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  • International Aerospace Trade Summit Planned For September

    A coalition of business, government and academic representatives will announce Tuesday that an international trade summit on aerospace will be held next month in Groton. The Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit will connect Connecticut firms...
  • Feds sue Florida manufacturing agency over travel, lobbying expenses

    Feds sue Florida manufacturing agency over travel, lobbying expenses
    The U.S. Attorney’s office in Orlando has sued the Celebration-based Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership over $12.6 million in lobbying, travel and other expenses dating back nine years ago. The suit, filed July 30 in federal court, seeks...
  • Girls trained for science and technology fields

    Girls trained for science and technology fields
    A few weeks ago, Valerie Fernandez didn't know anything about computer programming. Now, the 17-year-old Pembroke Pines resident is coding an Internet game all by herself. Fernandez is one of 20 Broward County girls participating in a program called...
  • Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees

    Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides is filling two of the key vacant posts at City Hall: city manager and city attorney. Pantelides has nominated Thomas C. Andrews as city manager and Michael G. Leahy as city attorney. The Annapolis city council must...
  • Hampton Roads economic growth slow-going

    Hampton Roads economic growth slow-going
    The region's economy hasn't really been growing all that much since the recession, if you take a look at the latest U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis numbers. Real regional gross domestic product, which is adjusted for inflation, shows little change year...
  • Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO

    Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride. That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
  • In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage

     In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage
    Chicago's fastest, rudest bicyclists were called "scorchers." They hunched over their handlebars as they raced in the streets. They were "selfish, reckless, impudent transgressors of the law and trespassers upon the rights of others," the Tribune...
  • O.C. tollway cancels studies for controversial extension

    O.C. tollway cancels studies for controversial extension
    Orange County's largest tollway operation announced Tuesday that it has canceled environmental studies for a controversial extension project that was widely criticized and ultimately rejected by the California Coastal Commission in 2008. The...
  • Federal cuts pinch Marylanders' income

    Federal cuts pinch Marylanders' income
    Tammy Woodard lost pay and paid time off last year to federal budget tightening, which meant she had to tighten her family's budget — and continues to do so now in fear of future cuts. For the Aberdeen Proving Ground employee, it is a personal hit....
  • New center opens to help minority businesses secure contracts, tap into global markets

    New center opens to help minority businesses secure contracts, tap into global markets
    Minority-owned businesses can receive help expanding, securing contracts and accessing large supply chains through a new center that opened Friday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced. The Minority Business Development Agency at Johns Hopkins...
  • State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts

    State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts
    The lackluster economy prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley to propose erasing $84 million in planned spending for next year. Just a day after the new state budget took effect, O'Malley persuaded the Board of Public Works unanimously to approve a modest set of...