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  • Though 'Chrome' is from California, he has blood ties in Maryland, too

    Though 'Chrome' is from California, he has blood ties in Maryland, too
    He's a West Coast prodigy, but California Chrome's roots reach deep into Maryland. Both the dam and one grand-dam of the Preakness favorite were foaled and raised on a 70-acre farm in Chestertown. The owners, Tom and Chris Bowman, couldn't have imagined...
  • A picture of the new South

    It is a state that Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass both ran away from, a state that enslaved half its black population at the time of the Civil War. It is a state that would have seceded from the Union in 1861 if not for Abraham Lincoln's last-...
  • Everyone should owe the same [Letter]

    Everyone should owe the same [Letter]
    Dan Rodricks has done it again ("With Democrats like these, who needs GOP?" March 27). He just hates the people who have done the most for the country and have been paid properly for doing so. Now, he can't stand the thought of those people being able...
  • 'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says

    'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says
    Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?" The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
  • Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers

    Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers
    It is a chilling tale of winter, one that in ghost-story fashion begins with a sign that all is not right. Maybe there's a damp spot spreading ominously across a wall, or faint sounds that grow louder and more insistent. "I heard water dripping," Liz...
  • Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery
    The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...
  • Heritage Ramblers to put on show in HdG Saturday

    Let the music play, dear readers! Mary Boehly informed me about a free, open to the public concert by the USAF Heritage Ramblers Saturday at 3 p.m. in Havre de Grace United Methodist Church, 101 S. Union Ave., Havre de Grace. Sponsored by the Havre de...
  • 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...
  • Executive orders do not a tyrant make [Letter]

    Executive orders do not a tyrant make [Letter]
    The letter from Susan Wolf Dudley demonstrates she has at best only a dim understanding of the U.S. Constitution ("Barack Obama, tyrant-in-chief," Jan. 31). Presidential directives are designed to function when the Congress fails to act in the best...
  • Md. Senate rescinds 1862 vote for slavery

    Md. Senate rescinds 1862 vote for slavery
    Maryland's Senate unanimously voted Wednesday to rescind support for a constitutional amendment it approved in 1862 to protect the institution of slavery. Amid the Civil War, Maryland was one of the few states to ratify the Corwin Amendment to the U.S....
  • Harford's Craig defends 'challenging time' during last State of the County speech

    Harford's Craig defends 'challenging time' during last State of the County speech
    Fresh on the heels of his announcement he would repeal the state income tax if elected governor, Harford County Executive David Craig reiterated his final state-of-the-county speech at the county's Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday at the Richlin...
  • Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford

    Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford
    Dozens of people, young and old, came together in Harford County over the weekend to celebrate Purim, a Jewish holiday based on the biblical Book of Esther. At Temple Adas Shalom near Havre de Grace, children – and some adults – paraded in...