Perry Hall’s Double T Diner prepares to roll to new location

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The doors have been shut, the dessert cases are empty and the kitchen no longer serves up spinach pie, omelettes or milkshakes at the Double T Diner in Perry Hall.

Contractors have emptied the basement and are disconnecting the utilities in preparation to carefully roll the entire diner about 300…

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Five minutes with Dana Stein, executive director of Civic Works

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As a youth, Dana Stein spent summers working a variety of jobs — cashier, busboy and typist, just to name a few.

“What it taught me was the importance of showing up on time and working with others,” he said, adding that those skills are needed for any job.

Today as executive director and founder…

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Long & Foster’s Creig Northrop Team tops nation in sales volume

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The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate topped the nation in real estate sales volume last year, according to a new analysis.

The Baltimore-area residential agency completed 1,772 transactions with a combined value of $765.5 million in 2016, according to the analysis by REAL Trends,…

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Emocha Mobile Health expands to opioid addiction treatment

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Emocha Mobile Health, a Baltimore-based health technology startup, is expanding its mobile application that helps people takes their medications as prescribed to opioid addiction treatment with a $1.7 million federal grant and $1 million in private funding.

With the Small Business Innovation Research…

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Sears will close stores at Hunt Valley Towne Centre and in Hagerstown

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Sears will shutter two Maryland stores in its latest round of closings, including at Hunt Valley Towne Centre in Baltimore County and in Hagerstown.

Sears Holdings Corp. will terminate leases for 20 unprofitable stores with landlord Seritage Growth Properties, part of cost cutting measures as the…

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Port of Baltimore ranks as fourth fastest-growing port in North America

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The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore handled nearly 10 percent more cargo last year than the previous year, making it the fourth fastest-growing port in North America, a recent study by the Journal of Commerce, an industry publication.

In 2016, he port handled the equivalent of 648,770 20-foot…

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Airbnb said to ready a premium tier to compete more with hotels

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Airbnb is close to launching a new service that will match guests with quality-inspected home and apartment rentals. The product is intended to attract higher-paying travelers who have yet to use Airbnb because they prefer the amenities guaranteed by fancy hotels, said three people familiar with…

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