Ed Rogers: Factors that will shape the midterms

There are still a few primaries left, but the campaign season is about to enter what I call the summer grind, which consists mostly of fundraisers, Fourth of July parades, etc. Retail politics is not a good summer sport; candidates will try to fight against the tide of serious disinterest in all things political. Regardless, …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/ed-rogers-factors-that-will-shape-the-midterms/

Margaret Sullivan: Race, media and canceling ‘Roseanne’

That the condemnation of Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet came from a groundbreaking black woman TV executive gave it an undeniable moral authority. “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” was the one-line stunner from Channing Dungey, who took on her high-powered job of …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/margaret-sullivan-race-media-and-canceling-roseanne/

Joe Tydings’ lessons from then and now

Ex-U.S. Sen. Joe Tydings was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but within a few years he was blessed with a table setting of good fortune, political as well as financial. His adoptive grandmother, Marjorie Merriweather Post, founder and principal shareholder of the General Foods Corp., was one of the wealthiest women …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/c-fraser-smith-joe-tydings-autobiography/

Judge in Stanford rape case fights recall

Judge Aaron Persky says he would handle the sexual assault case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner the same way today as he did almost two years ago, though it’s the reason he is the target of a recall election Tuesday and has become the self-described “most hated man on the internet.”

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/judge-aaron-persky-brock-turner-stanford-recall/

Delaware casinos to begin sports betting next week

Delaware will begin full-scale sports betting next week, wasting no time after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for states to implement wagering schemes. Full-scale sports betting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Delaware’s three casinos, officials said Thursday. The offerings will include single-game and championship wagering on professional baseball, football, hockey, …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/delaware-casinos-start-sports-betting-next-week/

The Stanley Cup game plan for MedStar? Keep the Capitals healthy.

A single sports injury can be devastating, and for the Washington Capitals competing in the Stanley Cup Final, a series now tied 1-1 after Wednesday night’s win in Las Vegas, there’s no room for error.

So the team’s doctors — a group of MedStar Health physicians that make up the “official medical team” of the region’s trophy-chasing hockey franchise — are ready for battle, in a sport replete with, well, combat. As with every game, they have a rinkside seat as they work to keep the…

from https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2018/05/31/the-stanley-cup-game-plan-for-medstar-keep-the.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search
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Dean Geracimos | Blue Water Development

Hospitality and development specialist Blue Water Development has named Dean Geracimos as its chief operations officer. Geracimos will primarily advise on day-to-day operations, acquisitions and building internal infrastructure models to streamline and standardize transitions across Blue Water’s expanding portfolio of hotels, campgrounds and attractions. Geracimos has vast and varied experience helping companies make the monumental …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/dean-geracimos-blue-water-development/

Cordell Boone and Donald Beynon Jr. | Point Breeze Credit Union

Point Breeze Credit Union has appointed Cordell Boone and Donald Beynon Jr. to its board of directors. Boone will serve a two-year term and Beyon a one-year term on the board. Boone currently serves on the supervisory committee at Point Breeze. He has more than a decade of experience in the mortgage lending industry and …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/05/31/cordell-boone-and-donald-beynon-jr-point-breeze-credit-union/