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May 20, 2014

Primary voter registration deadline approaches

The deadline to register to vote in the primary for Maryland's governor's race is June 3.

Aug 27, 2012

German group gives Facebook privacy deadline

BERLIN — A consumer protection group Germany has sent Facebook a ‘cease and desist’ letter that claims the social-networking website breaches German privacy law. The Federation of German Consumer Organizations says Facebook has one week to stop automatically giving third party applications information about its users without their explicit consent. The group said in a […]

Jun 12, 2012

Md. gas-drilling panel’s report deadline extended

HAGERSTOWN — A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is getting more time to produce its second set of recommendations. Chairman David Vanko said Tuesday that Gov. Martin O’Malley has given the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission until Dec. 31 to produce a draft report on the best practices used elsewhere […]

Feb 27, 2012

Deadline approaching to register to vote in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation for the 2012 presidential primary in Maryland is approaching. The Maryland State Board of Elections says the deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation is 9 p.m. March 13. That’s also the deadline to request a polling place change. To vote […]

Nov 29, 2011

First Mariner facing another deadline for Priam deal

Another deadline hits Wednesday in First Mariner Bancorp’s seven-month-long quest to raise $123 million as part of its effort to lock down a deal with a New York-based private equity firm. First Mariner, parent company of 1st Mariner Bank, is working with New York-based Priam Capital Fund LP in the joint effort to raise the […]

Nov 27, 2011

Deadline looms for ADA changes

The vast majority of publicly accessible properties — including hotels, stores, banks, movies theaters, doctors’ offices and barbershops — will be affected by new accessibility rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act governing public accommodations. The rules, which have an enforcement date of March 2012, require widespread changes. For example, one in six parking spaces […]

Jul 1, 2011

Treasury confirms deadline for raising debt limit

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department says Congress has one month to raise the nation’s borrowing limit or the government will default on its debt. Treasury officials are confirming the Aug. 2 deadline in a monthly update that assesses the nation’s borrowing situation. The United States reached the $14.3 trillion limit in May. Higher revenue and […]

Mar 21, 2011

Automate your life

The best part of computers is automation. Automation is great because it is a time saver — I can do something once, and program it to happen automatically in the future. It’s also great because it prevents me from forgetting things. Most of my bills are automated, in particular the important bills like automobile insurance […]

Oct 29, 2010

Judge orders Maryland to extend deadline for overseas voters

Maryland must extend its absentee ballot deadline by 10 days to accommodate uniformed service members or those who are otherwise overseas, a federal judge ruled Friday Judge Roger W. Titus’ preliminary injunction comes in a U.S. District Court case brought against members of the state Board of Elections by the Military Voter Protection Project and […]

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