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  • Assembly passes city liquor board overhaul

    Assembly passes city liquor board overhaul
    The General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to legislation restructuring the troubled Baltimore liquor board and giving City Hall more control. The unanimous vote by the state Senate sends the measure to the governor, who is expected to sign it...
  • 'Born in Baltimore' show seeks host

    'Born in Baltimore' show seeks host
    Do you have the charisma of Oprah, the peppiness of Katie Couric and the wit of Letterman? Ok, um.... well, do you at least have the Mr. Rogers' knack for popping in businesses with his television neighbor? The city's local access cable channel is...
  • Are these the best leaders Maryland can get? [Letter]

    Are these the best leaders Maryland can get? [Letter]
    Are Marylanders aware that the General Assembly (our state senators and delegates) are part-time representatives who only work for 90 days? To deal with more important complex issues, such as public health and safety, they do not have the time. Apparently...
  • Baltimore Development Corp. still in flux after months with new leader

    Baltimore Development Corp. still in flux after months with new leader
    When the new head of the Baltimore Development Corp. started 15 months ago, she replaced a man who'd become synonymous with development in the city and accepted the task of changing the agency's focus from real estate deals to economic strategy. Much of...
  • The day after graduation [Editorial]

    The day after graduation  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama was in Prince George's County today to tout a new $7 million federal initiative to expand programs that help high school graduates prepare for jobs in the region. In a state whose prosperity depends on a highly educated workforce,...
  • Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations

    Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed legislation Tuesday that would mandate county hookah lounges close at 8 p.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m. on weekends, hours before their current early-morning closing times. "This is another common-sense...
  • Trying to bloom: Buyers hoping more homes hit the market this spring

    Trying to bloom: Buyers hoping more homes hit the market this spring
    Stephanie and Jake Martin didn't have to wait long to sell their rowhouse in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood — they had a contract in three days. But buying a new place proved a bit more difficult. The Martins searched for months around Homeland...
  • 'Ban the Box' law is wrong approach [Letter]

    'Ban the Box' law is wrong approach [Letter]
    The Greater Baltimore Committee's board of directors strongly opposes the "Ban the Box" legislation in its current form for a number of reasons, even though its members recognize and appreciate the well-meaning intention of this legislation and its...
  • Approve the 'ban the box' law [Letter]

    Approve the 'ban the box' law  [Letter]
    In a recent letter, the CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee expressed the group's opposition to the "Ban the Box" legislation and urged the Baltimore City Council to defer passage ("'Ban the box' law is wrong approach," March 19). The business group...
  • The $431 million payoff [Editorial]

    The $431 million payoff  [Editorial]
    The number of jobs in Maryland decreased by 9,800 in January. The statewide unemployment rate remains high at around 6 percent (compared to 3.6 percent at the start of 2008), and projected state tax revenues have recently been adjusted downward by $238...
  • Carroll business group to host best-selling author on growing small business

    Carroll business group to host best-selling author on growing small business
    Baltimore native Joe Mechlinski says it's time to make small business a hero again. "I really believe that our center is off a bit," he said. "Small business is what built this country." Mechlinski, whose first book, "Grow Regardless," became a New York...
  • Daily Record parent Dolan to file for bankruptcy-law protection

    Daily Record parent Dolan to file for bankruptcy-law protection
    Dolan Co., which owns The Daily Record, plans to file for bankruptcy-law protection next week, the Minneapolis-based company announced Thursday. Dolan, a professional services and business information firm, showed signs of mounting financial distress...