Report: Suburban Maryland ripe for hotel investment

Investors looking to snatch up hotels should consider entering or increasing their stakes in the suburban Maryland market around D.C., according to a recent report. Online commercial real estate auction site Ten-X predicts continued strong occupancies and a capitalization rate outpacing the national average as indicators the market is a good bet for investors. “Suburban …

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MVLS attorneys honored with Pro Bono Service Awards

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, the largest pro bono provider of civil legal services to low-income Marylanders, congratulated its volunteer attorneys and program partners who received Pro Bono Service Awards during the Pro Bono Resource Center’s award ceremony during the Maryland State Bar Association’s annual meeting June 17 in Ocean City. The MVLS Volunteer Attorney and …

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Austrian court upholds government seizure of Hitler house

VIENNA  — Austria’s highest court on Friday ruled the government was within its rights to seize the house where Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 after its owner refused to sell it, saying the move was needed to give the state full control over plans to reduce its attraction for neo-Nazis. The Constitutional …

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Oops: Court says man won’t get mistaken $2.7M severance

PONTIAC, Mich. — Well, it was a nice try. The Michigan appeals court says in a ruling released Wednesday that a man who was mistakenly told that he would receive a $2.7 million severance can’t collect the windfall. Francois El-Hayek was laid off from Trico Products in suburban Detroit in 2014. He was told that …

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Name change links Md. office to small business community

The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs has been renamed the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs, state officials announced Friday. The name change, brought on by legislation passed during the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly, will clarify the office’s focus of working exclusively with small businesses and helps connect these …

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TEDCO awards $750K grant to TissueGene

TissueGene Inc., a Rockville-based regenerative medicine company, announced Friday it has received a $750,000 grant from the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) through the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund for its gene therapy work on degenerative arthritis. The clinical grant is to be used for conducting clinical trials in Maryland using cell therapy. The money is part of …

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Some Baltimore McDonald’s now deliver, thanks to UberEATS

As of Monday, 44 Baltimore-area McDonald’s restaurants offer UberEATS delivery. Customers can order any McDonald’s menu item (with the exception of soft-serve ice cream cones) from their Uber rider account, the UberEATS app, or the UberEATS website. They will have to pay UberEATS’s booking fee, however. “McDonald’s is one of the most frequently searched for …

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‘Free TV for life’: It’s (sort of) legal and sweeping the US

Imagine this: “Free TV For Life!” The irresistible pitch is splashed on the home page of something called CorkyTV, which advertises Amazon Fire sticks and other streaming devices loaded with software that can make getting shows and movies from shady websites as easy as opening Netflix. The software is perfectly legal, and Corky Stanton, who …

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John Hopkins University to offer paid parental leave

Employees of Johns Hopkins University will receive paid parental leave with a new policy set to take effect Saturday, July 1. Under the policy, employees will receive four weeks of paid leave after a new child is born and mothers who give birth will receive an additional six weeks of recovery leave.  The policy will …

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Va. man sues Bank of America again for declaring him dead again

RICHMOND, Va. — An Elkton, Virginia man has sued Bank of America for a second time claiming the bank has, once again, falsely declared him to be dead. The first time it happened, in 2012, the bank reported the purported death of George J. McClellan to the Social Security Administration, Medicare, credit reporting bureaus and …

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