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  • Peace Corps opens door for same-sex couples to serve together

    Peace Corps opens door for same-sex couples to serve together
    The U.S. Peace Corps will begin accepting applications from same-sex couples who wish to serve overseas together for the first time next month, the agency announced Tuesday. The move follows a broader shift by the Obama administration toward publicly...
  • If you go: What to see and do in Dallas

    If you go: What to see and do in Dallas
    Since Buck Showalter hasn't had much of an opportunity to explore Dallas, we thought we'd provide him with some the region's most interesting detours around town. Who knows? Maybe he'll surprise his wife with an outing! Getting there Dallas is 1,366...
  • Archbishop Lori's charge that the government is eroding religious freedom is simply untrue

    Archbishop Lori's charge that the government is eroding religious freedom is simply untrue
    It is most unfortunate that Archbishop William E. Lori has chosen to use his pulpit to engage in the fear-engendering tactics so favored by the far right in our society ("Religious freedom under threat in U.S.," June 16). His statement that "the...
  • William Jabine II, reporter and editor

    William Jabine II, reporter and editor
    William Jabine II, a former Evening Sun reporter and assistant city editor who later became spokesman for the old State Roads Commission and the Department of Natural Resources, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Catonsville Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation...
  • Ravens foundation funds local scholars

    Ravens foundation funds local scholars
    While most high school seniors spend their last few days planning end-of-the-year parties, reminiscing with friends or trying to fit in one last prank on the freshmen, Nicolas "Cole" Holocker is accepting the 2013 Ravens Scholarship awarded to students...
  • 'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'

    'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'
    "If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
  • Havre de Grace election coming up features two running for mayor, five for three city council seats

    Havre de Grace election coming up features two running for mayor, five for three city council seats
    With Havre de Grace's election just around the corner, on May 7, voters will get the chance to cast ballots for one of two mayoral candidates and three of five running for city council. Mayor Wayne Dougherty, who is seeking a fourth term, is...
  • Remembering Richard Ben Cramer and his magnum opus

    Remembering Richard Ben Cramer and his magnum opus
    An old reporter often begins his daily routine by turning to the newspaper's obituary page with mild trepidation, fearing another friend has gone to that great newsroom in the sky. So it was this week in reading of the death in Baltimore, at only 62, of...
  • Two questions for Romney

    As the Presidential Election comes to a close, there are still two questions I have for Gov. Mitt Romney. First, in the event that you, Governor Romney, win the election, would you as President John F Kennedy did, forego your presidential salary while in...
  • Taxes and job creation

    Mitt Romney parrots the standard Republican line that raising marginal tax rates for top income earners will stifle job creation ("Battle is joined over jobs, taxes," Oct. 4). Just once I would like someone to point out that employees of these small...
  • A president's beginnings

    In reading Thomas F. Schaller's commentary ("The virtues of a president with humble origins," Oct. 31), I didn't see John F. Kennedy's name listed as one of our wealthiest presidents. "Mitt Romney was born to both political and economic privilege" made...
  • Overturned fuel tanker closes I-95 to northbound traffic for seven hours

    Overturned fuel tanker closes I-95 to northbound traffic for seven hours
    Two of the three lanes for northbound traffic on I-95 were re-opened Tuesday afternoon, about seven hours after an overturned fuel tanker truck caused major delays for motorists along the Harford County portion of the interstate highway. The crash, which...