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  • Putting Maryland to work [Editorial]

    The debate over the minimum wage, both in Maryland and nationally, and related concerns over income inequality have provoked some unpleasant and ongoing side effects. The recent trend of billionaires flaunting their perceived superiority over the less-...
  • Gansler says corporate tax cut would be gradual

    Gansler says corporate tax cut would be gradual
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released details Wednesday night of his proposal to cut Maryland's corporate income tax to Virginia levels, saying that if he is elected governor he would decrease it gradually over a period of nine years. Appearing...
  • The U.S. speed skating puzzle [Letter]

    The U.S. speed skating puzzle [Letter]
    Comments and observations about the U.S. Olympic speed skating team should cover the gamut of possible influences as to the unexpected results of the competition ("In Sochi, Under Armour skates into some sturm und drang," Feb. 15). It seems very strange...
  • Havre de Grace council approves First Fridays application

    Havre de Grace council approves First Fridays application
    First Fridays will remain a single monthly event in Havre de Grace, for now. At their meeting Tuesday night, Havre de Grace City Council members unanimously approved an application to hold the city's First Fridays event on the first Friday of every...
  • Food-truck operators oppose proposed city regulations

    Food-truck operators oppose proposed city regulations
    Food truck operators packed into Baltimore City Council chambers on Tuesday to testify on an administration bill that would change the way food trucks operate in the city. The food-truck vendors told the Judiciary Committee they are concerned about new...
  • Bridging the gap between Catonsville and Paradise

    Bridging the gap between Catonsville and Paradise
    A transformation is under way in Paradise that will integrate the community just east of the Baltimore Beltway with the rest of Catonsville, residents say. The Baltimore County Council is requesting $3 million from the Maryland Department of...
  • Restaurateur juggles competing interests with hummus business and Desert Cafe

    Restaurateur juggles competing interests with hummus business and Desert Cafe
    By all accounts, including Blake Wollman's, the Mount Washington Village retail and restaurant district is doing well. Wollman, former president of the Mount Washington Village Merchants Association and longtime owner of the Desert Cafe, has watched...
  • Brown pushes plan to award more state contracts to minority-owned business

    Brown pushes plan to award more state contracts to minority-owned  business
    Lt. Gov.  Anthony G. Brown released an eight-point plan Wednesday that he said will increase the number of minority-owned businesses that win state contracts. Maryland already has one of the highest goals in the nation to award state business to...
  • Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas

    Centennial High competition challenges students to pitch product ideas
    They spend hours with gizmos and gadgets, though it's unlikely most Howard County high school students spend much time questioning how the products they love go from idea to "must have." Yet surely some students have pondered whether they, too, could...
  • Where Baltimore can improve on snow removal [Letter]

    Where Baltimore can improve on snow removal [Letter]
    Congratulations and thanks to the city of Baltimore for a superb job in snow removal from the majority of the streets, done efficiently as far I can tell. There is always room for improvement, especially insofar as sidewalks and crosswalks are...
  • Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike

    Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings urged state lawmakers Monday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10, arguing that lower wages will continue to strain government programs that help the poor. The Baltimore Democrat added his voice to a chorus of Democratic...
  • Connecting startup firms, bright graduates

    Connecting startup firms, bright graduates
    Peter DiPrinzio interviewed for jobs with big finance and consulting firms in his senior year of college in Vermont. Then he heard about a fledgling effort to send talented new graduates in a different direction — to jobs at startup companies in...