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  • When private property isn't [Editorial]

    Eminent domain is one of those governmental attributes that has a fair amount in common with taxes. Both are inherent powers of any government, dating to the earliest days of government. Both can seem particularly onerous to the people who end up...
  • Leo Clubs accomplish much at three schools [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenwood Lions Club sponsors three school-based Leo Clubs, one at Bushy Park Elementary School, one at Folly Quarter Middle School and one at Glenwood Middle School. The three clubs believe in the Lions Club motto, "We Serve," and do their best to...
  • Tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland to drop by 8.6 percent

    Tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland to drop by 8.6 percent
    Tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland will be slashed by more than 8 percent in the coming academic year after the Maryland General Assembly approved a special grant in the state's final budget. The southern Maryland liberal arts college has the...
  • State board wants to amend math graduation requirements

    State board wants to amend math graduation requirements
    The Maryland State Board of Education took steps Tuesday to amend the new requirement that students take four years of math during high school. In 2013, the Maryland General Assembly passed a law requiring students to take a math class for each year they...
  • After McCutcheon, a constitutional amendment is the only way to get money out of politics [Letter]

    After McCutcheon, a constitutional amendment is the only way to get money out of politics [Letter]
    Your recent editorial rightly criticized the Supreme Court's disastrous decisions in McCutcheon and Citizens United, which transfer even more power to the ruling class by valiantly freeing us from the tyranny of not-enough-money-in-politics ("A win for...
  • Marijuana bill reflects Mizeur's leadership [Letter]

    Marijuana bill reflects Mizeur's leadership [Letter]
    On Saturday April 5, I sat in the Maryland House of Delegates all day, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. I watched as our delegates delayed a vote to "digest the information" and then watched them engage in hours of debate. For some reason, Senate Bill 364,...
  • After claiming he was assaulted by 'a black man,' aide to Harford legislator James, brother charged in Annapolis fight

    After claiming he was assaulted by 'a black man,' aide to Harford legislator James, brother charged in Annapolis fight
    Police say a legislative aide to Harford Del. Mary-Dulany James told them he had been assaulted by "a black man" following a fight earlier this week between the aide and his brother inside James' Annapolis office. The aide, Luke Uriah Kershner Horah, and...
  • Room tax up, income tax down [Editorial]

    Room tax up, income tax down [Editorial]
    Fittingly, one of the most important pieces of Harford County legislation to be approved by the Maryland General Assembly came into being because of the efforts of people representing other parts of the state rather than because of efforts on the part...
  • Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]

    Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]
    Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20). As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
  • Senate President Mike Miller denies Julius Henson's claim of influencing probation case

    Senate President Mike Miller denies Julius Henson's claim of influencing probation case
    Maryland State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. this week denied claims from veteran political consultant Julius Henson that Miller was influencing a violation of probation case against Henson.  "It's not true," Miller said after learning...
  • O'Malley talks immigration, minimum wage at governors meeting

    O'Malley talks immigration, minimum wage at governors meeting
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will speak with the secretary of homeland security about a controversial federal program that appears to be deporting an unusually large percentage of immigrants without criminal records from Maryland. O'Malley raised...
  • Kudos for young judo, Koammodu experts [Rodgers Forge]

    It's probably safe to assume most of us are looking forward to spring. It's no coincidence that snow is a four-lettered word. Especially after the past two weeks. But all this snow didn't prevent the youth of our neighborhood from accomplishing some...