11:40:00 PDT

David Edward Furniture Inc., a family-owned high-end furniture maker in Halethorpe, has been acquired by a large out-of-state office furniture manufacturer.

Jasper, Ind.-based Kimball, a subsidiary of Kimball International Inc., said it closed the deal last week. Details of the transaction were...

Illegal union strike shut down port of Baltimore’s container terminal Monday, management claims in l
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:30:00 PDT

A federal judge ordered union dockworkers in Baltimore back to work Tuesday, after management at the port of Baltimore said they walked off the job Monday, forcing a shutdown of the port’s container terminal.

U.S. District Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander granted a temporary restraining order sought...

McCormick & Co. will switch to plastic packaging that can be recycled or reused
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:00:00 PDT

McCormick & Co. is making the shift to reusable, recyclable or re-purposed material in all plastic packaging by 2025, the Hunt Valley-based spice and flavorings maker said Tuesday.

The move is part of sustainability goals the manufacturer set last October. The latest steps extend the company’s...

Federal labor board finds Johns Hopkins Hospital tried to deter nurses from forming union
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 31 Oct 2018 02:00:00 PDT

Federal labor board officials have found evidence that Johns Hopkins Hospital officials tried to deter nurses from forming a union.

The National Labor Relations Board said it will issue a formal complaint against the hospital if officials don’t agree to settle the complaint.

National Nurses United...

Maryland medical marijuana growers group hires lobbyist
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 31 Oct 2018 09:00:00 PDT

The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association named Annapolis lobbyist Jacquie Cohen Roth as its executive director.

The association, which goes by the acronym CANMD, represents licensed medical cannabis growers and processors in the state of Maryland, promoting the budding industry...

GM offers buyouts to 18,000 salaried workers in North America
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:55:00 PDT

General Motors will attempt to cut costs by offering buyouts to about 18,000 white-collar workers in North America.

The company made the offer Wednesday to salaried workers with 12 or more years of service.

The announcement comes on the same day that GM reported a $2.5 billion third-quarter profit....

Tribune Publishing sets deadline — 11 a.m. today — for bids to buy company
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:20:00 PDT

Tribune Publishing has given potential suitors a deadline of 11 a.m. Thursday to submit a formal bid to buy the Chicago-based newspaper company.

The owner of the Chicago Tribune and other major daily newspapers has retained investment bank Lazard to conduct a sale process, after months of open-ended...

Hahn’s Pork & Beans, 100 years in the ham business
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 1 Nov 2018 03:00:00 PDT

Hahn’s of Westminster, located at 440 Hahn Road, is in many ways the same as it was when it opened 100 years ago in 1918.

Employees in white coats still smoke and cure, slice and package fresh ham and bacon in cold rooms full of metal machinery — but instead of 20 people working in the plant, that...

Five Minutes With Lou Cohen of BMW of Towson
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 2 Nov 2018 15:25:00 PDT

A lot has changed in the auto sales business since Lou Cohen opened a small used car lot on Liberty Heights Avenue in Baltimore in 1961.

Cohen, now president and CEO of BMW of Towson, was fresh out of the Army when he took his his first job with another dealer before branching out to sell, and...

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