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  • Baseball Hall of Fame election is a tricky business

    Baseball Hall of Fame election is a tricky business
    It would be hard to take serious issue with the three baseball greats who were elected to the Hall of Fame by the voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, but the selection process always seems to create several levels of intrigue....
  • Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina

    Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina
    Rafael Palmeiro, one of only four players to have at least 3,000 hits and 500 home runs, cannot be voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Finger wag and failed test aside, that’s a shame. After receiving...
  • Annapolis mayoral election too close to call

    Annapolis mayoral election too close to call
    The Annapolis mayoral election was too close to call Tuesday night, with neither candidate declaring victory or conceding defeat. With 15 of 16 precincts unofficially reporting at 9:45 p.m., incumbent Democratic Mayor Josh Cohen had 3,468 votes to 3,518...
  • Maryland should not abandon touch-screen voting [Letter]

    Maryland should not abandon touch-screen voting [Letter]
    The Maryland State Board of Elections reportedly will replace its touch-screen voting system with a ballot card that is hand-marked by the voter in 2016. This is a regressive step that is not in the interest of Maryland's citizens. Hand-marking of...
  • Arundel council votes to scale back benefits for county retirees

    Arundel council votes to scale back benefits for county retirees
    The Anne Arundel County Council voted Monday to scale back retiree health benefits for current and future county government employees, a move officials said was needed to keep the county from facing a fiscal crisis. After months of discussion among...
  • Reflect on, don't fetishize, the past [Commentary]

    Reflect on, don't fetishize, the past [Commentary]
    Around the holidays, I usually write a year-end review column. Highlights and lowlights from Maryland or American politics and culture — that sort of thing. But this year, as we pass from 2013 into 2014, I want to try something a little different....
  • Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous

    Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous
    In the spring of 2008, as the prospect that America would elect its first black president became more and more likely, the organization that did as much as any to make that watershed possible had fallen on hard times. The National Association for the...
  • Like to sing? Consider auditioning for 'Les Mis' [Ellicott City]

    Have you ever dreamed of performing in the world famous, award-winning musical "Les Miserables"?  Here's your chance — Howard County Summer Theater has chosen "Les Miserables" for its 2014 summer production and all roles are open.  "I believe...
  • MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license

    MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license
    Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state. "I believe this...
  • State, local elected officials could vote to give themselves raises

    State, local elected officials could vote to give themselves raises
    State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession. This week, a state commission...
  • Fixing the filibuster [Editorial]

    Fixing the filibuster  [Editorial]
    While there may be some bruised feelings and anger left behind in the aftermath, the so-called "nuclear option" unleashed Thursday by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid and the Democrats hardly seems worthy of its destructive billing. It means only that...
  • 'Survivor: Blood vs. Water' recap: 'Big Bad Wolf'

    'Survivor: Blood vs. Water' recap: 'Big Bad Wolf'
    The tribe returns to their beach after the Tribal Council where Tina was ousted, and her daughter, Katie, is feeling extra-vulnerable. Also, Ciera and Laura realize that, as the last couple of loved ones, they’re going to have a target on their...