By SARA NEUFELD | November 1, 2005
The Baltimore school system has extended the deadline for families at 54 elementary and middle schools to apply for their children to receive free tutoring. The school board voted last week to spend an extra $3 million on tutoring for low-income children who attend schools that have failed to meet state goals on standardized tests. The system agreed to the expenditure as part of a settlement agreement with the state, which had accused the system in an audit of misusing federal money for needy children.
By Ken Rosenthal and Ken Rosenthal,Evening Sun Staff | November 2, 1990
The free-agent watch is marked by a series of critical dates, the first of which is Sunday. Either the Orioles re-sign catcher Mickey Tettleton by then, or face competition for his services on the open market.In theory, the deadline is significant for Tettleton too, for if he signs before Sunday, he will retain his rights to free agency the next time his contract expires.But Tettleton's agent, Tony Attanasio, yesterday dismissed those "repeater rights" as a motivating factor in his talks with the Orioles, which are expected to resume today.
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Sun Staff Writer | August 4, 1995
With less than 48 hours remaining before a strike deadline, Bell Atlantic Corp. and its largest union remained far apart on virtually every major issue yesterday in the watershed negotiations.Negotiators for the Communications Workers of America said the gulf between the union and the company was wider than it has ever been at this stage of negotiations. "They seem to want a fight. They seem to be miscalculating," said CWA spokesman Doug Thompson.A company spokesman, Dave Pacholczyk, declined to characterize how far apart the two sides were.
By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | August 30, 2012
After a considerable amount of haggling, the NFL Management Council and NFL Players Association have agreed to move back the NFL trading deadline and adopt a new rule allowing teams to activate one player from injured reserve. The trading deadline has been shifted back from Oct. 16 to Oct. 30, the NFL and the players' union jointly announced Thursday afternoon. The deadline is now on a Tuesday following the eighth week of the regular season. Because the injured reserve rule change was adopted following the roster cutdown to 75 players, the NFL and the NFLPA agreed to a transition procedure that allows teams to return to their 53-player active roster list one player that was already placed on injured reserve since training camp started.
August 23, 1991
The registration deadline for the 1991 Maryland Senior Olympics is tomorrow. The Games will be held Oct. 10-12 at Towson State University.Athletes ages 55 and older will compete in events that include aquatics, archery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cycling, golf, horseshoes, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis and track and field.For a registration booklet, call the Maryland Office on Aging at 225-1094, or 1-800-AGE-DIAL outside the Baltimore area. The Games are sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, and last year nearly 1,400 athletes competed.
August 19, 2003
THE TIME for procrastination is over: New voters must register by 9 p.m. today in order to cast their ballots in Baltimore's Sept. 9 city primary. Regrettably, tens of thousands of Baltimoreans have not yet registered. These include several thousand 16-year-olds who will reach the required voting age of 18 by the November 2004 general election. Additionally, thousands of ex-offenders have not registered even though in many cases a criminal record no longer disqualifies them. Barbara E. Jackson, the city elections administrator, expects the current total of 281,600 registered voters to grow by only about 2,500 by tonight's deadline.
By Dan Connolly and The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2014
There's roughly 80 minutes left before the nonwaiver trade deadline expires, and the Orioles have not yet made a move. I don't think that's necessarily indicative of what will occur in the next hour-plus. I talked to one guy today who joked that Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette should be wearing a watch that keeps track of seconds -- because that's how he often plays these deadlines. The trade for Bud Norris last year on this day went down at the last minute, so it would be no shock if an 11th-hour deal like that happens again.
By Meredith Cohn and Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun | December 17, 2013
All insurers selling policies on the state's health care exchange have agreed to extend the enrollment deadline for coverage that begins Jan. 1, state officials said Tuesday. Kaiser Permanente, United Healthcare and Evergreen Health Co-op on Tuesday joined CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the state's largest insurer, in agreeing to extend the deadline four days to Dec. 27 from Dec. 23. Consumers also now have until Jan. 15 to make their first premium payments to insurers. "As we continue to improve the website's functionality, we are working to make it easier for Marylanders to get health care by working with the insurance community to extend the deadline for Marylanders to sign up for coverage on Jan. 1," said Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown in a statement.
By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,Sun Staff Writer | December 22, 1994
WASHINGTON -- This may sound vaguely familiar, but an ownership-imposed deadline for settling baseball's protracted labor dispute is just hours away, and there is no sign that the players and owners are close to a settlement.If there is no agreement by 12:01 a.m. tomorrow morning, the owners claim they will declare an impasse and impose their Nov. 17 salary cap proposal. This time, it appears, they really mean it."That is what we're planning on doing," said Atlanta Braves president Stan Kasten.
November 10, 2011
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