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  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • CA budget funds indoor tennis, bocce courts

    The Columbia Association Board of Directors delivered few surprises last week when it met and passed the capital and operating budgets for the next two fiscal years. In a Feb. 27 meeting that dragged late into the evening, the board was unanimous in its...
  • Planning Board passes schools capital budget with caveat

    Planning Board passes schools capital budget with caveat
    The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday gave its stamp of approval to the school board's $56.2 million capital budget request for fiscal year 2015, though it attached a caveat to a controversial school construction plan approved in the budget. In...
  • Roundup: No. 2 Terps women's lacrosse edges No. 3 Syracuse, 12-10

    Roundup: No. 2 Terps women's lacrosse edges No. 3 Syracuse, 12-10
    Junior midfielder Kelly McPartland's three goals and two assists led the way for No. 2 Maryland, which led throughout the second half en route to a 12-10 win over host No. 3 Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Monday night. The win marks Maryland's 30th...
  • City officials encounter bumps as they trim long-term deficit

    City officials encounter bumps as they trim long-term deficit
    The Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to slash Baltimore's long-term deficit has run into a bump — more than $100 million in new police, education and other expenses now expected over the next decade. The school system is billing the city...
  • Terps blown out on the road, 85-61, by Florida State

    Terps blown out on the road, 85-61, by Florida State
    Maryland has taken the best shot from a number of teams this season. In the early part of the schedule, it was Oregon State and Boston University at home. Last week, it was Pittsburgh on the road. Then came Sunday night, when Florida State's best shot...
  • A placeholder budget [Editorial]

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's final budget proposal leaves the state on a sounder fiscal footing than when he took office seven years ago. Though he will not bequeath his successor anything close to the hefty fund balance his predecessor, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.,...
  • O'Malley's fiscal house of cards [Commentary]

    O'Malley's fiscal house of cards [Commentary]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley released his fiscal year 2015 budget this week, and once again he made his long used but false claim that he has cut the state budget. The budget when Mr. O'Malley's first took office was $28.8 billion, according to the Department...
  • State: Mount women rally but fall short vs. Navy

    Mount St. Mary's rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half to pull even but ran out of steam down the stretch in a 63-55 loss to Navy in women's basketball Tuesday night. Mount St. Mary's rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half...
  • Washington drives itself to dangerous distraction

    Washington drives itself to dangerous distraction
    First came the drama over the government shutdown. Then the showdown over the debt ceiling. Now another round of negotiations on the budget deficit. Pardon me for asking, but when exactly will Washington begin to deal with the crisis of jobs, wages...
  • State men: Mount St. Mary's shuts down Loyola, 70-58

    Loyola Maryland (5-3) went without a field goal for more than five minutes in the first half and for nearly 10 minutes in the second, and Mount St. Mary's (3-7) capitalized to defeat the visiting Greyhounds, 70-58. Despite having not scored for a...
  • Budget deal: Better than nothing [Editorial]

    Budget deal: Better than nothing  [Editorial]
    At first glance, it would be tempting to condemn the bipartisan budget agreement announced late Tuesday by Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray, if only because it asks further sacrifice of the unemployed and of federal workers. Those are hardly the two...