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  • Judge Jodi Remke appointed to head California ethics watchdog agency

    SACRAMENTO -- With ethics scandals rocking the Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as the new head of California’s ethics watchdog agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys. Joann M. “Jodi” Remke, who...
  • Deadly Texas fertilizer warehouse blast preventable: U.S

    Deadly Texas fertilizer warehouse blast preventable: U.S
    DALLAS (Reuters) - A deadly 2013 fertilizer warehouse explosion in Texas that claimed at least 14 lives could have been prevented, U.S. safety investigators said on Tuesday. Between 40 and 60 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded 22 minutes after a fire...
  • Barclays joins retreat from commodities as new rules bite

    LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays will quit most of its commodities trading businesses, joining a broader retreat by banks as profits tumble in the face of tougher regulation. The British bank's exit means three of the top five banks in commodities have...
  • Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

    Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals
    Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy. Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...
  • Two Years Since NStar Merger, Northeast Utilities Still Seeking 'One Company'

    Two Years Since NStar Merger, Northeast Utilities Still Seeking 'One Company'
    BERLIN — The process started two years ago by Thomas J. May was bound to be unsettling. May, who became chief executive of Northeast Utilities when it merged with Massachusetts utility NStar in April 2012, has spent the intervening months...
  • Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank

    Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank
    An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in federal bankruptcy court, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or to...
  • Thoughts on replacing Scott Spinelli, Nick Faust's possible landing spots and baseball

    Thoughts on replacing Scott Spinelli, Nick Faust's possible landing spots and baseball
    Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff? Don Markus:  The only name that has surfaced...
  • FINRA lifts hold on Puerto Rico bond cases, expands arbitrator pool

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street watchdog FINRA said on Monday it is lifting the hold it had put on some cases involving investors who lost money in closed-end Puerto Rico bond funds after expanding its pool of arbitrators available to hear the cases....
  • Friday's upset of No. 2 Cabrini puts Salisbury men's lacrosse in conversation for No. 1 seed in South Region

    Friday's upset of No. 2 Cabrini puts Salisbury men's lacrosse in conversation for No. 1 seed in South Region
    Salisbury’s 15-11 victory over No. 2 Cabrini on Friday night was an encouraging response for a team that was just nine days removed from a stunning 9-8 overtime loss to Capital Athletic Conference foe Christopher Newport. The win also means that the...
  • Forrest J. Remick: Obama missing chance to export coal, nuclear power technology

    In its response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the Obama administration has yet to seize the enormous opportunities offered by the increased export of coal and nuclear power plant equipment and technology. Ramping up U.S. exports of coal — and...
  • How to ensure broker's honest

    When New York financier Bernard Madoff was sentenced to life in prison for masterminding one of the biggest investor Ponzi schemes in U.S. history, it was an unnerving reminder that entrusting your money to a professional can be risky. Last week, five...