Best Week, Worst Week: Clouds are clearing for Marilyn Mosby; Longtime Democrats handed several primary losses

Voters this week saw fit to give Marilyn J. Mosby another chance to clean up Baltimore’s crime problems while the Democratic old guard took a beating, losing chairs of two powerful state Senate committees as a host of longtime legislators were voted out. Mosby won the Democratic primary and de facto re-election as Baltimore state’s …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/30/best-week-worst-week-clouds-are-clearing-for-marilyn-mosby-longtime-democrats-handed-several-primary-losses/

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Dr. Robert Maupin | Mercy Medical Center

Robert Maupin, D.D.S., F.I.C.D. has joined the division of dentistry at Mercy Medical Center. Maupin has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of health care settings, providing comprehensive general dentistry from routine dental care to performing restorations and addressing any complex dental issues. Maupin earned a dental surgery degree from the Baltimore …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/29/dr-robert-maupin-mercy-medical-center/

Gary C. Norman: The intersection of technology and civil rights

A couple of examples – one positive and one mixed – touch on the relationship of civil rights and technology, and ultimately the question as to how we harness technologies for human progress.

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/29/gary-c-norman-civil-rights-technology-americans-with-disabilities-act/

Despite safety concerns, some Ellicott City businesses say they have to reopen

Mitch Stringer, a co-owner of Culture Lab, doesn’t want to reopen his business in its current space in old Ellicott City. Infrastructure upgrades needed to reduce the potential for flooding are at least two years away from completion. In the meantime, he says, he isn’t comfortable putting customers, employees or himself in danger. Stringer on …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/29/despite-safety-concerns-some-ellicott-city-businesses-say-they-have-to-reopen/

TEDCO initiative touts successful 2018 with eye on the future

TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative funded seven startups and 38 technology assessment grants during fiscal year 2018, the fifth year of a program designed to increase startup activity at Maryland’s universities as the program saw its biggest success yet. The $5.6 million in funding last year also came with the program’s biggest success story to date …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/29/tedco-initiative-touts-successful-2018-with-eye-on-the-future/

Medifast stock, up 130 percent this year, among biggest gainers in U.S.

If you had to guess which Greater Baltimore public company’s stock price was up the most this year, who would it be?

Maybe McCormick & Co Inc.? The Sparks spice maker has been growing and late last year acquired the French’s mustard and Frank’s RedHot Sauce brands. Wrong. The company’s stock price is up 14 percent year-to-date.

What about Under Armour Inc.? Shares of the Baltimore sportswear maker are up 57 percent this year as the company looks to come back from a rough 2017. Wrong again.

The…

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