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First responders to fire… an insurance company?

Wildfires are ravaging homes in southern California this week, but there are a select few homeowners who may be able to rest easy. They are clients of American International Group, Inc., which offers a Wildfire Protection Unit for 150 ZIP ...

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Marylanders Thinking Green?

Who wants to help support the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries? A new poll suggests most people in Maryland do. Better than four in five of the 500 residents polled on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation ...

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A lawyer walks into a church…

The St. Thomas More Society’s 49th annual Red Mass, otherwise known as the “Lawyer’s Mass,” will be held today at 5:30 p.m. at the Baltimore Basilica. The mass, which has been celebrated since the mid-13th century, “mark[s] the annual opening ...

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"Dad, call a lawyer… I wrecked a BMW"

What a fun phone call to make to your father. A loving parent posted on World Law Direct today that his teenage son, a Maryland college student, wrecked a brand-new BMW on a test drive. He’s wondering whether his son ...

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Wildfires bring to light new multimedia efforts

Even though the SoCal wildfires aren’t a local story, they have been on everyone’s mind these last few days. With the latest advancements in interactive technology, we are able to stay informed on even microscopic news. Here’s a roundup of ...

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Is $18 million too much?

The new Maryland Insurance Commissioner, Ralph S. Tyler, said Wednesday he will convene a hearing to see if the $18-plus million severance package for former CareFirst CEO William L. Jews (at right) is too much. Tyler is specifically looking to ...

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Don’t go hungry when disaster strikes

Have the wildfires in California and the recent drought gotten you thinking about impending survival situations? Want to show your support for the troops by sharing their diet? Whether you’re worried about earthquakes, tornados or blackouts, the Survival Food Store ...

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Fingerprints: no longer good enough?

Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Susan Souder threw out fingerprint evidence in a fatal shooting case last week, saying it doesn’t make the cut when a defendant’s life is at stake. Reporter Caryn Tamber searched for the decision’s ramifications and ...

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Weighty talk for lawyers

Talk about finding — and filling — a niche! We received an announcement of the opening of Leventhal Weight Loss Inc., which describes itself as “the first in the nation executive weight loss coaching service for attorneys by an attorney.” ...

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Montel hosts crowd at Lexington Market

Montel Williams’ message to citizens of his native Baltimore? Help is Here. At Lexington Market this morning, the talk show host addressed uninsured Americans’ access to prescription medicines. He rolled up with the “Help is Here Express” national bus tour, ...

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