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  • Cummings: Ted Cruz 'got an earful' from Dems on South Africa trip

    Cummings: Ted Cruz 'got an earful' from Dems on South Africa trip
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is in South Africa for Nelson Mandela's memorial, but that doesn't mean he's abandoned domestic policy. In fact, Cummings said he and other Democrats in the official delegation have used the trip to debate with Sen. Ted Cruz on...
  • Reducing gun deaths [Editorial]

    Reducing gun deaths  [Editorial]
    Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
  • Four alderman positions up for grabs in Annapolis election

    Four alderman positions up for grabs in Annapolis election
    To win a seat on the Annapolis city council, candidates say they've relied on tried-and-true shoe-leather politics. Eight men running for four seats have been spending days knocking on doors, trying to reach the estimated 8,000 voters who will cast...
  • Former Howard fire officer sues over dismissal

    Former Howard fire officer sues over dismissal
    A former Howard County fire officer is suing in federal court to get his job back, alleging that the county violated his rights by firing him for personal Facebook discussions about gun control, free speech and "liberal" politics. Former Battalion Chief...
  • Margaret Schupp, pension administrator

    Margaret Schupp, pension administrator
    Margaret V. Schupp, a retired Crown Central Petroleum Corp. pension administrator, died of a stroke Oct. 23 at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 89. Born in Baltimore and raised on Ravenwood Avenue, she was the daughter of Frank Schupp, a...
  • Former employee of contractor obtained Balt. Co. workers' personal data

    Former employee of contractor obtained Balt. Co. workers' personal data
    Baltimore County authorities say they found Social Security numbers and other personal information from more than 12,000 current and former county workers on the computer of a man who used to work for a county information-technology contractor. The...
  • Democrats broke health care and now must fix it

     Democrats broke health care and now must fix it
    During the recent hearings on Obamacare, we learned from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that the Obamacare web site backup isn't encrypted as of today ("Obama blames 'bad apple' insurers for canceled coverage," Oct. 31). That's...
  • Del. Dwyer's alcohol problem

     Del. Dwyer's alcohol problem
    It is obvious that the public is safer on weekends now that Del. Don Dwyer is spending them in the Anne Arundel County jail ("Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence," Oct. 25). Mr. Dwyer's episodes of drunken boating...
  • Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond

    Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond
    Kweisi Mfume was a Baltimore city councilman when he received what would be the first of many words of wisdom from Nelson Mandela. "Do not give up," Mfume said Mandela wrote him from prison, where he had somehow read about the councilman's efforts in...
  • Annapolis reaches agreements with employee unions

    Annapolis reaches agreements with employee unions
    The City of Annapolis struck agreements with four employee unions on Monday, giving employees raises and changing their health benefits in retirement. Mayor Josh Cohen, who will stand re-election next week, said the four-year agreements are a "real...
  • Mental illness and guns

    If you believe that early intervention by mental health professionals in the lives of people with serious psychiatric disorders will prevent future mass shootings like the ones in Newtown, Conn., or Tucson, Ariz., you probably are in for a disappointment:...
  • Marita Carroll, civil rights activist

    Marita Carroll, civil rights activist
    Marita Carroll, a retired Annapolis elementary school teacher and civil rights activist who was arrested on trespassing charges in 1960 as she sat at a bus stop lunch counter, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical...