Center Maryland Exclusive OP-DOC: Baltimore Terp Fans Embrace University of Maryland Partnership Act

Center Maryland ventured out during game night to ask Terp fans what they thought of the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act, a bill being considered in the Maryland General Assembly to better align the College Park and Baltimore campuses. With a bid in the Sweet 16, Baltimore Terp fans are jumping at a shot to see the schools come together. And it’s more than just team pride that’s on the line – better education and more research dollars could go a long way for the state of Maryland, according to some fans in this Center Maryland exclusive Op-Doc.... Continue reading
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Center Maryland Exclusive | Rev. Dr. Alvin Hathaway of Union Baptist Church: A plan for new opportunities in Port Covington

Rev. Dr. Alvin Hathaway of Union Baptist Church sits down with Damian O'Doherty to discuss Sagamore Development Company's comprehensive vision for the redevelopment Port Covington. As the new home to an international brand and thousands of jobs, Hathaway views this as an opportunity to lift up the entire city.... Continue reading
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Center Maryland Exclusive | Greg Vetter of Tessemae’s All Natural: A brand for a healthy, balanced life

Greg Vetter, CEO of Maryland-based Tessemae's All Natural, speaks with Damian O'Doherty about his growing brand's place in the expanding organic food industry. Tessemae's has recently placed a unique line of fresh, refrigerated condiments, including ketchup, buffalo sauce, and mayonnaise, alongside their famous salad dressing on shelves in markets across the country. This Tessemae's product innovation is targeted towards knowledgeable and discerning customers -- primarily "Millennial moms" -- who tend to incorporate organic products into their family's food purchasing plan. The discussion closes with Vetter reminiscing on his life in Annapolis and the strong bond he feels with the area.... Continue reading
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Sponsored Video: Statewide Poll finds 7 out of 10 Marylanders support the Creation of a Birth Injury Fund in Maryland

The Maryland Maternity Access Coalition conducted a state-wide poll to gauge support for a No-Fault Birth Injury Fund in Maryland, an alternative to our state's current medical liability system. Bill advocates hosted a press conference in Annapolis to announce bill filing and poll results.  According to OpinionWorks pollster Steve Raabe, "voters see the proposal for a birth injury fund as common sense, with 71 percent in favor and 16 percent opposed. This bill is bipartisan."... Continue reading
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"Sky's the limit": Senator Ferguson on unlocking economic potential with the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership

In part two of our exclusive interview with Senator Bill Ferguson on the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act of 2016, we gain insight into the bill's economic and business potential for Baltimore City. Full of incentives for graduates to plant their businesses and research discoveries in Baltimore, this bill would help establish the charm city as a tech and innovation hub across the county. According to Senator Ferguson, the possibilities are endless. ... Continue reading
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