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IRS official at heart of tea party scandal retires

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service says an official at the center of the agency’s tea party scandal is retiring. Lois Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status when she was placed on paid leave in ...

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Inmate at center of Md. jail case pleads guilty

A Maryland inmate who officials say impregnated multiple guards and ran a jailhouse gang has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Baltimore. Thirty-six-year-old Tavon White also pleaded guilty to attempted murder in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Tuesday. ...

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Lawmakers defend Md. prison guard bill of rights

HAGERSTOWN — Two sponsors of the Maryland Correctional Officers’ Bill of Rights are defending the 2010 law against FBI criticism that it was ineffective in deterring alleged corruption at a state-run Baltimore jail. Del. Galen Clagett, D-Frederick, and former state ...

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