Across America Briefs – The Philadelphia Tribune

Across America BriefsThe Philadelphia TribuneMarcy Murphy, a spokeswoman for the Maryland U.S. Attorney's office, said in an email there is no indication Afonso used the information for harm or planned to do so. Afonso's prison term begins May 22. Neither he nor defense attorney James E. Crawford Jr.and more »

Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger

Maryland has joined nine other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission in opposing a merger of the country's two largest food distribution companies on grounds that the union would create a near-monopoly in this region and potentially raise prices for consumers.