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  • BookThatDoc plans expansion in Altamonte Springs

    BookThatDoc plans expansion in Altamonte Springs
    A new company in Altamonte Springs that allows people to book doctor appointments online has a plan to hire 40 people in three years. BookThatDoc has had a good summer, also getting accepted into HealthBox, an accelerator program for healthcare...
  • In unusual sight, flags fly in Brazil for World Cup

    In unusual sight, flags fly in Brazil for World Cup
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — Cheap plastic flags, strung above dirt streets separating squat cinder-block homes, flapped noisily in the wind Friday. A fleet of minivans, painted in Brazil's national colors of green, yellow and blue, carried two small...
  • County considering three companies to run Palm Tran Connection

    County considering three companies to run Palm Tran Connection
    A trio of companies should take over Palm Beach County’s beleaguered busing service for the disabled and elderly, according to a recommendation going before the County Commission in September. The change is aimed at improving service, but also...
  • Calvert Hall outfielder Troy Stokes drafted by Milwaukee Brewers

    Calvert Hall outfielder Troy Stokes was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Friday afternoon. Stokes went 116th overall. He was an All-Metro first-team selection this season, and batted .325 with...
  • Feds to conduct safety assessment after 'scary' Metra rides

    Feds to conduct safety assessment after 'scary' Metra rides
    The nation’s top railroad official has ordered an investigation of Metra after three incidents over a 10-day span — two in which engineers allegedly were speeding and a third involving a train that reportedly blew through a red stop signal....
  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...
  • Spalding graduate Ryan Metzler drafted by Toronto Blue Jays

    Spalding graduate Ryan Metzler drafted by Toronto Blue Jays
    Ryan Metzler, a Glen Burnie native and Archbishop Spalding graduate, was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft Friday night. The infielder was the 264th overall selection in the draft and the ninth...
  • Milford Mill guard Dionna White commits to Georgetown

    Milford Mill guard Dionna White commits to Georgetown
    Milford Mill junior Dionna White, a three-time All-Metro first-team combo guard, has committed to play for Georgetown. In March, White led the No. 3 Millers to their first state title since 2008 and the best record in school history, 26-1. Combining...
  • CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban

    CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban
    Add electronic cigarette use to the list of activities banned by the CTA. In its monthly meeting Wednesday, the CTA board is poised to include e-cigarettes in the agency's smoking ban. A CTA spokesman said the agency already considered the battery-...
  • Garcetti promises 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Monday to secure 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017.  The city will dedicate $9 million over the next five years to connect veterans with jobs, the mayor said, and ensure that 10% of those served at the city's new...
  • Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children

    Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children
    Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...