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  • Jungmaven designer touts hemp as eco-friendly fiber

    Jungmaven designer touts hemp as eco-friendly fiber
    Howard Magazine had a chance to talk with Rob Jungmann, the man behind Jungmaven T-shirts, while he was living for a few months in Ellicott City. Jungmann started making outdoor gear and apparel from industrial hemp in 1993 after graduating from Central...
  • O'Malley gets in zingers on 'Face the Nation'

    Gov. Martin O'Malleymounted an aggressive defense of President Barack Obama's handling of the economy Sunday morning, pointing to 23 consecutive months of job creation and dismissing Republican attempts to blame the administration for the rising price...
  • SunEdison headquarters leaves Beltsville for Calif.

    SunEdison LLC, one of the nation's largest providers of solar energy services, said at a news conference with California's governor Monday that it had moved its headquarters from Beltsville to California's Silicon Valley. The news was announced by...
  • For many juveniles in Maryland, parole is out of reach

    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life without parole for juvenile offenders violates the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. The court cited the developmental differences between young people and...
  • Voters approve gay marriage bans in California, Arizona, Florida

    Voters put a stop to same-sex marriage in California, dealing a crushing defeat to gay-rights activists in a state they hoped would be a vanguard and putting in doubt as many as 18,000 same-sex marriages conducted since a court ruling made them legal this...
  • O'Malley finds a confidant in a predecessor

    By all accounts, Thomas J. D'Alesandro III had had his fill of City Hall by 1971. He'd been mayor for a single but tumultuous term, marked by the 1968 riots, racial strife and strikes by city laborers, bus drivers, even symphony musicians. "It's all...
  • Gov. Brown repeals unenforced sections of Prop. 187

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that repeals unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187, the two-decade-old measure that sought to withhold public services from immigrants in the country illegally. In all, Brown said Monday that he has...
  • Is low voter turnout in California really a problem?

    To the editor: Three-fourths of likely voters in California cannot identify Neel Kashkari as Gov. Jerry Brown's Republican opponent? Not entirely surprising. Far more fascinating is the 15% who could not identify Brown as their governor and the additional...
  • Only 1 in 4 likely voters can identify Gov. Jerry Brown's opponent

    Just two months before election day, Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term — and only one in four likely California voters can even identify his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, according to a...
  • Kashkari knocks Brown on paid sick leave, Tesla factory

    Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor, said Monday afternoon that he did not support legislation granting three days of paid sick leave for millions of California workers. Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat running for reelection this year,...
  • California teacher tenure finally a major election issue

    Who'd have thought it? Teacher tenure — the topic that made sparks fly during a gubernatorial debate. And the hottest issue in a close race for state schools chief. Wonky tenure and other job protections for teachers — good ones and bad...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to require paid sick leave

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to require paid sick leave
    Employers in California will be required to give part and full-time workers at least three days of paid sick leave each year under a state mandate that takes effect in July 2015. The new law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, gives workers paid...