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  • MICA adjunct faculty votes to form union

    MICA adjunct faculty votes to form union
    Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art voted to unionize this week, creating the first union representing part-time faculty members at any four-year college in the state. The MICA adjuncts began organizing in March amid...
  • Baltimore building trades back Braveboy for attorney general

    The Baltimore Building and Construction Trades Council threw its support behind Del. Aisha N. Braveboy Wednesday in her race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general. Braveboy, a two-term lawmaker from Prince George's County, is competing...
  • Howard needs to put limits on mulching facilities [Editorial]

    If you're not paying attention, the notion of a community group coming out against mulching facilities in eco-friendly Howard County might have you scratching your head. What appears to have started innocently last summer during the comprehensive zoning...
  • Maryland judge who ruled against gay marriage ban retires

    Maryland judge who ruled against gay marriage ban retires
    In the years since Baltimore Circuit Judge M. Brooke Murdock's famously controversial ruling helped energize the movement to overturn Maryland's ban against same-sex marriage, three gay men have invited her to officiate at their weddings. One was a lawyer...
  • The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]

    The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]
    A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...
  • Attorney general candidates agree prosecutor's office should remain

    Attorney general candidates agree prosecutor's office should remain
    Three of the candidates to become Maryland's next attorney general said Thursday that they are opposed to the incumbent's suggestion to abolish the state prosecutor's office to save money. Democrats Brian E. Frosh and Jon S. Cardin and Republican...
  • Facts about Allen Dyer

    Facts about Allen Dyer
    Allen Dyer Age: 66 Occupation: Computer Consultant, Lawyer, Pilot Education:   1953 – 1964. Public Schools 1– 12 in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas & Washington State. HS Grad. Lincoln High, Seattle; 1964 – 1968. U.S. Air Force Academy. BS...
  • Looking Out: Facing challenge to transgender protections, advocates make funding push

    Looking Out: Facing challenge to transgender protections, advocates make funding push
    The board of directors of the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization has put its money where its mouth is when it comes to raising funds to defend the transgender protections legislation that passed the General...
  • Attorney general candidate Jon Cardin issues statement on missed votes

    Attorney general candidate Jon Cardin issues statement on missed votes
    Del. Jon S. Cardin, the front-runner to become Maryland's next attorney general, this morning issued a statement addressing yesterday's report in The Baltimore Sun that he missed nearly 75 percent of his committee votes during this year's General Assembly...
  • Reversing the crab collapse [Commentary]

    Reversing the crab collapse [Commentary]
    The recent bad news on the serious decline in female blue crabs (" May 1) and the subsequent editorial ("Singing the blues," May 5) calling for much tighter harvest restrictions should be a wake-up call for all who care about the Chesapeake Bay. The...
  • When shining a light is no midnight special [editorial]

    When shining a light is no midnight special [editorial]
    Given modern technology, it shouldn't be terribly difficult to come to some kind of accommodation with regard to the problems with light around car dealerships in Fallston. At this point, the matter is possibly too far along the path of litigation to be...
  • Spin control [Editorial]

    Spin control  [Editorial]
    As is inevitable in an election debate, the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor stated as facts some things that, to put it kindly, could use a bit more context. We'll parse three of them for you. Brown on the health exchange After being...