8 things you need to know this morning

Happy Friday. The rain is expected to continue a bit this morning before clearing up late in the day. Watch for flooded roadways as you make your way into the office.

• If you’re wondering about the weekend weather, click here for the forecast. Unfortunately, clouds will dominate the skies. [WBAL]

Here’s what else you need to know as you start your day.

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination on Thursday night, making history as the first woman to do so in the U.S. She called it a…

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Podcast: One on one with Catherine Pugh

Catherine Pugh says it is “absolutely not” bothering her that she is not currently sitting in the mayor’s office.

Although Pugh is the presumptive next mayor of Baltimore, she still has plenty going on as a state senator.

Pugh, who defeated former Mayor Sheila Dixon in April’s primary, says she’s not thinking about any potential cabinet appointees and won’t even think about sitting in City Hall until after November’s general election.

But that doesn’t mean she’s not spending plenty of time crafting…

from http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2016/07/29/podcast-one-on-one-with-catherine-pugh.html?ana=RSS%26s=article_search
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Baltimore architect sued for failing to replace employee’s 401(k)

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Baltimore architect Donald Kann for allegedly removing money from employee paychecks and failing to return it to their pension plans at all or in an untimely manner.

Kann, president of architectural firm Kann Partners, is being sued for $56,065.27 in 401(k) contributions and $34,000 in lost earnings since 2009, according to a release.

Through the lawsuit, the Department of Labor is looking to recover the amounts owed and remove Kann and the company as fiduciaries…

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Editorial: Moving forward after Freddie Gray

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby made the right decision Wednesday to drop the remaining charges against three officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Three straight acquittals, accompanied by Baltimore City Circuit Judge Barry Williams’ methodical rejections of all of the state’s theories, meant it was likely three more acquittals …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/07/28/editorial-moving-forward-after-freddie-gray/

Man convicted in Chandra Levy’s death won’t be retried

Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust former congressman Gary Condit into the national spotlight. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia issued a statement saying it has moved …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/07/28/man-convicted-in-chandra-levys-death-wont-be-retried/

Wayne R. Frazier, Sr.: Reject Port Covington PLA

It has come to our attention the Baltimore City Council, in addition to debating the full provisions of Tax Incremental Financing, or TIF, for Sagamore Development Co.’s Port Covington development, may also debate and decide the full merits of local organized labor’s request to impose restrictive Project Labor Agreement covenants. We, as certified minority- and …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/07/28/wayne-r-frazier-sr-reject-port-covington-pla/