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  • City pays $50,000 to student struck by teacher's chair

    City pays $50,000 to student struck by teacher's chair
    City officials agreed Wednesday to pay $50,000 to the family of a City College student whose teacher struck her in the face with a chair, breaking the girl's nose. The payment settles a $150,000 suit filed by a Baltimore man named Harry Singleton in...
  • Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]

    Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]
    One of my earliest childhood memories is going door-to-door at the Kendale Apartments on Maiden Choice Lane in Arbutus with Mom. The purpose of the exercise was not to solicit contributions on behalf of a political candidate, however. Rather, Mom and a...
  • Questions for the candidates [Editorial]

    Questions for the candidates  [Editorial]
    With just three weeks to go until Maryland's gubernatorial primaries, the next few days will offer voters the last chance to see or hear each party's candidates on the same stage at the same time. Democrats will hold their third televised debate (and...
  • Public hearings are needed before mall plan is approved [Letter]

    Public hearings are needed before mall plan is approved [Letter]
    Elected officials in Baltimore County need to think carefully about plans for a new outlet mall at Nottingham Ridge in White Marsh ("Developers of White Marsh outlet mall face opposition campaign from rivals," June 14). I have so many concerns about...
  • Next governor must tackle agricultural pollution [Commentary]

    Next governor must tackle agricultural pollution [Commentary]
    It's not easy telling the next governor of Maryland that he or she needs to start thinking right now about manure, but the winner of this fall's election won't have any time to waste. Toxic algal blooms and intersex fish are two examples of the threat...
  • A student's endorsement of Anthony Brown [Letter]

    A student's endorsement of Anthony Brown [Letter]
    As a recent high school graduate preparing to cast his first vote, I have been pondering whom I will support in this year's gubernatorial election. The governor is the state's highest ranking official and has a broad range of powers. Based on the powers...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
  • Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer

    Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor distributes a mailer to voters questioning opponent Douglas F. Gansler's "puzzling priorities." What the mailer says: It juxtaposes two issues that have surfaced in the June 24 Democratic primary. "Why...
  • Ehrlich is sought, but stays neutral, as he watches 'buddies' in GOP governor's race

    Ehrlich is sought, but stays neutral, as he watches 'buddies' in GOP governor's race
    For Republican candidates for governor, there's simply not enough Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to go around. He's like the father in a large family whose kids compete for his attention but can't manage to get Dad all to themselves. Ehrlich, who in 2002...
  • Mizeur top choice for disabled [Letter]

    Mizeur top choice for disabled [Letter]
    As a disabled American, I have been anxiously watching the Maryland Democratic gubernatorial debates and reviewing each candidate's disabilities platforms. I was surprised that despite recent Congressional hearings on the death of Frederick resident Ethan...
  • Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him

    Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him
    Del. Kathleen Dumais said today that she continues to support Douglas F. Gansler for governor, but has strongly registered her disappointment with Gansler’s campaign over a television ad she believes misleads the public about his primary opponent ...
  • New bay restoration pact signed

    New bay restoration pact signed
    Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary. Governors of Maryland, Pennsylvania,...