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  • Orioles agree to terms with Ubaldo Jimenez on four-year deal

    Orioles agree to terms with Ubaldo Jimenez on four-year deal
    SARASOTA, Fla. — After sitting idle through the offseason, the Orioles finally struck with a long-awaited impact signing on Monday, just days after settling into spring training. The club agreed to terms with free-agent Ubaldo Jimenez —...
  • How did draft pick compensation affect Orioles' deal with Ubaldo Jimenez?

    How did draft pick compensation affect Orioles' deal with Ubaldo Jimenez?
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Even though the Orioles handed out a historic four-year deal to right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, the club believes it has gotten a deal given the money being handed out on the free-agent market. As much as fans in Baltimore have...
  • Orioles stilll pursuing free agents Kendrys Morales, Ervin Santana, sources say

    Orioles stilll pursuing free agents Kendrys Morales, Ervin Santana, sources say
    SARASOTA, Fla. — The ink has only just dried on the Orioles' monumental four-year deal with starter Ubaldo Jimenez, but the club remains interested in acquiring at least one other big-ticket free agent. The Orioles have intensified their pursuit...
  • Much ado about the wrong thing [Commentary]

    Much ado about the wrong thing [Commentary]
    Calls this year to raise the state and federal minimum wages from $7.25 to $10.10 brought the expected political responses from both sides of the aisle. Regrettably, neither side's response is clearly supported in reality. The final outcome will minimally...
  • Rosapepe co-sponsors retirement plan expansion bill

    District 21 state Sen. Jim Rosapepe is co-sponsoring a bill that would expand retirement security to private-sector workers without employer-sponsored plans. The Maryland Secure Choice Retirement Savings program, introduced by Rosapepe and fellow...
  • Carroll BOE approves $331.9 million budget proposal

    Carroll BOE approves $331.9 million budget proposal
    Carroll County Board of Education members unanimously approved Superintendent Steve Guthrie's $331.9 million fiscal year 2015 budget proposal Wednesday, calling it a "very modest" and "conservative" budget. "We definitely have more needs than we're...
  • House votes to raise Maryland's minimum wage

    House votes to raise Maryland's minimum wage
    The House of Delegates voted Friday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next three years, setting up a potential fight over whether to guarantee future increases by tying the rate to inflation. Delegates voted 89-46 for the...
  • Rolando McClain noncommittal on potential comeback, doesn't rule it out

    Rolando McClain noncommittal on potential comeback, doesn't rule it out
    Retired from the NFL since shortly after signing a one-year contract with the Ravens last year, linebacker Rolando McClain was noncommittal on whether he's planning a comeback. McClain didn't rule out the possibility to Alabama reporters while attending...
  • No good options [Letter]

    No good options [Letter]
    Much of the debate over the minimum wage in Maryland this year has focused more on increasing the pay for those who care for people with disabilities ("Still no wage agreement in Annapolis," March 25). The chairman of the state Senate Finance Committee,...
  • Time to give America a raise [Commentary]

    Time to give America a raise [Commentary]
    As Americans, we believe that honest work should be rewarded with honest wages. That certainly means that no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty. In the coming weeks, your senators will have a chance to stand up for...
  • BWI concessions company offers new 'enrichment' program for workers

    BWI concessions company offers new 'enrichment' program for workers
    The operator of concessions at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has joined with several local business organizations to provide new "enrichment" programs for its workers. The move comes amid an effort by Unite Here, a labor union in the hospitality...
  • Democrats offer the wrong solutions to the budget deficit

    Democrats offer the wrong solutions to the budget deficit
    Whether the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction — the so-called supercommittee — reaches a deal to reduce the federal deficit by at least $1.2 trillion or stalemates on Nov. 23, Democrats appear intent on handicapping the national...