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  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Baltimore's rock star

    Elizabeth Warren: Baltimore's rock star
    There’s more than 40 miles that separate Baltimore from Washington. In Washington, Elizabeth Warren has undergone some merciless grilling by members of Congress about the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau she is setting up. But in...
  • Release of county employee salary information draws mixed reactions

    After Friday's release of every full-time Baltimore County employee's salary, county officials and community activists commended the decision as a move toward transparency and accountability in the county government — despite some concerns from...
  • NFL player grievances still don't add up

    In his recent column, Ravens cornerback Dominique Foxworth presents a thoughtful case regarding the players stance on the current NFL labor impasse, but I find his comments to be largely very offensive ("For players, safety and post-NFL life are keys,"...
  • Audit faults highway agency dealings with contractors

    A top manager at the State Highway Administration apparently solicited funds from contractors for a golf tournament in which he had a financial stake — and then expedited awards to some of the same companies. Another senior official retired from...
  • We interrupt this lockout for some perspective

    O h, no, am I here all alone? Actually, the world didn't end when the NBA locked its players out. The NBA didn't even end, even if it felt as if it were about to as darkness moved across the land. I have nothing against doomsday scenarios ... but if...
  • They are illegal immigrants, not an "undocumented underclass"

    Dan Rodricks' recent column lacked a very important adjective in its headline. ("Immigrants: We detest them — and need them," June 30). It lacks the word "illegal." But we know Mr. Rodricks agenda: He loves the word "undocumented" instead, as if...
  • Thousands of state workers forced to pay union fees

    Maryland's largest state employee union is set to begin collecting fees from nonmembers this month — a move that sets up the Maryland chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees for what could be a $4.7 million gain...
  • CEO pay on the rise again

    CEO pay on the rise again
    The pay cuts didn't last long. Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....
  • Deficits aren't America's biggest problem

    Republicans focus on cutting government spending, but this is largely a ruse to dismantle the New Deal and social programs like Social Security,Medicare and Medicaid. They are quick to reduce benefits to the sick, elderly and the poor while protecting the...
  • Firms in highway audit deny improprieties

    The Maryland engineering companies that auditors referred to in a scathing report on the State Highway Administration last week denied any knowledge Thursday of improprieties in the way they were awarded contracts and insisted their dealings with the...
  • City school system to reimburse teachers for visa fees

    Baltimore school officials say the district will reimburse international teachers who paid out-of-pocket fees to obtain work visas, a practice that led the U.S. Department of Labor to order Prince George's County schools to pay nearly $6 million in...