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June 2005: Journalist.


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Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Washington Post Source Jul 8, 2007

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Jul 08, 2007 Ire Over O'Malley's Inaction on Executions: Delay of New Rules Forms De Facto Ban

QUOTE: More than six months after Maryland's highest court ordered the state to halt executions, Gov. Martin O'Malley has delayed issuing new rules to allow them to resume, frustrating some prosecutors and lawmakers who say he has a duty to carry out the death penalty law.

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May 16, 2007 Terrorism Suspect Alleges 'Mental Torture'

QUOTE: A suspected terrorist who once lived in Maryland told a military tribunal that he was "mentally tortured" at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and was driven to twice attempt suicide by chewing through his own arteries

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Sep 06, 2006 Hornsby Pleads Not Guilty: Ex-Chief Accused Of Kickback Scheme

QUOTE: Hornsby, 52, was indicted Aug. 23 by a federal grand jury on charges of steering school business to associates in exchange for kickbacks that were intended to exceed $100,000 and possibly include expensive art or a yacht.

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Aug 23, 2006 Ex-Chief Of Schools in Pr. George's Is Indicted: Hornsby Accused Of Kickback Scam

QUOTE: A federal grand jury indicted former Prince George's County schools chief Andre J. Hornsby yesterday on charges of steering school business to associates in exchange for kickbacks that were intended to exceed $100,000 and possibly include expensive art, a yacht or other indulgences.

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Oct 20, 2005 Ex-Md. Senator Accused of Corruption, Fraud

QUOTE: A grand jury named the Baltimore Democrat, ... a former president and chief executive of the construction company Poole and Kent, in a 30-count racketeering indictment that alleges a six-year conspiracy ending in 2004.

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Sep 28, 2005 Investigation Focusing On Contract Favoritism:U-Md. Hospital Described as Victim, Not Target of Probe

QUOTE: ...the long-running federal investigation of a former state senator is focusing on allegations that he steered a contract to a favored builder during the construction of a $150 million hospital wing.

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Jun 09, 2005 Developer to Modify Units to Aid Disabled

QUOTE: "One of the nation's largest residential apartment developers agreed yesterday to survey and, if needed, retrofit thousands of apartments in 71 buildings across the country to settle charges that its properties are not accessible to the physically handicapped."

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Jun 08, 2005 Bias in Capital Cases Argued in Md.: Killer Seeks to Debate Issue Before Md.'s Highest Court

QUOTE: of every 10 black men sentenced to death for killing a white victim would have been spared had their victims been black... sending the message that "the Maryland death penalty statute is there to protect white suburbanite communities from the predations of black men."

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Nov 19, 2004 Battered Wife Wins Suit Against Md. Matchmaker: Company Didn't Screen Clients Properly or Help When She Reported Abuse, Ukrainian Alleged

QUOTE: A federal jury in Baltimore awarded her...yesterday, returning a highly unusual verdict against the Internet matchmaking agency...for failing to screen its male clients and failing to tell her about the so-called battered spouse waiver...

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Jul 31, 2004 Ethics Law Exempts Lobbyist Who Inspired It, Md. Court Says

QUOTE: Maryland's highest court ruled.... that a tough state ethics law enacted in 2001 cannot be used to punish a once-prominent lobbyist whose misconduct helped prompt the measure.

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