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Barbara A. Mikulski

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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to start cloudy and then gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 95 and south winds around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a...
  • Israeli radar maker sets up in Howard County

    Israeli radar maker sets up in Howard County
    Anxiety over federal budget cuts has big U.S. defense contractors slimming down, but an Israeli aerospace company is counting on expansion here. Israel Aerospace Industries' new ELTA North America subsidiary officially opened its headquarters in Howard...
  • Sundial part of 9/11 commemorative events

    Sundial part of 9/11 commemorative events
    After the speeches and somber fanfare that marked the 10th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, this year's 9/11 events began Tuesday with a more subdued — but no less emotional — observance. On a sunny September...
  • Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy

    Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy
    If Maryland's resident pit bull, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, has demonstrated anything in her several decades in Congress and as dean of Senate women, it's a willingness to stand up for the less powerful in society, and she was at it again this week advocating...
  • On war crimes and equal pay

    In response to those who complain that President George W. Bushought to be tried for war crimes, I guess that means it is OK to bomb civilians using drones — or are you also ready to put President Barack Obama on trial? As for Sen. Barbara Mikulski...
  • Towson Odd Fellows Lodge marks 160th anniversary

    Towson Odd Fellows Lodge marks 160th anniversary
    Gene Leasure says stepping into the lodge room of the Towson Odd Fellows Lodge No. 79 on York Road is like stepping into a time machine. Once inside, you're in the mid-1800s — from the architecture of the room to its appointments, from the...
  • Presidential campaigns look to Maryland for money

    Presidential campaigns look to Maryland for money
    President Barack Obama swung through Baltimore on Tuesday for a trio of fundraisers intended to energize the deep-pocketed donors his campaign will need to compete amid the onslaught of money flowing into this year's presidential election. At a small...
  • Aberdeen: Youth, seniors work on oral history project

    June if a festive month for young people! Graduations and special events! This year just happens to be particularly significant in the lives of some very deserving students. Harford County has been participating in the Smithsonian Journey Stories Youth...
  • Financial aid award letters often lack transparency and wind up confusing students and parents

    When you buy a house, you know the price and your monthly payment. The same with a car. But when it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid...
  • Victims of 1998 Africa bombing still seeking compensation

    Victims of 1998 Africa bombing still seeking compensation
    Fourteen years after a truck bomb ripped through the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, the families of 12 Americans killed in the attack are still fighting for federal compensation that has been granted to other terrorism victims — a struggle that has...
  • Health care ruling a win for Obama, Md. Democrats

    Health care ruling a win for Obama, Md. Democrats
    The Supreme Court's health care decision gave a boost to President Barack Obama and Maryland Democrats on Thursday but left the political landscape unsettled as Republicans doubled down on threats to undo the landmark law, either in Congress or by way...
  • More than 257,000 still without power in extreme heat

    More than 257,000 still without power in extreme heat
    BGE officials continued to scramble Sunday to restore power to nearly more than 257,000 customers as the area suffered with temperatures near 100 degrees for a third day and braced for a chaotic Monday-morning commute. After the state was rocked Friday...