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  • Two Md. stories show the effect of one-party rule

    Interesting events in politics this past week. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake is reviewing 40 cabinet members. Are you kidding me, it takes 40 cabinet members to advise the mayor? No wonder the city is broke, closing rec centers and closing fire houses....
  • Brian Roberts feels better than he has in past six months

    Brian Roberts feels better than he has in past six months
    In a recent interview, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said he was feeling better than he had at any time in the past six months. The two-time All-Star, in Baltimore for the first time since leaving the team in June after suffering a concussion in a...
  • Currie: Too dumb to convict, too dumb to be a senator

    Sen. Ulysses Currie may have dodged a criminal conviction, but Senate President Mike Miller needs to have him removed from office ("Currie not guilty," Nov. 9). Elected officials are given the rules governing campaign finance when the first apply to run...
  • Baltimore's bottle tax is a bad idea

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seems to think raising the container tax on soft drinks is creative ("Rawlings-Blake calls on council to adopt bottle tax hike," Nov. 14). Just keep taxing the average Joe out of Baltimore. Is that a really good plan? Here...
  • Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak

    Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak
    Old Town Laurel's oldest resident, one who stood silent witness to the birth of our country, the creation of our town and the growth of the modern world, has died. On Nov. 18, the 250-year-old champion willow oak, located at Park Place on Talbott Avenue...
  • Conaway should be held accountable

    City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway now admits she signed papers stating that her primary residence is in Baltimore County ("Councilwoman Conaway drops $21 million libel suit," Aug. 2). If she does not live there, as she claims, why did she apply for a...
  • Astronaut simulates space walk in pool

    America's final Gemini space walker has plunged with scarce notice into a Baltimore swimming pool to see if being an underwater dog paddler is anything like being a human satellite. Apparently, it is. And so astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., who spent two...
  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’: J. August Richards talks Deathlok duty

     
    J. August Richards loves playing poker, traveling and interacting with a fervent fan base, which is why his new role […]...
  • Richard Collins dies at 98; onetime blacklisted screenwriter

    Richard Collins dies at 98; onetime blacklisted screenwriter
    Richard Collins, a screenwriter during the McCarthy era who was blacklisted for several years before he cooperated with the Communist-hunting House Un-American Activities Committee, died Thursday in Ventura. The onetime Communist Party member was 98...
  • Islamophobia as free speech -- a notion that escapes many Muslims

     
    Righteous condemnation erupted worldwide Wednesday after an anti-Islam video incited mobs in Libya and Egypt and fed into the radical Islamic narrative that the United States is waging war against Muslims. Religious and political leaders denounced the...
  • Tim Pat Coogan opens old wounds

    Tim Pat Coogan opens old wounds
    As an Irish historian who claims he wrote the definitive book about the Irish Republican Army and Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, Tim Pat Coogan is hardly one to shy from controversy. The author takes Great Britain to task in his latest tome,...
  • Chicago throws a huge party for returning Moon Men

    Chicago throws a huge party for returning Moon Men
    Chicago went loony for the Moon Men. It was Aug. 13, 1969, and the city threw one monster party for Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronauts whose journey to the moon and back had captivated the world. With...