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  • Balancing priorities and resources at Johns Hopkins [Commentary]

    Balancing priorities and resources at Johns Hopkins [Commentary]
    As we at The Johns Hopkins Hospital enter day three of a labor strike, we want to assure our community that we are continuing to provide uninterrupted services to our patients, and we want to restate our priorities of caring about our patients, our...
  • Dyane Fancey, poet

    Dyane Fancey, poet
    Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63. Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Infighting at the port [Editorial]

    Infighting at the port  [Editorial]
    Now should be the time for the Port of Baltimore to show the world that it's open for business. Work resumed in February on the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is now expected to be completed in 2015. When that happens, super-sized cargo ships will...
  • Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute

    Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute
    A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police retirees despite a court order to do so. In an unusual...
  • Maryland National Guard helping to patrol Mexican border

    Maryland National Guard helping to patrol Mexican border
    — The three soldiers in the Maryland National Guard helicopter crew lifted off from this sweltering border city shortly after sunset, with a federal agent on board and three "tickets" — reports of persons attempting to slip across the Rio...
  • Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core

    Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core
    Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards. The county school system paid $2.1...
  • Off-duty Baltimore officer shoots man in Pennsylvania

    Off-duty Baltimore officer shoots man in Pennsylvania
    An off-duty Baltimore police officer was charged Tuesday in Pennsylvania with attempted homicide after police there said he shot a man multiple times outside the officer's home. John E. Torres, 33, is accused of shooting a 34-year-old Baltimore man...
  • Closure of BWI brewhouse results in 15 lost jobs

    Closure of BWI brewhouse results in 15 lost jobs
    The Samuel Adams Brewhouse at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has closed, effective Wednesday, resulting in 15 employees losing their jobs. The restaurant was operated by Creative Food Group, a subtenant of AirMall USA, which leases space to concessions...
  • Union, Social Security at odds over long-term vision

    Union, Social Security at odds over long-term vision
    A draft memo circulating at the Social Security Administration that suggests the agency could rely on the Internet to deliver most of its services is meeting with strong resistance from a labor union concerned that the idea would lead to closed field...
  • Union wants hospitals to disclose employees on public assistance

    Union wants hospitals to disclose employees on public assistance
    The union fighting to improve service worker wages at Johns Hopkins Hospital has proposed to a state panel that it require hospitals to disclose whether their workers receive food stamps or other public assistance when reporting what benefit the...
  • Baltimore County will pay in police retiree case

    Baltimore County will pay in police retiree case
    Baltimore County will pay at least $1.6 million in a dispute with the police union over health insurance overpayments, county officials said Wednesday, ending a lengthy legal standoff during which a judge at one point threatened County Executive Kevin...
  • Strike ends with no deal between Hopkins and workers

    Strike ends with no deal between Hopkins and workers
    Service workers fighting for higher wages remained at loggerheads with Johns Hopkins Hospital on Friday as they ended a three-day strike over higher wages — and said they could walk off the job again. Hopkins officials had not presented a...