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Former Tire Co. Workers Get Second Chance

Sixty-six former Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. workers get a second chance to sue their employer over allegations that exposure to toxic chemicals at the company’s Western Maryland plant caused health problems.The workers should have been given a limited chance to conduct ...

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Amicable Agreement

The National Federation of the Blind dropped its federal lawsuit against America Online yesterday, after the giant Internet service provider agreed to make its service and content accessible to the blind.The Baltimore-based organization filed suit in federal court in Boston, ...

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Death Sentence Upheld

A federal court upheld yesterday the death sentence of Anthony Grandison, convicted of the murder-for-hire deaths of two Pikesville motel clerks, exactly one week after affirming the death sentence of the hit man he was convicted of hiring.In an unpublished ...

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Sex-Defamation Trial Begins

Did Reisterstown attorney Richard N. Foltz III sexually abuse and aim a gun at the head of a young girl when she attended sleepovers with his daughter in his Baltimore County home?Or are Foltz and his wife the victims of ...

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Something

The expensive taste for caviar landed a Rockville importer a record setting $10.4 million criminal fine for trafficking in the eggs of the protected species, federal prosecutors reported Friday.The fine is the largest ever in wildlife prosecution, according to U.S. ...

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BGE Competitors Win Round in Appeals Court

A trade association representing companies that want to compete with BGE have standing to challenge the Maryland electricity provider’s rate reduction that was scheduled to take effect July 1, Maryland’s top court held yesterday.The Court of Appeals handed down its ...

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Fulton Has Lucky Day in Court?

Trying Baltimore legislator Tony E. Fulton simultaneously with Annapolis lobbyist Gerard E. Evans, who was convicted of fraud Friday by a federal jury in Baltimore, may have been a stroke of good luck, Fulton’s attorney says.Fulton, acquitted of five fraud ...

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