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  • Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case
    Bradley Manning, the junior Army analyst convicted of espionage for leaking thousands of classified documents, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, reigniting a debate over how far the government should go to punish those who disclose secret...
  • Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper

    Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper
    For the first time in almost 40 years, someone other than Edward C. Papenfuse is the keeper of Maryland's memories. Papenfuse, 70, retired last week as state archivist after a career spanning seven governors. Over that time he brought Maryland's...
  • Howard schools receive financial reporting accolade

    Howard schools receive financial reporting accolade
    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently awarded the Howard County Public School System a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, the school system announced last week. The school...
  • State estimates 21,000 Md. jobs lost to sequester cuts

    State estimates 21,000 Md. jobs lost to sequester cuts
    Maryland lost about 21,000 jobs as a result of the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, state officials say, and they expect another 4,000 federal positions to evaporate over the next two years. New state estimates peg the job...
  • Obamacare part of a bigger battle for America

     Obamacare part of a bigger battle for America
    This Obamacare is just a battle in a cultural war being waged in America. It's the war between the American value system and leftism. Lovers of America as an abstraction may be found on both sides, but it truly is a war for the real soul of our country....
  • A day to honor veterans [Editorial]

    A few weeks back, when Congress came to an agreement on budgetary issues as the national government inched ever closer to the prospect of a large scale default for the first time since the Articles of Confederation government, the deal was characterized...
  • Continued U.S. government embargo of Cuba is 'eyesore' [Letter]

    For the 22nd consecutive year, on Oct. 29, 2013, the U.S. government was again put to shame at the U.N. General Assembly where 188 countries voted to condemn the U.S. embargo of Cuba. The only two countries that supported the U.S. embargo are the U.S. and...
  • Court should rule public prayer constitutional

     Court should rule public prayer constitutional
    The U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece, New York v. Susan Galloway is to consider whether Christian prayers at town board meetings are constitutional ("Justices to hear prayer case," Nov. 4). The U.S. Court of Appeals based in New York...
  • Veterans honored in Havre de Grace on 'somber day of reflection'

    Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country. "I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
  • Residents target Annapolis alderman for recall effort

    Residents target Annapolis alderman for recall effort
    A group of Annapolis residents is launching an effort to recall one of the city's aldermen after he floated the idea of stripping the mayor of some powers. The recall petition targets Alderman Ross Arnett, who last week won re-election as a Democrat...
  • Sediment issue discussed at open house on Conowingo Dam re-licensing

    The lingering issue of the millions of tons of sediment trapped behind Conowingo Dam – and what should be done about it – was a major point of discussions Wednesday during a public information session at Harford Community College on the re-...
  • JFK speaks about the new highway 'through which this long ribbon will pass'

    JFK speaks about the new highway 'through which this long ribbon will pass'
    The following are remarks by President John F. Kennedy at the dedication of the Northeastern Expressway – Delaware Turnpike on Thursday, Nov. 14, 1963: Mr. Moses, Governor Carvel, Governor Tawes, Congressman Fallon of Maryland, Congressman...