Md. Senate passes transportation scoring system

ANNAPOLIS — A measure to create a scoring system to prioritize Maryland transportation projects is moving forward. The Senate voted 28-17 Thursday for the bill. The House was set to approve changes in the measure later Thursday to send it to Gov. Larry Hogan, who says he’ll veto it. The bill pits the Democrat-controlled legislature …

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Wilkinson: A way out of Republicans’ dead end

Big Business is having big doubts about its traditional political allies. Sen. Ted Cruz, who not long ago was considered the most offensive presidential candidate imaginable, is now the best-case scenario. Meanwhile, Donald Trump continues his march toward collecting the most delegates for the Republican presidential nomination in July, by which time it’s doubtful there …

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McArdle: Campuses can’t be one big ‘safe space’

What’s happening on campus when students demand “safe spaces” where they won’t be confronted with troubling ideas? Many people debating that talk about it in terms of restricting freedom of speech. But in a thoughtful lecture recently, Jacob Levy suggests that what’s really at stake is freedom of association — the way that we come …

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Move stalls to change Md. state song from Civil War era

ANNAPOLIS — A bill to revise the state song of Maryland to remove Civil War-era references to “Northern scum” and other phrases deemed offensive has stalled in the state House, a leading lawmaker said Thursday. Democratic Del. Peter Hammen of Baltimore said he won’t bring the bill to a vote in the committee he chairs …

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Q&A: What Was Your Path — with Betty Buck

Betty Buck President Buck Distributing Company When did you know this was the career you wanted? What drew you to the business? I always wanted to be the beer girl since I was 4 years old and rode the forklift with a little dress and white socks and shoes every Saturday with my dad, Irwin …

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Landmark CSA ruling takes some sting out of ‘StingRay,’ but long-term impact unclear

With its finding Wednesday that the Fourth Amendment requires a warrant to turn a cellphone into a tracking device, the Court of Special Appeals became the first appellate court at the state or federal level to address the constitutionality of police use of cell site simulators, known colloquially as “StingRay technology.” “This opinion is impressive …

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JLL named Harbor Point exclusive office broker

Beatty Development Group has tapped JLL as the exclusive office broker for its $1 billion Harbor Point development. The 3 million-square-foot, mixed-use development along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will include 1.6 million square feet of Class A office space. JLL’s focus will be to land an anchor tenant for the 220,000 square feet of office space …

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