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Rep. Andy Harris Reportedly Being Considered to Lead the NIH

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 02, 2016 11:23am

Andy Harris Mug

Another conservative Maryland doctor might be up for a position in Donald Trump’s administration, and this time the individual has experience serving in office. Rep. Andy Harris is reportedly being considered by Donald Trump for a top leadership role at the National Institutes of Health.

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Battle of Letters Brews Between County Executive Kamenetz, Rep. Andy Harris

1 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 10:31am

Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

What began on Monday as a call for support for undocumented college students from one of Baltimore County’s top officials is morphing into a politically motivated dispute between him and Republican Maryland congressman Andy Harris.

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Portrait of Henrietta Lacks Coming to City Hall

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 9:31am

Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)

Henrietta Lacks (not her portrait)

Henrietta Lacks, the Baltimore woman whose cancer cells have contributed to decades’ worth of groundbreaking research after her death, has been memorialized in a portrait that will be hung in City Hall.

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Harford Sheriff Prods, While Rep. Harris Warns Kamenetz About Immigration Stand

5 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 9:40am

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is getting some pushback from elected officials over his letter asking Gov. Hogan, state and federal lawmakers and local college administrators to protect law-abiding undocumented students from a Trump administration.

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Holidays Return to Ellicott City On Friday, Bringing Much-Needed Boost in Business

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 12:52pm

The lit Christmas tree in front of the Howard County Welcome Center. Photo by Karmen Osei.

The lit Christmas tree in front of the Howard County Welcome Center. Photo by Karmen Osei.

It’s been a long four months for historic Ellicott City, but the town wasn’t going to let its arduous flood recovery stop it from having some holiday fun.

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Ahead of Final Approval for Pier Six Operating Deal, AEG Live Files Protest

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 9:09am

Boston plays at Pier Six Pavilion this past May. Courtesy Pier Six/Facebook.

Boston plays at Pier Six Pavilion this past May. Courtesy Pier Six/Facebook.

AEG Live may have lost out during the bidding process for the contract to operate Pier Six Pavilion, but the media conglomerate isn’t going down without a fight.

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Medical Cannabis Commission to Seek Help from Diversity Consultant

1 Written by: | Monday, Nov 28, 2016 4:19pm

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Amid criticism from legislators and at least one legal challenge, Maryland’s medical cannabis panel is planning to hire a consultant to look at whether they can make make their industry licensing process more streamlined toward diversity.

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Horseshoe Casino is Hiring New Staff on the Spot Tomorrow

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 28, 2016 9:30am

Horseshoe Casino

Baltimore’s sole casino is looking to bolster its ranks at a hiring event this week, and not just for positions specific to the gambling trade.

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Ben Carson Could be Our Next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 11:13am

Courtesy Fox News

Courtesy Fox News

In a whirlwind week, Ben Carson has gone from being put up for two Trump Cabinet positions to declining to work in the Cabinet at all to now being tapped to be the nation’s next housing secretary.

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Agreement on Police Reforms ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Before SRB Leaves Office

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 9:32am

Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, BPD Commissioner Davis and DOJ Civil Rights Division Chief Vanita Gupta, Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook

There’s little to no chance the City and U.S. Justice Department will have finalized a consent decree holding required reforms for the Baltimore Police Department by Dec. 5, according to outgoing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

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