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  • Ban the box in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Ban the box in Baltimore [Commentary]
    For individuals with criminal records, the job application process often ends when they check the box on the application that requires them to disclose the existence of their records. For many employers, this is all they care to know about the applicant....
  • City right on dependent audits

    City right on dependent audits
    Auditing employee health insurance rolls to make sure everyone receiving benefits as a dependent is entitled to them is exactly the kind of thing Baltimore needs to do if it is to have any chance of controlling the cost of government, cutting taxes and...
  • Morici's economic silly-talk [Letter]

    Morici's economic silly-talk [Letter]
    Peter Morici may be an effective "pitch man" for office equipment company Kyocera in their TV commercials, but as a world-respected economist? Not so much. Mr. Morici is the type of economist who has accurately predicted nine of the last two recessions....
  • Police personnel section merging with Baltimore County office

    Police personnel section merging with Baltimore County office
    The Baltimore County police department's personnel section was consolidated into a single county-wide office this week, a spokeswoman said. Five police department employees will move from police headquarters on Joppa Road to the Baltimore County human...
  • John W. Gardner

    John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner, a retired accountant and World War II Navy pilot who left his estate to various charities, died Friday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 93. "John is an incredible example for each of us. He loved people and our...
  • CBS puts Lara Logan and producer on leave for Benghazi, but what does that mean?

    CBS puts Lara Logan and producer on leave for Benghazi, but what does that mean?
    CBS News put correspondent Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan on leave Tuesday in the wake of an internal investigation that was critical of their flawed report on the attack on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya. The Sept. 11, 2012 attack...
  • Target to hold job fair to hire for new Baltimore store

    Target to hold job fair to hire for new Baltimore store
    Target plans to hold a job fair this week to hire about 200 workers for its new store in Baltimore. The job fair will be held 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Best Western, 5625 O'Donnell St. People can...
  • Harbor Point means jobs, affordable housing and inclusion

    Harbor Point means jobs, affordable housing and inclusion
    The debate surrounding the proposed Harbor Point project has generated some of the most spirited discussions that the Baltimore City Council has engaged in recently. I am very proud that scores of citizens were given the opportunity to participate in...
  • City considers 'ban the box' law to help ex-convicts find work

    City considers 'ban the box' law to help ex-convicts find work
    At 36, Jason Easley has made a living waiting tables, tending bar and laboring on construction jobs. He feels he's qualified to do other things, but he can rarely get an interview — a problem he blames on drug and assault convictions. The West...
  • Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders

    Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders
    Emergency unemployment benefits will expire Saturday for more than 25,000 out-of-work Marylanders, with thousands more projected to run out in the first half of next year unless Congress decides to reverse course and approve an extension. Wenetha Leslie,...
  • A&E lifts suspension, back in business with Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty'

    A&E lifts suspension, back in business with Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty'
    One of the shortest and most meaningless suspensions in TV history ended Friday with A&E announcing that it was back in business with "Duck Dynasty" and its 67-year-old, bearded patriarch Phil Robertson. The announcement was a total cave-in by a cable...
  • Putting employers in the driver's seat for job training

    Putting employers in the driver's seat for job training
    Even as the manufacturing industry sheds jobs overall, a number of firms in Maryland want to hire — and aren't having an easy time of it. That's what the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership heard when the nonprofit talked to 40...