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You don’t have to be a judge to play one on TV

A show that casts pre-teens and teenagers as lawyers in mock courtroom competition is in the market for attorneys and judges to play jurists on television, pro bono. Farzan Mohamed and Sterling Schepers — who are neither lawyers nor judges ...

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Pedestrian safety program launched in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — The State Highway Administration has launched a program to reduce jaywalking across Coastal Highway in Ocean City. The three-year pilot program will use newly designed sidewalk markings about 10 feet from three intersections on Coastal Highway that ...

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IRS reviving program seeking offshore tax cheats

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is reviving a program that lets Americans who are hiding their assets overseas avoid criminal charges by paying their back taxes plus penalties. IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman says that similar efforts in 2009 and ...

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Pentagon extends program to defend cyber networks

WASHINGTON — As hackers and hostile nations launch increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks against U.S. defense contractors, the Pentagon is extending a pilot program to help protect its prime suppliers. That program could possibly serve as a model for other government ...

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UB business school’s dean working hard for alma mater

Coming back to the school from which she graduated to lead it into the future has been Darlene Brannigan Smith’s greatest pleasure. And changing the way education programs are structured to better fit students’ and employers’ needs in a down ...

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Betsy Nelson: Making connections in Israel

In May, I had the great privilege of participating in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation’s weeklong Israel Mission. What a life-enhancing experience it was! For many years the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has led prominent Marylanders on an ...

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Strive Baltimore job training program uses formula based on tough love

It was orientation day for the 158th class of the Strive Baltimore employment training program. The 51 people who showed up seeking help finding jobs were reluctant to speak. Many were forced to move forward from the back row. Several ...

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