Orioles general counsel H. Russell Smouse remembers when he became a fan. He was listening to the first-ever Baltimore Orioles game on the radio in 1954 in his dorm room at Princeton University. Smouse was a junior in college and ...Read More »
Daily Archives: April 4, 2012
WASHINGTON — Howard University has prevented some of its athletes from competing while the school investigates what it said Wednesday were possible violations of NCAA rules. In a statement issued by university spokesperson Kerry-Ann Hamilton, the school said it “temporarily withheld ...Read More »
NEW YORK — The price of gold, which has climbed for years like a blood pressure reading for anxious investors, plunged Wednesday to its lowest level in three months. Gold fell almost $58 to $1,614 per ounce. It has declined ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Several members of a powerful Senate panel expressed their displeasure with amendments to the public-private partnerships bill that would allow the legislation to interfere with current litigation, even as the administration appeared ready to back the amendment. HB ...
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The Baltimore Orioles and Maryland Stadium Authority had two things in mind with the improvements they are making to Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the iconic stadium’s 20th anniversary: Inclusion and open spaces. The changes, which include the Roof ...Read More »
Civic leaders said Wednesday that they are hoping a new study of Maryland’s transportation improvement needs will spur the state’s investment in infrastructure. “This report actually brings to a head those projects that are critically important for economic growth and ...Read More »
TAMPA, Fla. — Felipe Santos, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, and Terrance Williams, a black man, had little in common until about eight years ago. That was when they disappeared three months apart in the Naples area, both of them ...Read More »
CHICAGO — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that the Justice Department will respond “appropriately” to a federal appellate judge in Texas who demanded a letter recognizing the authority of the federal courts to strike down laws passed by ...Read More »
BOSTON — A lawyer for gay married couples argued Wednesday that a law that denies them a host of federal benefits given to heterosexual couples amounts to “across-the-board disrespect” and should be struck down as unconstitutional. The 1996 federal Defense ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Democrats got behind their nominee Wednesday to take on Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, after strong backing by the state’s Democratic establishment for state Sen. Rob Garagiola wasn’t enough to stop John Delaney. The well-financed banker routed Garagiola in Tuesday’s ...
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