Under Armour to take a hit from Sports Authority’s demise

Under Armour Inc. on late Tuesday said it will take a $23 million second-quarter charge tied to Sports Authority’s liquidation plans, a move also expected to lower the Baltimore sportswear maker’s revenue and operating income for the year.

In a federal filing, Under Armour said Sports Authority’s bankruptcy and liquidation means it was only able to recognize $43 million of the originally planned $163 million in revenue with the retail for 2016.

In March, when Sports Authority filed for chapter…

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Baltimore City schools to eliminate 171 jobs

Baltimore City Public Schools will eliminate 171 full-time positions — a list that includes no teachers and principals — to help close a budget gap, the school system said on Tuesday.

The announcement came amid much speculation that the layoffs were in the works, with many fearing teachers would be among those displaced.

But school officials said they anticipate that fewer than 171 people will be affected because some staff will be transferred or reassigned to open positions. Positions impacted…

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Fewer commit to Md. college after firestorm over its president

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Mount St. Mary’s University says fewer new undergraduates are committing to the Maryland Catholic college after its former president likened struggling freshmen to bunnies that should be killed. Vice President Michael Post said Tuesday that 449 incoming freshmen committed to the school by the May 1 national reporting deadline, compared with …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/05/31/maryland-university-freshman-profiling-6/

Lawsuit: Doctors’ errors left woman in coma after giving birth

A Montgomery County woman has filed a federal lawsuit against several hospitals and doctors, alleging she suffered cardiac arrest and slipped into a coma because her health care providers failed to order appropriate treatments despite knowing her pregnancy was high-risk.

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/05/31/lawsuit-doctors-errors-left-woman-in-coma-after-giving-birth/