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  • Gun violence: America's new pastime?

    Gun violence: America's new pastime?
    Given that some sort of horrific, headline-grabbing school shooting now occurs in the United States at a rate of once a week, it's hard to argue against the idea that gun violence is as much a national pastime as baseball. Unlike baseball, however, the...
  • Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger

    Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger
    Fifth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. When he campaigns in residential areas, Democrat Douglas F. Gansler practically sprints from door to door. He's trying to meet as many voters as he can. But it can appear he is chasing somebody....
  • Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course

    Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course
    First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...
  • Man guilty of murder in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Columbia

    Man guilty of murder in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Columbia
    A North Carolina man was found guilty by a Howard County jury Thursday of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend outside her Columbia home last May.   After three hours and 45 minutes of deliberation, Ryan Patrick Matthias, 44, of Charlotte, N.C., was...
  • Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35

    Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35
    Redistricting since the last election has significantly altered the boundaries of Legislative District 35. What was formerly an all-Harford County district encompassing Abingdon, Bel Air and the northern third of the county has been shifted eastward...
  • In District 7, team of incumbent delegates fights challenge from Harford candidate

    In District 7, team of incumbent delegates fights challenge from Harford candidate
    Three incumbent Republicans running for the three seats in the House of Delegates in District 7, which encompasses western Harford County and eastern Baltimore County, are being challenged in their party primary by two other candidates, one with Harford...
  • Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts

    Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts
    A little-noticed and highly technical Supreme Court decision is opening the way for dozens of federal inmates from Maryland to seek reduced sentences — even though trial judges found they had violent criminal pasts. For some, the high court...
  • Opponents criticize Cardin over missed votes

    Opponents criticize Cardin over missed votes
    The two opponents of Del. Jon S. Cardin in his race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general chastised him during a debate Monday night for skipping almost 75 percent of his committee votes this year. State Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery...
  • Graduates can learn from those they disagree with [Letter]

    Graduates can learn from those they disagree with [Letter]
    It appears that letter writer Ladd Everitt of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence espouses the view that graduates can only learn lessons from someone who agrees with their political stance and would support the unfortunate protests against Dr. Ben...
  • #YesAllWomen collects the fear and anger of women [Commentary]

    #YesAllWomen collects the fear and anger of women [Commentary]
    After the murderous rampage of 22-year-old angry virgin Elliot Rodger in Santa Barbara Friday night, a guy took to Twitter to say that not all men shared his hatred of women and his determination to take vengeance for being ignored by them. Soon enough,...
  • Young people need an alternative to the lure of the streets [Letter]

    Young people need an alternative to the lure of the streets [Letter]
    It is unacceptable that we have recently lost three teenagers within one week and that we continue to give such incidents the same treatment time and time again ("Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings," May 18). Violence is not...
  • Attorney general candidates agree prosecutor's office should remain

    Attorney general candidates agree prosecutor's office should remain
    Three of the candidates to become Maryland's next attorney general said Thursday that they are opposed to the incumbent's suggestion to abolish the state prosecutor's office to save money. Democrats Brian E. Frosh and Jon S. Cardin and Republican...