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  • Eddie Murray linked to insider trading probe

    Eddie Murray linked to insider trading probe
    Eddie Murray, the former Orioles Hall of Famer, has been linked to an investigation by federal authorities in a wide-ranging insider trading case that already has ensnared teammate Doug DeCinces, according to a Reuters report. Investigators have been...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny and hot in the Baltimore area, with a high near 99. A heat advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. for the Baltimore area. Forecasters warn that heat index values will be as high as 105...
  • Trail of stock deals led to DeCinces insider trading accusation

    Trail of stock deals led to DeCinces insider trading accusation
    The stock purchases began in December 2008, less than two months after discussions kicked off about the corporate acquisition of a California medical products manufacturer. By the time the deal was announced on Jan. 12, 2009, former Orioles third baseman...
  • Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84

     Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84
    Robert W. Depke, a major political player who twice served as chairman of the Lake County Board, was nicknamed "Bulldozer Bob" for his pro-development initiatives. But it was his role in the 1990s in helping to stop the closing and perhaps razing of...
  • Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading

    MILWAUKEE When faced with intense criticism for her agency's approval of the powerful narcotic painkiller Zohydro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg turned to a sobering statistic:100 million Americans are suffering from...
  • AbbVie takes fight for Irish drugmaker to shareholders

    AbbVie takes fight for Irish drugmaker to shareholders
    AbbVie Inc. on Wednesday took its fight for control of the Irish drugmaker Shire Plc directly to shareholders, calling for immediate talks for a transaction it views as "highly executable." The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical firm, know for its...
  • Durbin bill would close tax loopholes for corporations sending jobs overseas

    Durbin bill would close tax loopholes for corporations sending jobs overseas
    With two Illinois companies making headlines this year for considering a move to more tax-friendly countries in Europe, Sen. Richard Durbin said Monday he will introduce legislation this week that would close tax loopholes for corporations that take...
  • Abbott to buy Russian drug maker

    Abbott to buy Russian drug maker
    Abbott Laboratories said Monday it has agreed to acquire a Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer for between $395 million and $495 million in cash plus the assumption of about $136 million in debt. The Lake County-based medical products company will...
  • Appeals court leaves intact major gay rights ruling

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Leaving intact a ruling that provides unprecedented legal protections for gays and lesbians, a federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider a case that found it unconstitutional to exclude jurors from civil trials based on their...
  • Virginia tops in controlling Medicaid fraud

    Virginia tops in controlling Medicaid fraud
    For a second time Virginia has taken top honors in the nation for its work eliminating waste and intercepting Medicaid fraud. The Office of the Inspector General presented the award Wednesday to Randy Clouse, director of the Virginia Medicaid Fraud...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

    •A Page 1 story and an accompanying graphic Tuesday about drowning included an incorrect statistic. Drowning is the fifth-leading cause of unintentional injury death for all ages, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also...
  • Obama to sign executive order curbing discrimination against gays

    President Obama plans to sign an executive order forbidding companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, fulfilling a goal that gay rights organizations...