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A recent column by Art Callaham about economic development in downtown Hagerstown is based on the 20th-century premise that a central city is the sole economic engine for itself and the surrounding county. Why would the citizens of Washington County think...
Q. My small business has grown rather nicely in the last three years, is profitable, and I am staffed with competent help. Now that I have a little free time, I would like to volunteer with a local organization working in support of other small...
Tags: Local Government, Human Interest, Politics, Elections, Business
E-mail job searches March 14 — Learn how to use the Internet for job searches and improve success with online applications. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at www.mwejobs....
Job center orientation March 7 — Learn about the center and its services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at www.mwejobs.com. Disability services March 8, March 15...
Tribune staff reporterChicago-based food ordering startup GrubHub is merging with its rival Seamless, creating a company with more than $100 million in revenue and a combined network of more than 20,000 local takeout restaurants across the U.S. GrubHub and New York-based...
SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is attempting a bold — and risky — strategy to turn around the struggling Internet giant with the $1.1-billion acquisition of Tumblr, a trendy social blogging service popular...
Where My Dogs At is a new social networking app angled at dog lovers and their four-legged friends looking for local dog-friendly places to go and people to meet. Think Facebook for Fido, with a "Yelp for dogs" approach, built around a location-based...
Tags: Sociology, Culture, Media Industry, Animal, Social Media
Tribune reporterChicago-based Tech Cocktail, a media company that covers news and organizes events for entrepreneurs, has raised $2.5 million in funding from an initiative led by Zappos.com Chief Executive Tony Hsieh. It's the first time Tech Cocktail has taken...
Dropping out of college doesn't have to be a career setback. Just ask Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg — or Kevin Wang. Wang, 18, a Vernon Hills native and graduate of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, is among this year's 22 recipients...
Associated PressHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's booming Internet scene is littered with failed startups that tried to take on Google and other entrenched U.S web companies. That's not deterring a newly launched Russian-Vietnamese outfit which believes it can unseat...
Tags: Asia, Vietnam, Punishment, New Products, Russia
As Richard Hall and McGregor Madden traveled the country fitting clients with their high-end, custom-made suits, they noticed something strange — professional men yearning to look stylish nevertheless sported dress shirts with stains. Their young,...
Tribune staff reporterGroupon Inc. said Tuesday that it has started offering its point-of-sale system to all brick-and-mortar businesses, building on an important part of its strategy to tackle every aspect of local commerce. The Chicago-based company has been getting...
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