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  • Howard school safety task force issues preliminary recommendations

    Howard school safety task force issues preliminary recommendations
    Days after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Howard County government and school officials announced the convening of a task force aimed at making schools safer. Now, Howard County Public School System staff have...
  • Gun control draws more than 2,000 to Annapolis

    Gun control draws more than 2,000 to Annapolis
    Maryland's gun control debate drew more than 2,000 people to Annapolis on Friday as the House of Delegates took up the governor's bill to ban the sale of assault weapons and impose some of the nation's strictest licensing requirements. People arrived as...
  • From Essex to Annapolis, local man takes message of gun ownership rights to State House

    From Essex to Annapolis, local man takes message of gun ownership rights to State House
    ANNAPOLIS - Hundreds of gun rights advocates rallied outside the State House on Wednesday in opposition to new gun control measures proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. As O’Malley testified in favor of new gun restrictions before the Senate...
  • Harford eyes putting more police in schools

    Harford eyes putting more police in schools
    After Havre de Grace's Council just agreed to add two more school resource officers to its patrol in light of the Newtown, Conn., shooting, the Harford County Council and Board of Education may be looking into doing the same. Council President Billy...
  • Bills to keep guns out of the hands of psychiatric patients pose risks

    Bills to keep guns out of the hands of psychiatric patients pose risks
    In December, a young man in Newtown, Conn., killed 20 small children and seven adults, including his mother, and then committed suicide. This tragic massacre has prompted legislators to reexamine firearms laws and quickly propose legislation that might...
  • Hold parents accountable for student behavior to prevent school shootings [Letter]

    The biggest flaw of democracy is that politicians would say anything and do anything to fool the "majority." If you subscribe to the concept that smartest constituents constitute top 10 percent or so, democratically elected politicians represent the...
  • Obama outlines ambitious agenda for second term

    Obama outlines ambitious agenda for second term
    President Barack Obama used the first State of the Union address of his second term to try to breathe new life into his economic agenda, reviving modest measures to spur growth and trying to create fresh momentum in the all-but-stagnant talks over deficit...
  • Obama and Rubio: A study in contrasts

    Obama and Rubio: A study in contrasts
    The anticipated verbal duel Tuesday evening between President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida -- the former in his State of the Union address and the latter in the official Republican response -- was an obvious mismatch. It...
  • We deserve a vote

    We deserve a vote
    Much of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this week was a fairly ho-hum affair, with the usual laundry list of programs and goals (most so familiar that it could have been a recycled campaign speech from 2012, or maybe 2008) and the...
  • Newtown Official: Sandy Hook Shooting Donations Divided Town

    The distribution of donations made to Newtown following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was so problematic that it has likely left "a permanent fracture in the community," First Selectwoman Pat Llodra said Friday. Llodra and Superintendent...
  • Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home

    Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home
    Newtown gun control activists won another victory Monday when the CEO of Panera Bread announced company plans to adopt a stricter firearms policy. Last year, advocates focused their lobbying efforts on legislatures, but since the defeat of gun control...
  • Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist

    Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist
    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did. The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...