Baltimore’s Domino refinery to receive largest sugar shipment ever

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The Domino Sugar Refinery in Locust Point is scheduled to receive its largest ever shipment of sugar — and the biggest ever shipped to a port east of the Mississippi River — on Friday, announced ASR Group, which owns the Baltimore plant.

The iconic Inner Harbor refinery will receive more than 98…

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Downtown Baltimore building to be redeveloped by Cordish Cos.

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The Cordish Cos. will redevelop Baltimore City Community College’s downtown Bard Building into modern facilities for the school, plus residential units and retail.

The mixed-use development will be located at 600 E. Lombard St., a 1.1 acre site near Cordish’s Power Plant Live.

“The Bard Building…

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FCC extends review for Sinclair Broadcast deal to acquire Tribune Media

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Federal regulators have extended their review timeline for Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s proposed $3.9 billion takeover of Tribune Media to allow for more input from the public.

The Federal Communications Commission is giving the public until Nov. 2 to submit additional comments on the deal,…

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Planet Fitness opens 29th Md. gym in Towson

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Planet Fitness has opened a gym in Towson, its 29th location in Maryland.

A franchisee, Planet Fitness Growth Partners LLC, will operate the fitness center at 6879 Loch Raven Blvd. in the Hillendale Shopping Center. Through Friday, new members can join for a $1 down payment and $19 a month.

The…

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Aldi will reopen remodeled store in Glen Burnie on Friday

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Discount grocer Aldi will reopen a remodeled store Friday in Glen Burnie as part of the chain’s $18 million plan to remodel and expand its Baltimore-area locations.

The company, which operates more than 1,600 stores in 35 states, plans to renovate more than 1,300 U.S. stores by 2020, a $1.6 billion…

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Foundation Fighting Blindness gets new CEO

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The Foundation Fighting Blindness announced Wednesday that it has named Benjamin Yerxa as its new CEO, effective immediately.

The Columbia-based foundation funds research for treatments and cures for inherited retinal diseases. It currently funds more than 150 researchers across the globe.

Officials…

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Legal battle between Ed Hale and city could cost Baltimore taxpayers more than $3M

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A legal battle between prominent businessman Edwin F. Hale Sr. and the city of Baltimore is headed to the state’s second-highest court — with city taxpayers potentially on the hook for more than $3 million.

At issue is whether the operators of Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena are improperly using…

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