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Maryland General Assembly

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  • 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-...
  • Reward teachers for outcomes [Letter]

    Providing incentives to our best teachers to instruct our students with the greatest needs will improve these children's education. Rewarding teachers for their exceptional efforts in improving outcomes for these students will help keep them in the...
  • Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills

    Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills
    Maryvale Preparatory School's new upper school head was recently getting ready for his first day of school. He'd moved into his new second-floor office, although he said the walls still need some art. He'd met with all of his teachers, moved a few...
  • TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

    TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups
    The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday. Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
  • New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe

    New security measures balance keeping schools welcoming and safe
    Going to visit your child at school this year? Don't forget your driver's license. A series of new security features in all public schools, including requiring visitors to present a photo ID, preferably a driver's license, go into effect at the...
  • Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive

    Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive
    Two members of the Harford County Council will introduce bills Tuesday night to give pay increases to the next county executive and future county council members amounting to about 25 percent from current levels starting next summer. At least one council...
  • Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]

    Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]
    Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...