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Ex-DHS Official Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

A former regional director in the Department of Homeland Security has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $12,000 in bribes from a Virginia contractor.


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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints New Parks Director

The city of Baltimore has a new director of its department of recreation and parks. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday that she has named Ernest W. Burkeen Jr. the director of the department. Burkeen’s appointment is effective Dec. 17.


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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Weighs In On Ethics Director

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she thinks the City Council should be responsible for overseeing the city’s ethics director.


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Acting Director Named At American History Museum

David Allison has been named acting director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.


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New Director Named To Lead National Museum Of American History

The founding president of the Autry National Center of the American West, a group of museums in Los Angeles and Denver, has been named director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington.



Baltimore’s Parks And Recreation Director Resigns

Baltimore’s recreation and parks director is resigning after less than two years in the position to take a job in Florida.



Walters Art Museum’s Director To Step Down From His Post

The director of the Walters Art Museum has announced he will step down from his post after serving for 18 years in that role.


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Ocean City Tourism Director Resigns After 6 Years

Ocean City’s tourism director has announced she is resigning after six years on the job.



‘Diner’ Marks 30th Anniversary

It may be hard to believe, but the movie “Diner” is marking its 30th anniversary.


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D.C. Names New Director Of Public School Athletics

Public schools in Washington have a new director of athletics, the first woman to head the department.


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Procurement Officer At SHA Leaves Agency

The director of the Maryland State Highway Administration’s procurement office is no longer with the agency four months after an audit found ethical lapses in the agency’s processes.