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  • Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis

    Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis
    Six Harford County high school are serving as student pages during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session in Annapolis. This year's local page class includes Karly Horn of The John Carroll School, Natalie Hutcheson of C. Milton Wright High School,...
  • Woodrow Wilson's legacy [Letter]

    Woodrow Wilson's legacy [Letter]
    Fred Rasmussen's "Back Story" articles always shine through to readers of The Sun. "When Woodrow Wilson lived here" (Jan. 31) had a special brightness — this story of a brilliant scholar whose interest in the academics of government evolved from...
  • Ice storm cuts power, closes schools in Harford; county opens shelters

    Ice storm cuts power, closes schools in Harford; county opens shelters
    Snow and freezing rain fell across Harford County late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, causing more hazardous driving conditions, closing schools and leaving many homes and businesses without electricity. Lack of power problems persisted...
  • Skyrocketing flood insurance rates have Congress' attention

    Skyrocketing flood insurance rates have Congress' attention
    When Steven Yancheski and his wife bought their Fort Howard home at a foreclosure auction in 2010, they thought they were getting a deal: a two-bedroom bungalow in "paradise" for about $85,000. The house was in a flood zone, so they had to pay for...
  • The way to O'Malley's heart: the DGA [Commentary]

    The way to O'Malley's heart: the DGA [Commentary]
    Certain elements of the liberal intelligentsia believe that because Maryland is a "well run state" that provides such an exhaustive and expansive number of government services to taxpayers that our government is also well run. In a well run government,...
  • Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record

    Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record
    Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work. On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
  • Costs rising for state health exchange, which is still 'not functional'

    Costs rising for state health exchange, which is still 'not functional'
    Maryland's poorly performing health exchange will cost taxpayers $33 million more than expected this year, bringing the state's total annual expense to $138 million, officials said Monday. The money is needed, in part, to pay the company hired to help...
  • O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program

    O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explain why federal officials are deporting a higher share of noncriminals from Maryland than from most other states under a controversial immigration program called...
  • Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]

    Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]
    Bills before the Maryland Senate and House would prevent the use of public college and university funds to support scholarly involvement in academic organizations that have voted to boycott Israel. The legislation is a serious threat to academic freedom,...
  • Two Howard men shoveling snow die after collapsing

    Two Howard men shoveling snow die after collapsing
    Howard County officials said Thursday that three county men died after suffering heart attacks while outside their homes during the snowstorm, and that two were shoveling snow when they collapsed. The first incident occurred just after 9:30 a.m., when a...
  • Five questions for Suzy Ganz, Lion Brothers CEO

    Five questions for Suzy Ganz, Lion Brothers CEO
    Happenstance brought Suzy Ganz from Wall Street to a Baltimore County manufacturer. A deep interest in the work kept her there. Before she was CEO and chairman of Lion Brothers Co., an Owings Mills maker of brand logos, uniform insignia, Girl Scout...
  • Atypical images of war [Commentary]

    Atypical images of war [Commentary]
    In three weeks, representatives from the Assad regime and the opposition are scheduled to convene in Geneva to begin the process of negotiating peace in Syria's civil war — five months after the government's chemical weapons attacks killed more than...