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Discovery Communications will leave Maryland for New York
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 9 Jan 2018 15:45:00 PST

Discovery Communications, one of four Fortune 500 companies located in Maryland, plans to move its global headquarters and 1,300 jobs from Silver Spring to New York, the company said Tuesday.

The media company, which operates cable channels such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and OWN:...

Maryland MedStar hospital tries out more dignified hospital gown
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PST

The flimsy hospital gown that ties in the back and leaves backs and buttocks mostly bare has long been a source of jokes, as well as of complaints by patients.

Now, some say it’s time the unpopular garment that hasn’t been updated in 40 years got a modern-day makeover.

MedStar Health is trying...

Baltimore-area home sale prices continue to climb as sale closings decline in December
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

Baltimore-area home sale prices continued to rise in December, even as the number of sales declined from the same time last year.

A total of 3,062 deals closed in December, down 4.2 percent from the same month in 2016. The median sale price of $250,000 was up 2 percent, or about $5,000, from last...

Towson Commons office building, garage sold for $18 million
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:40:00 PST

The Towson Commons office building and garage have been sold to Baltimore-based CSG Partners for $18 million.

The deal for the 10-story office building at 1 W. Pennsylvania Ave. in Towson and the eight-story parking garage closed Dec. 14. The building, which is anchored by LA Fitness, was 90 percent...

Michigan, Vermont, New Jersey: The states trying to legalize marijuana in 2018
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:49:00 PST

The marijuana movement is charging ahead.

To date eight states — California, Colorado, Nevada to name a few — have legalized weed for recreational use since 2012. And the trend continues.

This year, several states all across the country are looking to legalize and, in turn, rake in millions of...

Sinclair station sales seen needed as Tribune Media review nears end
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:55:00 PST

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. will likely face demands to sell TV stations in at least 10 cities to satisfy regulators who are wrapping up a review of the company's plan to buy Tribune Media Co. -- a $3.9 billion deal that would create a national broadcasting giant.

FCC staff members in a recent...

Crypto mania turns mainstream as stock frenzy reaches new phase
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:50:00 PST

It's one thing for an iced-tea maker or a furniture company to reap massive returns simply by rebranding with blockchain or adding a digital currency, but now some household names are joining in on the craze.

In the past week, at least four companies with well-known brands have seen their stocks...

American Airlines picks Lands’ End to replace controversial uniforms
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:15:00 PST

American Airlines is turning to Lands’ End to replace uniforms that employees blamed for health problems and which left the airline and the previous supplier facing a lawsuit.

Those uniforms, introduced in 2016 and made by Twin Hill, led to thousands of complaints from flight attendants and crew...

Immigration agents target 7-Eleven stores in nationwide sweep
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:33:00 PST

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to interview employees and deliver audit notifications, carrying out what the agency said was the largest operation targeting an employer since President Donald Trump took office.

ICE said...

Havre de Grace exchanges properties with developer who plans to build six townhouses
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 PST

In exchange for a small drainage ditch that will allow a developer to build six townhouses instead of four, the city of Havre de Grace will obtain two smaller parcels and a commitment to help build a “Welcome to Havre de Grace” sign.

The council unanimously approved two resolutions at its meeting...

Nutella maker Ferrero said to be near deal to buy Nestle’s U.S. chocolate unit
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:22:00 PST

Italian chocolate maker Ferrero is nearing a deal to acquire Nestle's U.S. confectionery business for about $2.8 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.

An agreement could be signed as early as Sunday, the person said, asking not to be identified as the information is private....

Sinclair Broadcast renews ABC affiliations
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:00:00 PST

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has renewed and extended affiliation deals with ABC Television Network across all of Sinclair’s ABC stations through 2022, the companies said Wednesday.

The deal includes station affiliation agreements that had been scheduled to expire at the end of last year. Extensions...

Michael Kors closes Harborplace store
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:00:00 PST

Michael Kors has closed its store at The Gallery at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore.

“It’s true — our Harbor Place store is closed,” the retailer’s website says. “But this isn’t goodbye, just a change of address.”

The website urges shoppers to visit another location or shop online. The designer...

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