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  • Time to break up the biggest Wall Street banks

    Time to break up the biggest Wall Street banks
    TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors....
  • Plan to move 450 federal jobs from P.G. delayed

    The plan to move 450 jobs from the Financial Management Services facility in Hyattsville to West Virginia has been postponed for five years. The move — proposed by the Obama administration to save $96 million over five years — was set to...
  • Treasury plans auction of securities in 53 banks

    The Treasury Department said Tuesday that it would auction off securities it acquired in 53 banks, including two in Maryland. The government acquired these preferred shares and subordinated debt positions as part of the Trouble Asset Relief Program,...
  • Peter P. Belz Jr., Treasury Department officer

    Peter P. Belz Jr., Treasury Department officer
    Peter P. Belz Jr., a retired U.S. Treasury Department appeals officer, died March 14 of pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 71. The son of a die maker and a homemaker, Peter Paul Belz Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • At 101, John Nutter is 'the oldest ... of everything'

    At 101, John Nutter is 'the oldest ... of everything'
    At 101, John Nutter likes things plain and simple. Which is why his daughter, Betty Fulton, drives him to Slye's Barber Shop on Montgomery Street. Once there, he can get his monthly haircut for $8 while taking in the relaxed, old-style atmosphere. He...
  • 50 years ago: Ground broken for Forest Hill industrial park

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 30, 1962: Ground was broken for the first planned industrial park in Harford County. Fifty-two acres were designated by a group of private citizens for development into an industrial park in...
  • School reform doesn't work

    School reform doesn't work
    In their commentary ("Six steps for post-Alonso school reform," May 14), Thomas Wilcox, Diane Bell-McKoy and Laura Gamble use many lofty and idealistic sounding words to promote their vision. However, it bears noting that education "reformers" are well-...
  • Md. lawmakers protest agency move to W.Va.

    Maryland lawmakers are protesting a plan by the Obama administration to eliminate 450 federal jobs in Prince George's County, but it is unclear whether they will be able to reverse it. The move to consolidate the Financial Management Services facility in...
  • Lawmakers aim crackdown on federally employed tax scofflaws

    Lawmakers aim crackdown on federally employed tax scofflaws
    Some members of Congress want to fire federal workers who are seriously delinquent on their taxes. Furthermore, if they had their way, prospective employees in deep tax arrears wouldn't even be considered for a job with Uncle Sam. The Republican-led...
  • Underwater on the mortgage, stationed away from home

    Underwater on the mortgage, stationed away from home
    Air Force Maj. Justice Sakyi's change-of-station orders to Germany came with a built-in dilemma: what to do about his family's home in Maryland. He and his wife, Olivia, bought the single-family house in Bowie in early 2006, near the height of the...
  • Post Office took shape through rain, sleet, bankruptcy, deaths

    Last week we discussed the incarnations of the Westminster Post Office — but there are more stories to tell. In 1934, folks began to wonder if the "new" post office at the corner of Longwell Avenue and East Main Street would ever be finished. Of...
  • Wells Fargo moves into a city it helped devastate

    Wells Fargo moves into a city it helped devastate
    This weekend you may notice former Wachovia branches around Baltimore getting a makeover, swapping out their old logos for brand new Wells Fargo signs. While Wells Fargo has been busy promoting the new and improved services customers will receive,...