Archive for: November 2008

November 25, 2008

Brown not talking about potential cabinet job

Filed under: Barack Obama, Maryland Government - 25 Nov 2008

Baltimore Sun
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown refused yesterday to confirm or deny reports that he is being vetted by President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team for the leadership of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

“My focus is really on the …

Cuts on the way for WBAL TV?

Filed under: Business, Television - 25 Nov 2008

DCRTV talked about cuts at Gannett including their corporate owned television stations. A blurb about this also included the following:
Also, we’re hearing rumblings about like cuts at Hearst’s TV stations, including Channel 11/ WBAL.

Doctors to leave MD over decreased reimbursements?

Filed under: Business, Health - 25 Nov 2008

Daily Record
Maryland’s doctors already make less than their peers in reimbursements, and now it looks like cuts in insurance fees could push doctors out of state or out of the arms of insurers.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest nonprofit insurer …

Tonight’s Live Music

Filed under: Music, clubs, concerts - 25 Nov 2008

Aiden, Civet, and God Or Julie at Club @ Sonar
I Set My Friends On Fire, Karate High School, and You Me And Everyone We Know at the Annapolis Knights of Columbus hall
The Billy Price Band at Rams Head On …

Police seek gunman in quadruple shooting

Filed under: Baltimore City, Crime - 25 Nov 2008
Baltimore police say four people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot by a lone gunman in southwest Baltimore, and police are searching for him.

Detective Donny Moses, a police department spokesman, says officers responded to a report of gunshots in …

7-11 to open in Mt. Vernon

Filed under: Baltimore City, Business - 25 Nov 2008

Baltimore Sun
A Mount Vernon group says it has failed to prevent a 7-Eleven from opening in a former restaurant overlooking the Washington Monument.

City agencies, cultural groups and neighbors pledged $297,000 toward an effort to buy the building and stop …

Tugboat crewman gets $1.7M award from jury

Filed under: Legal News - 25 Nov 2008

Daily Record

A Baltimore jury awarded $7.1 million to a tugboat deckhand whose jaw was broken five years ago when the tension from a misplaced mooring rope loosed a steel stanchion from its base and catapulted it toward his face.

William …

O’Malley calls for more cuts and for furloughs

Filed under: Maryland Government - 25 Nov 2008
Maryland may need to make another $200 million in budget cuts next month for the current fiscal year, because of dropping state revenues and the nation’s continuing economic downturn, Governor O’Malley said Monday.

The governor said state government furloughs are …

Speed cameras for Howard County?

Filed under: Howard County - 25 Nov 2008

Daily Record
A state senator from Howard County plans to introduce legislation in the new year that would allow Howard County to install cameras to identify speeding drivers.

Sen. James Robey says the camera technology will save lives, including those of …

November 24, 2008

Police search for liquor store murder suspect

Filed under: Crime - 24 Nov 2008

Baltimore County PD
Public’s Help Needed in Identifying Suspect in Aysha Ring Homicide
Suspect’s Image Obtained from Store Video

Murder suspect’s image obtained on store video.Baltimore County, Md. (November 24, 2008) - Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s …

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