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  • Judicial filibuster: Not so 'extraordinary' after all

    Judicial filibuster: Not so 'extraordinary' after all
    Remember the "Gang of 14"? That was the bipartisan group of senators who six years ago agreed not to filibuster judicial nominees except under "extraordinary circumstances." Well, looks like some people have decided to redefine "extraordinary" to...
  • 'Pit bulls' seized in cruelty cases face difficult transitions

    'Pit bulls' seized in cruelty cases face difficult transitions
    Michelle bears three small white scars on her black nose, another above her left eye and marks on both her front legs — left by metal grips of a device used to hold her still for forced breeding. A tear in her lower lip has healed nicely after...
  • Proxy firm tells Legg shareholders to vote no on CEO pay

    Proxy firm tells Legg shareholders to vote no on CEO pay
    An influential shareholder guidance group is advising Legg Mason investors to vote against the Baltimore company's $5.9 million compensation package for Chairman and CEO Mark R. Fetting. Glass, Lewis & Co., which provides guidance on proxy proposals,...
  • Maryland offshore wind area slashed

    Maryland offshore wind area slashed
    The Obama administration took another step Monday toward opening the Mid-Atlantic coast for offshore wind development, but in the process slashed Maryland's potential stake in the developing new energy industry by more than half. Pointing to concerns...
  • Alas, reports of deer kills from a few friends

    At least some deer hunters are having success. I received phone calls from John Baker, of Street, who has taken two does and a nice buck. Woody Ulmer, of Jarrettsville, got a nine-point buck that weighed over 200 pounds. I hope others have been as lucky....
  • Property owners object to proposal of required registration

    A plan by Harford County Councilman Dion Guthrie and Harford County Housing Director Shawn Kingston to require all landlords and tenants to register is raising the hackles of some residents involved in real estate. A 10-member livability code task...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Season premiere

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Season premiere
    What’s new this season? Some older folks, some minor celebrities (if you rank them midway on a scale from “cave-dwelling hermit” to “the cast of 'Jersey Shore'), and a dating couple who are here to test-drive their relationship....
  • Poor choices

    Poor choices
    The persistence of poverty in Baltimore is disturbing. It is even more so when one looks deeper into the official data. The 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) estimates that 25.6 percent of Baltimore's population "for whom poverty status is determined"...
  • Small investors worry about debt-ceiling impasse

    Small investors worry about debt-ceiling impasse
    While politicians in Washington refuse to compromise on raising the debt ceiling, small investors are worrying about what a stalemate might mean to their life savings. Financial planners say they are having discussions regularly with clients about the...
  • Young wants hearing over home burglar alarm program

    Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is calling for increased scrutiny of the city's False Alarm Reduction Program, which he says is partly responsible for the city government's seizure of thousands of homes. "People [can rack up] thousands of...
  • Boyfriend, brother sentenced in bank frauding scheme

    Two men were sentenced last week in connection with defrauding credit unions where a woman worked who is the sister of one of the men and the girlfriend of the other. Christopher Houston, 34, of Edgewood, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge...
  • Sun errs in calling for Graziano's ouster

    The recent Sun editorial regarding Baltimore's housing commissioner ("Graziano must go," Sept. 25) demonstrates the editorial board's failure to understand the legal processes and the law involved concerning the payment of claims and judgments involving...