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The Daily Record honored 50 people Thursday night as Influential Marylanders. The winners, selected by The Daily Record's editors, were chosen for having made truly significant impacts in their fields and continuing to be leaders in the state. Winners were selected in the following categories: Civic leadership, communications, education, finance, freestyle, health care, law, philanthropy, real est[...]
The Daily Record held its 17th annual Top 100 Women awards ceremony Monday night at the Meyerhoff Theater in Baltimore. Since its inception, the event has honored more than 1,000 women in Maryland for their leadership and contributions. Eleven women were also added to the Circle of Excellence this year, which means they have been honored three times as a Top 100 Woman.
Take a look at these photos from various moments in the life and career of William Donald Schaefer, one of the most influential men in Baltimore and Maryland history. Photos span from his early days as mayor to the dedication of his statue at the Inner Harbor in 2009.
CHIUSI DELLA VERNA — It’s 4 a.m. I’ve just raced my bicycle 350 miles across northern Italy, climbing thousands of feet through soaring mountain passes. I have 650 miles to go. I’ve slept about an hour in the last 48. I’m at a race checkpoint in this tiny town and before me is breakfast: a […]
Maryland’s government wants people to believe that the Washington region will somehow share the benefit from Northrop Grumman’s decision to move to northern Virginia and to blame a lack of commercial office space in Montgomery County for the defense giant opting for the commonwealth. If Maryland really lacked appropriate office space, then there was no […]
One of the reasons that commercial real estate is a process — not a commodity — for end-users is that one of the key steps to the process is understanding the landlord. Who is the landlord? It could be a single individual who’s owned the property outright for a long time. More likely, it’s an […]
It is astonishing how, since the last election, the party out of power has claimed with utter assurance and zero accuracy that various Administration actions or policies are radical departures from the way things always were. For example, we often heard from the right during the Sotomayor confirmation process that the view that judges are […]
More than a year and a half ago, we published an editorial decrying the fact that seven and a half years had passed since Judge Francis D. Murnaghan Jr. died without his seat on the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals being filled. Last week, more than nine years after Judge Murnaghan’s death, the United […]
Overview The manufacturing industry contracted at a rate of 3.3 percent between the fourth quarters of 2007 and 2008. Since 1990, the sector has shed a significant number of jobs and has reduced Maryland’s share of manufacturing jobs to approximately 5.0 percent of total state employment – roughly half of its share in 1990. Unfortunately […]
$20 million award is cause for alarm The huge award recently handed down by a Baltimore City Circuit Court jury in an asbestos lawsuit (“Jury Awards $20M to worker’s grandchild in asbestos case,” Oct 18, 2009) should be concerning for all Maryland citizens. It is clear that the defendant’s medical ailments were severe and worthy […]
Respecting our veterans As a veteran who served during Desert Shield/Storm, Bosnia, and the current Iraq war who currently works as a civil servant for the Army, I am dismayed with the indifference many Americans have toward their veterans. Yes, the United States maintains an all-volunteer force that serves without any great expectations, but I […]