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  • ACLU poll finds growing support for legalizing pot

    ACLU poll finds growing support for legalizing pot
    A new poll commissioned in part by the American Civil Liberties Union found growing support in Maryland for both decriminalizing marijuana and legalizing it outright. Two-thirds of residents surveyed supported eliminating jail time for marijuana...
  • Friend battling breast cancer should be an inspiration for everyone [Commentary]

    Friend battling breast cancer should be an inspiration for everyone [Commentary]
    Tracy Slavin got some funny looks walking through the mall a few months ago, sporting her bright pink Mohawk. But she didn't care, she was having fun. And if anyone deserved to have fun, it was Tracy. She had been diagnosed a few months earlier with...
  • We need a new model of mental health treatment

    In the last few years the American public has been horrified by the reports of murder and other acts of violence by people with very obvious mental illnesses. I believe that there is bias in the mental health treatment delivery system which fosters a...
  • Hurting but not hampered, Oakland Mills' Lang wins cross country event

    Hurting but not hampered, Oakland Mills' Lang wins cross country event
    Brittany Lang won the Class 2A state title in cross country last year as a freshman. Her sophomore season has been much more frustrating. Limited by a troublesome hip/leg injury, she had tried to run in two races but wasn't 100 percent. The Oakland...
  • Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories

    Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories
    Runners set goals — and don't look back. They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond. They push their bodies. They want to push...
  • After losing nearly 200 pounds, marathoner has 'another chance at life'

    After losing nearly 200 pounds, marathoner has 'another chance at life'
    Five years ago, Shannon Petitjean weighed more than the biggest Raven, smoked three packs of cigarettes a week and drank too much. No more. Petitjean, of Leonardtown, will compete in her first Baltimore Marathon on Saturday having shed 190 pounds...
  • Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools

    Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools
    Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major. Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
  • Pair killed in West Baltimore were brother, sister

    Pair killed in West Baltimore were brother, sister
    At home in the middle of the day Wednesday, it turned out that Natasha Bates was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Relatives say Bates, 40, was killed when a gunman opened fire on her brother, 34-year-old Dwayne Robinson Webb, at about noon while he...
  • Navy QB Rafi Montalvo in midst of 'unbelievable' recovery from car accident, coma

    Navy QB Rafi Montalvo in midst of 'unbelievable' recovery from car accident, coma
    Navy quarterback Rafi Montalvo remembers flying home to Florida on Thanksgiving Day last year, but the memories of what happened to him late that November night are still a little fuzzy. It is probably for the best. The last thing Montalvo recalls was...
  • Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising

    Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising
    Your recent editorial spoke about a new "truth-in-advertising" law requiring pregnancy centers to post signage regarding a specific service they will not provide, namely abortion ("Signs of abortion rights," July 11). When was the last time you promoted...
  • Ron A. Szymanski, software designer

    Ron A. Szymanski, software designer
    Ron A. Szymanski, who was chief software architect at Aberdeen Proving Ground, died July 26 of stomach cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 34. Born and raised in Middlesex, N.J., Mr. Szymanski was a 1996 graduate of Middlesex High School....
  • Severna Park company Dynasplint lays off 500 after loan foreclosure

    Severna Park company Dynasplint lays off 500 after loan foreclosure
    Severna Park company Dynasplint Systems Inc. laid off 500 employees, including about 250 in Maryland, on Tuesday after its lender moved to foreclose on its property, including cash that was to cover payroll. In a letter to laid-off employees obtained...