| May 25, 2014
He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming.
The NAACP, a national...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A significant number of Baltimore-area residents are struggling with so many challenges — from a lack of education to the lack of a car — that they're hard-pressed to land a job and even harder-pressed to find one that can lift them out of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:29 AM
For today's edition of the Maryland Democratic gubernatorial debate fact-check, we'll focus on a recurring point of contention between Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, and on the one aspect of Del. Heather Mizeur's...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:24 AM
When traveling this summer, you will likely encounter some combination of traffic on the highway, large crowds and delays at the airport and high gas prices. Some of this is the natural result of vacation season, but these experiences are also due to...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:09 PM
President Barack Obama's recent grant award to three Prince George's county schools for the development of student apprenticeship programs in high-demand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industries, is a sign of a paradigm shift in...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March, the lowest it has been since September 2008, when it was 6.1 percent.
However , The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not count people who have given up looking for work...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Controversial legislation intended to help ex-convicts find jobs is headed to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for her expected signature after the City Council gave the measure final approval Monday.
The "Ban the Box" bill will force Baltimore employers...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:12 AM
AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a Hunt Valley company known for its "Shadow" spy drones, has laid off 24 employees, officials confirmed on Thursday.
The layoffs, which occurred Wednesday, affect about 2 percent of the more than 1,400 employees based in...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The Annapolis mayor and city council will hold public hearings on the city's proposed budget Monday night. The hearings are scheduled as part of the council's regular meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St.
Mayor Mike Pantelides'...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Sam Brice, a senior engineer who works for the city of Annapolis, told the mayor and city council Monday that residents expect a high level of service from local government. That, he said, requires employees who cost money.
"Your employees are your most...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:56 AM
"Oh, Baltimore, ain't it hard just to live?"
Nina Simone lamented in song about life in the city back in 1978, and not much has changed since then for the tens of thousands of residents who are living in poverty, are homeless or who are suffering...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Loyola University Maryland has laid off 15 staff members and its president said Friday that the college had reached a "critical moment" where large tuition increases could no longer be sustained.
The 15 layoffs did not include any faculty members, and...