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IFARMS initiative to hold informational meetings

Sep 18, 2018

The first of the two meetings begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in the Student Services Center Multipurpose Room on the UMES campus.  It will last for 2 hours.  The second meeting for the day will be held at the Charles County Soil Conservation District at 4200 Gardiner Road in Waldorf, Md.  It is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. and will end at 7:30. Dinner will be provided.  Pre-registration is therefore required.

Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags

Aug 18, 2017

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday temporarily halted the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air bag inflators.

Student chefs showcase talent at Governor's event

Jul 24, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

When Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan hosted the 10th annual Governor's Buy Local Cookout July 20 at the Government House in Annapolis, a student chef from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore at the Universities at Shady Grove's entrée was featured. 

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Capital One is consolidating all its Delaware employees into two adjacent office buildings in downtown Wilmington.

Capital One's Delaware Market President Joe Wescott tells the News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/2q0cdKl) that once the move is complete, all of the company's 2,200 Delaware associates will be together in one space for the first time ever. Company officials signed separate 10-year leases for both properties on Delaware Avenue that run through 2027.

Little consensus on Metro funding from regional leaders

Oct 12, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of Washington found little consensus on how to fund the struggling Metro subway system at a regional meeting to discuss economic development.