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  • Md.'s public financing resurrection [Editorial]

    Md.'s public financing resurrection  [Editorial]
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's decision to accept public campaign financing for the general election is both good and bad for democracy in Maryland. It's good in that it validates the notion that our prospective leaders can and should...
  • Despite recent spike in violence, Harford Sheriff says major crime has declined in 2014

    Despite recent spike in violence, Harford Sheriff says major crime has declined in 2014
    Despite a recent spike in violence in Edgewood that included a fatal shooting and several non-fatal stabbings over a four-day period last month, major crimes in much of Harford County have decreased significantly in the first half of 2014 compared with...
  • America's refugee crisis [Editorial]

    America's refugee crisis  [Editorial]
    The flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America across the United States' southern border in recent months has raised a knotty problem for Congress and President Barack Obama: What do you call thousands of children illegally entering the country...
  • Craig begins record 10th year as Harford county executive

    Craig begins record 10th year as Harford county executive
    David R. Craig marked the start of his 10th year as Harford County executive on Tuesday, adding to his record length of service in Harford's top elected post. On July 8, 2005, Craig held his first cabinet meeting in the morning of his first full day...
  • Peroutka victorious in Arundel council primary

    Peroutka victorious in Arundel council primary
    The tight Republican primary for a seat on the Anne Arundel County Council representing Severna Park and Broadneck has been settled, with Michael Anthony Peroutka claiming a 38-vote victory on Wednesday. Second-place finisher Maureen Carr-York...
  • Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

    Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
    Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
  • Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign

    Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign
    West county conservatives may have more options than the two Republican delegate candidates on the ballot come November. In District 9A, former candidate Frank Mirabile is toying with the idea of launching a write-in campaign. Mirabile, a self-...
  • Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]

    Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]
    Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Howard County executive candidates meet for first post-primary forum

    Howard County executive candidates meet for first post-primary forum
    Howard County executive candidates Courtney Watson and Allan Kittleman talked affordable housing, business development, the environment and LGBTQ issues in their first post-primary forum, sponsored by the Howard County chapter of Parents, Families and...
  • Pat Young wins second Democratic spot in general election for state delegate from District 44B

    Pat Young wins second Democratic spot in general election for state delegate from District 44B
    After more than a week of waiting, the suspense came to an end July 7 for two candidates vying for the second Democratic spot in the general election for state delegate from District 44B in the Maryland General Assembly. Pat Young, a Catonsville...
  • In Maryland attorney general's race, look past name

    In Maryland attorney general's race, look past name
    When you think about it, name recognition in business and politics is really a double-edged sword. If the name is golden, or even brass-plated, it can open doors and take you places. But a widely recognized name can also cause people to question you...
  • Election results show divide within state GOP

    Election results show divide within state GOP
    Primary races settled this week reflect the underlying divide in the Maryland's minority party, pitting Republicans who stand on conservative principle against those who are willing to be more pragmatic as the underdogs in a blue state. In some cases...