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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Bel Air approves new flood plan, parking limit changes

    The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners approved a new Flood Mitigation Plan Tuesday that town officials say should save some property owners money on their insurance in the future. At their 40-minute town meeting, the commissioners also approved a...
  • Obama 2.0

    Obama 2.0
    In his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama laid out clearly and forcefully the philosophy that animates his presidency and placed it in context of America's history and values. He believes in individual initiative and hard work, in the...
  • Michelle Obama is fashion icon with an affordable, accessible style

    Her affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired people to turn to workouts for toning their arms. She has become a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored...
  • O'Malley talks taxes but not 2016 at convention

    O'Malley talks taxes but not 2016 at convention
    CHARLOTTE -- Despite widespread speculation about his own national political ambitions, Gov. Martin O'Malley continued to deflect questions about 2016 as he dashed through a packed schedule at the Democratic National Convention ahead of his prime time...
  • Liberal obsession with race is growing old

    Liberal obsession with race is growing old
    When will liberals stop living in the past? Specifically, when will they accept that they aren't all that stands between a wonderful, tolerant America and Jim Crow? I was in the room when, during the Democratic National Convention, civil rights hero...
  • Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?

    Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?
    Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
  • Are you better off?

    Are you better off?
    Are you better off than you were four years ago? That question, first raised by Ronald Reagan in a landmark 1980 debate with Jimmy Carter, is getting a second tour of duty these days courtesy of Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans. That's not...
  • The Stone truth: Left-wingers are boring

    The Stone truth: Left-wingers are boring
    When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring? The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of...
  • When it comes to Obama, The Sun sees no evil

    No surprise from the editors of The Sun in the editorial "How Romney runs" (Sept. 2). I am sure that when you the Democratic National Convention ends, you will hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. What confuses many who reluctantly read your drivel...
  • Figaro Project gives admirable premiere of 'Camelot Requiem'

    Figaro Project gives admirable premiere of 'Camelot Requiem'
    Since "Nixon in China," the 1987 masterwork by John Adams that launched what some wag described as a new genre labeled "CNN Opera," contemporary events have been fairer game than ever for composers and librettists. The list of newsy operas, which...
  • Labor Day Weekend violence claims life of young mother

    Labor Day Weekend violence claims life of young mother
    Sixteen people were shot and six killed over Labor Day Weekend, a bloody stretch that claimed the life of a young mother cleaning up after a family party and prompted police to increase patrols as the violence extended into Tuesday morning. Larelle Amos,...
  • Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore

    Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore
    Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...