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  • Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...
  • Maryland education leaders pledge collaboration to improve evaluation system

    Maryland education leaders pledge collaboration to improve evaluation system
    The state's major education players — from school boards to teachers unions and superintendents — signed a pledge Friday to work together to fine-tune a new teacher evaluation system put in place this school year. The action taken at the...
  • GOP hopefuls angle for votes in televised forum

    GOP hopefuls angle for votes in televised forum
    As early voting got underway Thursday in the primary race for governor, the four Republicans competing for the GOP nomination jockeyed to present themselves as the most qualified to take on a Democrat in November. The candidates taped a final...
  • Maryland Live casino plans hotel, spa

    Maryland Live casino plans hotel, spa
    The owners of Maryland Live casino in Arundel Mills have started planning a roughly $200 million hotel and spa, betting on a successful pairing of hospitality and gambling that goes back to the early days of legalized casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic...
  • Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police

    Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police
    The Anne Arundel County Council approved a spending plan Friday that includes a small property tax break and funding for teacher raises, more police officers and firefighters and additional grants to nonprofit groups. The $1.35 billion operating budget...
  • Catholic employers exempted from birth-control requirement

    Catholic employers exempted from birth-control requirement
    A network of Catholic employers is temporarily exempt from the federal government's requirement to provide free birth control coverage for workers, a federal court has ruled. The ruling this week by an Oklahoma judge grants a preliminary injunction for...
  • Remington Row project wins city design panel approval

    Remington Row project wins city design panel approval
    The Baltimore City Urban Design and Architectural Review Panel on Thursday gave master plan approval, with comments, to Seawall Development Corp.'s $51 million mixed-use project, Remington Row. UDARP also gave final approval to specific plans for...
  • Kamenetz' big payback [Letter]

    Kamenetz' big payback [Letter]
    I was interested to read that a campaign slate account formed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has directed the majority of its funds to the campaign committee of County Councilman John Olszewski Sr. — even though the Dundalk Democrat is...
  • Veterans trump gridlock [Editorial]

    Veterans trump gridlock  [Editorial]
    Problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs' medical system have been years in the making, and it's shameful that it took a scandal like the one now engulfing the department to prompt Congress to act. But the bi-partisan deal announced Thursday by...
  • Man jumped in Patterson Park by teenagers who were filming attack

    Man jumped in Patterson Park by teenagers who were filming attack
    A man was assaulted on Thursday night in Patterson Park by a group of teenagers, one of whom was filming the attack, according to a police report. The victim, who is only identified as a 25-year-old teacher in the police report, was walking in the...
  • MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public school agenda [Letter]

    MarylandCAN isn't interested in kids but in pushing an anti-public school agenda [Letter]
    We are parents of students at Hamilton Elementary Middle School, which received some much-appreciated positive attention due to its selection as an "Opportunity School" by an organization called MarylandCAN ("City's low-income students among highest...
  • Neuman, Schuh square off in Arundel executive debate

    Neuman, Schuh square off in Arundel executive debate
    Anne Arundel's Republican county executive candidates Laura Neuman and Steve Schuh continued their primary fight during a debate in Severna Park on Wednesday. Though they spent most of the going over familiar territory — who has a better record...