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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....
  • An election with a message

    An election with a message
    While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
  • 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...
  • Howard Co. housing rehab program helps pay for improvements

    Interested residents can now apply for the Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program for Single Family, Howard County Housing announced last month. MRHP-SF is a housing rehabilitation program that preserves and improes single-family properties with an...
  • Hospital pharmacies have a place [Letter]

    Having been a nurse for 48 years, I know that in the past when patients were discharged from the hospital or emergency room they were given a small supply of medication to take home with them until they could get their prescriptions filled. I am not...
  • Lawmakers take another look at military retiree cut

    Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement. Several proposals...
  • 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...
  • Singling out pit bulls is unfair [Commentary]

    Singling out pit bulls is unfair  [Commentary]
    Lawmakers arrive back in Annapolis this week to a major piece of unfinished business: passing a dog bite liability bill to address the unintended consequences of the Maryland Court of Appeals' ruling in which pit bull-type dogs were deemed inherently...
  • 2 admit to using medical info to take over store credit accounts

    2 admit to using medical info to take over store credit accounts
    Two women pleaded guilty Friday to using stolen medical records to open or take over credit accounts at department stores and setting up a cottage industry selling fraudulently obtained goods. Chanell Cole, 30, and Yolanda Welch, 39, are scheduled to be...
  • City to make lump-sum payments to property owners whose bills have soared after mistakes

    City to make lump-sum payments to property owners whose bills have soared after mistakes
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday that the city will make lump-sum payments to owners of historic properties whose tax bills in coming years will be higher than what government officials told them to expect. The checks — which will...