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  • Cal Thomas: The Stossel solution

    Cal Thomas: The Stossel solution
    In order to get the correct answer to anything, one must ask the right question. That is what former ABC News and current Fox News TV host John Stossel does on his weekly program. If ever there was "must-see TV," this is it. Mr. Stossel's show on June 30...
  • Fatality raises concerns about police tactical raids

    Fatality raises concerns about police tactical raids
    When members of Baltimore County's tactical unit burst into a Reisterstown home this summer, they were looking for potentially armed suspects in the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy. But in the chaos of the raid, Officer Carlos Artson shot and killed...
  • Joe Vellano, Demetrius Hartsfield highlight Maryland's All-ACC selections

    Joe Vellano, Demetrius Hartsfield highlight Maryland's All-ACC selections
    Five Maryland football players were honored today by the Atlantic Coast Conference. Fifth-year senior defensive tackle Joe Vellano was named a first-team All-ACC selection, while senior linebacker Demetrius Hartsfield earned second-team honors....
  • The Republican case for same-sex marriage

    The Republican case for same-sex marriage
    Marylanders have an important decision to make this Election Day: whether or not to affirm their belief in the traditional American principle of equal rights for all, or instead to continue a system of special rights for some. A "yes" vote on Question 6...
  • Laurel Mill Playhouse reaches boldly with 'Auntie Mame'

    Laurel Mill Playhouse reaches boldly with 'Auntie Mame'
    In the spirit of an irrepressible title character, the Laurel Mill Playhouse unveiled its Nov. 2 opening of "Auntie Mame" without a backward glance at Hurricane Sandy. A madcap comedy based on the fictional novel by Patrick Dennis, and adapted to film...
  • The downside of privatizing public transportation

    In his commentary in the Baltimore Sun ("End the MTA Monopoly," April 14), Professor James Dorn of Towson University, and the Cato Foundation whose journal he edits, would have us privatize our public transportation. Dorn characterizes the Maryland...
  • Poor choices

    Poor choices
    The persistence of poverty in Baltimore is disturbing. It is even more so when one looks deeper into the official data. The 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) estimates that 25.6 percent of Baltimore's population "for whom poverty status is determined"...
  • Laurel travelers were out and about 100 years ago

    100 Years Ago Social Laurel folks "Mrs. W. Marion Baldwin is the guest of her parents, near Woodbine, Carroll county. Mr. C.E. Phelps, passenger agent of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Washington, has returned from a trip to Niagara Falls. Mr. and...
  • Paul Ryan's Medicaid block grants: good for Maryland

    Paul Ryan's Medicaid block grants: good for Maryland
    Shortly after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin unveiled his plan to convert federal Medicaid funding to a block grant — which has since passed the House — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and 16 other governors issued a...
  • Medicaid great for Maryland — when others foot the bill

    Reader Suzanne R. Schlattman ("Ryan budget would hurt Maryland," May 9) writes, "we here in Maryland … know far better" how to run the state's Medicaid program. I couldn't agree more. So why does she oppose the reforms that passed the U.S. House,...
  • Did waterboarding lead to bin Laden? We don't know and it doesn't matter

    The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
  • Navy baseball primed for first NCAA tournament game since 2002

    Navy baseball primed for first NCAA tournament game since 2002
    To members of the Navy baseball team, it finally feels like they're back where they belong. For the first time since 2002, the Midshipmen earned a berth to the NCAA tournament after winning the Patriot League title and the conference's automatic bid. For...