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  • Tips for finding a skilled roofing contractor

    Purchasing a new roof is one of the most important — and biggest — investments you can make in your home. That's why it's crucial to have a knowledgeable professional on hand to guide you through each step of the process. In fact, choosing the...
  • Mason-Dixon business group learns about Harford economy

    "We've seen some good things in the economy, but some negatives as well," Jim Richardson, executive director of the Harford County Office of Economic Development, said as he addressed about 25 representatives of Mason-Dixon Business Association at their...
  • Baltimore-based rug designer has grown to top importer from Nepal

    Baltimore-based rug designer has grown to top importer from Nepal
    Steve Cibor loaded his Ford Explorer with a few samples of Tibetan rugs and drove for days along the East Coast in 1994, trying to persuade retailers to sell the expensive hand-woven pieces. "Nobody bought it — but they gave me ideas," Cibor said....
  • TV Review: Spike's 'Catch a Contractor,' Bravo's 'Online Dating Rituals of the American Male'

    The sitcom-style reality show gets two new permutations that air directly opposite each other starting March 9 -- one aimed conspicuously at guys, the other skewed toward women. Spike will roll out the former, the Adam Carolla vehicle "Catch a Contractor,...
  • City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant

    City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant
    The federal government has ordered Baltimore to pay back $3.7 million from a homeless services grant, saying the city and its subcontractors cannot sufficiently account for how the money was spent. But anti-poverty organizations say a federal audit...
  • State terminates contract with health exchange firm

    State terminates contract with health exchange firm
    Maryland has terminated its contracts with the company hired to build and operate the state’s online health exchange, which has been riddled with problems since its launch in October. The board overseeing the exchange voted Sunday night to sever...
  • Newport Civic Center cost could climb by $2.2M

    The city of Newport Beach may fork over almost $2.2 million more toward its nearly $140-million Civic Center Project. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a proposed settlement for contractors' project-related claims, which include compensation for...
  • Newport Beach contractor gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

    A Newport Beach contractor was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in federal prison for underreporting his income by about $2 million. The government lost out on roughly $300,000 in tax revenue as a result of Jeremy Scott Levine, 42, underreporting his...
  • Consumers remain stuck in the health exchange

    Consumers remain stuck in the health exchange
    Three days after the Maryland health exchange launched its online marketplace for the uninsured and underinsured, Lynn Baklor enthusiastically logged on. Three months later, she gave up in frustration. "You win," she wrote in mid-January to Lt. Gov....
  • 3 years probation in federal grant kickback scheme

    3 years probation in federal grant kickback scheme
    When it came to paying illegal kickbacks, Dean Nichols thought that stuffing cash in an envelope was a little too obvious. “When I do something like that, I do it in a folder,” Nichols, the onetime campaign treasurer for former state Sen....
  • Speed camera audits shouldn't be limited to the city

    Speed camera audits shouldn't be limited to the city
    The revelations of the secret audit of Xerox State and Local Solutions' operation of Baltimore’s speed camera system showing the company had error rates 40 times higher than what city officials were telling the public, should prompt a review of...