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  • Another NRA victim [Editorial]

    Another NRA victim  [Editorial]
    Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...
  • Long Reach center merchants welcome county's help

    Long Reach center merchants welcome county's help
    Corey Samuel said it has been difficult to attract new customers to Community Cutz Barber Shop and Salon in the Long Reach Village Center. Samuel, a manager at the business, said he knows why. "It's not good," Samuel said Friday about the village...
  • The $431 million payoff [Editorial]

    The $431 million payoff  [Editorial]
    The number of jobs in Maryland decreased by 9,800 in January. The statewide unemployment rate remains high at around 6 percent (compared to 3.6 percent at the start of 2008), and projected state tax revenues have recently been adjusted downward by $238...
  • School board decisions shouldn't be driven by the political winds [Letter]

    School board decisions shouldn't be driven by the political winds [Letter]
    An elected Baltimore County school board has been a hot issue for decades, and The Sun has opted to support a partially elected board ("Balto. Co. should have a hybrid school board," March 17). Your rationale is that "the desire for elected members on...
  • Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange

    Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange
    A federal inspector general is launching a review into what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange, the first examination focused specifically on how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to the lawmaker...
  • 'Ban the Box' legislation under fire

    'Ban the Box' legislation under fire
    An influential business group is waging a last-minute effort to derail legislation aimed at helping ex-offenders find work in Baltimore, arguing that the measure would drive jobs from the city. The Greater Baltimore Committee has asked the City...
  • Obama: the anti-interventionist [Commentary]

    Obama: the anti-interventionist [Commentary]
    The weakest part of Barack Obama's resume was always national defense. His was the life of a community organizer with stops at Harvard Law, a private law firm, the Illinois legislature and the U.S. Senate. The typical issues followed suit: community...
  • Spring Grove property discussed during political forum in Catonsville

    Spring Grove property discussed during political forum in Catonsville
    The nine candidates running for legislative office stressed community input when asked about the future use of the Spring Grove Hospital Center during an open candidate forum hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce Thursday night. All...
  • Mizeur proposes family, medical leave plan

    Mizeur proposes family, medical leave plan
    With an eye toward women voters, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur called Thursday for Maryland to provide paid leave for workers who need time off to care for children or ailing relatives. Under her plan, state aid to those who...
  • Md.'s bumpy health insurance enrollment period ends

    Md.'s bumpy health insurance enrollment period ends
    As consumers rushed to sign up for insurance on the last day of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, Maryland's health exchange website slowed to a crawl and all circuits were busy at the call center. That worsened a bottleneck of consumers...
  • Mizeur says state has to replace Baltimore jail

    Mizeur says state has to replace Baltimore jail
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur said Tuesday that she doesn't want to spend the more than $500 million it would take to replace the badly deteriorated Baltimore jail, but said she recognizes something must be done to replace the...
  • Brown releases anti-crime plan

    Brown releases anti-crime plan
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown will propose a plan Friday to cut the number of released inmates who return to prison for new offenses with a variety of programs to ease the transition back to the community, By releasing his 10-point...