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UMD’s Merrill College launches local news initiative, hires director

The University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism will launch a local news initiative thanks to an anchor commitment from the Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund. Merrill College will create a new local news collaborative and a related internship program to strengthen local newsrooms and increase collaboration among news organizations in Maryland, while […]

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TCOM to acquire Aerostar

Columbia-based TCOM Holdings, creator of in airborne persistent surveillance solutions, has acquired Aerostar International from Raven Industries, a subsidiary of CNH Industrial N.V. Aerostar designs, manufactures, integrates and operates persistent stratospheric platforms and radar systems and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D. Aerostar will become an operating business unit under TCOM Holdings. TCOM offers multi-domain […]

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Maryland Humanities announces Shine grant program

Maryland Humanities is now providing general operating support grants to humanities-focused Maryland nonprofits. With initial seed funding of $500,000 from the state of Maryland, the SHINE ― Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity ― grants program launches this fall. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 15. Eligible nonprofit organizations will offer humanities programming […]

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Maryland Commerce retains Marriner as agency of record

The Maryland Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism & Film has retained Marriner Marketing Communications, of Columbia, as its Agency of Record. After soliciting proposals from prospective vendors from across the country, the office elected to build upon the tremendous success it achieved with Marriner during the past five years, with approval from the Maryland […]