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  • Dwyer insists party switch talk is serious

    Del. Don Dwyer said Saturday that his announcement earlier this week that he is considering changing his affiliation from Republican to Democratic is no joke and that he plans to seek re-election regardless of his party. The Anne Arundel County lawmaker...
  • Housing authority employees disciplined over private contracting

    Housing authority employees disciplined over private contracting
    Baltimore's housing authority has disciplined a group of employees after an internal investigator found that top agency officials hired lower-level staff to do contracting work at their homes. The agency's inspector general concluded that executive...
  • Councilman pulls bill that sought to ban protests at Baltimore County schools

    Councilman pulls bill that sought to ban protests at Baltimore County schools
    A Baltimore County Council member has withdrawn a controversial bill that sought to bar protests near public and private schools in the county — a measure that drew wide criticism from organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union,...
  • Balto. Co. ethics panel to discuss Olszewski omissions

    Balto. Co. ethics panel to discuss Olszewski omissions
    A Baltimore County councilman's failure to disclose his outside employment has drawn the attention of the county ethics board, whose director says she expects the issue to come up at this week's meeting. Councilman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk...
  • David Shaw, a D-lineman from Pa., pledges to Terps

    The Maryland football team added a monster to its defensive line when Frankenshaw committed to the program Monday morning. David Shaw, as he’s more commonly known, a junior from Spring Grove, Pa., is the fourth commit in the Terps’ 2014...
  • Ethics inquiry hasn't shaken our faith in Olszewski

    Ethics inquiry hasn't shaken our faith in Olszewski
    Considering all the scandals we have in government, it is good that Baltimore County Councilman John A. Olszewski Sr. is being investigated by the county ethics board for not reporting his private employment history ("Ethics panel to discuss Olszewski...
  • Balto. Co. ethics commission won't say whether Olszewski omissions discussed

    Balto. Co. ethics commission won't say whether Olszewski omissions discussed
    The chairman of the Baltimore County Ethics Commission declined to say whether members, meeting Tuesday in a closed session, had discussed Councilman John Olszewski Sr.'s omissions on financial disclosure forms. "Under the county code, we're unable to,"...
  • Towson professor investigated over allegations of plagiarism

    Towson professor investigated over allegations of plagiarism
    A longtime Towson University professor has resigned his post as the head of the city school system's ethics panel amid allegations that his published academic articles contain content from dozens of sources without proper — or in some cases any...
  • City schools to review contracts under former IT officer

    City schools to review contracts under former IT officer
    The Baltimore school system said Thursday that it will review all contracts awarded by a former chief information technology officer after school officials in Dallas said he could face a federal indictment stemming from his tenure in the Atlanta public...
  • John Richard 'Dick' Irwin, Sun 'police blotter' reporter, dies

    John Richard 'Dick' Irwin, Sun 'police blotter' reporter, dies
    John Richard "Dick" Irwin, a tough, accurate veteran police reporter with a heart of gold whose signature Police Blotter became required reading for both crime aficionados and the just plain curious, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of...
  • Kate Mara on Obama pasties and the morals of Zoe Barnes

    Kate Mara on Obama pasties and the morals of Zoe Barnes
    In the Netflix miniseries "House of Cards," Kate Mara plays a young reporter deeply involved in the world of Washington politics. But the 30-year-old performer says she has no particular interest in journalism or political life. She's just acting the...
  • Transcript of Obama's remarks to U.S. Naval Academy graduates

    Transcript of Obama's remarks to U.S. Naval Academy graduates
    Hello, Midshipmen! (Applause.) Well, thank you, Governor O'Malley, for your kind introduction and the great support that Maryland gives this Academy. To Secretary Mabus, Admiral Greenert, General Paxton -- thank you all for your incredible leadership of...