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  • Howard Co. to buy Columbia Flier building as headquarters for business incubator

    Howard Co. to buy Columbia Flier building as headquarters for business incubator
    Howard County will purchase the iconic Columbia Flier building as a new headquarters for its Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday. The county has an agreement to purchase  the building for $2.8 million....
  • Baltimore needs a bag fee [Commentary]

    Baltimore needs a bag fee [Commentary]
    Baltimore is in many respects a charming city, with its row houses, historic neighborhoods and miles of waterfront. But our city also has a not-so-charming problem with trash. And a major contributor is the plastic bags that pollute the landscape....
  • Plastic bag fee for city shoppers proposed -- again

    Plastic bag fee for city shoppers proposed -- again
    A renewed effort is underway in Baltimore to impose a fee on most plastic bags handed out in city stores — and supporters believe that charging a nickel for each bag, rather than a dime, will allow the measure to gain enough backing to become law....
  • Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]

    Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races: 9th District The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
  • How a Republican could win governor's race

    How a Republican could win governor's race
    With one debate down and six weeks to go until Maryland's primary election, the political narrative in the governor's race sounds something like this: Neither Attorney General Doug Gansler nor Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is dazzling Democratic voters;...
  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...
  • Ehrlich's small business rhetoric rings hollow [Letter]

    Ehrlich's small business rhetoric rings hollow [Letter]
    I always have to laugh when I read Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column in your paper. He's always pitching his fantasy of the Republican party as the champion of "small business," when in fact we all know the Republican party is the champion of big,...
  • New hands guiding Hereford Independence Day celebrations

    New hands guiding Hereford Independence Day celebrations
    There's a new person in charge of Hereford's Independence Day parade and fireworks on June 29, and she hopes to strengthen an already popular annual event. Hannah Cavey, 23, took over the parade president's job held by Leslie Pachol since 2006. Pachol...
  • Tax policy, dumbed down for the campaign trail [Letter]

    Tax policy, dumbed down for the campaign trail [Letter]
    Two things jumped out at me in the article "Candidates for governor differ on economic plans" (May 10). One was the proposals by Republicans to lower taxes and state expenditures to increase over-all economic activity in the state and the statement by...
  • Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm

    Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm
    Home-grown Katzen Eye Group has been acquired by a large private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles in a deal the eye care company hopes will help it to expand into a regional — and eventually national — brand. Varsity Healthcare...
  • Commission to consider gradual rockfish catch limits

    Commission to consider gradual rockfish catch limits
    — Amid warnings that slashing the striped bass catch by a third next year could devastate Chesapeake Bay commercial fishermen, Atlantic states regulators agreed Tuesday to consider reducing the catch more gradually over three years. Members of...
  • District 13 Senate candidate says he'll prioritize education, lower taxes

    District 13 Senate candidate says he'll prioritize education, lower taxes
    As an auditor, Jody Venkatesan says he would love to take a look at Maryland's healthcare website, which made headlines last fall after being plagued by technical problems from the moment it launched. But while Maryland Republicans have seized on the...