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  • Let God do it [Letter]

    Let God do it [Letter]
    If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby and lets companies off the hook for providing employees health care that doesn't square with the company owners' religious beliefs, that will represent a great financial opportunity for employers ("Don'...
  • Gift cards offered in exchange for banned crib bumpers

    Gift cards offered in exchange for banned crib bumpers
    Since state officials have discovered that crib bumpers pose a safety risk to infants in cribs, they have worked to get out the word.  Now the Howard County Health Department is offering gift cards in exchange for bumpers. “Our goal in...
  • Smoking, no. Vaping, maybe.

    Smoking, no. Vaping, maybe.
    It's lunch time, and William Brown has stepped away from his desk for a nicotine fix in the lobby of the building where he works. The city employee isn't allowed to smoke here, but he can vape. He flips the switch on his sleek black electronic...
  • Women oppose contraception mandate [Letter]

    Women oppose contraception mandate [Letter]
    Since the inception of the contraception mandate, the federal government has struggled to paint its position as the only legitimate pro-woman stance and to paint religious Americans as irrational and anti-women ("Don't open Pandora's box," March 24)....
  • Let women pay for birth control [Letter]

    Let women pay for birth control [Letter]
    It's amazing that the only way Hobby Lobby employees can get birth control is by someone else paying for it ("Don't open Pandora's box," March 24). What is stopping any Hobby Lobby employee from paying for this themselves? I can tell you I paid for my...
  • Baltimore isn't right for luxury cinema [Letter]

    Poor Cobb Theatres and Hekemian & Co. ("Moviegoing adds luxury," April 1). They clearly don't appreciate the "off-book" demographics of this city. What is this demographic? It's the demographic that's currently transforming Towson Town Center and...
  • Assembly passes city liquor board overhaul

    Assembly passes city liquor board overhaul
    The General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to legislation restructuring the troubled Baltimore liquor board and giving City Hall more control. The unanimous vote by the state Senate sends the measure to the governor, who is expected to sign it...
  • Bid to alter storm-water fees draws fire

    Bid to alter storm-water fees draws fire
    A late bid in Annapolis to alter Maryland's storm-water fee law has drawn fire from environmentalists and from the attorney general's office, calling it an unconstitutional end run on the legislative process. Senators meeting with their House...
  • Off-campus confrontation led to McDaniel College shooting, lockdown, police say

    Off-campus confrontation led to McDaniel College shooting, lockdown, police say
    A shooting that prompted a three-hour lockdown at McDaniel College early Sunday stemmed from a confrontation between a group of students and four men just off the Westminster campus, police said. A group of male students was walking back to the campus...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    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. •ABC's of Herbs and Spices. wed., March 5, 11 a.m....
  • Thousands of immigrants seek drivers licenses

    Thousands of immigrants seek drivers licenses
    Thousands of immigrants living here without legal permission will start the new year demonstrating skills in parallel parking and two-point turns in hopes of becoming licensed drivers in Maryland. Maryland joins a handful of states on Jan. 1 that...