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Maryland State Department Nixes Eastern Shore Facility

The Maryland State Department has abandoned plans to build a Foreign Affairs Security Training Center at the Hunt Ray/Crismer Farm site on the Eastern Shore, according to the Washington Business Journal. The department has faced strong resistance from nearby residents regarding the 1,250-acre training facility, which would have included a mock urban simulation area, firing range, driving tracks, explosives testing area,

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Only 37 Percent of Maryland’s Small Companies Offer Health Care

At the end of 2009, 47,661 small businesses in Maryland—or 37.6 percent of employers with two to 50 employees—provided some level of health coverage to 381,517 workers, according to the Washington Business Journal. That marks a decline from the 51,283 small-business employers who offered benefits to 407,983 employees in 2008. Since its peak in 2007, Maryland’s small-business market has lost about

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Maryland Science Center Plans for Green Roof

The Maryland Science Center has begun reinforcing the south side of its building in anticipation of installing a green roof system that eventually will be open to the public, according to The Baltimore Sun. Although details still are being finalized, the center is working with Tecta America Corp., Skokie, Ill., regarding planning and construction. The 4,000-square-foot roof system will be adjacent

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State Department Plans Training Site

Maryland’s State Department is planning a 1,250-acre Foreign Affairs Security Training Center in Centreville, Md., according to the Washington Business Journal. The department and the General Services Administration are spending $70 million in stimulus funds to acquire the site in Queen Anne’s County; the overall cost estimate for the training center has not been disclosed. The training center will include classroom

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