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  • Why would Leon Panetta, Marc Morial join for-profit Corinthian?

    Why would Leon Panetta, Marc Morial join for-profit Corinthian?
    What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question. Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
  • Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore

    Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore
    When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options. His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
  • Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid

    Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid
    Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild. The...
  • Merced teachers union backs controversial federal grant proposal

     
    A Merced teachers union has voted to back a controversial federal grant program, but only after extracting district guarantees that student test scores would not be used to evaluate individual instructors. Sheila Whitley, president of the Merced Union...
  • Fresno teachers union backs controversial federal grant

     
    After a marathon debate, the Fresno teachers union agreed to endorse its school district's application for a federal grant that will require controversial changes in instructor evaluations....
  • Donovan pledges to support Allentown neighborhoods with a grant program

     
    As Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski sets his sights on the governor’s mansion, he'll also face a contested race for mayor here at home. W. Michael Donovan, an unaffiliated independent candidate who will challenge Pawlowski in the fall, stepped up his...
  • Bachmann's had her share of government aid

    Bachmann's had her share of government aid
    Rep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
  • Some students are leaving college with huge private loans

    Megan Connors of Harford County says she got a great education at Auburn University but a brutal lesson on private student loans. Federal aid wasn't enough to cover four years at the Alabama school, so Connors made up the difference with private loans....
  • Financing extra learning

    Financing extra learning
    If you find that your financial aid will not cover extra learning opportunities, such as J-Terms (January terms), summer terms, and study abroad programs, don't worry. Here are some tips that will help you make it happen. 1. Plan ahead. Visit your...
  • Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments

    Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments
    Antonio Fulgham can barely read or write. The 21-year-old from West Baltimore has been deemed "mentally retarded," with bleak job prospects. He blames his plight on lead poisoning he suffered as a toddler while growing up amid flaking paint in two...
  • From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides

    From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides
    Stanley Zerden remembers a time in the 1970s when Oldtown held promise. Largely burned out by the 1968 riots, the area became a focus for then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer, who closed blocks of Gay Street to cars and created a revolutionary concept...