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  • Annapolis mayor renews request for higher state reimbursements

    Annapolis mayor renews request for higher state reimbursements

    Being a state capital comes with extra costs, large and small. In recent years, Annapolis has budgeted $500 here for flags to fly in State Circle and $480,000 there for hazmat teams that can respond to emergencies. Mayor Michael Pantelides is renewing a request for state government to shoulder...

  • Brochin proposes ban on developer contributions in Baltimore County

    Brochin proposes ban on developer contributions in Baltimore County

    A state senator who is considering a run for Baltimore County executive wants to prevent developers from giving campaign donations to county candidates. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat from Towson, plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly as a way to end what he calls "pay-to-play" developer...

  • Maryland Senate honors children killed in Baltimore house fire

    Maryland Senate honors children killed in Baltimore house fire

    The tragic Baltimore house fire that claimed the lives of six children is reverberating in Annapolis, where the General Assembly is in session. Many Baltimore-area state lawmakers know the children's mother, Katie Malone, who is special assistant to U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Malone was hospitalized...

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  • Nearly 40 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump's inauguration

    Nearly 40 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump's inauguration

    A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as a protest of Trump's worldview and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, congressman of Georgia. There are now nearly 40 House Democrats - 38, at last count - who have declared that...

  • Obama to grant hundreds more drug commutations

    Obama to grant hundreds more drug commutations

    Justice Department officials have completed their review of more than 16,000 clemency petitions filed by federal prisoners over the past two years and sent their last recommendations to President Barack Obama, who is set to grant hundreds more commutations to nonviolent drug offenders during his...

  • After feuding with civil rights leader John Lewis, Trump meets with Martin Luther King III

    After feuding with civil rights leader John Lewis, Trump meets with Martin Luther King III

    Donald Trump met Monday with Martin Luther King III, who said he used his time with the president-elect to discuss strategies to fix the U.S.'s "broken voting system." The oldest son of the civil rights leader trekked to Trump Tower amid renewed tensions between the incoming president and African...

  • Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

    Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

    His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony. The tough-talking Republican questioned whether the CIA director himself was "the leaker of fake...

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  • After years of record profits, airlines face turbulence in 2017. Could higher airfares follow?

    After years of record profits, airlines face turbulence in 2017. Could higher airfares follow?

    The U.S. airline industry has enjoyed three straight years of surging profits and has poured much of that windfall into buying shiny new planes, building swankier airport lounges for VIP customers and paying big dividends to investors. At Los Angeles International Airport, some of that cash has...

  • American Apparel starts mass layoffs as company winds down operations

    American Apparel starts mass layoffs as company winds down operations

    American Apparel was once a fashion industry trailblazer with its colorful basics, provocative marketing and commitment to U.S. manufacturing. But after years of financial strife and corporate intrigue, the company began laying off 2,400 workers in Southern California on Monday — kicking off its...

  • AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

    AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

    General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday. The Detroit automaker will make the announcement Tuesday morning. The investment is part of the normal process of equipping factories to...

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  • 'Homeland' Season 6 premiere recap: 'Fair Game'

    'Homeland' Season 6 premiere recap: 'Fair Game'

    When last we saw Carrie Mathison and Peter Quinn, Carrie was barring the door to Quinn's hospital room and disconnecting him from a heart monitor, while preparing to smother him with a pillow. Naturally, then, we open Season 6 of "Homeland" with Carrie paying a visit to a VA hospital and rehab...

  • Frontline drills deep on how we got from 'hope and change' to Trump

    Frontline drills deep on how we got from 'hope and change' to Trump

    The airwaves are flooded this week with retrospectives on President Obama's eight years in office and worried talk about where we are headed in the next four with Donald Trump. There is not enough time to view all of it -- even on demand. Even though I know four hours is a lot of time to spend...

  • Arts groups plan thinly veiled protests against Trump inauguration

    Arts groups plan thinly veiled protests against Trump inauguration

    Baltimore-area arts groups are planning activities for this week ranging from literary readings to a dance party that could be interpreted as thinly veiled protests against the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. None of the organizers are saying explicitly that events named "Nasty Women...

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  • Steve Bisciotti isn't buying notion that Ravens have to go younger to succeed

    Steve Bisciotti isn't buying notion that Ravens have to go younger to succeed

    People who get older like to say that age is just a number. Is that true in the NFL? Of the 10 oldest teams in the league, as compiled by The Philly Voice after the 53-man cutdowns in September, only the Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers qualified for the playoffs. The Falcons were the oldest...

  • Maryland men's basketball team climbs into the Top 25

    Maryland men's basketball team climbs into the Top 25

    The Maryland men's basketball team has climbed into the Top 25 in both the Associated Press and the USA Today coaches polls released Monday. The team, which is in first place in the Big Ten with a league record of 4-1 after wins last week against Indiana and at Illinois, rose to No. 25 in both polls....

  • Iowa basketball's best player hurting ahead of game vs. No. 25 Maryland

    Iowa basketball's best player hurting ahead of game vs. No. 25 Maryland

    Senior guard Peter Jok either leads or ranks second on the Iowa men's basketball team in points (21.9), rebounds (6.2), assists (2.4) and steals (1.1) per game. On Sunday, he wasn't completely healthy. In a probably-not-coincidental development, the Hawkeyes suffered their worst loss of the season....

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  • Desegregating Baltimore

    Desegregating Baltimore

    Fifty-one years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. turned his attention from the blatant segregation of the South toward the more subtle but equally real and insidious segregation of the North. That year, he moved his family to a slum apartment in Chicago as part of the Chicago Freedom Movement,...

  • Liquor and corruption

    Liquor and corruption

    The recent arrest of two officials involved in an alleged pay-to-play scheme at the Prince George's County liquor board is being treated by County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, who has worked hard to improve the county's reputation for good government, as something bordering on a personal embarrassment....

  • Checking and balancing a President Trump

    Checking and balancing a President Trump

    I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that...

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  • Baltimore consent decree contains denial of police misconduct allegations

    Baltimore consent decree contains denial of police misconduct allegations

    When the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing investigation into the Baltimore Police Department in August, city officials welcomed the findings. Then-Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the investigation, which found that city police routinely violate residents' civil rights, was an "important...

  • NSA records allege dozens of cases of workers ripping agency off

    NSA records allege dozens of cases of workers ripping agency off

    A group of five National Security Agency contractors falsified their time sheets to claim they had worked almost 200 days that agency investigators concluded they in fact had not, according to the agency's inspector general. The incident was one of more than 100 in which the NSA's internal watchdog...

  • Maryland's tailor-made deal for Marriott

    Maryland's tailor-made deal for Marriott

    The $62 million incentive package Gov. Larry Hogan and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett promised Marriott for building a new headquarters in Bethesda was tailor-made for the firm, down to the definition of who counts as an employee. The mix of forgivable loans, tax credits and grants from...

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