Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Body of Man Wanted in Mail Fraud Scheme Found in Loch Raven Reservoir; Royal Farms Rankings; and More

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Federal judge overseeing Baltimore Police consent decree summons Pugh to court — Baltimore Sun

Body of man wanted in $50 million mail fraud scheme found in Loch Raven reservoir — ABC2

Royal Farms stores in Baltimore, ranked — Baltimore Magazine

Hogan asks appointed lawmakers for background checks — WBAL

Laureate Education is inching closer to its IPO — Technical.ly Baltimore

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Gov. Hogan Proposes Anti-Corruption Reforms for Maryland

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 4:51pm

Courtesy Gov. Larry Hogan’s Office

Weeks after a pair of high-profile bribery and illicit campaign finance cases involving state officials, Governor Hogan has proposed a handful of measures to fight political corruption and boost government transparency.

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Bad Decisions to Close Next Month

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 3:57pm

It’s last call for a night of Bad Decisions. After moving to a new location, a Fells Point cocktail spot is set to close next month. Read More →

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Hopkins Offers Palate-Refining ‘Wine Appreciation’ Course Before Spring Semester

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 3:19pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

At most colleges, undergraduate students return from winter break, dig into their books and hit the ground running in early January. At Hopkins, students are afforded a softer entry to their spring semester with fun or exploratory mini-classes, such as this year’s “Wine Appreciation” course.

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Reed Cordish Brings Controversy to the Trump White House

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 2:48pm

Reed Cordish. Photo via cordish.com

The newly appointed assistant to the president is the subject of multiple lawsuits alleging racial discrimination.

President-Elect Donald J. Trump is drawing flak for appointing Baltimore developer Reed Cordish to serve as Assistant to the President, now that details of lawsuits alleging racial discrimination on Cordish’s part have been revealed by The Daily Beast, New York Magazine, The New York Daily News and others.

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Legislative Aide to Md. Delegate Canned for Operating Anti-Clinton Fake News Site

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 1:58pm

A screenshot of Cameron Harris’ most popular fabricated story, Courtesy Statehouse News Bureau

The mastermind of one fake news outlet that disseminated made-up stories about Hillary Clinton this fall was not a Russian spy or Macedonian mischief-maker; he was a recently graduated ex-college quarterback and fraternity leader worked for a Republican Maryland delegate.

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Switched Your Energy Supplier to XOOM? You May Be Eligible for a Refund

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 12:30pm

If you switched your home’s energy supplier to XOOM Energy anytime between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2014, the rebate information below applies to you. Hurry, though: you only have until next Monday to get your refund paperwork to XOOM.

Those who switched their home’s energy supplier should check to see if they are overpaying for electricity. Though the purchase of switching is regulated to some degree, the pricing part of changing energy suppliers in Maryland is 100 percent “buyer beware.” At least $137 million has been sucked out of Marylanders’ checkbooks into energy suppliers’ vaults. That’s a shame, since energy choice is a good idea — in theory at least.

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Two Maryland Lawmakers Introduce Measures to Quell Styrofoam Pollution

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 11:14am

Photo by Mattes, via Wikimedia Commons

Looking into the Jones Falls or the Inner Harbor on a given day, it’s easy to spot shards of styrofoam containers floating by or building up. This year, two Maryland lawmakers are hoping to change that by introducing legislation that would ban sales of the foam packaging across the state.

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Calvert School Prospective Parent’s Fair – Wednesday, February 1

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Considering Calvert School?

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Sale at Liza Byrd in The Shops at Kenilworth Today through Sunday

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Mark your calendars for the big SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE  The Shops at Kenilworth starts tomorrow with AMAZING Savings at Liza Byrd on some of our favorite styles!

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