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Grand Prix Write Off

February 15, 2012
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Grand Prix Write Off

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced today a new Indy racing deal with a new team of race promoters that will, if all goes as planned, bring more Labor Day weekend speed to the streets of Baltimore for the next half decade. It will not, however, pay the city the $1.3 million or so in back...
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Skilling to Supremes: Define “Honest Services”

March 1, 2010
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There are many nuances to former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling’s argument, now before the Supreme Court, that he should be released from the minimum-security federal prison that houses him. There is the question of venue—should he have been tried in Houston, where the bulk of the 5,000 people who lost their jobs (and $2...
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Over-The-Counter Attack

May 14, 2009
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Yesterday, just about 15 years after the General Accounting Office warned it was necessary, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner sent a letter to regulators expressing President Obama’s interest in regulating the market in Over the Counter Derivatives. The news spent a few hours on the front of New York Times’ web page before being relegated...
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