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  • Super PACs: How did the Supreme Court not see this coming?

    Super PACs: How did the Supreme Court not see this coming?
    Maybe what this country needs on the Supreme Court is a real politician or at least a sensible political scientist or two. Perhaps they would help the court's majority understand how it has allowed unlimited big-donor money to contaminate and almost...
  • A much-respected, and conflicted, general of the Confederacy

    Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-...
  • 'The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab'

    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 11:04 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
  • Days to remember

    A century and a half ago — and a drive of about two and a half hours from Harford County in modern times — Union and Confederate forces were in the midst of positioning themselves to become the masters of Harpers Ferry at the confluence of the...
  • Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance

    Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance
    After weeks of negotiating behind the scenes, President Barack Obama came to the University of Maryland on Friday in an effort to convince the public that lawmakers could find compromise in their talks over raising nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling....
  • N.Y. collector, partner have bail reduced in historic-document theft case

    Jason Savedoff may not have just stolen notable documents from the Maryland Historical Society, as police have charged, but prosecutors say he may have flushed at least one down a toilet as police closed in. Assistant State's Attorney Tracy Varda told...
  • Alleged document thieves indicted on federal charges

    The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states. A National Archives...
  • Havre de Grace: Kick off summer with walk on North Park Trail

    Happy summer, dear readers! Summer officially begins with the summer solstice on June 21 at 2:46 a.m. in Havre de Grace (and all along the East Coast, USA, of course). I double dare you to stay awake and welcome summer's arrival. Visit Susquehanna...
  • Federal prosecutors consider new charges against alleged document thieves

    Federal prosecutors said in court Friday that they're contemplating additional charges against two New York men accused in multistate thefts of historic documents uncovered this month when police said the pair targeted a Maryland museum. The revelation...
  • Detention hearing delayed for alleged document thief

    A detention hearing for Barry H. Landau, one of two men charged with stealing dozens of valuable historic documents from archives and museums in New York and Maryland, was postponed Monday so federal investigators can search his Manhattan apartment a...
  • Back Story: Is the Sports Legends Museum haunted?

    Back Story: Is the Sports Legends Museum haunted?
    Bolton Hill baseball and travel writer Charlie Vascellaro normally can be found hanging out at ballparks. So the opportunity to spend a night in late April at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Station after hearing tales about ghostly occupants was...
  • Civil War was not about slavery, Mr. Rodricks

    In his column ("Sailabration brings out the mobs," June 19), Dan Rodricks resoundingly endorses the content of a letter submitted to Archbishop William E. Lori by local Catholic Jeff Ross, to protest plans to include a quote from Confederate Gen. Robert...