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  • High-ranking state official was fired in grant misuse

    High-ranking state official was fired in grant misuse
    When a high-ranking O'Malley administration official was fired after allegedly steering about $774,000 in federal grant money to a company to which the official had close ties, no announcement was made. Only this week was the dismissal two years ago made public by legislative auditors.
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...

    Sinclair Broadcast CEO embroiled in lease dispute with farmer

    Alerted by a phone call one recent Sunday, Stephen Pieper drove his black pickup the few miles from his farm in White Hall to Monkton, where he arrived too late to stop a man from plowing under the corn on 95 acres of land he'd leased for decades....

    Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances

    The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet the IRS status of millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after government auditors found that some...

    Ocean City needs to enforce its laws [Letter]

    Ocean City needs to enforce its laws [Letter]
    As a former Ocean City rental property owner — and thank God I got rid of it recently — the problem posed by ill-behaved vacationers would be resolved if the cops did their job ("Ocean City's rental rage," Oct. 19). I rented my condo on a...