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ABM installs one of the largest solar arrays in Baltimore history

Solar Array

BALTIMORE; 10:47 a.m. ET – ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced Wednesday that ABM‘s energy business has successfully commissioned a 1.2 MW solar array in Baltimore, representing one of the largest solar installations to date in the Baltimore…

AAA: Teens using cell phones while driving significantly less often than adults

Distracted Driving

TOWSON; 9:31 a.m. ET – High school-aged teens report using their phones or texting while driving substantially less often than adults do, according to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. While the public often cites teens as…

NASA chief engineer to lead space programs at JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Michael Ryschkewitsch JHUAPL

BALTIMORE; 12:16 p.m. ET – Michael Ryschkewitsch, currently a chief engineer at NASA, has been selected to lead the space sector at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory beginning in January. Ryschkewitsch, a highly regarded expert within the space science…

Maryland Health Benefit Exchange director resigns

Rebecca Pearce

BALTIMORE; 11:12 a.m. ET – The Board of Directors for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced on Friday that its Executive Director, Rebecca Pearce, will resign. Board Chairman Joshua M. Sharfstien issued the following statement to the media: “The Board…

Michael Phelps to take over Ravens’ Twitter account on Sunday

Phelps Ravens Twitter Takeover

BALTIMORE – If you happen to follow the Baltimore Ravens on Twitter, you will be in for a treat on Sunday. Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) will be taking over the @Ravens Twitter account during Sunday’s game against the…

Midshipmen language skills support new foreign language audio tour of Naval Academy museum

US Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS – The Naval Academy Museum is expanding their audio tour to include foreign languages to reach international visitors. Visitors can now learn about 30 different museum artifacts in Spanish as well as English. The Naval Academy Languages and Cultures…

Aereo, online TV/DVR service, coming to Baltimore

Aereo

BALTIMORE – Baltimore residents who are looking to “cut the cable” will soon have another choice. Aereo, a new television and DVR service will soon be launching in Baltimore, offering customers basic channels for a subscription price starting at $8…

Bmore3D: 3D printing pop-up store opens in Baltimore

Bmore3D

BALTIMORE – Looking for a unique holiday gift like no other? Look no further. Custom 3D Stuff, Tinkerine Studio Ltd., ShapeShot and Direct Dimensions are collaborating to create the first retail store in the mid-Atlantic region focused on 3D printing…

Baltimore TPP protest coming to Penn Station on Tuesday evening

Baltimore TPP Protest

BALTIMORE – One group plans to make its voice heard in Charm City. Protesters will gather at Baltimore’s Penn Station on Tuesday evening to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The 2005 Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPSEP or P4) is a…

Giving Tuesday: Bmore Gives More hopes to raise $5 million

Bmore Gives More

BALTIMORE – First there’s Black Friday, then comes Small Business Saturday, then there’s Cyber Monday. Now, here comes Giving Tuesday, a new movement designed to encourage people to give to their favorite charity. Baltimore is participating in Giving Tuesday with…