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  • Orioles make deal with Yoon official, press conference scheduled for Tuesday

    Orioles make deal with Yoon official, press conference scheduled for Tuesday
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Four days after agreeing to terms with right-hander Suk-min Yoon, the Orioles made their three-year deal with the South Korean pitcher official on Monday. The club is expected to hold a press conference on Tuesday at noon to...
  • Emma Halley outstanding in History Day contest [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Emma Halley, a junior at Glenelg High School, was a winner in the 2013 National History Day competition. She received the Outstanding Entry Tied to a Historic Site Award, sponsored by the History Channel, for her Senior Individual Exhibit. Emma's...
  • Harford council wants to legalize sale of stun guns

    Harford council wants to legalize sale of stun guns
    Handguns and assault rifles are readily available for sale in Harford County, but Tasers or stun guns? Sorry. A new county bill, however, could make it legal for stun guns, or "electronic control devices," to be sold alongside other weapons in Harford....
  • Could a third treasurer be the charm? [Commentary]

    Could a third treasurer be the charm? [Commentary]
    The state pension system is Maryland's financial Achilles heel and has been for decades. All bond rating services have noted that rising pension debt endangers the state's AAA bond rating, and the Pew Center on the States rates Maryland as among the...
  • Gun control works [Editorial]

    Gun control works  [Editorial]
    If there were any doubt that Maryland's new gun control law has the potential to reduce crime, a recent study by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health ought to dispel it. The researchers found that a handgun...
  • More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack

    More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack
    The personal information of more than 309,000 students, staff and alumni of the University of Maryland was compromised in a "sophisticated" cyberattack, University President Wallace Loh announced Wednesday. The breached database held names, Social...
  • Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party

    Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party
    As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin's birthday party, his family said Thursday. But on his way home from William Paca Elementary School in Southeast...
  • Retirement plan bill wins O'Malley backing

    Retirement plan bill wins O'Malley backing
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday said he supports a bill that would give workers whose employers don't provide pension plans or 401ks easy access to retirement accounts. The support came as a Senate committee held a hearing on a bill by Sen. James...
  • Gun control doesn't work [Letter]

    Gun control doesn't work [Letter]
    Is it fear of Maryland's law-abiding citizens actually figuring out the truth that prompts the liberal media to pass on more flawed studies as fact? The Sun's recent editorial ("Gun control works," Feb. 20) attempts to convince us that "cherry picked"...
  • Beretta's double standard [Letter]

    After reading the Jonathan Lowy's recent commentary, I was stunned to learn of the extent to which the Italian government invests in protecting its citizens and children from the merchants of death at work in the U.S., where profits for gun...
  • Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]

    Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]
    If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 575 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data...
  • Do tougher gun laws lead to less crime? [Letter]

    Do tougher gun laws lead to less crime? [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on crime and state gun laws, the Bloomberg School of Public Health apparently can pump out boilerplate studies to support any item on the liberal Democratic agenda ("Gun control works," Feb. 19). Surely we can count on The Sun...