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  • Cocaine secreted in strawberries and a hefty take for the feds

    Federal prosecutors in August 2012 announced that two men, Bryan Eammon Williams and Lawrence Lee Hayes, had been sentenced to 11 years and 15 years respectively for their roles in a cocaine distribution conspiracy. The details of the case are rather...
  • Hudson's Corner: Trying to relax before Hurricane Sandy

    Sunday morning, I drove to Meadowbrook to swim some final outdoor laps before Hurricane Sandy arrived. On the way over, it was obvious a storm was approaching. Orange cones and sandbags were stationed at the little bridge to Whole Foods in Mount...
  • Plan to cut Saturday mail delivery gets ho-hum reaction in Harford

    Plan to cut Saturday mail delivery gets ho-hum reaction in Harford
    Many business owners interviewed along Bel Air's Main Street this week said they had no problem with the U.S. Postal Service's plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery to homes and businesses, some going so far to say the move makes sense for the postal...
  • Dundalk residents react to Postal Service's decision to stop Saturday delivery

    Dundalk residents react to Postal Service's decision to stop Saturday delivery
    At the Dundalk Post Office this week, news that the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service would stop delivering mail on Saturdays beginning in August was greeted with a mix of apathy and understanding. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Gillis said he wasn't...
  • Rep. Edwards talks government cuts at Montpelier Arts Center

    Rep. Edwards talks government cuts at Montpelier Arts Center
    Maryland District 4 Rep. Donna Edwards spoke to constituents Saturday at the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, addressing economic concerns and outlining her current priorities. Edwards, a Democrat who represents parts of Prince George's and...
  • Average federal salary up, despite pay freeze

    The "average" federal employee salary is nearly $78,500, an amount that has risen by about $1,800 in the past two years despite a general freeze on salary rates, according to the Office of Personnel Management. As of September, OPM reported last week,...
  • Five questions with ... John Kennedy

    Five questions with ... John Kennedy
    Helping companies save money on postage can bring in the big bucks. Baltimore-based Three Dog Logistics picks up mail from clients with high volumes, "commingles" it with other client mail going to the same ZIP code and delivers it closer to the end...
  • For mail carriers, Saturday routes roll on — at least for now

    For mail carriers, Saturday routes roll on — at least for now
    Wanda Feagen pulled on her blue United States Postal Service coat and a pair of thick black gloves shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, blinking against a hard wind and waiting for her mail delivery truck to fill up on gas. "Hoo hoo!" she said of the cold...
  • Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, anesthesiologist

    Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, anesthesiologist
    Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, a retired anesthesiologist and Postal Service medical director who was an activist for the addicted, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 27 at her residence at St. Elizabeth Hall in Timonium. She was 87. She was born three...
  • Jody Landers' great car caper

    Jody Landers' great car caper
    When life hands you car theft, make political hay. “While picking up his car from a local automotive repair shop last month, [Jody] Landers’ vehicle was stolen as he was inside the office and paying for the work,” the former City...
  • Maryland voters focused on economy

    Maryland has endured a bruising recession better than many other states, but voters here are still wary over the economy and personal finances, and could punish incumbent politicians at the ballot box next month, a Baltimore Sun survey shows. The Sun...
  • Debt debate puts federal workers on edge

    WASHINGTON — As the pitched battle over the nation’s debt crisis shifts to the White House, federal employees in Maryland are bracing for a series of benefit cuts they say would have a devastating effect on the state’s economy. Months...