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  • Buzzing in for safety at Howard elementary schools

    Buzzing in for safety at Howard elementary schools
    Visitors to Laurel Woods Elementary School have noticed something different as they prepared to enter the front door — they needed permission. The North Laurel school was one of many Howard County elementary schools to have a new buzzer system...
  • Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby

    Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby
    Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering. Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby? Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
  • Calvert County student suspended for bringing toy gun on school bus

    Calvert County student suspended for bringing toy gun on school bus
    A Calvert County elementary school student was suspended last week for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus to show a friend, according to a lawyer representing his family. At a two-hour meeting Friday between officials, the boy, his parents and the...
  • Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms

    Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters now that organizers of a petition drive to halt the law failed to turn in any signatures before Friday night's deadline. "This means there were no successful petitions this year," Stephen Ackerman...
  • Autism fundraiser in Towson honors Newtown shooting victim

    Autism fundraiser in Towson honors Newtown shooting victim
    As the world watched the tragedy unfold late last year in Newtown, Conn., Bob and Michele Gay, Maryland natives, lived through what Michele would later refer to as called a "long, difficult, numb sort of day." Their 7-year-old daughter, Josephine "Joey"...
  • Should disturbing news affect our parenting choices?

    Should disturbing news affect our parenting choices?
    The world recently learned of the astounding story of the three women who were found alive in a house in Cleveland after being kidnapped on the streets about 10 years ago. Two of the women were teenagers when they disappeared.   I’ve never been...
  • A 'Scary Mommy' sort of Mother's Day

    A 'Scary Mommy' sort of Mother's Day
    When Jill Smokler — more widely known as Scary Mommy — starts talking about motherhood, you'll hear a lot about sleepless nights, green snot and having kids walk into the master bedroom at the most inopportune times. Does she think her...
  • News and social media run amok

    News and social media run amok
    In the Newtown massacre, as in all such tragic events in a free and open society, both the news and social media went all-out to provide the fullest coverage of what happened and why. The latter is not yet fully known. In too many instances, though, the...
  • Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill

    Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill
    Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
  • Gun control proposals take proper aim

    Gun control proposals take proper aim
    Regarding the seven-point plan to reduce gun violence proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others ("Scholars drafting new gun policy," Jan. 15), this is an issue in which I have vested interest. Aggravated by such events as the Sandy...
  • Howard task force issues school safety report; work to start immediately

    Howard task force issues school safety report; work to start immediately
    When the Joint Task Force on School Safety was established in Howard County days after the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., members of the school system, government and police were charged with reviewing school safety and to find ways to improve it It...
  • Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?

    Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?
    The first general reaction to President Barack Obama's package of gun control ideas seems to be criticism that it's too ambitious. Predictions are being heard that he will fall far short of his aspirations and even fail to restore the ban on assault...