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  • What Baltimore did to police and fire pensions is a crime [Letter]

    What Baltimore did to police and fire pensions is a crime [Letter]
    Baltimore's Police and Fire unions pay more into their pension fund than any other city unions. When the city enacted legislation to basically freeze cost of living raises for fire and police until the age of 55 with a paltry 1 percent raise, then 2...
  • Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]

    Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]
    I was not surprised to read the view of The Sun's editorial board in "End the pension fight" (Aug. 8), but your facts are incorrect. The police and fire unions made a proposal in September of 2009 regarding the fire and police pension plan. While the...
  • Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]

    Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]
    The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the...
  • Once again, Orioles challenging baseball's establishment

    Once again, Orioles challenging baseball's establishment
    The Orioles' dispute with Major League Baseball over television rights fees casts the franchise in a familiar role as a challenger to the baseball establishment. About a decade ago, the Orioles opposed the proposed relocation of the Montreal Expos to...
  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own. Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
  • Illegal immigrants will destroy America as we know it [Letter]

    Illegal immigrants will destroy America as we know it [Letter]
    The influx of illegal immigrants can and will cause the decline of America as we know it and present a imminent danger to our safety and security as well as a huge economic decline on the horizon. It's estimated that more then 11 million illegal...
  • Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say

    Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney was dealt a significant setback Friday when elections officials determined that he did not collect enough signatures to appear on the November ballot. Russell A....
  • Minor privilege, major disincentive [Editorial]

    Minor privilege, major disincentive  [Editorial]
    "Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice Two percent for looking in the mirror twice Here a little slice, there a little cut Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..." —"Master of the House," Les Miserables A business owner in...
  • Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive

    Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive
    Two members of the Harford County Council will introduce bills Tuesday night to give pay increases to the next county executive and future county council members amounting to about 25 percent from current levels starting next summer. At least one council...
  • Harford union leaders upset about proposed pay raises for county elected officials

    Harford union leaders upset about proposed pay raises for county elected officials
    Leaders of Harford County unions say they are not happy to hear the county council wants to raise the salaries of future council members and the county executive by roughly 25 percent. The new legislation, introduced at Tuesday's Harford County Council...
  • East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide

    East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide
    Residents of East 26th Street in Charles Village are seeking compensation from the city and CSX Transportation for damages suffered when they were displaced from their homes by a landslide in April that sent half their block crumbling onto railroad tracks...
  • The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10 [Letter]

    The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10 [Letter]
    The article, "UM will give up $31 million to end ACC exit fee fight," (Aug. 9), really misses the big point, and that is the corruption in Maryland state government exhibited by President Wallace Loh and the Board of Regents of the University of...