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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2014
The Senate unanimously passed bills Thursday allowing Baltimore City and Washington County to adopt a program launched in Anne Arundel County under which people with open warrants can have their state income tax refunds withheld, The legislation builds on an initiative launched by Anne Arundel Sheriff Ron Bateman under which 446 letters were sent out to people who had outstanding warrants warning that the Comptroller's Office would not send them...
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March 28, 2014
Smoke-free Baltimore Washington Medical Center will begin its freedom from smoking class with sessions beginning April 7. Participants will learn about the barriers to smoking cessation, health benefits of choosing a smoke free lifestyle, nicotine-replacement options, motivational exercises and techniques for stress management. Information and pre-registration: 410-787-4367. Blood drive Baltimore Washington Medical Center will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 18 in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie.
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March 28, 2014
Housing fair Howard County Housing will host its eighth annual "Come Home to Howard County" fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane in Columbia. The event targets and showcases everything individuals and families who currently live in or outside the county need to know about buying or renting a home. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 410-313-6318 and select option four or go to howardcountyhousing.com. WomenFest vendors Vendors promoting health, wellness, fashion and beauty can apply for a spot at the sixth annual Department of Citizen Services' WomenFest, being held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville.
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By Jon Meoli, jmeoli@tribune.com | March 28, 2014
A Riverview woman with six decades worth of community service, a Towson University administrator who has helped develop the school and its relationship with the community, and a dynamic Dulaney High School senior were honored Thursday at Baltimore County Commission for Women's 32nd Annual awards ceremony. "The three outstanding recipients that we're recognizing tonight have all impacted the Baltimore County community in an incredible way," Amy Reid, co-chairwoman for the Woman of the Year awards for the Baltimore County Commission for Women, said.
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March 27, 2014
The principle of separation of church and state has been a pillar of American democracy since the country's founding, and most people think they know what it means. Yet in practice, the proper balance between freedom of religious expression and what is appropriate when it comes to the business of government has always been a matter of contention. This is an issue over which reasonable people can disagree, but the Carroll County Board of Commissioners surely did itself no favor this week by trying to win the argument by simply shouting the other side down.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | March 27, 2014
Members of the Baltimore County police union have overwhelmingly approved a new two-year contract. Employees ratified the agreement by a vote of 1,057-45, according to the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 4. The deal guarantees no layoffs or furloughs through June 2016. Under the agreement, officers hired after July 1 will contribute 10 percent of their base pay toward their pensions, an amount higher than that of current employees. It also provides 3 percent bonus in November and a 3 percent cost-of-living increase in July 2015.
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March 25, 2014
Regarding letter writer Theodore Levin's idea that to keep politics out of the process the governor should appoint the Baltimore County Board of Education rather than allow voters to elect its members, I would point out that the governor's appointments are already highly political and favor a certain group of campaign contributors and politically influential people ( "School board decisions shouldn't be driven by the political winds," March 21)....
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2014
Anne Arundel County police said Tuesday that two Baltimore men have been charged in the March 21 shootings of two men in Brooklyn Park. Police said Corey Jemal Barnes III, 23, and Avon Marvin Jackson, 24, both of Baltimore, have been charged with attempted first- and second-degree murder, first degree assault and other charges in relation to the shootings that occurred Friday at about 1:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Heights Park. Two people were injured in the shooting. According to police, the victims were sitting on a park bench when two suspects approached them and started shooting at them.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 24, 2014
Harford County presented the Green Star for the second quarter to Ron Davis, of Harford County Government's Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Services. When an office has various locations, employees often face challenges when scheduling meetings. The Division of Environmental Services faces this challenge with locations at the Harford Waste Disposal Center Scale House in Street and the Waste to Energy Scale House in Joppa. Davis, of Environmental Services, proposed a way to increase meeting participation and decrease travel costs.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 24, 2014
Colliers International in Baltimore, a full-service commercial real estate firm, brokered the sale of a fully leased 53,000-square-foot industrial-flex building at 1361 Brass Mill Road in Belcamp, for $5.5 million. Colliers represented the seller Northcross East, a Harford County developer. "This continues the trend of interest in stabilized, well-located industrial-flex assets in the North I-95 Corridor," David Dannenfelser, managing director and principal of Colliers | Baltimore, said.
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