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  • School for the Arts opens year amid controversies

    School for the Arts opens year amid controversies
    A rare air of controversy has marked the new school year at the Baltimore School for the Arts, with administrators disclosing this week that the school's payroll practices are being investigated. The revelation comes as parents say they want to be...
  • Obama's jobs dilemma

    Obama's jobs dilemma
    President Barack Obama plans to issue a series of proposals next week to address what public opinion polls say is far and away the biggest issue on the minds of Americans: how to create jobs and spur economic growth. But the reaction to his nomination...
  • Arundel councilman pleads guilty to federal tax charge

    An Anne Arundel County councilman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a charge that he failed to file several personal and business tax returns over the course of six years. Councilman Daryl D. Jones, a Democrat from Severn who is serving his...
  • Food pantry at Loch Raven feeding on volunteerism

    This week is scheduled to mark the beginning of a new school year at Loch Raven Technical Academy, as well as the advent of a new food pantry run by the Maryland Food Bank. The middle school on LaSalle Road, which offers four magnet programs —...
  • Government's job: stay out of the way

    Government's job: stay out of the way
    For the current election cycle, "jobs" is the new black. It's the buzzword that transcends the left and the right. From the parties of Occupy Wall Street to the tea parties of last year, and from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party to the Worker'...
  • The regressive right reawakens a progressive America

    The regressive right reawakens a progressive America
    A fundamental war has been waged in this nation since its founding, between progressive forces pushing us forward and regressive forces pulling us backward. We are going to battle once again. Progressives believe in openness, equal opportunity and...
  • Gas tax opponents aren't 'whiners'

    Letter writer William Smith, who calls opponents of the proposed gas tax increase "whiners," had better take a look at how our taxes never seem to be used for the purposes they are assessed ("Gas tax brings out whiners," Oct. 19). If he thought about it,...
  • Just a 64 percent tax hike from O'Malley?

    As readers of The Sun for over 40 years, we have never read a letter to the editor composed with such animosity than the recent letter from William Smith ("Gas tax brings out whiners," Oct. 19). Being high net worth individuals, we can easily afford...
  • Obama's half-measures won't do the job

    Obama's half-measures won't do the job
    Earlier this month, the president's jobs bill failed in the Senate. Now the White House intends to break up the bill and gin up sufficient Republican support to pass key pieces. "We will now work with Senator Reid to make sure that the individual...
  • Candidate Rolley battles City Hall over wife's pay for leave

    Candidate Rolley battles City Hall over wife's pay for leave
    Baltimore officials are demanding $26,000 from the wife of mayoral challenger Otis Rolley, claiming that she improperly took paid leave that she was not owed — but the candidate and his wife say she was forced from her city job as part of what...
  • Jobs and fairness: 'prevailing wage' rule good for Marylanders

    The Obama Labor Department has established a fair and simple requirement for issuing H-2B visas: Employers must first offer jobs to U.S. workers, at the prevailing wage in their community, before they can get permission to import foreign workers. This...
  • HGTV Oasis winner calls $750,000 condo a 'blessing'

    HGTV Oasis winner calls $750,000 condo a 'blessing'
    It was Monday, after work, and Deborah Robertson had chased her sister, Nellie, out onto the front porch of the house in Edmondson Village that they share. "She smokes and I don't, so she has to go outside," said Robertson. But soon enough, her sister...