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Baltimore Co. Schools Superintendent Dance Being Honored at Inaugural Ball

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 20, 2017 2:35pm

Superintendent Dance with students, photo courtesy BCPS/Twitter

S. Dallas Dance is due to appear at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. tonight to receive an award at a presidential inaugural ball, though it won’t be one of the ones commanding the presence of our new president.

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Ray Lewis Gives First Two Bottles of His New Bourbon to Trump and Pence

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 20, 2017 9:35am

Ray Lewis in 2013, photo via Wikimedia Commons

Starting today, Donald Trump and Mike Pence will lead the United States of America together for at least the next four years. Retired Ravens great Ray Lewis wanted to make sure they had something to celebrate with, so he’s giving a pair of bottles of his new limited-edition bourbon to the Republican leaders.

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Gov. Hogan Proposes Anti-Corruption Reforms for Maryland

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 4:51pm

Courtesy Gov. Larry Hogan’s Office

Weeks after a pair of high-profile bribery and illicit campaign finance cases involving state officials, Governor Hogan has proposed a handful of measures to fight political corruption and boost government transparency.

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Reed Cordish Brings Controversy to the Trump White House

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 2:48pm

Reed Cordish. Photo via

The newly appointed assistant to the president is the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging racial discrimination.

President-Elect Donald J. Trump is drawing flak for appointing Baltimore developer Reed Cordish to serve as Assistant to the President, now that details of lawsuits alleging racial discrimination on Cordish’s part have been revealed by The Daily Beast, New York Magazine, The New York Daily News and others.

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Legislative Aide to Md. Delegate Canned for Operating Anti-Clinton Fake News Site

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 1:58pm

A screenshot of Cameron Harris’ most popular fabricated story, Courtesy Statehouse News Bureau

The mastermind of one fake news outlet that disseminated made-up stories about Hillary Clinton this fall was not a Russian spy or Macedonian mischief-maker; he was a recently graduated ex-college quarterback and fraternity leader worked for a Republican Maryland delegate.

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Nonprofit, Mayor Pugh Pledge to Help Pay for Police Reforms, More Patrol Officers

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 9:41am

Baltimore police are under the microscope to implement wide-reaching reforms required under their new consent decree with the U.S. Justice Department, but they’ll need a hefty infusion of cash to make those changes happen.

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Frosh Among Six Attorneys General Pushing Senate to Reject Jeff Sessions as AG

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 2:09pm

Photos via Wikimedia Commons

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has joined a coalition of top state prosecutors who are urging a U.S. Senate committee to reject Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next U.S. attorney general.

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Rep. Jamie Raskin Reverses Course, Will Also Skip Trump’s Swearing-In

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 9:16am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A second Maryland congressman has decided he can’t stomach watching Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony this Friday.

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Reed Cordish Joining Trump Administration as Assistant to the President

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 5:16pm



Blake, Jon, David, and Reed Cordish.

Like father, like son.

Reed Cordish, a principal of the Baltimore-based Cordish Companies, will join the Trump administration as an assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives, according to Trump’s transition team.

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Former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Lands Job With ABC News

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 1:34pm

Via PBS NewsHour

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is making a return to the political limelight, but this time she’ll be contributing as a commentator rather than as the subject of the news.

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