Playing, and winning, at the name game

It is hard to believe it has been 10 years this month since Stevenson University was renamed from its initial moniker as Villa Julie College. This change followed four years of complex internal and external strategic and marketing focus. The board and campus leadership carefully arrived at the historical decision using name research, constituent meetings, …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/20/glenda-legendre-the-name-game/

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Proud to become a lawyer; proud to be a Marylander, and an American

When I told acquaintances I was headed to law school, a fair percentage responded with a joke about how there are already enough lawyers.

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/20/lawyers-child-separation-immigration/

WYPR’s ‘Out of the Blocks’ wins national National Murrow Award

“Out of the Blocks,” a program from Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate WYPR and PRX, was honored with the Radio Television Digital News Association’s 2018 National Edward R. Murrow Award for its achievements in electronic journalism. The program won the award in the news documentary category for its episode, “2100 Edmonson,” which presents an in-depth audio portrait of daily life …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/20/wyprs-out-of-the-blocks-wins-national-national-murrow-award/

Baltimore urges 4th Circuit to affirm dismissal of ‘gag order’ lawsuit

Baltimore is asking a federal appellate court to affirm the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging its policy of including non-disparagement clauses in police misconduct settlements, arguing the clause in question did not violate a woman’s free speech rights. The ACLU of Maryland appealed the dismissal in December after U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis ruled the …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/06/20/overbey-aclu-baltimore-brief/

WWE muscles Sinclair’s Ring of Honor out of Madison Square Garden

A planned Ring of Honor Wrestling Entertainment LLC show that would have taken place at New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden next year has been cancelled after World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. intervened, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. CEO Chris Ripley confirmed Wednesday.

In an interview with the Baltimore Business Journal last week, Ripley said Sinclair-owned Ring of Honor was planning a show at the Garden as part of a move to expand the promotion’s events into larger venues. The news set…

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Hogan taps new Maryland Public Service Commission chair

Gov. Larry Hogan named Jason M. Stanek the incoming chair of the state’s Public Service Commission in an emailed release Wednesday.

Stanek most recently served as senior counsel to the energy subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee. He will fill the position following the departure of current PSC chairman W. Kevin Hughes on June 30.

The PSC regulates public utilities such as gas, electric, telephone, water and sewage disposal, as well as some passenger…

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