Judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns, saying they could end up in the wrong hands. The company behind the plans, Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, had reached a settlement with the federal government in June …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/judge-blocks-release-of-blueprints-for-3d-printed-guns/

Wendy Bolger | Loyola University Md.

Loyola University Maryland named Wendy Bolger the inaugural director of the university’s new Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Bolger, who brings 20 years of experience in management and social innovation, will launch the center with the mission of engaging Loyola in innovation and entrepreneurship and cultivating ties to Baltimore’s entrepreneurship community. Prior to joining Loyola, …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/wendy-bolger-loyola-university-md/

David Bandell | DP Solutions

DP Solutions, a Maryland-based Managed IT Services Provider, named David Bandell as its new lead project & deployment manager. Bandell is responsible for ensuring exceptional service delivery to our new and existing clients from the moment we engage as part of the sales delivery cycle, to deployment of our service offerings, with the utmost customer …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/david-bandell-dp-solutions/

Sarah L. Schaffer | Visit Baltimore

Visit Baltimore, the official destination sales and marketing organization for Baltimore, today announced the hiring of Sarah L. Schaffer to fill the position of chief marketing officer. Schaffer will lead the destination’s domestic and international marketing and communications initiatives targeting leisure visitors, meeting professionals and the travel trade to position Baltimore as a world-class meetings …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/sarah-l-schaffer-visit-baltimore/

Election law’s mandates kept Oaks’ name on ballot, high court says

The State Board of Elections remains bound by the requirements of Maryland’s election law even when the statutory demands prevent the removal of a candidate’s name at his or her request, the state’s top court said Tuesday.

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/court-of-appeals-nathaniel-oaks-ballot/

Stanley Black & Decker doubles space in Towson office building

Stanley Black & Decker is doubling its space in a Towson office building just six months after moving in.

The Connecticut-based international toolmaker has signed a second 6,600-square-foot lease at 210 Allegheny Ave., giving the company two of the building’s five floors. Stanley Black & Decker inked a deal to occupy the building’s fifth floor in January, bringing 25 employees to the building off Joppa Road. The company expects to move into the additional space this fall.

The 30,000-square-foot…

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Anderson review prompts Democratic working group, questions about timing

A legislative review of sexual harassment allegations against Del. Curt Anderson is prompting the creation of a working group inside the Maryland Democratic Party. At the Aug. 4 state party central committee meeting, officials will announce the creation of a panel to study how the party should deal with members — elected officials and candidates …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/anderson-review-prompts-democratic-working-group-questions-about-timing/

Md. advocates wary of new federal rules on student loans

Maryland consumer advocates warn that a rule proposal released by the U.S. Department of Education last week could make it harder for students who say they have been defrauded by for-profit colleges to get relief. Secretary Betsy DeVos said the regulation would protect students and hold institutions of higher education responsible. But the rule could …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/md-advocates-wary-of-new-federal-rules-on-student-loans/

Survey shows wide pay gap between Md. male, female physicians

A new survey indicates that a nearly 50 percent pay gaps exist between male and female physicians in Maryland, and that Maryland physicians earn less on average than do physicians nationally. The survey of 508 Maryland physicians was conducted by Merritt Hawkins, a national physician search and consulting firm, on behalf of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/07/31/survey-shows-wide-gap-between-md-male-female-physicians/