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  • Hopkins halfway to $4.5 billion fundraising goal

    Hopkins halfway to $4.5 billion fundraising goal
    Johns Hopkins is more than halfway to its $4.5 billion fundraising goal, the university announced Wednesday, with the money helping to support initiatives that include urban revitalization and global health. More than 162,000 donors have helped...
  • Annapolis election write-in votes range from silly to serious

    Annapolis election write-in votes range from silly to serious
    In an election where every vote mattered, 36 voters made a choice for Annapolis mayor other than incumbent Democrat Josh Cohen or Republican Mike Pantelides, who was victorious by a mere 59 votes. Three dozen people wrote in all manner of other...
  • A small step against obesity in Howard Co.

    A small step against obesity in Howard Co.
    Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
  • NRA takes political aim at state gun laws

    NRA takes political aim at state gun laws
    National Rifle Association President David Keene said Wednesday the organization will pursue lawsuits in two states where Democratic governors are believed to have presidential aspirations, but it might not challenge new state gun laws elsewhere. "We're...
  • A thirst-quenching blow for freedom

    A thirst-quenching blow for freedom
    Perhaps you remember when Dr. Doom conquered the world. Or perhaps you don't. Sadly enough, even in this day and age, not everyone is comic book literate. Suffice it to say, then, that back in the 1980s, Marvel Comics published a graphic novel in...
  • Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways

    Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways
    The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles. I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...
  • Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health

    Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health
    When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"? Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health. But don't tell that...
  • Students press Hopkins to drop fossil energy stocks

    Students press Hopkins to drop fossil energy stocks
    Taking a cue from what they're learning in class, some Johns Hopkins public health students are spearheading a climate-conscious drive to get the university to divest itself of fossil fuel holdings. Just before taking off for the holiday break,...
  • Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property

    Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman moved Tuesday to ban the sale of high-sugar drinks such as soda in parks, libraries and other county properties and at county-sponsored events — hoping yet again to make the county a progressive model. "I believe...
  • What does the NRA say now?

    What does the NRA say now?
    The rifle Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School is a descendant of the military's M-16 rifle. The bullets it fires are not as large as those used in some other rifles, but the gun's high muzzle velocity makes...
  • Diseased or just fat?

    Diseased or just fat?
    Last week's decision by the American Medical Association to categorize obesity as a disease brought out the expected reaction — cheers from advocates who believe this growing health threat has been neglected and a collective shrug from others who...
  • Case yet to be made for Aberdeen pay raises [Editorial]

    The move by the Aberdeen City Council last week to send to committee for review a proposal for substantial raises for the mayor and council members is the first sensible action the city council has taken with regard to the pay raise issue. The next...