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  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
  • Recent Towson changes to parking policies revised

    Recent Towson changes to parking policies revised
    The new public parking rates and hours instituted in Towson two months ago are already being revised. Baltimore County Revenue Authority's July 1 changes affected the nearly 4,800 parking spaces the quasi-government agency oversees. The reason for the...
  • Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise

    Royal Farms Arena name draws questions and praise
    The city's plan to award Baltimore Arena naming rights to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some questioned the need to place another corporate logo on a...
  • Jon B. Singer, House of Hope founder

    Jon B. Singer, House of Hope founder
    Jon B. Singer, a successful Baltimore businessman who was active in Jewish philanthropic causes that ranged from helping those suffering from drug abuse to mentoring young men and women starting businesses, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 31 at his...
  • 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...
  • UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]

    UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]
    The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...
  • 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...
  • Disaster can strike any time - be ready Harford

    Disaster can strike any time - be ready Harford
    Harford County escaped hurricane season last year without significant damage, but the same can't be said for other years, when storms like Irene, Lee, Floyd and Agnes wreaked havoc on the area. In addition, last winter's frequent snow and ice storms...
  • Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate

    Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate
    The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman came out swinging about mailers.  "OK, folks, let's clear the air," Kittleman announced to a Turf Valley...
  • Three years after the flood, Ellicott City residents look for answers

    Three years after the flood, Ellicott City residents look for answers
    When the rain came to Ellicott City three years ago, it descended on the town in powerful droves, unleashing nearly five inches in a little more than two hours. Clogged by debris from the banks, the historic district's aging channels reached a choke...
  • Vacant mural project activist wins in court

    Vacant mural project activist wins in court
    A city judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a housing activist and blogger who had been sued by owners of two vacant homes splashed with murals designed to draw attention to Baltimore's blighted streets. Carol S. Ott, an activist who runs the Baltimore...
  • The business model is overrated [Commentary]

    The business model is overrated [Commentary]
    On behalf of Baltimore's stakeholders, I want to express my thanks to Gregory E. Thornton, the new chief executive officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, for his inspiring words ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). In case you're wondering, the stake I...