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  • City liquor board docket for Sept. 26

    City liquor board docket for Sept. 26
    Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • Judge denies restraining order in gun backlog case

    Judge denies restraining order in gun backlog case
    An Anne Arundel County judge Thursday denied a request to stop the Maryland State Police from using data entry workers to process the background checks of gun buyers. A coalition of four gun-rights group and an anonymous man from Anne Arundel County...
  • Monument to Sparrows Point's casualties lives on at new home

    Monument to Sparrows Point's casualties lives on at new home
    John A. Kinnaird backed his truck-mounted crane toward the monument that has stood at the side of Dundalk Avenue for two decades, a black-granite tribute "in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice." The memorial recognizes workers killed in...
  • State pledges to examine patient treatment history at Crownsville Hospital

    State pledges to examine patient treatment history at Crownsville Hospital
    It's a piece of history that many in Maryland want to forget: an underfunded, overcrowded, state-run mental hospital where African-American patients lived in squalid conditions, were given few helpful treatments and were made the subjects of experiments...
  • David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin appointed to Harford Court judgeships

    David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin appointed to Harford Court judgeships
    Two new judges will be ruling on the benches in Harford County as Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin to judgeships on Thursday. "I am pleased to appoint such an accomplished and diverse group of candidates," O'Malley said...
  • Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange

    Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange
    Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance...
  • Money stolen from a diaper bag in Aberdeen [Harford Police blotter]

    Money stolen from a diaper bag in Aberdeen [Harford Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Ryan William Burkey, 28, of the first block of Lewis Drive, was charged Friday with failing to drive right of center, negligent and reckless driving, driving even though his license was suspended, failing to control speed to avoid collision,...
  • State lawyer OKs clerical workers viewing gun buyer information

    State lawyer OKs clerical workers viewing gun buyer information
    A state lawyer determined there was nothing illegal about Maryland State Police deploying dozens of state workers from other agencies to help claw through a backlog of more than 35,000 background checks for gun buyers. In a Monday "letter of advice"...
  • Minimum wage hike would increase poverty

     Minimum wage hike would increase poverty
    While minimum wage laws may be becoming popular with power brokers in the Maryland legislature, they remain an example of a well-intentioned piece of public policy that will hurt Maryland workers far more than any benefits it may create ("Miller joins...
  • Congress approves deal on shutdown, debt

    Congress approves deal on shutdown, debt
    A bipartisan deal to reopen the government and extend the nation's $16.7 trillion debt ceiling into early next year won overwhelming support in Congress late Wednesday, allowing tens of thousands of federal employees in Maryland to return to work starting...
  • Former Sen. Majority Leader Garagiola to become lobbyist

    Former Sen. Majority Leader Garagiola to become lobbyist
    Former state Senate Majority Leader Robert Garagiola has joined the Annapolis lobbying firm Alexander & Cleaver and will take on clients in Montgomery County, the firm announced Monday morning. Garagiola, an attorney and prominent Democrat once...