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  • Army and Navy vets will reprise their rivalry in arena football exhibition Saturday

    Army and Navy vets will reprise their rivalry in arena football exhibition Saturday
    Ricky Dobbs paused for a moment. The former Navy quarterback was trying to explain what it meant to play against rival Army during his time at the Annapolis school. But he needed a few seconds to organize his thoughts. “Its just special,”...
  • Md. employers add 4,600 jobs, but jobless rate rises

    Md. employers add 4,600 jobs, but jobless rate rises
    Maryland employers made up most of April's lost ground with a gain of 4,600 jobs in May, but the state's unemployment rate still rose to 6.7 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday. The jobless rate was 6.5 percent in April. Maryland was one of...
  • Fair tax plan could restore economy

    Fair tax plan could restore economy
    America with its democratic system, rules of law, and open market economy has produced the best living situation in the history of civilization. However, our dreams have been curtailed the last 25 years as the rising cost of doing business in this country...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Job turnover increases in recovering market

    Job turnover increases in recovering market
    Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
  • Workers' confidence about future retirement sinks

    Workers' confidence about future retirement sinks
    The economy is improving and so is employment, but workers' optimism about a comfortable retirement has fallen to a new low, according to the annual Retirement Confidence Survey released Tuesday. Just over half of workers say they are either very...
  • Immigration reform hurts U.S. workers

    Immigration reform hurts U.S. workers
    The Senate this week begins debate on the proposed immigration reform bill. If this bill becomes law, there is one likely outcome for low-skilled Maryland workers: disaster. The assurances of the bill's proponents that the bill will somehow help the...
  • EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant

    EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
  • Another needless death in America's long, failed war on drugs

    Another needless death in America's long, failed war on drugs
    Thirteen years ago, Cpl. Ed Toatley was working undercover for the Maryland State Police when he was murdered during a botched drug deal in Washington, D.C. Ed was a close friend of mine, and his tragic death Oct. 30, 2000, began my quest to end America's...
  • A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still

    A year after bankruptcy, lives unsettled still
    The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure. No,...
  • Quick action credited with saving life of man injured at Aberdeen warehouse Tuesday night

    Aberdeen Police are crediting quick action by co-workers, police officers and the city's volunteer fire and EMS personnel for saving the life a worker injured Tuesday evening at an Aberdeen distribution facility. A 20-year-old man was taken to a local...
  • Balto. Co. ethics panel to discuss Olszewski omissions

    Balto. Co. ethics panel to discuss Olszewski omissions
    A Baltimore County councilman's failure to disclose his outside employment has drawn the attention of the county ethics board, whose director says she expects the issue to come up at this week's meeting. Councilman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk...