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  • Morgan employee accused of stealing $66,000 from state

    Morgan employee accused of stealing $66,000 from state
    A Morgan State University employee with a previous record of theft was indicted this week, with prosecutors alleging he stole $66,000 in state funds. Robert Lee Terrell, 70, of Baltimore was arrested Tuesday and charged with five counts of felony theft...
  • Cuts in funding will hurt counties' preservation programs [Letter]

    Cuts in funding will hurt counties' preservation programs [Letter]
    After years of steady support for conservation, I am disheartened to hear that Gov. Martin O'Malley has decided to cut funds for land preservation programs in his proposed 2015 budget ("O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation," Jan. 16). As a...
  • Senator says he'll block minimum wage bill until state raises pay for caregivers

    Senator says he'll block minimum wage bill until state raises pay for caregivers
    The governor's proposal to raise the minimum wage hit a snag Wednesday as a key senator said he would block the legislation until the administration agreed to increase pay for workers who care for developmentally disabled individuals. Sen. Thomas M....
  • Maryland education needs fundamental reform [Commentary]

    Maryland education needs fundamental reform [Commentary]
    "Maryland, No. 1 in education!" We've heard that boast ad nauseam over the last five years, every time Education Week releases its Quality Counts rankings. We hear it especially from the state's political establishment, as it takes every chance it can...
  • $18M renovation taking center stage at Maryland Hall

    J. Ernest Green, musical director of the Annapolis Chorale, has been performing with his group at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts since 1985. And for those nearly 30 years, Green has thought the facility has needed significant help. "Oh, I...
  • Pension fund for Baltimore's elected officials 'financially strong'

    Pension fund for Baltimore's elected officials 'financially strong'
    While the pension systems for Baltimore's public safety and municipal workers are facing millions in unfunded liabilities, a third city pension fund is in excellent financial shape.  The Elected Officials' Retirement System for Baltimore's politicians...
  • Howard school board starts work on $742 million budget request

    Howard school board starts work on $742 million budget request
    When an unprecedented number of teachers turned out for a public hearing on Superintendent Renee Foose's proposed $742 million operating budget request, they criticized the lack of a placeholder for raises. But a placeholder is coming, Foose said —...
  • Harrison's Heroes raise money to fight kidney disease

    Harrison's Heroes raise money to fight kidney disease
    It was during a routine 20-week ultrasound that Rose and Jeffrey Karlan first learned something might be wrong. The couple was expecting their first child, a routine pregnancy. Suddenly, that changed when the technician said there might be complications....
  • Baltimore County merchants tap into county revitalization program

    Baltimore County merchants tap into county revitalization program
    Plans for redevelopment in downtown Towson have prompted area merchants to consider face-lifts of their own, spurring renewed interest in a Baltimore County program for commercial revitalization. To keep up with projects that will bring new stores,...
  • COPT reports gains as it completes repositioning

    COPT reports gains as it completes repositioning
    Profits at Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia-based owner and developer of office parks, rose for the three months that ended Dec. 31, as the real estate investment trust finished repositioning its portfolio. "We have completed the...
  • Arundel officials lobby for school funding, make the case for Severna Park High

    Arundel officials lobby for school funding, make the case for Severna Park High
    County Executive Laura Neuman, House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch, state Sen. Edward Reilly and other Anne Arundel County lawmakers joined school officials this week in petitioning the state Board of Public Works for more funding for school...
  • Perils of publicly financed campaigns [Letter]

    Perils of publicly financed campaigns [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on campaign financing, in what way is a checked box on a tax return not a "taxpayer-financed" campaign ("Campaign reform in action," Feb. 4)? One can make an argument for limiting citizens' ability to participate in the...