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  • We interrupt this lockout for some perspective

    O h, no, am I here all alone? Actually, the world didn't end when the NBA locked its players out. The NBA didn't even end, even if it felt as if it were about to as darkness moved across the land. I have nothing against doomsday scenarios ... but if...
  • Md. businesses express hope for jobs plan

    President Barack Obama's plan to combat unemployment by pumping $447 billion into the nation's economy won cautious praise from Maryland-based small-business owners and labor groups Friday, but there was widespread skepticism about the proposal's...
  • Edgewood woman gets 6 years in jail for bank fraud, identity theft

    An Edgewood woman who prosecutors say was the ringleader of a bank fraud and identity theft scheme was sentenced in federal court last week to six years in prison for her role in the conspiracy. According to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office, U.S....
  • They are illegal immigrants, not an "undocumented underclass"

    Dan Rodricks' recent column lacked a very important adjective in its headline. ("Immigrants: We detest them — and need them," June 30). It lacks the word "illegal." But we know Mr. Rodricks agenda: He loves the word "undocumented" instead, as if...
  • Social Security sets off sparks

    Social Security sets off sparks
    If there was still any doubt that Social Security is the proverbial third rail of American politics — that is, potentially deadly to the touch — Gov. Rick Perry has provided the electrifying answer: You don't mess with the monthly checks,...
  • Thousands of state workers forced to pay union fees

    Maryland's largest state employee union is set to begin collecting fees from nonmembers this month — a move that sets up the Maryland chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees for what could be a $4.7 million gain...
  • CEO pay on the rise again

    CEO pay on the rise again
    The pay cuts didn't last long. Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....
  • Social Security actually one-ups Ponzi

    There have been recent accusations by some politicians running for president that Social Security is a "Ponzi scheme." Others say this type of talk is a politically motivated scare tactic. Let's examine the facts. Charles Ponzi was an Italian...
  • Aberdeen woman to serve 5 years for welfare theft

    Sharre Anne Jones of Aberdeen will serve five years in the Maryland Division of Corrections for stealing $8,332 in Social Security Supplemental Security Income intended for her disabled 13-year-old grandson, Harford County State's Attorney Joseph Cassilly...
  • Firms in highway audit deny improprieties

    The Maryland engineering companies that auditors referred to in a scathing report on the State Highway Administration last week denied any knowledge Thursday of improprieties in the way they were awarded contracts and insisted their dealings with the...
  • Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule

    Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule
    Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country. But this...
  • City mental health clinic having trouble meeting payroll

    City mental health clinic having trouble meeting payroll
    Employees of the West Baltimore mental health and substance abuse clinic Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. have complained of bounced paychecks in recent weeks, and state health officials say they are monitoring to make sure patient care doesn't suffer...