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  • New Miss Farm Bureau crowned at Howard County Fair

    New Miss Farm Bureau crowned at Howard County Fair
    Laura Thomas, of Ellicott City, was named by judges at the Howard County Fair Sunday as the 2013 Miss Howard County Farm Bureau.  Thomas, who turns 18 on Wednesday, was selected out of a group of five young women to represent the Farm Bureau in schools,...
  • Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang

    Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang
    Charged with policing inmates in the Baltimore City Detention Center, correctional officer Jennifer Owens admitted to doing the opposite Tuesday. Owens, who worked as a correctional officer in the Baltimore jail from 2007 to 2013, pleaded guilty to a...
  • Karla Porter found guilty of first-degree murder in husband's death

    Karla Porter found guilty of first-degree murder in husband's death
    A Baltimore County jury on Tuesday rejected a White Marsh woman's claim that the only way to end years of spousal abuse was to hire a hit man to kill her husband. The jury, composed of nine women and three men, convicted Karla Porter of first-degree...
  • Big yellow warning lights

    Big yellow warning lights
    Imagine for a moment that you are in a hurry. It's 7:30 in the morning, and you're stuck in your car late for work on a two-lane suburban road behind a big yellow school bus that's stopping frequently to pick up kids. Might you be tempted to pass it...
  • Key School wins court battle to use golf course for athletic fields

    Key School wins court battle to use golf course for athletic fields
    An Anne Arundel County judge handed the Key School a victory Tuesday, allowing the 55-year-old Annapolis private school to go ahead with plans to turn the 70-acre Annapolis Golf Club into an outdoor campus for athletics. A request by residents of the...
  • Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills

    Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills
    Harry L.W. "Tombstone" Hopkins, who was an insurance salesman, banker, rural mail carrier, orphans' court judge, registrar of wills, funeral home attendant and tombstone salesman, and finally a Harford County Living Treasure, died Sunday of septic shock...
  • On immigration, Frederick defies the law

    On immigration, Frederick defies the law
    It becomes very obvious that the defenders of Frederick County's intrepid terrorism of all immigrants (not just undocumented ones) haven't read the Fourth Circuit's reported case of Santos v. Frederick County Board of Commissioners which stated that...
  • A supporter sours on Obamacare

    A supporter sours on Obamacare
    Like many other disadvantaged Baltimoreans, I need Obamacare. But I don't want it. I recall staying up late into the night watching C-SPAN a few years ago. I watched to see then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bang her gavel, ushering in an era of health...
  • Minimal reform on mandatory sentencing

    Minimal reform on mandatory sentencing
    Attorney General Eric H. Holder's plan to reduce overcrowding in federal prisons by instructing federal prosecutors to stop invoking mandatory minimum sentences against low-level, nonviolent drug offenders was a welcome, if overdue, announcement. The...
  • Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality

    Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality
    A New Jersey judge heard arguments Thursday over whether the state should be required to legalize same-sex marriage in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's June decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. Since December 2006, New Jersey has allowed same-...
  • Iron Bridge team to compete in Mason Dixon Master Chef semifinals

    Iron Bridge team to compete in Mason Dixon Master Chef semifinals
    You know those television cooking shows where the chefs scramble to prepare judge-pleasing dishes using specified ingredients while the clock ticks down? The Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament is like that, except with a live audience and an emcee who...
  • Deciding who's essential to the federal government

    Deciding who's essential to the federal government
    Emell Monlyn was an essential government worker when twin snowstorms blanketed the Mid-Atlantic in 2010. The Bowie man was also required to report for work when a destructive derecho hit in June 2012 and Hurricane Sandy threatened later last year. In...