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  • Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel

    Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel
    President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel. Howard...
  • Highland farmer's fire trucks allowed to stay

    Highland farmer's fire trucks allowed to stay
    More than 100 people filled the largest chamber of Howard County's executive office building in Ellicott City Thursday night to testify on a zoning conditional use request, but unlike many who come before Hearing Examiner Michele LeFaivre, they weren't...
  • 120 youths picked up in tougher city curfew's first month

    120 youths picked up in tougher city curfew's first month
    In the first month of Baltimore's tough new youth curfew, about four kids a night were picked up by police — a smaller-than-expected number that supporters say shows the law is working. City officials say the figures — which show that police...
  • Balto. Co. warns of insurance advertisements for pipe coverage

    Balto. Co. warns of insurance advertisements for pipe coverage
    Baltimore County officials say residents do not need to buy extra insurance to protect water and sewer pipes as new electronic water meters are installed — and they are warning property owners to be skeptical of mailings that suggest otherwise....
  • Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation

    Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has written a memo to NFL team executives today detailing the league's investigation into former Ravens running back Ray Rice's domestic violence incident. Rice was suspended indefinitely Monday by the NFL and the Ravens...
  • Obama's craven delay on immigration [Editorial]

    Obama's craven delay on immigration  [Editorial]
    Want to know what average Americans think of a president who makes decisions based on politics and not what he actually believes in? President Barack Obama should rent a copy of "The American President" with friends and listen to the cheers when President...
  • Future use of Catonsville site to be discussed at community meeting

    Future use of Catonsville site to be discussed at community meeting
    The future of an 11.01-acre wooded parcel of land at the end of Maple Avenue in Catonsville, the site of a historic mill that dates back to 1850, will move a step closer to being determined next week at a community meeting. The meeting will be held in...
  • Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate

    Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate
    The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman came out swinging about mailers.  "OK, folks, let's clear the air," Kittleman announced to a Turf Valley...
  • Parking, traffic still concerns on 101 York project in Towson

    Parking, traffic still concerns on 101 York project in Towson
    Traffic and parking continue to top the concerns of Towson residents who attended a community input meeting with the developer of 101 York, a student housing and retail project proposed for York Road near Burke Avenue. About 100 people crowded into a...
  • Veteran Astle and newcomer Quinn face off in Annapolis Senate race

    Veteran Astle and newcomer Quinn face off in Annapolis Senate race
    For more than 30 years, John Astle has walked from his downtown Annapolis home to the State House, representing his friends and neighbors in Maryland's General Assembly. He's so well-known in the capital that he's frequently stopped on the street,...
  • Democrats file complaint over Hogan bus

    Democrats file complaint over Hogan bus
    The Maryland Democratic Party filed a complaint against GOP gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan late Tuesday, alleging Hogan improperly paid for his campaign bus and skirted public financing rules. Democrats accused Hogan of cutting himself a deal that no...
  • Auditor objects to city lawyer's $69 reimbursement for hotel room

    Auditor objects to city lawyer's $69 reimbursement for hotel room
    Sixty-nine dollars might not seem like enough money to fight over -– but that’s just what city officials spent Wednesday morning doing. City Solicitor George Nilson is requesting to be reimbursed for $69.93 he paid for a hotel room near...