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Via: The Baltimore Sun Wednesday the city laid off or forced to retire 100 workers. Originally the cut was to include 122 positions but as an effort to save some jobs by moving employees into different positions, a smaller number was let go. The layoffs came on the last day of the fiscal year in […]

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Via: Baltimore Sun July 1 marks the day that a slew of new state laws go into effect. School and police will be able to communicate about gang activity, fees for civil court filings will increase, foreclosure mediation between homeowners and lending institutions are among the new changes. For more on this story, click here.

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Former Maryland Governor Ehrlich has selected MAry Kane as his running mate to reclaim the governor’s seat.The Republican announced his lieutenant governor pick Wednesday on Facebook of all places. Kane, 48,is  a resident of Montgomery COunty and served as Maryland secretary of state for 18 months under Ehrlich. For more on this story, click here.

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Via: Baltimore Sun After debating for months over the city budget, cuts have been made minus large layoffs or deep service cuts. But analysts warn that such charges are a warning of tougher impact on income taxes. The budget is not perfect. $50 million will come from the rainy day fund – the first time […]

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Via: Baltimore Sun The Baltimore City Council voted in approval of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s budget at a committee hearing Tuesday, despite a push from some members to further cut funding to several agencies. The council plans to pass a final version of the budget Monday. The spending plan, which cuts $121 million from the city’s […]

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Via: WBAL-TV Governor O’Malley’s daughter, Tara O’Malley, was treated and released from a Baltimore hospital Thursday evening. No details were released about the visit but the Governor’s spokesperson asked that the family’s privacy is respected.

Robert Nelson Cornelius Nix Sr. (1905 – 1987) 1898 – Born on the 9th of August in Orangeburg, South Carolina. 1921 – He graduated from Lincoln University (Pennsylvania). 1932 – He became active in the Democratic Party as a committeeman. 1934 – He became a special assistant deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania. 1958 – He […]

In the Republican Party, Who’s Playing Who? Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 By: Tonyaa Weathersbee Could it be that Michael Steele is playing the Republicans? Just this week, Politico reported that Steele is making his duties as GOP national chairman too cushy for the party’s major donors. Says he’s spending twice as much as his […]