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Unemployment bill first up in Senate for 2014

WASHINGTON — The Senate plunged into an election-year session Monday that promises to be long on political maneuvering and less so on accomplishment, beginning with a struggle over legislation to renew lapsed jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. “I’m optimistic, ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: The embarrassing Bar Foundation theft

At this point we don’t know how much money was pilfered from the Maryland Bar Foundation, allegedly by a state bar association employee. What we do know — or at least, what is stated in a police report — is that between May 2011 and July 2012 the former employee withdrew $65,984 from the foundation’s bank account, an amount well above what the organization earned during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011.

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Two men reject plea deal in murder of three Baltimore children

A defense lawyer says two illegal immigrants from Mexico accused of slashing the throats of three young relatives in Baltimore have rejected a plea offer from prosecutors. Adan Canela and Policarpio Espinoza Perez on Thursday rejected the offer, which called ...

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Baltimore to pay drug treatment facilities $50K in ADA-related settlement

Two residential drug treatment facilities will share $50,000 under a settlement between the city of Baltimore and the U.S. Justice Department, which claimed the city’s zoning code violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

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