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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • O'Malley's proposal to raise taxes on "high earners" draws protests in Annapolis and beyond

    O'Malley's proposal to raise taxes on "high earners" draws protests in Annapolis and beyond
    Frank and Joanne McShalley don't think of themselves as rich. He works for an insurance company. She's an office manager. They've got two kids in Baltimore County Catholic schools. The family isn't hurting, but with the costs of running a household &#...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cash-strapped Kashkari gets creative in California governor's race

    SAN JOSE, Calif. As the summer wears on and the polls still show him far behind California Gov. Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari is running the most energetic and high-profile campaign for governor that money can't buy. In 2010, billionaire Republican...
  • Gov. Brown vows not to ignore migrant children flooding across border

    Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a meeting with religious leaders here Tuesday and stepped into one of the most controversial topics in U.S. politics, pledging support for new shelters in California for migrant children fleeing poverty and violence in...
  • Brown, Mexican officials sign pacts on higher education, energy

    Gov. Jerry Brown, on the third day of his trade mission here, signed two more agreements with Mexican officials on Tuesday. The first, which was inked at the University of California's headquarters in Mexico City, is aimed at increasing collaboration in...
  • Gov. Brown signs climate-change agreement with Mexico

    Gov. Jerry Brown pledged new cooperation with Mexico on tackling climate change, signing an agreement with Mexican officials on Monday at the foreign ministry here. The memorandum of understanding between California and Mexico, similar to one the...
  • California and Mexico sign pact to fight climate change

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown and Mexican environmental officials signed a pact on Monday aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, an agreement that could eventually expand the market for carbon credits. The six-page...
  • Gov. Brown knows better than to let lobbyists pay for his Mexico trip

    Gov. Jerry Brown is on a four-day trip to Mexico City to talk to government officials there about trade and immigration issues. That's a reasonable thing for a California governor to do. Brown is not traveling alone: Nine administration officials and 15...