Stebbins Anderson will close its doors in December after 152 years of service

After 152 years of service, Stebbins Anderson is closing its doors at the end of the year. Stebbins Anderson is known for their variety of goods from unique housewares and gifts to fabulous outdoor patio furniture, indoor decor and more. In an announcement on their Facebook page Tuesday the store said, "the retail environment has become increasingly more difficult for small businesses." (WBAL)

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Md. losing 4 more Sears, Kmart stores

Days after revealing sparse Black Friday ads, the company that owns Sears and Kmart announced plans Tuesday to close 96 additional stores, including four in Maryland. Transformco, which acquired the retailers out of bankruptcy, is set to shutter 51 Sears stores and 45 Kmart locations in February. Joining the list of closed stores is the Sears location in Cumberland at 1262 Vocke Road, as well as Kmart stores in Frederick, 1003 W. Patrick St.; Hagerstown, 1713 Massey Blvd.; and Hyattsville, 6411 Riggs Road. (Daily Record)

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Parsons eclipses $1 billion in revenue, but falls short of estimates

Parsons Corp.’s (NYSE: PSN) third quarter saw both the company’s largest single cybersecurity award and another new acquisition in its $215 million purchase of QRC LLC, but revenue estimates fell short of analysts’ expectations. The Centreville technology and infrastructure contractor inked $1 billion in revenue, a 5% gain over the prior year, but short of average estimates of $1.03 billion. That was partially impacted by $20 million in higher volume costs related to two federal contracts carried over from 2018, executives said. (Wash. Bus.)

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Facebook Bug Accesses iPhone’s Camera While User Scrolls Through News Feed

Facebook says a bug that inadvertently accesses a user’s iPhone camera while they’re scrolling through the News Feed will be fixed sometime today. The bug, which was discovered by Joshua Maddux, owner of web design firm 95Visual, appears to be exclusive to iOS and does not affect Android devices. Maddux took to Twitter to report his discovery, where he posted a video that showed his camera, pointing forward, was running in the background while he was scrolling Facebook. (CNN)

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Supernus Pharmaceuticals seeks FDA approval for ADHD drug

The fate of a local company’s treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is now in regulators’ hands. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPN) has submitted its application to the Food and Drug Administration to take its ADHD drug to market, the company announced Monday. If granted, that could mean getting the treatment to patients in the second half of 2020. Supernus has put the product candidate through a handful of phase 3 clinical trials, to study its ability to reduce ADHD symptoms. (Wash. Bus.)

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$60,000 in grants awarded during Changemaker Challenge

The United Way of Central Maryland and the Horizon Foundation awarded four winners a total of $60,000 at the 2019 Changemaker Challenge event Tuesday at the Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel. (Daily Record)

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Fearless opens applications for new business incubator

Baltimore software firm Fearless is growing the in-house business incubator it softly launched last year, and looking to boost a new group of local startups. Fearless started up a business incubator in January 2019, through which it advised and trained 10 entrepreneurs looking to get their own tech-based businesses off the ground. After a successful first cohort, Fearless is now expanding the program and offering up slots in the incubator to new set of participants for 2020. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Fells Point staple Jimmy's is once again on the market

Jimmy's is hitting the market for the second time in less than three years. The Fells Point diner, an institution on Broadway Square since 1946, last changed hands in late 2016. New owner Rustem "Rudy" Keskin said Monday he wants to exit the Baltimore restaurant scene amid challenges including construction and employee safety. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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