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  • 'Liberty-minded Republican' files in District 12

    The second Republican to file in Howard and Baltimore counties' District 12 says he's the candidate for voters interested in small government and individual freedoms. "People should be able to do what they want, as long as they're not hurting anyone...
  • In a word: spree

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  SPREE You may face temptations this week and next to go on...
  • Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she supports Syria strike

    Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she supports Syria strike
    The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation and a prominent voice in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, said on Monday that she supports giving President Barack Obama authorization to strike Syria. "I believe the...
  • Police officers recruited to handle backlog of gun-buyer background checks

    Police officers recruited to handle backlog of gun-buyer background checks
    About 20 police officers from across the state have been enlisted to help the Maryland State Police complete tens of thousands of background checks for gun buyers that have been languishing for several months. Half of the state's gun dealers have...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes aim at Maryland

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes aim at Maryland
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a swipe at Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland's business climate in radio ads aimed at luring companies and residents to the Lone Star state.  "When you grow tired of Maryland taxes squeezing every dime out of your business,...
  • Gun owners aren't paranoid, just realistic

     Gun owners aren't paranoid, just realistic
    In your editorial about state police efforts to speed approval of gun purchases, you say gun buyers are "driven in large part by the kind of paranoia that the National Rifle Association trades in — the ever-present fear that government will take...
  • Critics say state police have risked gun buyers' privacy

    Critics say state police have risked gun buyers' privacy
    Maryland State Police used an unencrypted website last week to transfer personal information about firearm purchasers into an online system used for background checks, a practice that gun rights advocates say compromised their privacy and security....
  • Fighting words from Vladimir Putin

    While the slaughter goes on in the Syrian civil war, a remarkable war of words has broken out over the threatened use of American force there, led by of all people Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow's strongman of the post-Cold War era, or at least...
  • Mizeur, Coates and the evolution of Maryland politics [Editorial]

    Mizeur, Coates and the evolution of Maryland politics  [Editorial]
    The conventional political wisdom about Del. Heather Mizeur's pick of the Rev. Delman Coates as her running mate is that it shows her campaign for governor is more about making a point than winning the Democratic primary, much less the general election....
  • Howard County asks court to toss former fire official's lawsuit

    Howard County asks court to toss former fire official's lawsuit
    Howard County is asking a federal court to throw out a former Fire Department battalion chief's lawsuit, arguing that the Facebook posts that triggered his dismissal were not constitutionally protected because they were "at best, personal opinion or pique...
  • Mizeur chooses Prince George's pastor as running mate

    Del. Heather R. Mizeur announced Wednesday that she has selected the Rev. Delman Coates — a Baptist pastor who played an important role in Maryland's debate over same-sex marriage — as her running mate in the Democratic race for governor....
  • Seniors celebrate 25 years of Notre Dame University's Renaissance Institute

    Seniors celebrate 25 years of Notre Dame University's Renaissance Institute
    At 91, Isaac Rehert, a former farmer and journalist, and now a longtime retiree, is enjoying something of a renaissance. The Medfield man has been a member of the Renaissance Institute, a lifelong learning program at Notre Dame University Maryland,...