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  • The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism [Commentary]

    The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism [Commentary]
    On Thursday, Australian authorities claimed they thwarted a plot by supporters of the Islamic State to grab random people off the street and then behead the captured citizens on videotape. Australia's attorney general said that the massive raid, the largest counterterrorism operation in the nation's history, involving more than 800 police officers and raids of at least 12 properties, was necessary because, "If the ... police had not acted today, there is a likelihood that this would have happened."
  • Perdue's ruffled feathers [Editorial]

    Perdue's ruffled feathers [Editorial]
    Last week, Jim Perdue spoke at a Maryland Chamber of Commerce event to complain about the regulatory environment in the state where his company roosts. "The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," the Perdue Farms chairman said, according...

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras
    Two City Councilmen plan to submit legislation today requiring every police officer in Baltimore to wear a body camera that records audio and video as the officers go about their jobs. Warren Branch, chairman of the council's public safety committee,...

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...

    Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment

    Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment
    A diverse coalition of business groups, unions and transit advocates is urging Maryland voters to put a constitutional "lockbox" on state transportation funds, making it harder for governors and lawmakers to divert the money to other purposes. Andrew...