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Top 5: ‘I have tremendous support’

State. Sen. Ulysses Currie was acquitted of all charges this week, and the owner of famed ‘Cafe Hon’ has decided to give up the trademark of the word ‘Hon,’ which caused much controversy earlier this year. Those stories and more ...

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General Assembly’s ethics panel to consider sanctions on Currie

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie has walked out of federal court a free man, but he could still face sanctions by an ethics panel of fellow lawmakers for failing to disclose work he did for a grocery store chain ...

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Advocates seek to stop wolf hunts in Idaho, Montana

PASADENA, Calif. — Wildlife advocates appeared in federal court Tuesday seeking to stop gray wolf hunts that are already well under way in the Northern Rockies, arguing that Congress overstepped its authority in stripping federal protections from the canines. Federal ...

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FDA chemist pleads guilty to insider trading

WASHINGTON — A chemist with the Food and Drug Administration pleaded guilty Tuesday to using a confidential drug database to earn nearly $3.8 million by trading the stock of companies with new drug applications. Cheng Yi Liang, a chemist who ...

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Currie not detail-oriented, Hoyer says

U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer on Tuesday portrayed state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, his friend of 30 years, as a man whose integrity and compassion far outweigh his organizational skills and attention to detail. “I don’t think organization is his ...

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Rockville lawyer gives up license after baby-ring plea

A Rockville adoption and surrogacy lawyer who admitted she was involved in an illegal baby-selling ring has been disbarred by consent. The Court of Appeals’ order last week followed Hilary M. Neiman’s guilty plea in a California federal court July ...

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