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  • Reshaped Baltimore County library board ends dispute over IT transfers to county

    Reshaped Baltimore County library board ends dispute over IT transfers to county
    Members of the Baltimore County library board of trustees usually deal with issues such as budgets, library rules and staffing — but in recent months, the panel has found itself in the middle of a political dispute. A disagreement between the...
  • Privatizing to solve pension mess

    Privatizing to solve pension mess
    In 1979, the original Sony Walkman was the newest way to listen to music. Switchboard operators still connected telephone calls. That's also when the Illinois village of North Riverside signed its first contract with the firefighters' union. A lot has...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • Two lawyers-turned-therapists cater to attorneys

    Two lawyers-turned-therapists cater to attorneys
    After three decades as an attorney, Alan Levin was a name partner at a respected downtown law firm making well into six figures a year, but he gave it up for a different calling. He went through a divorce, started therapy, remarried and found a new...
  • The GOP is divided over 'Ex-Im' [Commentary]

    The GOP is divided over 'Ex-Im' [Commentary]
    Most people have never heard of it. Fewer still understand how it operates. But it is the focal point of a (mostly) intramural Republican fight playing out in the halls of Congress. Its ultimate resolution will have dramatic impact on a number of high...
  • American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid

    American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid
    The wealthy playboy behind American Apparel Inc.'s latest crisis isn't ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney. It's a London financier named Lyndon Lea. American Apparel told securities regulators Tuesday that Lea's private equity firm, Lion Capital, has...
  • The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues

    The best and worst states for small business: Red tape blues
    Ian Toner, an architect in Philadelphia, recently went to city offices for a permit to build a stoop for a client's home. The city, he learned, had just imposed new requirements: he would have to get maps from gas, electric, water and other utilities to...
  • Shopping centers sue to prevent Costco center tax financing

    Shopping centers sue to prevent Costco center tax financing
    The Lower Macungie shopping centers that stand to gain new competition from a planned Costco-anchored retail center have asked a judge to strike down a tax financing plan approved for the $140 million project. The owner of the Trexler Mall and...
  • Jumoke Academy Fires FUSE Following Weeks Of Turmoil

    Jumoke Academy Fires FUSE Following Weeks Of Turmoil
    HARTFORD — The Jumoke Academy charter school organization has fired its own management group, the troubled FUSE, after weeks of turmoil that resulted in a state investigation. Joseph Dickerson III, Jumoke's executive director, announced in a brief...
  • Why Net Neutrality Doesn't Really Matter to Wall Street

    Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses. The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...
  • Skydance Productions Ups Jesse Sisgold to Chief Operating Officer

    Jesse Sisgold has been promoted to chief operating officer of Skydance Productions. Sisgold will help guide the company's strategic direction and manage the day-to-day operations across all divisions. He will report directly to David Ellison and had...