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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2014
Dolan Co., which owns The Daily Record, plans to file for bankruptcy-law protection next week, the Minneapolis-based company announced Thursday. Dolan, a professional services and business information firm, showed signs of mounting financial distress in recent months. It reported losses, hired a chief restructuring officer and in January saw its stock delisted from the New York Stock Exchange as a result of a consistently low share price. Dolan said it had reached agreement with key secured lenders on a "comprehensive balance sheet restructuring.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2014
Dolan Co., which owns The Daily Record, plans to file for bankruptcy-law protection next week, the Minneapolis-based company announced Thursday. Dolan, a professional services and business information firm, showed signs of mounting financial distress in recent months. It reported losses, hired a chief restructuring officer and in January saw its stock delisted from the New York Stock Exchange as a result of a consistently low share price. Dolan said it had reached agreement with key secured lenders on a "comprehensive balance sheet restructuring.
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BUSINESS
January 21, 1997
Richard H. Groves, the president and publisher of the Daily Record legal and business newspaper, yesterday said he is leaving that post.Groves said the parent company of the Maryland newspaper, Dolan Media Inc., had asked him to move to one of its other newspapers. He would not identify the newspaper, saying only that it is the Southeast.Groves said he was not given the option of remaining at the Record."I didn't want to leave Baltimore, so I decided to resign," said Groves, 57. He called his departure "amicable" and did not rule out a return to Dolan Media.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
The Dolan Co., owner of The Daily Record in Baltimore, has signaled financial distress by hiring a restructuring officer, deciding against paying a dividend and disclosing that it received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange over its low stock price. The Minneapolis-based professional services and business information firm made all three announcements in the last several weeks. Dolan said its new chief restructuring officer, Kevin Nystrom of Zolfo Cooper, will work to "stabilize" its finances.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Staff Writer | September 18, 1993
Philip D. Kirby, 62, executive vice president, treasurer and a director of the Daily Record Co., died Thursday of cancer at his residence in Towson.Mr. Kirby began his career with the publishers of the Daily Record and Warfield's Business Record as controller in 1985.Previously, he had been treasurer of the Bagby Furniture Co., which he joined in 1984. And, from 1955 to 1974, he had been vice president of finance and treasurer of Environmental Elements Corp., a division of the Koppers Co.Edwin Warfield IV, chairman and publisher of the Daily Record Co., said of Mr. Kirby that "he was a trusted adviser with a great sense of humor."
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By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,SUN STAFF | October 4, 1996
Warfield's Business Record and the Daily Record, two business and legal publications in Maryland, will merge on Oct. 19, the papers' publisher said yesterday.With the formation of the new Daily Record, Dolan Media Inc., the owner, hopes to increase circulation and advertising revenues, provide expanded state coverage and more in-depth banking coverage. The new publication will come out six days a week, Monday through Saturday.During the week, the format and content will be similar to the Daily Record, while readers will recognize aspects of the weekly Warfield's on Saturday, said Richard H. Groves, president and publisher of both publications.
BUSINESS
By David Conn and David Conn,Sun Staff Writer | August 25, 1994
The Daily Record Co., a news and printing company that was sold three months ago, has lost about a half-dozen management and editorial employees in recent weeks, including the company's former president and its legal affairs editor.The departures started about a month ago when former president Robert Dawson, whose title was changed to vice president soon after the company was sold in May, announced he would leave to become publisher of the Real Estate Review, a publication of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors.
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By BILL ATKINSON | August 30, 2005
ONCE, Edwin Warfield IV was one of the best-known names in the publishing business in Maryland. Then, he basically vanished. After selling the Daily Record and Warfield's business magazine, which he had built into solid publications, Warfield chased the dot.com dream in Florida, buying and starting online technology and business publications with his own money and backing from Wall Street financier Bruce Wasserstein, among others. But the dot.com boom caused him a setback - personally and professionally.
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By Rafael Alvarez and Rafael Alvarez,SUN STAFF | June 3, 1999
Keith F. Girard, editor-in-chief of the Daily Record since 1991, was fired from the Baltimore legal and business journal yesterday.Girard, who cleaned out his desk and refused to sign a severance agreement he considered unacceptable, said his dismissal involved a disagreement with the paper's publisher over a photograph of Adolf Hitler that ran on the front page of the Dec. 8, 1998, edition.The image of Hitler, superimposed over a photograph of the BT Alex. Brown investment building at One South Street, accompanied a lead story about a proposed merger between Germany's Deutsche Bank AG and Bankers Trust of New York, Alex.
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By Frederick Rasmussen and Frederick Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | October 5, 1999
Maj. Gen. Edwin Warfield III -- a retired adjutant general and commander of the Maryland National Guard whose family's military tradition dates to the American Revolution -- died yesterday morning of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes HealthCare. He was 75.General Warfield's military career spanned nearly four decades and included surviving four days on a life raft after the P-51 Mustang warplane he was piloting was shot down over Japan during World War II.In civilian life, he had been board chairman and chief executive of the Daily Record, which was founded by his grandfather, Edwin Warfield, who was governor of Maryland from 1904 to 1908.
