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Pugh attorneys, supporters seek leniency in sentencing

FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. Baltimore’s acting leader has ordered an audit of a local nonprofit’s management of a $12 million youth fund after the organization was tied to the purchase and distribution of a portion of embattled Mayor Catherine Pugh’s hard-to-find illustrated books for children. The audit of Associated Black Charities’ work and a freeze of legislation that would renew its management of the taxpayer-financed fund comes as the first-term mayor is embroiled in an image-tarnishing scandal that threatens her political career.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

With prosecutors asking for nearly five years of incarceration for former Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, her attorneys and supporters are seeking leniency, urging the judge in charge of Pugh’s sentencing next week to recognize her career of public service ...

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Ex-patients sue UMMS over alleged use of counterfeit surgical hardware

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Fourteen former patients of the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center have sued the Glen Burnie hospital and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) in Baltimore Circuit Court, alleging that a doctor implanted counterfeit spinal fusion hardware during ...

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Harrell, longtime judge, calls UMMS board seat a ‘new challenge’

10.07.11 ANNAPOLIS, MD.  Judge Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. in his Annapolis, Md. office Friday Oct. 7, 2011. (The Daily Record/Rich Dennison)

Retired Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Glenn T. Harrell Jr. said Monday that he had been looking for “a new challenge” when Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him last week to a reconstituted University of Maryland Medical System board recently beset ...

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UMMS bill drawing strong bipartisan support

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ANNAPOLIS — University of Maryland Medical System officials told lawmakers Friday they are committed to “evolving” how they do business. As the legislature is quickly moving legislation to force the system to make changes, leaders of the $4 billion medical system said ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: The folly of ‘Healthy Holly’

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books and sold 100,000 copies to the University of Maryland Medical System, on whose board she sat at the time, making a “Healthy Haul” of $500,000. Pugh said that, since she resigned from ...

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10 years of collaboration at Baltimore pediatric hospital

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While two of the state’s major medical systems may compete with each other in some respects, they’re now celebrating 10 years of an unusual partnership to care for children who require complex medical and rehabilitation care. The University of Maryland ...

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