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  • New Perry Hall Giant to serve as a prototype for chain

    New Perry Hall Giant to serve as a prototype for chain
    Giant Food's newest Baltimore-area store offers a glimpse of the future for the region's dominant grocer, when shoppers increasingly rely on technology, demand more organic foods and expect a wide selection of prepared meals. Giant, which has been...
  • Salesman helped make a name out of National Premium and Natty Boh

    Salesman helped make a name out of National Premium and Natty Boh
    Whenever you drink a National Premium or Natty Boh, think of Jerome "Jerry" DiPaolo, the colorful National Brewing Co. salesman and executive who helped make it one of the most recognizable and respected beers for more than 40 years in Baltimore and...
  • CEO pay rises at most local public companies

    CEO pay rises at most local public companies
    As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase. That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...
  • Lacrosse stick maker STX invests in new ideas

    Inside a converted warehouse in Pigtown, off limits to most company emplyees, designers and engineers dream up and test equipment for one of the nation's fastest growing sports. They follow in the foot steps of company founder Richard B.C. Tucker, a 1951...
  • With 'Appalachian Spring' Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground

    With 'Appalachian Spring' Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground
    If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress. Although the...
  • Stamford-based Title Insurer Receives $19 Million Investment From PartnerRe

    A Stamford title-insurance company received a $19 million investment from a major reinsurer to increase the company's surplus as it grows its direct-to-customer business. Entitle Direct Group Inc., parent of EnTitle Insurance Co., received the investment...
  • Compensation for Under Armour CEO fell 14 percent last year

    Compensation for Under Armour CEO fell 14 percent last year
    Total compensation for Under Amour CEO Kevin A. Plank fell 14 percent last year after the company failed to significantly improve its operating efficiency, the company said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Plank's compensation, including...
  • CES 2013: Microsoft exec makes the case for Windows Phone 8

    CES 2013: Microsoft exec makes the case for Windows Phone 8
    You’d have a hard time finding a bigger advocate for Windows Phone 8 than Greg Sullivan, a senior product manager at Microsoft. When I caught up with him at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas last week, he was an...
  • Pratt Wraps Up Program For F119 Engine That Powered F-22 Raptor

    Pratt Wraps Up Program For F119 Engine That Powered F-22 Raptor
    It was April 23, 1991, when Pratt & Whitney's future changed in an instant. The Air Force that day announced that its new advanced tactical fighter jet would be built by Lockheed Martin and powered by Pratt's F119 engine, a decades-long production...
  • Toyota Prius topples Honda Civic as bestselling car in California [Google+ Hangout]

    Toyota Prius topples Honda Civic as bestselling car in California [Google+ Hangout]
    Toyota's Prius has toppled the Honda Civic from its two-year reign as the bestselling vehicle in California. It was a thin margin. Toyota sold 60,688 of the hybrid last year, almost 26% of the Prius cars sold by Toyota in the U.S. last year. Honda...
  • CEO found a home here, keeps close ties to native Puerto Rico

    CEO found a home here, keeps close ties to native Puerto Rico
    Roberto Herencia occasionally rides to work on one of the four Harley-Davidson motorcycles he keeps in his "man cave," a Glenview storage facility equipped with a red couch, a TV and a 6-foot lucha libre mask, an icon of Mexican wrestling.    When headed...