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  • Four file to challenge Kamenetz in Baltimore County

    Four file to challenge Kamenetz in Baltimore County
    With one day left for candidates to file for the 2014 election, four men had signed up as of Monday to challenge Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The former chairman of the county Republican Party and the father of a dog-bite victim are...
  • Unusual weather keeps Harford libraries hopping this winter

    Unusual weather keeps Harford libraries hopping this winter
    Like everyone else in the county, the cold, snowy, icy, crazy weather has been a hot topic for Harford County Public Library officials in recent weeks. From dealing with a frozen pipe at one branch during the recent polar vortex, serving as warming...
  • Harford library director not surprised by Craig's denial of budget increase

    Harford County library will not be getting the 2.4 percent budget increase it requested for fiscal year 2015, which did not surprise Library Director Mary Hastler. The library system had asked for an additional $400,610 but was again struck down by...
  • 'Scandal' Season 3 finale recap, 'The Price of Free and Fair Elections'

    'Scandal' Season 3 finale recap, 'The Price of Free and Fair Elections'
    I must admit, with a very heavy heart, that the Season 3 finale of "Scandal" disappointed me. Too many storylines to wrap up so quickly. Plus, Fitz and Quinn are both still alive and being the worst, and that’s never OK. We start off at the...
  • The Senator named one of top 20 movie theaters in the world

    The Senator named one of top 20 movie theaters in the world
    Men’s Journal magazine thinks very highly of Baltimore's Senator Theatre. It is included in its rundown of  the world's top 20 movie theaters.   The Baltimore landmark has been around for 75 years and has hosted film premieres from native sons John...
  • Gone with the wind farm?

    Gone with the wind farm?
    For Southern Maryland, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station is an economic engine like no other. It accounts for $6.6 billion in economic activity, including 41,185 jobs, so it's small wonder that elected leaders from that region of the state are...
  • Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]

    Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]
    Thank you for highlighting the most important finding of the recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change report: "addressing climate change appears to be cheaper than doing nothing" ("Climate change demands action," April 19). Just as the vast...
  • Howard County senior events

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •AARP Driver Safety Course. May 19, 10 a.m....
  • Martha Roach, South Baltimore activist

    Martha Roach, South Baltimore activist
    Martha E. Roach, a retired seamstress and teacher's assistant who was a Sharp Leadenhall community activist, died of pneumonia Saturday at Howard County General Hospital. She was 90 and had lived in South Baltimore. Born Martha Eleanor Tilghman in...
  • Incarceration without representation [Commentary]

    Incarceration without representation [Commentary]
    "A poor man accused of a crime has no lobby," Robert F. Kennedy said 51 years ago, when, as U.S. Attorney General, he demanded legislation requiring counsel for federal criminal defendants. The legislation passed, much to Kennedy's credit, and, for the...
  • UFC event hailed as economic boost for Baltimore

    UFC event hailed as economic boost for Baltimore
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship could have chosen a more traditional location for Saturday's pay-per-view fight, UFC 172. The event features a title defense for Jon Jones, its top pound-for-pound fighter and light-heavyweight champion. But just six...
  • More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland

    More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland
    Maryland's craft beer business is growing rapidly — at a rate of 35 percent a year — as consumers increasingly seek out independent brewers' new-style yet traditionally made beers. "There is just an amazing level of interest in craft beer,...