| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Businesses in China and India, the emerging markets that Gov. Martin O'Malley has been trawling for trade relationships, are beginning to bite.
This month, the governor announced the opening of a Chinese bank in Baltimore and conducted a forum for Indian...
| Apr 22, 2012
Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week.
Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants to help rural businesses create jobs and spur economic development.
"This funding is part of the Obama administration's commitment to using...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the Wichita Airport Authority a nearly $2 million grant from the Economic Development Administration for infrastructure improvements to facilitate the Bombardier Learjet Expansion.
The total cost of the...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Computer Friends of OASIS
The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. The...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:34 PM
COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon.
The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:36 AM
LANCASTER — Lancaster’s hope of building a new $12-million water plant looks a little brighter in 2012.
The city officially received an anticipated $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Question: Are large food chains required to put unit pricing on shelves?
Answer: I looked this up on the U.S. Department of Commerce web site (www.commerce.gov) and, in fact only 19 states require unit pricing on shelves. Pennsylvania is not one of them....
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Running Route 219 from the Pennsylvania Turnpike through Meyersdale into Maryland has been the goal of many local, state and federal officials for decades.
Earlier this year federal funding of $305 million was secured and the project could begin in...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:57 PM
Governor Mitch Daniels joined Tochigi Governor Tomikazu Fukuda, the chairman of the Tochigi Legislature and other Japanese dignitaries Friday for a tree planting ceremony on the southeast lawn of the statehouse in honor of Indiana's relationship with...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......