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Chandler wants to stay as Towson prez; Smith not interested (access required)

The interim president of Towson University says wants to continue on as the official president. "I will be putting my name in," Timothy J.L. Chandler told a town hall meeting of faculty, staff and students Tuesday. "Until you all tell me not to," he added with a smile. Chandler has served as interim president since the retirement of Maravane Loeschke for health reason in December. He served as acting president for four months before that, while Loeschke was on leave.

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Beegle strikes out on her own

A former executive director of the Maryland Democratic Party who later oversaw the widely acclaimed Star Spangled 200 celebration in Baltimore has started her own public affairs company.

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Officials tout $125 million plan to improve BWI (access required)

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will get $125 million as part of a three-year plan to expand the facility and prepare it to handle more international flights, state officials said Friday.

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Smith getting back into the swing of things (access required)

Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary James T. "Jim" Smith Jr. has found himself thrust into the government limelight for the last several weeks, and Gov. Martin O'Malley's newest cabinet member appears to be enjoying it.

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O’Malley to swear in transportation secretary

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is swearing in a new transportation secretary. Jim Smith, the former Baltimore County executive, will be sworn in at a ceremony in Annapolis on Tuesday. The position had been vacant since Beverley Swaim-Staley resigned a ...

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Red Line forum will try to attract private investment (access required)

Federal, state and local government officials will try to solicit interest from the private sector to help build Baltimore's Red Line on Monday at a forum intended to explain the project and the state's new public-private partnership procurement law.

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Baltimore tourism agency likes Question 7 (access required)

Baltimore's tourism agency rose in support of Maryland's expanded gambling referendum Friday, saying that legalization of table games would make a future city casino more attractive to outsider, thus bolstering tourism.

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