Domino’s Pizza legally required to make app and website accessible for blind people

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Domnio’s Pizza has been legally required to makes its app and website fully accessible to the visually impaired following a years-long legal battle with a blind customer who was left unable to order a pie with personalized toppings through his iPhone.

Guillermo Robles in a lawsuit filed back in…

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Staples to close Hanover warehouse, lay off 61

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The office supply giant Staples plans to close its fulfillment center in Hanover, eliminating 61 local positions, as it consolidates its regional warehouses, according to information from company and state officials.

The company reported this week to the state Department of Labor, Licensing and…

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Edgewood’s Smiths Detection lands large Homeland Security contract for radiation monitoring devices

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An Edgewood-based maker of testing devices for hazardous materials has won a contract worth up to $291 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to supply radiation monitors.

Smiths Detection Inc. secured the contract from the department’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction office.

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Lampert’s auction win keeps Sears going for now, but ‘a real uphill battle’ ahead

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Sears Chairman Edward Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction for the company with a plan that will keep the retailer in business and potentially save tens of thousands of jobs, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The bid from Lampert’s hedge fund, ESL Investments, beat competing proposals…

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Sinclair Broadcast launches STIRR streaming service

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced the launch Wednesday of a free streaming TV service called STIRR that will include local and national channels and on-demand shows, a step the Hunt Valley-based TV station owner said would boost access to broadcast programming in a digital age.

The streaming…

fromhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-sinclair-broadcast-streaming-service-20190111-story.html

BWI workers plan rally to call for end to government shutdown

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Workers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport plan to rally Wednesday afternoon to call for an end to the government shutdown, which has left Transportation Security Administration officials among the thousands of federal employees working without pay.

BWI subcontractors…

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Recession is likely in 2020 or earlier, economist warns Maryland senators

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An economist warned Maryland lawmakers on Tuesday that a recession is coming and they should prepare for it.

Financial indicators are pointing toward a recession beginning in mid-2020, Dan White, director of government consulting and fiscal policy research for Moody’s Analytics, told members of…

fromhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-recession-forecast-20190116-story.html