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  • Minority doctors must lead efforts to reduce health disparities [Letter]

    Reducing health disparities is not for the faint-hearted ("Health disparities persist today," April 16). These are complex and complicated medical, social, environmental, behavioral and political issues that get intertwined. One of the reasons health...
  • U.S. should stay out of Ukraine mess [Letter]

    U.S. should stay out of Ukraine mess [Letter]
    News about Ukraine is disturbing, but it's time the European Union takes control of the matter and the United States stays in the background ("Moscow's Achilles heel," April 17). I don't like what's happening in the region, but there's no need for...
  • Blogger sizes up social media in Howard races

    Blogger sizes up social media in Howard races
    When Scott Ewart started writing his "technology scorecards" in January of this year, his first thought was that the posts, which link to social media websites for every candidate in Howard County's burgeoning field of options, could be a good resource...
  • When will books reflect the population? [Commentary]

    When will books reflect the population? [Commentary]
    Last year U.S. publishers released an estimated 5,000 books for children and teens. Now, here's a quick quiz. How many were written or illustrated by African-Americans or were about black people or other non-whites? 400? 500? Guess again. A mere 63...
  • David Gregory sharpens focus of Democratic debate

    David Gregory sharpens focus of Democratic debate
    Having an experienced TV moderator went a long way Wednesday night in making Maryland’s first debate among the Democratic candidates for governor a lively and occasionally illuminating hour of television. David Gregory is getting hammered these...
  • The Keystone delay [Editorial]

    The Keystone delay  [Editorial]
    Last week's announcement by the U.S. State Department that a decision over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will be delayed pending a legal challenge in Nebraska was a prudent step that was also politically convenient for President Barack Obama...
  • Bill Clinton to host Anthony Brown fundraiser

    Bill Clinton to host Anthony Brown fundraiser
    Former President Bill Clinton will host a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial bid next month, according to a fundraiser invitation that called it "a once in a lifetime event." Clinton formally endorsed Brown earlier this month and...
  • U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates

    U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates
    The U.S Justice Department invited thousands of federal convicts on Wednesday to request their release from prison, a measure that could have an outsized effect in Baltimore, where U.S. prosecutors have worked closely with local authorities. The Obama...
  • A grandmother for president [Commentary]

    A grandmother for president [Commentary]
    Now there are two. Two smart, tough and articulate women who could be president. Thirty years after Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman on the presidential ticket of a major party, we have two women who could easily lead that ticket in 2016....
  • Keystone delay is all politics [Letter]

    Keystone delay is all politics [Letter]
    Here is what President Barack Obama said on Good Friday when he announced that he was again, after four years, delaying a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline until after the election: "Allowing the Keystone pipeline to be built requires a finding...
  • Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

    Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69
    Walter G. Amprey, the Baltimore schools superintendent from 1991 to 1997 who was remembered as an innovative educator, died of a pulmonary embolism Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Finksburg resident was 69. "He always put the...
  • Sanity in sentencing [Editorial]

    Sanity in sentencing  [Editorial]
    There are about 7,000 people serving federal prison sentences for crimes related to crack cocaine who would not still be there if they had, instead, possessed or sold powder cocaine. That's the non-sensical and costly result of Congress' panic over the...