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  • Candidates: Make a commitment to the women of Maryland [Commentary]

    Candidates: Make a commitment to the women of Maryland [Commentary]
    We at Network 2000 are giving careful consideration to which candidate for governor is willing to make a sincere and honest commitment to the women of the state of Maryland. Recognizing that the next administration will have the opportunity and...
  • Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...
  • District E Harford council candidates disagree on Churchville wedding venue plan

    District E Harford council candidates disagree on Churchville wedding venue plan
    The two candidates for the Harford County Council's District E seat have opposing views on the controversial Regent at Stone House wedding venue proposed on a Churchville farm. Democrat Barbara Kreamer says she would work to change the zoning code to...
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...
  • 'Devastating,' Port Deposit's mayor says of fire that destroyed iconic Bainbridge building

    'Devastating,' Port Deposit's mayor says of fire that destroyed iconic Bainbridge building
    "From a family perspective and just a historical perspective, it was just devastating," Port Deposit's mayor says of the fire early Sunday that gutted the iconic building that was once Memorial Hall of the Tome School for Boys. Wayne Tome, who in...
  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and...
  • Medical marijuana panel moves toward final proposed rules

    Medical marijuana panel moves toward final proposed rules
    A state panel on Tuesday hashed out more of the nitty-gritty details to create a medical marijuana industry from scratch, but some key points remained unresolved as the commission nears a deadline next week. Maryland's Medical Marijuana Commission plans...
  • The Undefeated 119 return to Bel Air High School

    The Undefeated 119 return to Bel Air High School
    Forty-six members of the Undefeated 119, the only three Bel Air High School football teams to have undefeated seasons, attended a reunion at their alma mater Friday evening, along with members of their families and four former assistant coaches. There...
  • Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]

    Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]
    Congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski on her stance regarding the Patuxent River Air Station and the prolonged initiative to place wind turbines in Somerset County ("Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide," Aug. 18). Senator Mikulski...
  • Tolerance, empathy needed to heal America's racial divide [Letter]

    Tolerance, empathy needed to heal America's racial divide [Letter]
    One of the most challenging things anyone can do is to put him or herself in the shoes of another, especially someone from a different racial or religious background. Yet in a pluralist, diverse society, it's essential that we all be able to do that. As...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...