Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

Howard U. investigates possible rules violations

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 ...

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Senators don’t like partnership amendments

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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More open spaces coming to Oriole Park

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 ...

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U.S. appeals court hears DOMA challenge

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 ...

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State Democrats coalesce behind Delaney

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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