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  • UMUC pools students' work experience to field winning cyberdefense team

    UMUC pools students' work experience to field winning cyberdefense team
    They have no marching band, no home arena and no shot at landing on ESPN, but the University of Maryland University College's cyberdefense team is among the world's best. The Cyber Padawans — a name that references Jedi knights in training in...
  • Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid

    Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid
    In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year. But instead of adding three...
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • Job cuts fall more than 30 percent

    Job cuts fall more than 30 percent
    Florida had 1,457 job cuts in the private sector in December, down more than 30 percent from 2,183 in the same month last year. Only one major layoff took place in South Floirida in the final month of 2014, Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday....
  • Citrix lays off 200 local workers

    Citrix lays off 200 local workers
    About 200 Citrix Systems employees in Fort Lauderdale — more than 10 percent of the workforce there — have been laid off as part of a worldwide restructuring, spokeswoman Julie Geer said Thursday. The software maker, based in Fort...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • Make Florida's tax levies fairer to raise more revenue to meet pressing needs

     Make Florida's tax  levies fairer to raise more revenue to meet pressing needs
    Florida needs to modernize its tax structure, including the corporate income tax. It's one of the lowest in the nation — 5.5 percent of net profits with the first $50,000 exempted, levied primarily on C corporations. Other businesses, including S...
  • Dock fee reduction on agenda for Newport Beach City Council

    A proposal to reduce dock fees for residential pier owners by 2 cents per square foot will go before the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. The resolution also would revise the residential pier permit to protect piers from unlawful seizure and...
  • Pfizer to pay $17 billion for Hospira Inc.

    Pfizer to pay $17 billion for Hospira Inc.
    Pfizer Inc. led the deal-making in the interconnected pharmaceuticals industry Thursday, saying it would buy Hospira Inc. for about $17 billion, including debt. Hospira is a leader in the generic injectable-medicine market and is among those at the...
  • More layoffs at McDonald's; eight Illinois employers cutting 724 jobs

    More layoffs at McDonald's; eight Illinois employers cutting 724 jobs
    McDonald's, which last month jarred investors by reporting drops in annual profits, revenues and restaurant customers, said it's laying off 57 more workers in Oak Brook, only a month after plans to cut 63 jobs in its headquarters city were announced. The...
  • Officials say struggles by McDonald's not a threat

    Officials say struggles by McDonald's not a threat
    Oak Brook officials remain confident about continuing a strong relationship with McDonald's, despite more recent news about declining sales by the Oak Brook-based fast food giant and the announced departure of President and Chief Executive Officer Don...