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  • MoCo eliminates the scourge of strawberry milk

    Donna St. George reports in The Washington Post that the Montgomery County Public Schools have decided to address a serious hindrance to the education of students in that county: strawberry milk. In a move that seems to defy logic, the county has...
  • George F. Thompson, bartender

    George F. Thompson, bartender
    George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
  • Gansler announces new campaign manager, hires more staff

    Gansler announces new campaign manager, hires more staff
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Friday his long-time adviser Antigone Davis will take over his campaign for governor as he adds staff to his political team. Davis, an attorney who ran Gansler's two previous campaigns for...
  • North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove

    North Laurel facility is Newseum's treasure trove
    Inside a one-story structure in a knot of North Laurel warehouses, the Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion. Don't, however, dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that...
  • Limping No. 1 Aberdeen loses to Eleanor Roosevelt, 66-41

    Limping No. 1 Aberdeen loses to Eleanor Roosevelt, 66-41
    Friday marked a battle of the titans among Maryland high school basketball programs. Unfortunately, only one titan showed up. Top-ranked Aberdeen was out-run, out-defensed, and out-classed by Eleanor Roosevelt (7-0), 66-41, in the semifinals of the...
  • TSA never realized its mandate [Commentary]

    TSA never realized its mandate [Commentary]
    As one of the first post-9/11 screeners hired at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and as the first president of the national union fighting for screener's rights in the workplace, I find the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this...
  • Banning PAC and corporate campaign contributions a bad idea

    Banning PAC and corporate campaign contributions a bad idea
    Adam Sachs, a Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates in District 12 wants to implement a system of public financing for state campaigns, and ban corporate and political action committee contributions to state candidates. These are two bad ideas...
  • Terps defensive back target Jalen Tabor commits to Arizona, explains UM spurning

    Terps defensive back target Jalen Tabor commits to Arizona, explains UM spurning
    Defensive back Jalen Tabor's decision to commit to Arizona, consummated Thursday with the donning of a Wildcats cap and the signaling of "Bear Down" at the Under Armour All-America Game, was a somewhat surprising marriage. Not because Alabama had been...
  • Deja vu intelligence policy [Commentary]

    Deja vu intelligence policy [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago, Harry Truman wrote an article in the Washington Post expressing his disappointment over what the Central Intelligence Agency had become. He had established the CIA in 1947 to provide his office with objective information. But it had...
  • City budget director seeks Montgomery County Council seat

    City budget director seeks Montgomery County Council seat
    Baltimore’s budget director said Tuesday he’s applied for a vacant seat on the Montgomery County Council — and will resign his position here if he is named to the council. Andrew W. Kleine, 44, of Silver Spring, is among the...
  • For some fine TV journalism, check out this Times 'Retro' video

    For some fine TV journalism, check out this Times 'Retro' video
    Last month, I described 2013 as the year I lost faith in one of the few bastions of TV journalism in which I still believed: "60 Minutes." I vowed to look in new places in 2014 for TV journalism I could confidently tell readers to trust. I found one...
  • Mike Miller, marijuana and the right side of history

    Mike Miller, marijuana and the right side of history
    Turns out, I am glad that Thomas V. Mike Miller gives no hint of retiring from his position as president-forever of the Maryland Senate. I know that sounds odd coming from me, but that's how I feel today. And I don't even smoke pot. Miller is 71,...