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Women, people of color drive gun sales

Gun sales have boomed during COVID-19 with reports indicating that purchases have tripled in recent months. The pandemic exacerbating social ills like lost jobs, financial...

The vaccine supply chain: Is it broken or downright remarkable?

As daily reports show widespread frustration and anger over the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, supply chain experts are marveling at the mind-bending complexity of meeting...

Where’s my vaccine? Ball rolls out plan for distribution in Howard County

The high stakes coordination of COVID-19 vaccine distribution is getting fully underway. “To date our Health Department has received 4,500 doses of vaccine and has...

TEDCO $5M aid to help hard hit businesses

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO), of Columbia, is offering a new economic relief initiative to benefit socially and economically disadvantaged and rural early-stage...

Pittman maintains indoor dining at 25 percent

After a two-day court hearing considering the county’s suspension of indoor dining in front of the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, County Executive Steuart...

What went RIGHT in 2020?

If you tried to make a fortune in cruise ship stocks, 2020 really wasn’t your year, economically speaking. In fact, in every way – economically,...

Telehealth: Is it here to stay?

The numbers say it all: Before the COVID-19 pandemic, less than 1 percent of health assessments were conducted virtually, according to the Arlington, Va.-based...

Delivering the good stuff

Cinnamon rolls, donuts, bread – the foodservice distribution company Soft Stuff Distributors is delivering comfort foods as part of a growing food portfolio to...

Ball announces more HoCo RISE grants

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced additional CARES Act funding through a second round of HoCo RISE business grants. Howard County distributed more than $1.6...

COVID corners food trucks, breweries

As bars and restaurants switched to takeout operations in the early days of the COVID-19 quarantine, food trucks and breweries found it more difficult...

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