| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:47 AM
"What we've learned through the course of this program is that this is really not a sensible way for the health care system to be run."
That was Gary Cohen, director of the Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Consumer Information and...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — If anything illustrated President Barack Obama's new sense of self-confidence, it was his State of the Union call for an increase in the national minimum wage.
For much of the past two years, the president and his aides have...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
— If the 18 people brought together Monday by two Broward and Palm Beach County members of Congress could rewrite the nation's immigration law, they would stop deportations, prevent exploitation of people living in the U.S. without permission by...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Brenda J. Clayburn, a founder and later president of the City Union of Baltimore who was also a longtime city Police Department supervisor, died Sunday of undetermined causes at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 63.
"She had recently been sick, and...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:25 AM
The Republicans are doomed. Conservatism is over. President Obama is conducting a mop-up operation at this point.
That's the basic consensus in places like New York City, Washington, D.C., and other citadels of blue America.
And let's be fair,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Union membership plummeted last year to the lowest level since the 1930s as cash-strapped state and local governments shed workers and unions had difficulty organizing new members in the private sector despite signs of an improving...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:37 PM
President Barack Obama is expected to soon nominate a new head of the Social Security Administration, replacing an incumbent appointed by his predecessor, George W. Bush, but the White House is mum on who should take the helm at the agency, which faces...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The Illinois House adjourned for the day without voting on a major government worker pension overhaul, casting grave doubt on the reform plan's fate.
The bill passed out of a committee earlier today, but proponents are still trying to round up enough...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Maryland's Fair Share Act is to fair what Liberace is to understated.
The 2009 law mandating that all state employees pay union dues regardless of whether they belong to the union is, however, a huge boon to the bottom line of the American Federation of...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Hood College associate director of athletics Tom Dickman has been selected as the College’s next director of athletics, effective July 1, 2013.
Dickman will succeed Gib Romaine, who will be retiring on June 30...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:13 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Wynn Resorts kept a suite open all year at its tony Las Vegas hotel and casino for founder and CEO Steve Wynn, at a cost of nearly $452,000.
Former IBM CEO Samuel Palmisano was guaranteed an administrative assistant and furnished...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Saturday, May 18, 2013
PREP TRACK & FIELD
IJAMSVILLE, Md. — Nick Johnson led the Williamsport boys team to a fourth-place finish at the Maryland Class 2A West region championships at Oakdale High School.
Johnson won the 400-meter dash in 50.23...