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  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • Former Maryland veterans official pleads guilty in claims scheme

    Former Maryland veterans official pleads guilty in claims scheme
    A former high-ranking Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs official pleaded guilty to extortion Monday in federal court after falsely claiming about $1.4 million in government benefits over a 16-year period. David Clark, a 67-year-old Hydes resident,...
  • Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court's decision? [Letter]

    Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court's decision? [Letter]
    On her website, Sen. Barbara Mikulski proclaims that she is joining other senators to introduce a "legislative fix to protect women's health" following the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Whether you are for abortion or against...
  • Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates

    Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates
    A judicial panel voted Friday to slash prison time for thousands of inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening the severe punishments for federal drug crimes. If the step by the U.S. Sentencing Commission...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • Detainees are human [Commentary]

    Detainees are human [Commentary]
    I have been locked up at Guantanamo Bay for 12 years, held without charge or trial. I've done nothing wrong; in 2009, I was unanimously cleared for release by six different branches of the U.S. government, including the FBI and the CIA. Yet here I am,...
  • The shame of Guantanamo [Letter]

    The shame of Guantanamo [Letter]
    As an American citizen who served three years in the U.S. Army as a soldier and worked for the Army for 30 years as a civilian, I am appalled at the violation of human rights that our facility at Guantanamo Bay represents ("Detainees are human," July 16)....
  • Warning signs unnoticed at Maryland group home

    Warning signs unnoticed at Maryland group home
    When Maryland's government hires a company to provide around-the-clock nursing care to severely disabled foster children — arguably the state's most vulnerable residents — it requires the contractor to have its business affairs in order. But...
  • Ulman's county food rules are just an election ploy [Letter]

    It seems strange to me that the executive order concerning food and beverage sales at county-sponsored events or on county property is not available on the county website. The only information I can garnish is what has been printed in newspapers. What...
  • Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say

    Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say
    The founder of an embattled Sparks-based insurance company appears to have been plotting to kill a Delaware judge overseeing the liquidation of his business, recording himself on a trip to scout out his targets and acquiring a cache of weapons, federal...
  • Lured by woman, Owings Mills man stabbed 60 times, police say

    Lured by woman, Owings Mills man stabbed 60 times, police say
    A woman lured an Owings Mills man into a robbery with the promise of sex, then, with an accomplice, stabbed him 60 times, her co-defendant allegedly told Baltimore police this week. The killing occurred just after midnight on July 4 in the Broadway East...
  • Darlington man accused of drunk driving, fleeing accident after crash in Street

    Darlington man accused of drunk driving, fleeing accident after crash in Street
    A Darlington man was accused of driving drunk, fleeing an accident and driving without a license after he allegedly crashed his car in Street on Sunday evening, according to Maryland State Police reports. Jose Pedro Arratia-Romero, 31, of the 1300 block...