BBJ: Legg Mason’s profit grows 29% in fiscal 4Q despite pandemic

Legg Mason Inc. saw its profit increase in fiscal fourth quarter despite the Covid-19 pandemic, which CEO Joseph A. Sullivan said "reinforced the importance" of the company's planned sale to Franklin Templeton.
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BBJ: Here’s how Baltimore, Hopkins, UMMS and CareFirst are fighting Covid-19 with data

The Baltimore City Health Department is working closely with some of the largest local players in the health care industry to track and share data that could prove critical in the city's fight against COVID-19.
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McDonell Consulting Group to host Leadership for Organizational Excellence- 2020 Business Goals & Forecasting

The event will address critical leadership tools such as the culture of accountability, common language and approach, 14 business-killing blind spots and more.
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American Heart Association introduces the Beneficial Business Exchange

The American Heart Association (AHA) has heard from many of their local partners that there are unmet needs in the community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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AT&T Foundation Donates $60,000 to Help Vulnerable Residents in Baltimore

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Nonprofits that help the homeless and other vulnerable residents in Baltimore are facing immense challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the AT&T Foundation is helping local organizations serve their clients during this crisis.
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The Daily Record: Cardin, Van Hollen: New PPP funding unlikely to be the last

Maryland’s two U.S. senators said April 22,  that a second round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program will help businesses unable to secure loans before the previous funding dried up and that more stimulus measures are expected as the nation battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Comcast business launches webinar series to support businesses of all sizes

Comcast Business launched a new webinar series aimed at helping businesses, of all sizes and across all industries, navigate the current environment, including strategies on how to rethink their short- and long-term goals and leverage technology to remain productive and nimble with their operations.
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BBJ: Baltimore software firm Fearless helped SBA prepare to disburse vital disaster, PPP funds

When the U.S. Small Business Administration needed new tools to help it efficiently disburse emergency relief funds made available during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it turned to trusted tech partners, including Fearless.
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AT&T supports nurses and physicians with 3 months of free FirstNet service

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In addition to three months of free service, nurses and physicians signing-on to FirstNet can get a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile-Responder plan.
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CareFirst accelerates over $170M in payments and other support to healthcare providers

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will offer a new accelerated payment program to an array of healthcare providers experiencing financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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