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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Put to the Test

Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Put to the Test

Maryland Lottery officials help ensure casino is ready for business.
274 Jobs Available Across Maryland

274 Jobs Available Across Maryland

See which employers in the region are hiring.
Father Nature Outdoors Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Father Nature Outdoors Launches Kickstarter Campaign

An Annapolis man has launched a Kickstarter fund to produce an innovative camping blanket.
P.F. Chang's Credit Card Breach Includes Baltimore

P.F. Chang's Credit Card Breach Includes Baltimore

Security breach included data from customers over several months.
Chesapeake Innovation Center Moving to Odenton, Fort Meade Area

Chesapeake Innovation Center Moving to Odenton, Fort Meade Area

The incubator’s new site across the gates from Fort George G. Meade will make it easier for companies to work with the national security sector, leaders said.
Job Openings in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County

Job Openings in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County

See which employers are hiring in Anne Arundel County.
Eyes on Target See 'Eye of Sauron'

Eyes on Target See 'Eye of Sauron'

A Reddit user says the architectural tower at the Gambrills Target store looks eerily like the Eye of Sauron in the "Lord of the Rings" movies.
NeighborCare Pharmacy Closes One Anne Arundel Location

NeighborCare Pharmacy Closes One Anne Arundel Location

Prescriptions were transferred to another pharmacy.
Jerry Seinfeld Weighs in on Naked Fight Among Clothiers

Jerry Seinfeld Weighs in on Naked Fight Among Clothiers

Men's Wearhouse is trying to buy Maryland-based Jos. A Bank Clothiers. Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has some thoughts to share on the battle.
Radio Shack Closing 500 Stores, According to Report

Radio Shack Closing 500 Stores, According to Report

Funny turn from '80s branding on Sunday followed by Wall Street Journal report of big cuts in storefronts Tuesday.
Maryland Job Openings: Anne Arundel Community College, Modis, Annapolis Volvo and More

Maryland Job Openings: Anne Arundel Community College, Modis, Annapolis Volvo and More

Office administrator, lab technician, machine operator, software engineer and more. Find employers now hiring on the Patch jobs board.
BGE Offers Help for Skyrocketing Utility Bills

BGE Offers Help for Skyrocketing Utility Bills

Some BGE utility customers can spread their payments over a year to ease the affects of this brutally cold winter.
Johns Hopkins Team Creating Zerocoin to Compete with Bitcoin

Johns Hopkins Team Creating Zerocoin to Compete with Bitcoin

A team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is working to create a digital currency system that is totally anonymous. The idea was spurred by problems with Bitcoin.
Maryland Zumiez Stores Closed for a Day to Remember Shooting Victims

Maryland Zumiez Stores Closed for a Day to Remember Shooting Victims

The Zumiez skate shops around Maryland closed early Wednesday to remember two coworkers killed Saturday at The Mall in Columbia. A vigil at the Columbia store will be held Thursday night.
Naked Fight Among Clothiers: Jos. A Bank v. Men's Wearhouse

Naked Fight Among Clothiers: Jos. A Bank v. Men's Wearhouse

Men's Wearhouse is continuing its bid to buy Maryland-based Jos. A Bank Clothiers. The offer has climbed over $1 billion.
Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland's unemployment rate continues to remain below the national rate, as the overall jobless rate fell in December.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.