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  • Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief

    Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief
    Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...
  • Schuh, Neuman trade swipes in Anne Arundel executive race

    Schuh, Neuman trade swipes in Anne Arundel executive race
    Del. Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman traded barbs this week over alleged ethical lapses as the Republican campaign for the county's top job heats up. Schuh fired the first shot Thursday, saying he planned to file an ethics...
  • Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict

    Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict
    In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Aberdeen leaders set vision for coming years

    Aberdeen leaders set vision for coming years
    Aberdeen leaders spent Friday evening and all day Saturday mapping out their vision for the city for the coming years, including methods of promoting greater economic development in a downtown area in need of new businesses. "It was basically making some...
  • Ben Carson commits 'values malpractice' [Letter]

    Ben Carson commits 'values malpractice' [Letter]
    If neurosurgeon Ben Carson practiced medicine the way he practices politics, the "M.D." after his name would stand for "Malpractice Defendant." Every physician takes the Hippocratic Oath to "do no harm." To oppose universal health care for Americans...
  • GOP's Harris takes on health care policy

    GOP's Harris takes on health care policy
    Three years after touting his medical background as he campaigned for Congress, Rep. Andy Harris is emerging as a top spokesman in opposition to Obamacare — and taking on other health policy issues as well. For Harris, a Baltimore County...
  • Centennial's Nalubola nabs postseason trifecta during stellar junior cross country season

    Centennial's Nalubola nabs postseason trifecta during stellar junior cross country season
    As a freshman, Shreya Nalubola was barely on the radar for Centennial cross country coaches as a viable varsity option. The ability was there, and so was the work ethic. Knowing she had the potential to be great, Nalubola decided it was time to start...
  • U.S. striker Wondolowski hoping his 'perfect storm' blows through Baltimore

    U.S. striker Wondolowski hoping his 'perfect storm' blows through Baltimore
    Soccer has long been known for its one-name goal scorers. Fifty years ago, it was a brilliant Brazilian star everyone called Pele. Today, it's an Argentine artist named Lionel but now known by his last name: Messi. Just saying their names evokes images of...
  • Four Seasons project spurs ethics questions

    Four Seasons project spurs ethics questions
    Opponents of a giant housing development proposed for Kent Island have opened a new front in their battle to stop the project — questioning the ethics of a county commissioner who supports the proposal. Robert Foley, a 40-year resident of Kent...
  • Aberdeen's mayor, ethics commission argue in court

    Aberdeen's mayor, ethics commission argue in court
    A Harford County Circuit Court judge heard arguments Tuesday from the attorneys for Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett and the city's ethics commission over a disputed unfavorable ruling the panel issued against the mayor in 2011. Bennett has accused the...
  • Making Maryland more transparent

    Making Maryland more transparent
    When it comes to accessing public information, the Free State isn't all that free. The law requires state and local government agencies to make records of all kinds available to the public, and although it is allowed certain exceptions, the government...