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Annual and Special Corporate Meetings

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  • Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth

    Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth
    GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians. The resolution was adopted with more...
  • After months of debate, Boy Scouts' ban on openly gay youth lifted

    After months of debate, Boy Scouts' ban on openly gay youth lifted
    In an emotionally charged vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting in January, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians. After months of debate in local districts, more than 61...
  • Activist investors demand Murdoch give up Fox chairmanship

    Activist investors demand Murdoch give up Fox chairmanship
    Rupert Murdoch's media company's annual meeting has become a fall classic. Each year, pension funds, activist investors and proxy advisory firms demand that Murdoch -- who serves as both chairman of the board and chief executive -- loosen his grip on...
  • Port reorganization creates storm at VIT

    Port reorganization creates storm at VIT
    Three board directors of the Virginia Port Authority's nonprofit operating company stepped down in protest ahead of a corporate restructuring plan that would strip them of their authority. The resignations, which happened at a Virginia International...
  • Port Deposit team helps with Cecil Relay for Life against cancer [Port Deposit]

    By the start of the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. last Friday, May 31, 43 teams had signed up for this year's Relay for Life event at Elkton High School. The weather cooperated, for a change, and there were no storms or resulting evacuations. After...
  • Susquehanna Workforce Network marks 30th anniversary

    The Workforce Investment Board of the Susquehanna Workforce Network held its 30th anniversary meeting June 28 at Bulle Rock Golf Club in Havre de Grace. The meeting highlighted the employment programs and initiatives operated by the Susquehanna Workforce...
  • Blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble chief executive resigns

    William Lynch, the chief executive of Barnes & Noble, resigned Monday. The news was announced late in the day Eastern time, effective immediately. Lynch had been CEO since 2010. Should we blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble's efforts to battle the Amazon...
  • Legg Mason names new chairman

    Legg Mason names new chairman
    Legg Mason Inc. announced the appointment of Dennis M. Kass, an independent director and former CEO, as its new chairman during the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday. Kass, 62, joined the board of the Baltimore-based money manager in April and replaces...
  • Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting

    Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.  The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
  • Jos. Bank shareholder to nominate two directors in push for merger with Men's Wearhouse

    Jos. Bank shareholder to nominate two directors in push for merger with Men's Wearhouse
    A large shareholder that is pushing Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse plans to nominate two company directors at Bank's annual shareholder meeting. Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that...
  • Carl Icahn says stake in Apple is $3 billion as he criticizes board

    Carl Icahn says stake in Apple is $3 billion as he criticizes board
    Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.  First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...