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  • Small towns, big love

    Small towns, big love
    How do we love thee, oh small towns of Maryland? Let us count the ways. When earlier this year, a Budget Travel magazine poll named Lewisburg, W.Va., as "America's Coolest Small Town," it got us thinking: aren't Maryland's small towns worth bragging...
  • Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historic documents

    Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historic documents
    On an invitingly bright summer day, the reading room at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania starts filling up nonetheless as soon as the doors open: professors, Ph.D. candidates and amateur genealogists alike stream in to spend hours perusing the...
  • Reefer madness: Reform our crazy marijuana laws

    Reefer madness: Reform our crazy marijuana laws
    The militarization of the Mexican border is a new phenomenon for two nations whose militaries have traditionally been made to stay out of politics. There are constant expansions of our prisons, and further explosions of the drug-related caseloads of our...
  • Pages from the Past: Gun's blasts scared off chicken thieves in Catonsville in 1911

    An article in the Nov. 11, 1911, edition of The Argus reported an alert resident didn't hesitate to take aim at intruders threatening his chickens. Chicken thieves have been operating in the neighborhood of Catonsville this week. They visited the poultry...
  • Public housing changes transform Clay Street in Annapolis

    Public housing changes transform Clay Street in Annapolis
    Talk to some of the old-timers along Annapolis' historic Clay Street, and they'll say the neighborhood has seen its ups and downs: Once a vibrant African-American enclave, replete with black-owned businesses, the neighborhood struggled in the wake of...
  • To win, Democrats must look to the middle

    To win, Democrats must look to the middle
    In a recent report I wrote for Third Way, I tried to explain why Democrats are unable to translate the party's persistent voter identification advantage into sustained congressional and White House dominance. In the report, "Family Feud: Democratic...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
  • At Shrine of St. Anthony, a taste of history and a sense of peace

    At Shrine of St. Anthony, a taste of history and a sense of peace
    Beyond the verdant crops flourishing in this summer's 100-degree heat and regular rainstorms, a guesthouse from long ago sits near the northeastern edge of the 236-acre property that is home to the Shrine of St. Anthony in western Ellicott City....
  • 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...
  • Obama builds a bridge to the 20th century

    Obama builds a bridge to the 20th century
    A few years ago, it was fashionable for Democratsto describe themselves as "members of the reality-based community." These days, it seems the foreclosure crisis has hit them so hard they've been forced to move to another neighborhood. Metaphorically,...
  • Thanks to Burch's efforts, African American culture lives on in Howard County

    You know you are entering a different world when you see the heavy cordless iron that requires a fire to heat it sitting atop a wooden ironing board covered with a bed sheet used as an ironing pad at the Howard County Center of African American Culture....
  • Obama offers hard path to 'a better place'

    Obama offers hard path to 'a better place'
    — Arguing that he needs more time to fix the nation's sluggish economy, President Barack Obama formally accepted his party's nomination for a second term Thursday while stressing that voters will face a stark choice in November that could affect...