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Baltimore County School Board to Vote on Lifting Records Destruction Ban While New Details Emerge on Second Doc Purge

The directive, approved initially by the previous school board, was in response to reports that nearly 2,600 financial disclosure statements were suddenly destroyed preceding and during an audit of the system’s procurement practices.

Baltimore County Schools Destroyed Accounting Records Amid High Profile Procurement Audit and Directive to Stop all Record Destruction

In the midst of a high profile and widely anticipated procurement audit last year, employees from Baltimore County Public Schools had over 53,000 lbs. of accounting documents from its fiscal services file room destroyed, a windowless storage-room-turned-office in its Business Administration building.

Gunpowder Gazette Exclusive: Manufacturer of Vaping Products Spends $1.2 Million in Maryland on Lobbying Over Last Five Years

While the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products -- including vape -- has recently risen in Maryland from 18 to 21, lobbying dollars may be reaching even higher, all while addicted youth and young adults look for other ways to find vaping products.

A Squeegee Solution

Opinion: Readers Speak! "It is a crazy idea. So crazy, it just may work. Give them the money. No strings attached."

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