Lynch pushes Baltimore to reach police consent decree

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch says it’s possible that the Justice Department and the city of Baltimore could reach a deal in the next month to overhaul the city’s police practices. She says the “ball is in the city’s court” and that she’ll return to Baltimore in January for an update on the progress …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/15/lynch-pushes-baltimore-to-reach-police-consent-decree/

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Frederick officials moving to close Flying Dog Brewery deal

FREDERICK — Frederick officials are moving to finalize a sale of 31 acres of city land to Flying Dog Brewery that would enable the company to vastly increase its output. The agenda for Thursday’s meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen includes a public hearing on contingencies of a $2.6 million transaction the city …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/15/frederick-officials-moving-to-close-flying-dog-brewery-deal/

DC Metro board to vote on suspending late-night subway service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro’s board of directors is set to vote on whether to suspend late-night service on the beleaguered subway system for at least two more years. Metro used to stay open until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. It’s been closing earlier since starting a nine-month maintenance blitz in June. General manager …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/15/dc-metro-service-vote/

Former Baltimore mayor opens consulting firm

Former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has started a consulting firm. WBAL-AM reported Wednesday that Rawlings-Blake has started SRB & Associates. According to the firm’s website, Rawlings-Blake will consult with cities, businesses and political candidates. The website also says the former mayor is available as a paid speaker for events. The website calls Rawlings-Blake a “national …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/15/baltimore-stephanie-rawlings-blake-consulting/

Free 3-month trial of Google Express, offering free delivery from Whole Foods, Costco, Kohl’s

Get a free 3-month membership of Google Express, the search engine giant’s answer to Amazon Prime.

A Google Express membership, which is $10 a month, offers free delivery with a minimum order of goods from Whole Foods, Costco, Walgreens, Petsmart, Kohl’s and the Google Store. Barnes & Noble, Bed…

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8 things you need to know this morning

Good morning, and a happy but very cold Thursday to you.

The wind chill is in the low 10s this morning, so make sure you don’t leave your hat, scarf or gloves at home. And it’s only going to get colder overnight and into tomorrow morning.

Here are eight things to know to get your day started.

Baltimore public schools are facing a $129 million deficit in the next fiscal year’s budget, the largest gap in recent years. City schools CEO Sonja Santelises said the system is currently in the “This is…

from http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/feature/8-things/2016/12/8-things-dec-15-16.html?ana=RSS%26s=article_search
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8 things you need to know this morning

Good morning, and a happy but very cold Thursday to you.

The wind chill is in the low 10s this morning, so make sure you don’t leave your hat, scarf or gloves at home. And it’s only going to get colder overnight and into tomorrow morning.

Here are eight things to know to get your day started.

Baltimore public schools are facing a $129 million deficit in the next fiscal year’s budget, the largest gap in recent years. City schools CEO Sonja Santelises said the system is currently in the “This is…

from http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/feature/8-things/2016/12/8-things-dec-15-16.html?ana=RSS%26s=article_search
from http://baltimorecheckbook.tumblr.com/post/154505114897