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  • It's time for the House to take up immigration [Commentary]

    It's time for the House to take up immigration [Commentary]
    On Monday, the Supreme Court dashed the hopes of noncitizen children who had already waited years for visas to come to the United States with their families. Federal law allows immigrants to bring their unmarried, minor children with them to the U.S., but...
  • State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding

    State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding
    The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most. But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
  • Dems get a pass from P.C. police [Commentary]

    Dems get a pass from P.C. police [Commentary]
    "Political cover" is a powerful phenomenon in contemporary politics. But it can make voters plenty cynical about the ways and means of political warfare. It's typically utilized wherever a well-known progressive Democrat speaks or acts outside of...
  • Health clinic officials committed to Severn site despite loss of Arundel grant

    Health clinic officials committed to Severn site despite loss of Arundel grant
    Officials at People's Community Health Centers said Friday they remains committed to opening a health center in Severn, despite Anne Arundel County holding back funding after learning of an IRS judgement against the nonprofit. Anne Arundel County...
  • Campbell a poor choice for county executive [Letter]

    I would like to personally thank The Sun's editorial board for providing the questionnaire responses of candidates for the primary election. I particularly would like to reference those provided by Tony Campbell, a Republican running for Baltimore...
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • Caves Valley Partners grows from Baltimore roots

    Caves Valley Partners grows from Baltimore roots
    In less than decade, Caves Valley Partners has become one of the biggest players on the local real estate scene, with ambitious plans to reshape Towson and now South Baltimore. The principals of the Towson-based development firm, who have deep roots...
  • Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks

    Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks
    Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harford council approves two potential charter changes

    Harford council approves two potential charter changes
    The Harford County Council has approved a proposed charter amendment to remove job protections for deputy county department heads, even though several department heads and residents decried the change as overtly political and potentially destabilizing....
  • Fitchitt new face of Howard Hughes for Columbia

    Fitchitt new face of Howard Hughes for Columbia
    Greg Fitchitt is quickly becoming an expert in moving. Last May, Fitchitt and his family of four left their San Diego home for suburban Dallas after Fitchitt was hired by the Howard Hughes Corp. This week, almost exactly one year later, Fitchitt has moved...