BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how...
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Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford to virtually tour NorthBay Education campus

As a part of the state’s Roadmap to Recovery plan, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford will virtually tour  NorthBay Education campus south of North East, Md. Continue reading
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Morgan State announces no increase of tuition & fees for 2020/2021 academic year

Following a decision that was made prior to the conclusion of the 2020 spring semester, Morgan State University will not be increasing its tuition or fees for the 2020/2021 academic year. Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Tradepoint Atlantic says pandemic isn’t slowing growth at the Baltimore County distribution hub

Tradepoint Atlantic
The pandemic has tested and exposed weaknesses in national supply chains, said Aaron Tomarchio, Tradepoint Atlantic’s senior vice president of corporate affairs during a virtual GBC Newsmaker event. Continue reading
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to provide premium credits and other financial benefits to customers and members

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) announced June 12 that it will provide premium credits to many fully insured customers as a result of treatment disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading
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Under Armour introduces face mask for athletes

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of athletes worldwide have been wrestling with the challenges of working out under stay-at-home orders, and wondering whether they should wear a face mask if training in public or outside. Continue reading
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Baltimore City Community College offers free textbooks to students enrolled in summer classes

As a commitment to its students' success, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) students enrolled in Summer I and Summer II classes are eligible to get textbooks for classes free from BCCC. Continue reading
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GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era

Pictured above: Jay Perman, Kim Schatzel, Javier Miyares, Rev. Brian Linnane and David Wilson (left to right) What is the future of higher education? Join the Greater Baltimore Committee; Jay Perman, Chancellor University System of Maryland; Kim Schatzel, President of Towson University; Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland...
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The Daily Record: Kennedy Krieger Institute receives nearly $1M to expand, improve telehealth access

Kennedy Krieger Institute received a grant of $994,950 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand and improve access to its telehealth services. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Continue reading
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