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Navy Secretary Isn’t Getting in the Way of Ravens Draft Pick’s NFL Career

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:37pm

031206-N-9693M-027Keenan Reynolds got offered a chance to play in the NFL when the Ravens drafted him last week. Seeing as how playing professional football is a chance few people get, the star triple option QB seemed to be flying high. But since he is also a midshipman, the chain of command entered into the equation. Read More →

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6 Programs to Help Anyone Use Less Energy at Home

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 05, 2016 1:01pm

Energy efficiency is a smart financial move. Who pays you money to save money?

The question that I’m most often asked is: What can I do to live more sustainably? Check off 2 of the 3 ideas below, and cut your greenhouse emissions by 50 percent:

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Dem Governors: Larry Hogan a Member of ‘The Silent Nine’

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 05, 2016 12:04pm

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If it were a group of taciturn mercenaries hired to protect a Wild West border town from a gang of plundering bandits, then it would be pretty cool for Gov. Larry Hogan to be one of its founding members. Unfortunately, “The Silent Nine” is actually a name given by a group of Democratic governors for their nine Republican counterparts who have yet to officially state whether they will be supporting Donald Trump, now that he is the party’s presumptive presidential nominee. Read More →

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Officers’ Right to Privacy When Being Recorded in Public

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 04, 2016 10:00am


In March of 2010, Anthony Graber was charged with felony violation of the Maryland wiretapping law. Mr. Garber was confronted by a plain-clothes police officer, Joseph David Ulher, for speeding and recklessly driving his motorcycle. Mr. Garber had a video recording device on his helmet, recording his drive. When Mr. Garber was confronted by Officer Ulher, he neglected to tell him that the device on his helmet was recording the interaction. Read More →

Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Scott Plank’s Next Redevelopment Project is a West Baltimore Police Station

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:34pm

Artist's rendering of a new training facility.

Artist’s rendering of a new training facility.

The Sandtown Winchester police station that was the scene of protests following the death of Freddie Gray is set for renovations.  Read More →

Money & Power

Sheila Dixon Says the Mayoral Election Isn’t Over

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 03, 2016 3:50pm

sheilabluedress-new-500x600Sheila Dixon promised that she wasn’t done with politics during her speech after the mayoral primary. A week later, the ink is barely dry on the thinkpieces, and the former mayor is alleging improprieties in the election that was called for State Sen. Catherine Pugh. Read More →

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Workers with Disabilities to Earn Full Minimum Wage in Maryland

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 03, 2016 9:37am


The average Maryland resident with disabilities earns $4 an hour, less than half the state’s $8.25 minimum hourly salary. But thanks to a bill recently passed by state lawmakers, Maryland will soon be the second state in the country (after New Hampshire) to phase out what’s known as “subminimum wage” for workers with disabilities. Read More →

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Johns Hopkins Tuition Rises Above $65,000 Per Year

0 Written by: | Monday, May 02, 2016 9:58am

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins is one of the best universities in the country; it’s also one of the most expensive. Read More →

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After Win, Pugh Gets Place in National Media’s Mayoral Coverage

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 29, 2016 5:26pm

PughPurpleLeading into Tuesday’s primary, the national media was primarily focused on DeRay Mckesson. After winning, presumptive mayor-elect Catherine Pugh also earned a place in the coverage. Here are links to a few takes:
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Did Gov. Hogan “Save” Baltimore?

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 29, 2016 11:54am

Larry Hogan doesn't like Common Core

A year ago this week, the city was spiraling out of control until a tough guy stepped in to save the day; thanks to his decisive actions, all the troublemakers went “scurrying home.” At least, that’s how Gov. Larry Hogan saw what happened last year. Read More →

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