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  • Spin v. reality in Md. job numbers [Editorial]

    Spin v. reality in Md. job numbers  [Editorial]
    The headline on the news release out of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation yesterday sounded pretty great: "Private Sector Gains 18,700 Jobs Over-the-Year." Read the body of the release, though, and you'll discover the actual...
  • Maryland health department cautions contractors on police, fire reports

    Maryland health department cautions contractors on police, fire reports
    Maryland's health department has alerted state contractors caring for disabled adults and children that they are obligated to report incidents at their facilities that involve police, fire and medical assistance. The advisory — which comes as...
  • Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate

    Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate
    The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off. Democrat Anthony G....
  • O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]

    O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition...
  • Candle sparks fire at downtown Laurel salon

    Candle sparks fire at downtown Laurel salon
    A candle sparked a fire overnight Tuesday causing $50,000 in damages to a hair salon located in downtown Laurel, city officials said. The blaze began just after midnight Tuesday and was started by an unattended candle left on the top floor of Shear...
  • Immigration disconnect [Editorial]

    Immigration disconnect  [Editorial]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, who has faced charges of hypocrisy over his effort to discourage the Obama administration from housing some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have recently crossed the southern U.S. border in Carroll County, has been...
  • Sierra Club endorses Brown

    Sierra Club endorses Brown
    One of Maryland's largest environmental groups on Wednesday threw its support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in the race for governor, Brown's campaign announced. The Sierra Club endorsed Brown and running mate Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, saying...
  • OPM releases rules for phased retirement

    OPM releases rules for phased retirement
    Bob Fireovid, a national program leader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, has been planning to retire in late September. But now that the Office of Personnel Management has finally released its long-awaited guidelines on phased...
  • O'Malley calls for Redskins name change

    O'Malley calls for Redskins name change
    Add Gov. Martin O'Malley's name to the list of prominent Democrats who want Washington's National Football League team to change its name. O'Malley's statement came in response to a question from Jorge Ramos on the Fusion satellite and cable channel...
  • O'Malley headed back to New Hampshire

    O'Malley headed back to New Hampshire
    Gov. Martin O'Malley will return again to New Hampshire this month as the term-limited Democrat continues to lay the groundwork for a potential White House bid. O'Malley will be the guest at an Aug. 17 picnic fundraiser for the Strafford County...
  • Marylanders volunteer to help immigrant children

    Marylanders volunteer to help immigrant children
    Hundreds of Marylanders are volunteering to help Central American children coming here as part of an influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border in recent months, O'Malley administration officials said Tuesday. Anne Sheridan, director of...
  • In Md. governor's race, the pot calls the kettle black [Editorial]

    In Md. governor's race, the pot calls the kettle black  [Editorial]
    Last week, the Maryland Democratic Party took a swipe at Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan for his decision to use public campaign financing during the primary and general elections, noting in a news release that Mr. Hogan, "who often...