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Baltimore County developer admits making straw contributions

A Baltimore County developer has pleaded guilty to making straw contributions to a county councilman and exceeding contribution limits. Stephen Whalen entered guilty pleas on five counts during a court appearance Thursday morning. A judge imposed probation before judgment and ...

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Ulman vetoes Howard County’s growth tiers law (access required)

In his first veto since he was elected in 2006, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Thursday vetoed legislation passed by the Howard County Council earlier this month to define so-called “growth tiers,” or levels of development that will be permitted in various areas of the county.

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Owings Mills development battle still raging (access required)

The development battle in Owings Mills is heating up — and cooling down. Acrimonious debate has swirled among the titans involved — developers Greenberg Gibbons, Kimco and David S. Brown Enterprises — over a proposed zoning change to the former ...

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Prince George’s Co. considering registry of gun offenders

UPPER MARLBORO — People convicted of gun crimes in Prince George’s County could soon be required to register, regularly check in with police and submit to home visits from officers. The Washington Post reports the nine-member county council has signed ...

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MoCo, Prince George’s warn of cuts if they pay teacher pensions

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County school officials say they would have to cut 600 teachers and increase class sizes if lawmakers in Annapolis approve Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to shift teacher pension costs to the counties. Board of Education President Shirley ...

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