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Metro beefing up security after bin Laden’s death

WASHINGTON — Metro is stepping up security in the transit system as a precaution following Osama bin Laden’s death. Metro spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says Metro Transit Police are working with area law enforcement partners to increase security in the system. ...

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Shopkeeper immunity lets Nordstrom off the hook for false imprisonment

An Overlea man’s claim of false imprisonment by store security stemming from a case of mistaken identity has been denied by a Baltimore County jury. Ricky Healey had sought $1.5 million for the December 2008 incident that occurred outside Nordstrom ...

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Higher security recommended for juvenile facilities

ANNAPOLIS — Poor supervision, miscommunication among staff members and lax security policies created the opportunity for two male residents to briefly escape from a Baltimore juvenile detention center in September, according to a report released last week. The report, issued ...

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Annapolis mayor announces new security after City Hall vault theft

ANNAPOLIS — Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen has initiated new security measures at City Hall after more than $150,000 in checks and cash were stolen from a vault in June. The city announced Thursday that Annapolis police found a suspect in ...

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Cloud computing making inroads at many Maryland law firms

Cloud computing is beginning to gain traction with local lawyers despite broader concerns about the security of storing documents and programs on remote servers. The practice allows businesses to access files and programs through the Internet (the “cloud”) instead of ...

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Airports consider congressman’s call to ditch TSA

ATLANTA — In a climate of Internet campaigns to shun airport pat-downs and veteran pilots suing over their treatment by government screeners, some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: Ditching TSA agents altogether. Federal law allows airports to ...

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TSA: Pilots to be exempt from some airport checks

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration says airline pilots will be allowed to skip some physical security checks at airports. Pilots have complained about being held up in airport security lines with travelers, and forced to go through screening. TSA ...

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