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  • Kittleman proposes government accountability program

    With fall and election season in full force, every week seems set to bring a new platform or proposal for both of Howard's county executive candidates. On Monday, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman, a state senator from West Friendship, released a...
  • O'Malley touts progress on immigration in Md.

    O'Malley touts progress on immigration in Md.
    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley called on the legal community to address the shortage of attorneys available to represent immigrant children and touted Maryland's progress in making the state more hospitable to newcomers in an address Thursday to the...
  • 120 youths picked up in tougher city curfew's first month

    120 youths picked up in tougher city curfew's first month
    In the first month of Baltimore's tough new youth curfew, about four kids a night were picked up by police — a smaller-than-expected number that supporters say shows the law is working. City officials say the figures — which show that police...
  • Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers...
  • Balto. Co. warns of insurance advertisements for pipe coverage

    Balto. Co. warns of insurance advertisements for pipe coverage
    Baltimore County officials say residents do not need to buy extra insurance to protect water and sewer pipes as new electronic water meters are installed — and they are warning property owners to be skeptical of mailings that suggest otherwise....
  • Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation

    Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has written a memo to NFL team executives today detailing the league's investigation into former Ravens running back Ray Rice's domestic violence incident. Rice was suspended indefinitely Monday by the NFL and the Ravens...
  • Obama's craven delay on immigration [Editorial]

    Obama's craven delay on immigration  [Editorial]
    Want to know what average Americans think of a president who makes decisions based on politics and not what he actually believes in? President Barack Obama should rent a copy of "The American President" with friends and listen to the cheers when President...
  • Howard County executive candidate Watson releases economic platform

    Howard County executive candidate Watson releases economic platform
    Democratic Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson has released an economic platform that focuses on expanding the county’s investment in cyber security training and business development. In her platform, Watson, a County Council...
  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies
    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • Parking, traffic still concerns on 101 York project in Towson

    Parking, traffic still concerns on 101 York project in Towson
    Traffic and parking continue to top the concerns of Towson residents who attended a community input meeting with the developer of 101 York, a student housing and retail project proposed for York Road near Burke Avenue. About 100 people crowded into a...
  • Democrats file complaint over Hogan bus

    Democrats file complaint over Hogan bus
    The Maryland Democratic Party filed a complaint against GOP gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan late Tuesday, alleging Hogan improperly paid for his campaign bus and skirted public financing rules. Democrats accused Hogan of cutting himself a deal that no...
  • Auditor objects to city lawyer's $69 reimbursement for hotel room

    Auditor objects to city lawyer's $69 reimbursement for hotel room
    Sixty-nine dollars might not seem like enough money to fight over -– but that’s just what city officials spent Wednesday morning doing. City Solicitor George Nilson is requesting to be reimbursed for $69.93 he paid for a hotel room near...