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  • Just Business?

    Just Business?
    Kenneth W. Watford says he is here because of an injustice.  Sitting on the other side of the sloppily caulked double Plexiglas window, his wide face and short cropped hair flecked with gray leaning into a flat microphone and speaker affixed to the...
  • Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme

    Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme
    Longtime Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida was sentenced to three years probation today in circuit court, after she and several supporters said her activism itself led to her theft of over $50,000 from a local bank.   "I'm going to make...
  • Crime Coordinator Charged With Crimes

    Crime Coordinator Charged With Crimes
    A disbarred lawyer who has been working part time for a city agency on public safety matters has been charged in a theft scheme.  A criminal information filed on June 30 charges Sharon L. Guida with one count of theft between $10,000 and $100,000, and...
  • 1947 - 2013

    Overnight sensations are rare in literature, but Tom Clancy, who died this fall at 66, lived one of singular success. After the Baltimore insurance agent, the son of a postal worker and department-store clerk, got The Hunt for Red October published in...
  • Transgender People, Terps, Qayum Karzai, Teens, and $RB 6/4/2014

    Transgender People, Terps, Qayum Karzai, Teens, and $RB 6/4/2014
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || 1 Transgender People A conservative group's attempt to overturn Maryland's transgender rights bill, which bars discrimination in housing and employment and is scheduled to take effect Oct. 1, failed when the group...
  • The BMA regains a long-lost Renoir

    A U.S. district court judge ended the dispute over "On the Shore of the Seine," a stolen Renoir painting, on Friday, Jan. 10 when he awarded ownership of the painting to the Baltimore Museum of Art, from which the painting was stolen in 1951. Marcia...
  • All the Money in the World-and Then Some

    NPR's Morning Edition this morning reported on the causes of insurance giant A.I.G.'s downfall, letting us know that credit default swaps were "a $70 trillion business." Reporter Adam Davidson says the credit-default swaps business soured and forced A.I....
  • Over-The-Counter Attack

    Yesterday, just about 15 years after the General Accounting Office warned it was necessary, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner sent a letter to regulators expressing President Obama's interest in regulating the market in Over the Counter Derivatives....
  • The Sting

    The Wall Street Journal has a neat little story (subscription required) that illustrates the state of play in the investment banking business. There is an element of David vs. Goliath, but the more significant message seems to be that things have not...
  • Greenspan Changes His Mind

    Alan Greenspan has changed his mind, proving finally that he has one. As Bloomberg reports, Greenspan told the influential crowd at the Council on Foreign Relations yesterday that the too-big-to-fail doctrine must end: "If they're too big to fail, they'...
  • Conway and Conaway Jr. Start Annapolis Session With Bills Already Filed

    Only two Baltimore City legislators—state Sen. Joan Carter Conway (D-43rd District) and state Del. Frank Conaway Jr. (D-40th District)—filed bills prior to the opening bell of the new state's legislative session, which starts tomorrow. Here'...
  • Mandated Health Insurance? How UnAmerican!

    Today I received the first of what I expect will be a million billion (more) e-mails focused on the tyranny of forcing people to buy health insurance. It came from Joe of Towanda, Pa. (he doesn't want his name used here—"I know where you're coming...