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  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Obama issues a campaign-ready budget proposal

    WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the deficit battles and financial crises of years past, President Obama put forward a $3.9-trillion budget proposal Tuesday that set out a wish list of programs on education, infrastructure, job training and urban...
  • 'Great season' concludes for Glendale Community College men's basketball

    SAN BERNARDINO — A wayward pass intercepted by San Bernardino Valley College sophomore Gerry Blakes ended the upset aspirations of the Glendale Community College men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening. The visiting seventh-seeded...
  • Planning Board passes schools capital budget with caveat

    The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday gave its stamp of approval to the school board's $56.2 million capital budget request for fiscal year 2015, though it attached a caveat to a controversial school construction plan approved in the budget. In...
  • William and Mary falls short in quest for first NCAA tournament berth, losing CAA title game 75-74 to Delaware

    BALTIMORE — It was close. A good look. He'd made more difficult shots, just two minutes earlier, as a matter of fact, as well as throughout the previous two days. But Marcus Thornton's jump shot from the right wing caromed off the back of the...
  • Roundup: No. 2 Terps women's lacrosse edges No. 3 Syracuse, 12-10

    Roundup: No. 2 Terps women's lacrosse edges No. 3 Syracuse, 12-10
    Junior midfielder Kelly McPartland's three goals and two assists led the way for No. 2 Maryland, which led throughout the second half en route to a 12-10 win over host No. 3 Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Monday night. The win marks Maryland's 30th...
  • Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles

    Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles
    A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools. That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
  • City officials encounter bumps as they trim long-term deficit

    City officials encounter bumps as they trim long-term deficit
    The Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to slash Baltimore's long-term deficit has run into a bump — more than $100 million in new police, education and other expenses now expected over the next decade. The school system is billing the city...
  • Budget chief urges L.A. to cut deficit, not expand services

    Budget chief urges L.A. to cut deficit, not expand services
    Los Angeles' top budget official Monday advised city leaders to resist the temptation to expand services, saying they should work instead toward eliminating a recurring deficit by 2018. In a 37-page report, City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana...
  • Terps blown out on the road, 85-61, by Florida State

    Terps blown out on the road, 85-61, by Florida State
    Maryland has taken the best shot from a number of teams this season. In the early part of the schedule, it was Oregon State and Boston University at home. Last week, it was Pittsburgh on the road. Then came Sunday night, when Florida State's best shot...
  • BBC Must Pay $1.21 Billion into Staff Pension Scheme

    LONDON -- The BBC will have to pay £740 million ($1.21 billion) over the next four years into its employee pension scheme, which has accumulated a $3.27 billion deficit. The U.K. pubcaster, which had previously said the pension shortfall would be $614...