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  • OPM releases rules for phased retirement

    OPM releases rules for phased retirement
    Bob Fireovid, a national program leader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, has been planning to retire in late September. But now that the Office of Personnel Management has finally released its long-awaited guidelines on phased...
  • O'Malley 'always writing' but is coy on book plans

    O'Malley 'always writing' but is coy on book plans
    Gov. Martin O'Malley sidestepped a question Monday about whether he was writing a book -- a frequent prelude to to a candidacy for president -- while keeping the door open to a run for the Democratic nomination in 2016. In an interview on the Fusion...
  • Judge orders insurance executive held due to flight risk

    Judge orders insurance executive held due to flight risk
    A nightclub insurance mogul charged with fraud will remain detained after prosecutors alleged that bomb-making equipment and musings on killing discovered after his indictment — along with notes about disappearing in Croatia — made him too...
  • Md. commission rules Uber is 'common carrier,' will face regulations

    Md. commission rules Uber is 'common carrier,' will face regulations
    Ruling that the popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is subject to the same regulations imposed on other for-hire vehicle services in the state, state regulators at the same time ordered a revision of those rules to reflect the changing...
  • Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate

    Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate
    The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off. Democrat Anthony G....
  • O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]

    O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition...
  • Candle sparks fire at downtown Laurel salon

    Candle sparks fire at downtown Laurel salon
    A candle sparked a fire overnight Tuesday causing $50,000 in damages to a hair salon located in downtown Laurel, city officials said. The blaze began just after midnight Tuesday and was started by an unattended candle left on the top floor of Shear...
  • Sierra Club endorses Brown

    Sierra Club endorses Brown
    One of Maryland's largest environmental groups on Wednesday threw its support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in the race for governor, Brown's campaign announced. The Sierra Club endorsed Brown and running mate Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, saying...
  • Immigration disconnect [Editorial]

    Immigration disconnect  [Editorial]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, who has faced charges of hypocrisy over his effort to discourage the Obama administration from housing some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have recently crossed the southern U.S. border in Carroll County, has been...
  • Troubled Reservoir Hill apartment complex to be razed

    Troubled Reservoir Hill apartment complex to be razed
    A troubled Reservoir Hill property that came to be known as "Murder Mall" will be demolished under an agreement that's left some residents relieved but others worried about where they'll go. Baltimore Housing officials have been trying for at least four...
  • Swipe and ride [Editorial]

    Swipe and ride  [Editorial]
    Harried commuters will be gratified by the Maryland Public Service Commission's decision last week to require taxicabs operating in Baltimore City to install credit card-reading devices in the back seat where passengers sit. The new rule, which goes...
  • Programmers answer O'Malley's challenge to create bay-friendly apps

    Programmers answer O'Malley's challenge to create bay-friendly apps
    A few months ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley grew frustrated with state government's lack of creativity on the environment. He challenged his staff to look for new ideas to help the Chesapeake Bay. In response, 80 bright minds from around the state —...