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  • No contracts until firm is held accountable [Letter]

    As policymakers, it is important we acknowledge our limited ability to force actors to behave how we want. What we can do and often attempt is to hold those bad actors accountable when they break the law or act immorally. That is what Leo Bretholz's...
  • Legalizing, regulating marijuana is best [Letter]

    Legalizing, regulating marijuana is best [Letter]
    Kudos to Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Joseph T. Jones Jr. for articulating the need for a more sensible marijuana policy in Maryland ("Building safe and just communities," March 3). Saddling people with criminal records for possessing marijuana causes...
  • It's time to recognize pharmacists as health care providers [Commentary]

    It's time to recognize pharmacists as health care providers [Commentary]
    Students and faculty from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have an important message for the Maryland General Assembly this year: Empower pharmacists to perform a greater role as health care providers in order to improve health care quality...
  • Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies

    Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
  • State right to drop all support for American Studies Association [Letter]

    I would like to disagree with your editorial "A chilling effect" (March 10). I believe that the central issue here is academic freedom. The American Studies Association (ASA), in theory an academic organization devoted to the study of the United States,...
  • State backs off on plan to end cash toll at Hatem Bridge, legislators say

    State backs off on plan to end cash toll at Hatem Bridge, legislators say
    Legislators from Harford and Cecil counties say they have a guarantee from state transportation officials that cash toll collection lanes will remain at the Route 40 Thomas Hatem Bridge for a minimum of two years. The Maryland Transportation Authority...
  • Stopping HIV in Baltimore [Editorial]

    Stopping HIV in Baltimore  [Editorial]
    Nearly three decades into the AIDS epidemic, medical professionals now have a much better understanding of the disease and how to treat it. But prevention is still the first line of defense against this devastating killer, which has already taken the...
  • Stanley's service warrants having Laurel's library named for him [Letter]

    Stanley's service warrants having Laurel's library named for him [Letter]
    I find it unfortunate that the Prince George's County Library Board believes it needs to remove Charles Stanley's name from Laurel's newly expanded and renovated library when it reopens. Citing Stanley's Confederate military experience — he served...
  • Justice delayed [Editorial]

    Justice delayed  [Editorial]
    "After seven years of litigation, what's a few more months?" judges on the Maryland Court of Appeals apparently thought to themselves when issuing an order this week to yet again delay a requirement that defense lawyers be made available at bail...
  • Disclosure sought from retailers who track consumers via mobile phones

    Disclosure sought from retailers who track consumers via mobile phones
    The Maryland House of Delegates approved a bill Thursday that would require retailers to tell customers when they track their movements and habits via mobile phones. "It is alarming how much information a store can gather from your phone when you walk...
  • Cash king for now at toll plazas in Maryland [Editorial]

    Cash king for now at toll plazas in Maryland [Editorial]
    Your money is no good here, long an expression associated with hospitality spoken by gracious benefactors doing the buying at a bar or restaurant, increasingly has a new meaning in the United States. Though each banknote bears the familiar sentence,...
  • Harford leaders hope 'House of Cards' -- and its money -- don't leave town

    Harford leaders hope 'House of Cards' -- and its money -- don't leave town
    If "House of Cards" folds in Maryland, will Harford County businesses feel a slump? A number of county officials believe the hit Netflix series has brought an economic boost, not to mention free publicity, to Harford since cameras first started...