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  • 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,...
  • Ban the booth [Editorial]

    Ban the booth  [Editorial]
    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites. Given...
  • $450K state grant approved for Ripken Stadium

    $450K state grant approved for Ripken Stadium
    A $450,000 grant for the City of Aberdeen to use for renovations to the Ripken Stadium parking lot was approved Wednesday by the Maryland Board of Public Works. The grant will be used to coat the stadium's parking lot which hasn't had any major work...
  • Harford seeks to take advantage of 3D printing technology from Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Harford seeks to take advantage of 3D printing technology from Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Considerable innovation and research in the rapidly developing world of 3D printing has been done at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford County and, as a result, Harford state legislators hope to use the proximity of cutting-edge technology to benefit...
  • School board decisions shouldn't be driven by the political winds [Letter]

    School board decisions shouldn't be driven by the political winds [Letter]
    An elected Baltimore County school board has been a hot issue for decades, and The Sun has opted to support a partially elected board ("Balto. Co. should have a hybrid school board," March 17). Your rationale is that "the desire for elected members on...