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  • Fallston schools big winners in Harford school construction plans

    Fallston schools big winners in Harford school construction plans
    Members of the Harford County Board of Education are considering a Capital Improvement Program for the 2015 fiscal year and have passed an Educational Facilities Master Plan for the upcoming fiscal year that does not include funding for replacing Havre de...
  • Yes, Bob Dole, Reagan would still be a Republican

    Yes, Bob Dole, Reagan would still be a Republican
    "Could people like Bob Dole, even Ronald Reagan -- could you make it in today's Republican Party?" Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" asked former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole. "I doubt it," Mr. Dole replied. "Reagan...
  • Progress on immigration

    Progress on immigration
    Just when Washington looked like it was completely preoccupied with the scandals, real and imaginary, swirling around the White House, a group of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate managed the unexpected (and, these days, extraordinary): They...
  • Carroll County's gun law nullification fantasy

    Carroll County's gun law nullification fantasy
    Nullification fever is spreading across the rural counties along the Mason-Dixon Line, with Cecil, Harford and Carroll counties passing resolutions in the last month declaring their view that Maryland's new gun control law is unconstitutional. Cecil's...
  • Obama's 'Katrina moment'

    Obama's 'Katrina moment'
    It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
  • President's remarks at Ellicott Dredges

    President's remarks at Ellicott Dredges
    Remarks by President Barack Obama this afternoon at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, from the White House.   THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Baltimore!  (Applause.)  Well, it is wonderful to see all of you.  Give Duncan a big round of applause for the great...
  • Harford council approves Sunday hours for Jarrettsville library, funding for school computers

    Harford council approves Sunday hours for Jarrettsville library, funding for school computers
    The Harford County Council approved a number of school-related and other amendments to the fiscal 2014 county budget Tuesday night, including funding Sunday hours at the Jarrettsville library branch and new computers at a Bel Air school. The council...
  • Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military

    Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military
    The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
  • Brown to launch campaign for governor

    Brown to launch campaign for governor
    Seeking to emerge from the long shadow of Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will make official Friday what everyone in Maryland politics has known for a long time: He's running for governor. Brown, 51, will announce his candidacy in his...
  • Military injustice

    Military injustice
    The recent study estimating that there may have been 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military last year stirred a lot of tough talk from the Pentagon and the White House over the past 24 hours. But the question is whether that outrage will translate...
  • Perez vote delayed as confirmation fight intensifies

    Perez vote delayed as confirmation fight intensifies
    WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee vote on Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez was postponed hours before it was set to take place Wednesday, highlighting what appears to be a growing partisan fight over the confirmation of the former Maryland official. ...
  • Will Minnesota make a marriage equality trifecta?

    Will Minnesota make a marriage equality trifecta?
    Six months after Maryland, Maine and Washington voters endorsed same-sex marriage at the ballot box, two more states have adopted laws allowing gay couples to marry, and a third is poised to join them. On Tuesday, lawmakers in Delaware adopted a same-...