The Maryland engineering companies that auditors referred to in a scathing report on the State Highway Administration last week denied any knowledge Thursday of improprieties in the way they were awarded contracts and insisted their dealings with the agency have been aboveboard.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be long before Derek Jeter is a new lord of New York Yankees lore.
As the Baltimore school system attempts to rebound from a series of cheating scandals and its first significant test score decline in years, leaders are looking at how to address a worrisome possibility: They've hit a wall in educating children.
Amid inevitable speculation about dishonest test scores in prior years, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso has a straightforward but difficult task — maintain test security in 2012 and produce better results.
Under the circumstances, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was right to settle with developers for $1.2 million to clear up the rights to the preferred site for a Baltimore casino, but the city should never have been in this position in the first place.
Maryland Transportation Authority police lost their effort to force state officials to provide them with take-home cars this week, after the state's highest court ruled that the agreement made in the final year of the Ehrlich Administration with the officers was not enforceable.
As work begins on a statewide fiber-optic network that will connect every Maryland school, college, hospital, police and fire station, senior center and library, businesspeople are hoping to get involved
Taxi drivers who pick up fares at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport drove to State Circle in Annapolis Tuesday to protest the potential award of the airport's taxi concession to a Virginia-based company.
The Orioles plan on opening contract talks with shortstop J.J. Hardy this season, and it would be a move that makes a lot of sense for the organization. The Orioles need someone to keep the position warm until top prospect Manny Machado is ready for primetime, and when healthy, Hardy has proved to be capable.
If Ray Lewis is the face of the Ravens, and their heart and soul, Matt Stover is the franchise¿s right foot. He tagged along with the Ravens when they moved to Baltimore for Cleveland. His big kicks carried them to the Super Bowl in 2000.
Contrary to the assertions of a congressional fact finding mission, the record of human rights abuses in Colombia remain terrible and will only be worsened by a free trade agreement with the United States.