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  • LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works

    LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works
    Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
  • Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home

    Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home
    Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and...
  • Scott taps outside counsel to litigate in Crist's failed Digital Domain deal

    Scott taps outside counsel to litigate in Crist's failed Digital Domain deal
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked. The move comes more than a...
  • 2 gang members, 1 hostage die in Stockton bank holdup, shootout

    Even in a city long plagued by violent crime, the bank robbery Wednesday left veteran police officers stunned. The robbers led police on a wild hourlong chase, holding hostages from the bank as human shields. Periodically, police say, the robbers...
  • Tax breaks for veterans unfair to other retirees [Letter]

    Tax breaks for veterans unfair to other retirees [Letter]
    As a 67-year-old retiree living in Maryland my whole life I am sick and tired of politicians picking winners and losers ("Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions July 16). As one of the tens of thousand of Bethlehem...
  • What's the key to turning around Rust Belt cities?

    Cleveland and other Rust Belt cities are making a comeback as young people sick of high prices in the big city look for more manageable places to live and cities capitalize on attracting a new generation of employers. In Cleveland, the news that...
  • Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap

    Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule. It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought....
  • A year into Detroit's bankruptcy, many residents still feel abandoned

    In the year since this city filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipality ever to do so, leaders have adopted a more optimistic tone about the future, pledging to fix streetlights and attract new residents and jobs. But Eric Byrd isn't...
  • Cupcake purveyor Crumbs Bake Shop closes L.A., other stores

    After more than 10 years at the forefront of the cupcake craze, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. shuttered its high-end bakeries a week after it lost its stock listing on Nasdaq and defaulted on about $14.3 million in financing. Employees at its remaining Los...
  • Tesla battery factory

    Tesla battery factory
    The San Joaquin Valley city of Stockton has had it rough. It's been plagued with soaring home foreclosures, a municipal bankruptcy and 10%-plus unemployment. Now, locals are hoping that their luck might change. Their guarded optimism centers on...
  • Cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop closes stores in L.A., elsewhere

    Caving under losses, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. has closed its high-end bakeries in Los Angeles and elsewhere after more than a decade of promoting the cupcakes that tapped the nation's sweet tooth. Financially, the nation's biggest cupcake chain recently...