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What would a GOP Senate mean? Following the law

A Republican U.S. Senate would mean the nation can get back to following the Constitution ("What a GOP Senate would mean," Oct. 13). The present Senate and administration have been ignoring our Constitution since Barack Obama became president.

  • Close but no cigar: O's will try again next year
    Close but no cigar: O's will try again next year

    Having read Jonathan Pitts and Jean Marbella's story about the pain of the Orioles loss in the ALCS, I really feel for the team and its fans ("Sorrow in Baltimore as team that swept us off our feet is swept by K.C.," Oct. 15).

  • Hospitals should explain Ebola procedures
    Hospitals should explain Ebola procedures

    As I read The Baltimore Sun's coverage of how our local medical institutions are preparing for Ebola ("Md. caregivers seek more training, protection after Ebola spreads to 2 Texas nurses," Oct. 15), I was left feeling that we, the public, have the right to know more about the...

  • Maryland's unfriendly business climate kills another 1,000 jobs
    Maryland's unfriendly business climate kills another 1,000 jobs

    Maryland is incredibly unfriendly to business with its heavy burden of regulations, high taxes and an out-of-control minority business enterprise extortion process that enriches a few African-Americans without hiring the inner city minorities it is designed to assist ("The Bechtel blame...

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  • Ebola is no Spanish Flu [Commentary]
    Ebola is no Spanish Flu [Commentary]

    The recent death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the 42-year-old who traveled to Dallas from disease-ravaged Liberia while infected with the Ebola virus, along with the confirmed infection of two of Duncan's nurses, has created widespread concern that an epidemic is imminent in the United States.

  • College: You get out what you put in [Commentary]
    College: You get out what you put in [Commentary]

    I've read the tweets, the blogs and the experts. Yes, yes, I understand that a college degree doesn't guarantee a post-college career. But don't tell this to my peers. Far too often I hear them talk about how they enrolled in college because they need a degree to get a job. While...

  • Frozen eggs and a woman's career [Commentary]
    Frozen eggs and a woman's career [Commentary]

    News that Apple would begin in January to pay for women employees to have their eggs frozen so they could delay motherhood — and that Facebook had already begun doing it — has jumpstarted the discussion of women and work/life balance.

  • 'Redeem' Act belies redemption [Commentary]
    'Redeem' Act belies redemption [Commentary]

    In May, the European Union's highest court made it easy for ex-offenders to continue their lives without shame. The court ordered Google to delete any online evidence of the checkered pasts of European citizens — from bank robbery to bankruptcy to beating one's wife or...

  • Smart is not a dirty word [Commentary]
    Smart is not a dirty word [Commentary]

    As the school year hits its stride, many parents and teachers of K-12 students feel overburdened with all-too-familiar concerns about failing schools, common core standards and teaching to the test. Now experts are adding one more thing to worry about: grit.

Editorials

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  • The Brown-Hogan debate
    The Brown-Hogan debate
  • The risk Ebola exposed [Editorial]
    The risk Ebola exposed [Editorial]

    The Centers for Disease Control is urging people not to panic over the pair of nurses who tested positive for Ebola at the hospital in Dallas where an infected man was treated last month. Yet polls show the public isn't buying it — a recent survey found nearly 80 percent of...

  • County farm stand [Editorial]
    County farm stand [Editorial]

    Fall is a big time of year for agricultural tourism, from hay rides to apple picking, pumpkin carving and corn mazes. Increasingly, farmers are exploring ways to supplement their income and assure their financial viability, which is particularly important in a state like Maryland where...

  • Michael Peroutka, in his own words [Editorial]
    Michael Peroutka, in his own words [Editorial]

    In a recent op-ed in the Annapolis Capital, Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka wrote that "you can vote for me with the confidence that I mean what I say." Very well, then. What does he say?

  • That's the ticket [Editorial]
    That's the ticket [Editorial]

    Anyone who is completely dispirited by Maryland's governor's race (and by this point, who isn't?) was in for a pleasant surprise today with the campaign's sole debate between the nominees for lieutenant governor, Republican Boyd Rutherford and Democrat Ken Ulman. The...

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