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Accounting and Auditing

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  • $40-billion missile defense system proves unreliable

    With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
  • Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks

    Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks
    Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
  • GM Releases Ignition Switch Report

     
    GM's CEO Mary Barra in a employees' town-hall meeting today announced that 15 employees have been fired and five others disciplined over the handling of the faulty ignition switches. An internal audit, which Barra called "extremely thorough, brutally...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • Disabled Clients' Protections Lacking

    Two news stories reveal disturbing gaps in the state Department of Developmental Services' safety net. State auditors have discovered a large backlog in the list of group home workers fired for abuse of clients, The Courant reported this past week....
  • Arundel council members make pitch for additional nonprofit funding

    Arundel council members make pitch for additional nonprofit funding
    Members of the Anne Arundel County Council are calling on County Executive Laura Neuman to fund $250,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations that weren't included in the executive's initial budget proposal.. Three councilmen lined up representatives...
  • Schwartz includes Wolf in the "boys club"

     
    With a 25-point lead in the most recent independent poll, York businessman Tom Wolf is finding out what it's like to be the frontrunner. As the Democratic gubernatorial primary heads into its final two weeks, state treasurer Rob McCord is......
  • Prosecutors probing troubled Quinn grant program

    Prosecutors probing troubled Quinn grant program
    Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has launched a probe of a troubled $55 million anti-violence program Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn put in place in 2010 amid a tough election battle. A grand jury issued a subpoena seeking documents related...
  • HCPS Seeks Applicant for School System Audit Committee

    The Board of Education of Harford County is seeking applications from interested county residents to fill one opening on the school system's Audit Committee. The purpose of the five-member committee is to assist the board in fulfilling its fiduciary...
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  • Moravian College confers degrees

    Moravian College confers degrees
    Moravian College held commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 10, in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building on the Main Street Campus. T Moravian College President Bryon L. Grigsby '90 conferred degrees to approximately 397 bachelor...