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  • A 'time out' on ads for the NFL [Commentary]

    A 'time out' on ads for the NFL [Commentary]
    Despite going by the same name, American football and what the rest of the world considers football are completely different games. They have a different level of physicality as well as an entirely different pace. Part of this difference in the pace of...
  • 11 in Harford serve alcohol to underage police cadet during test

    11 in Harford serve alcohol to underage police cadet during test
    Of the 26 restaurants, bars and liquor stores checked during a recent Harford County Liquor Control Board compliance test, 11 sold an alcoholic beverage to underage police cadets. Two of those 11 opened in the last four months – Acappella in...
  • Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]

    Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]
    Recently, the Maryland Republican Party released a poll that showed Larry Hogan trailing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown by only 3 points statewide in the race for governor. In the same week, Mr. Brown and his campaign launched an attack ad on Mr. Hogan in an...
  • Robert B. Reich: Back to college, the only gateway to the middle class [Commentary]

    Robert B. Reich: Back to college, the only gateway to the middle class [Commentary]
    This week, millions of young people head to college and universities, aiming for a four-year liberal arts degree. They assume that degree is the only gateway to the American middle class. It shouldn't be. For one thing, a four-year liberal arts degree...
  • Raising parking rates actually a tax on businesses, patrons [Letter]

    The county Revenue Authority has tunnel vision. Towson is not a monopoly. Raising parking rates and extending meter hours is actually a parking tax on businesses and their patrons. The authority is robbing Peter to pay Paul. Unlike the rain tax, which...
  • TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

    TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups
    The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday. Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
  • State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists

    State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists
    State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will. With the state withdrawing more than $30 million in funding, the...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs

    Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs
    If bills pending before the Havre de Grace Council are approved, an auto repair shop will be allowed to move a few blocks to the former Coca-Cola building and residents will have more options for building fences on corner lots. A third bill would...
  • Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

    Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report
    Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney Watson by more than a three to one margin.  Kittleman, a state senator from West Friendship, reported raising $107,...
  • Pot as medicine [Editorial]

    Pot as medicine  [Editorial]
    A state commission meeting this week to draft rules governing access to medical marijuana by patients and physicians has left advocates for the drug's therapeutic use wondering whether it will ever become available to those who need it. The...
  • Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale

    Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale
    The roadside root beer stand's orange contours memorialize this venerated shrine to a different era. Its fans make pilgrimages to this Stewart's franchise on Pulaski Highway, a truck-battered stretch of U.S. 40 in eastern Baltimore County, to recall the...