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  • Harford County Council endorsements [Editorial from The Aegis]

    It's been more than a decade since all the voters of the county could vote for all the members of the county council. A key argument in favor of switching from countywide to in-district selection of county council members was that the smaller districts...
  • The Harris boycott [Editorial]

    The Harris boycott  [Editorial]
    Last week, D.C. Vote, a 40,000-member advocacy group pushing for District of Columbia voting rights, called on supporters to boycott Eastern Shore vacation spots — including Ocean City — this summer. Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray even...
  • Baltimore County receives $1.5M small businesses, those owned by minorities, women

    Baltimore County receives $1.5M small businesses, those owned by minorities, women
    Baltimore County received $1.5 million Wednesday to assist small businesses and those owned by minorities and women through the Maryland Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund, according to a county-issued statement.  Baltimore County was...
  • Civilian review board still concerned about lack of meaningful role

    Civilian review board still concerned about lack of meaningful role
    Baltimore's police civilian review board has concerns that a new effort to garner input from the board is not meaningful, an official told a City Council committee on Wednesday night.  After years of neglect, the department has been making strides to...
  • Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground

    Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground
    After years of holding schools accountable for student test scores, the idea of using those scores to evaluate teachers and determine their pay has become the latest battleground in education across the nation. This past school year, Maryland's 60,000...
  • Physician board unopposed to background checks [Letter]

    Physician board unopposed to background checks [Letter]
    Last week, the Maryland Board of Physicians, in conjunction with Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, requested an investigation from the Office of the Inspector General into matters related to the 1996...
  • Candidate Bailey shows lack of character [Letter]

    Candidate Bailey shows lack of character [Letter]
    District 12 candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates Brian S. Bailey indicated in a letter to The Sun that he takes full responsibility for an error in the authority line on the Web site his campaign created ("Bailey: 'I take full responsibility' for...
  • In Maryland attorney general's race, look past name

    In Maryland attorney general's race, look past name
    When you think about it, name recognition in business and politics is really a double-edged sword. If the name is golden, or even brass-plated, it can open doors and take you places. But a widely recognized name can also cause people to question you...
  • In a county where blacks seldom get elected, change may be coming [Commentary]

    In a county where blacks seldom get elected, change may be coming [Commentary]
    Last week's primary election may have set in motion what could well be a watershed general election where Harford County is concerned. This November, there will be significant number of African-American candidates on the ballot who have a credible...
  • Ex-aide to Harford Del. James, brother acquitted of all charges from Annapolis fight

    Ex-aide to Harford Del. James, brother acquitted of all charges from Annapolis fight
    A former legislative aide to Harford Del. Mary-Dulany James and his brother have been acquitted of assault and other charges in connection with a fight in the delegate's office in April. Luke Uriah Kershner Horah, 25, had been charged with second-degree...
  • Harford general election matchups nearly set

    Harford general election matchups nearly set
    Nothing changed significantly following Wednesday's canvass of 231 provisional ballots from the June 24 primary election, Harford County Board of Elections officials said. Completion of the provisional ballot canvass at the board's office in Forest Hill...
  • James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore

    James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore
    James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton. He was 83. "Judge Miller was an...