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By James B. Astrachan, George W. Liebmann, and Henry R. Lord | June 10, 2013
The retirement next month of Chief Judge Robert M. Bell of the Maryland Court of Appeals is a critical event, the first transition in the leadership of Maryland's courts in nearly 20 years. A matter of central importance for the new chief judge must be the shocking state of the docket of the state's highest court, a problem that long predates Chief Judge Bell's stewardship. Article IV, Section 15 of the Maryland Constitution requires that "an opinion, in writing, shall be filed within three months after the argument or submission of the cause.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 29, 2013
Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87. "Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy" Ross, who works in real estate sales for Chase Fitzgerald & Co. "He was enthusiastic, positive and was always thinking on the bright side, and he really knew the business," said Mrs. Ross. "He was a great salesman. " Judy L. Bushong, a real estate agent, worked with Mr. Davis for 28 years.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | January 3, 2013
The publisher of The Daily Record announced Thursday that a former editor at several Maryland newspapers will become editor of the Baltimore-based business and legal affairs newspaper on Jan. 14. David B. Simon, 36, will replace Tom Linthicum, who retired as vice president and executive editor in December, The Daily Record reported. Simon, who most recently worked for the University of Chicago's fundraising arm as a senior writer in medicine and biological sciences, had been managing editor for news and opinion at The Gazette in Gaithersburg until June, The Daily Record said.
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By Jill Rosen and The Baltimore Sun | May 29, 2012
Already an author and a Hall of Famer, Cal Ripken is adding foodie to his resume. The Oriole great has launched a line of hamburgers. According to the Daily Record, Ripken and Roseda Beef, a Baltimore company, have teamed up to sell Ripken Gourmet Burgers at Giant. Mmmmm. Ripken burgers. The six-ounce meat patties will be available only in the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia area, the paper says. They cost $9.99 for four. They have apparently just hit stores.
EXPLORE
September 8, 2011
The Daily Record has named AscendOne Corp. founder and Ellicott City resident Bernie Dancel one of its 2011 Innovators, an award created to recognize businesses and individuals who have had a positive effect and tremendous impact in Maryland. The Daily Record, a Baltimore-based business publication, will honor the 2011 Innovators at a dinner Oct. 26, at which time the 2011 Innovator of the Year will be announced. Dancel is one of 24 finalists. The Innovator of the Year recognition notes Ascend One's experiment in telecommuting that has resulted in nearly half of the company's employees working from home.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | December 3, 2010
Suzanne Fischer-Huettner has been named publisher of The Daily Record, becoming the first woman to head the 122-year-old legal and business newspaper, the company said Friday. Fischer-Huettner, one of the youngest ever to step into the publisher's job at age 37, had been associate publisher since 2000 and vice president of sales since 2003. She replaced Christopher Eddings, publisher since 1997. Eddings was promoted this week to director of publishing operations at The Dolan Co., parent of The Daily Record.
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By Michelle Singletary and Michelle Singletary,Evening Sun Staff | March 29, 1991
In an effort to better accommodate advertisers, Warfield's magazine will publish twice a month instead of monthly beginning next week."In recent years, advertisers have begun to insist on added value in their advertising vehicles. . . . By going biweekly, the opportunities for our advertisers expand dramatically," said Edwin Warfield 4th, publisher of Warfield's and the Daily Record.Warfield's, established five years ago, is a glossy magazine that features profiles of Maryland business leaders and coverage of real estate and other local financial issues.
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By Timothy J. Mullaney | December 3, 1991
Warfield's magazine said yesterday that it will cease publication after more than five years of covering Maryland business. Its publisher said the biweekly glossy will be replaced by a weekly tabloid called Warfield's Business Record."
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2010
An outside auditor will review "quality of life" arrests made by Baltimore police over the next three years as part of an $870,000 settlement between the city and the NAACP and ACLU that is expected to be approved today by the city Board of Estimates, according to a city official. A lawsuit filed in 2006 on behalf of 14 people alleged that their arrests indicated a broad pattern of abuse in which thousands of people were routinely arrested without probable cause. The suit also alleged that the so-called "zero tolerance" system was endorsed and enforced by city officials under the tenure of then-mayor Martin O'Malley.
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By Laura Vozzella | laura.vozzella@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 3, 2010
The old Chesapeake Restaurant on North Charles Street could become a combination seafood restaurant and upscale mini-grocer under a plan that has tentative approval from the Baltimore Development Corp. The city's quasi-public development arm has entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement for the property with a group that includes restaurateur Qayum Karzai and investor Michael Schecter. The deal was first reported by The Daily Record. "We're happy about it, and I think BDC is very positive about it," Karzai said Tuesday.
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