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  • Unions concerned about postal workers' safety

    Postal unions are concerned that fewer full-time mail carriers and mail-sorting facilities means more letter carriers out after dark in unsafe conditions. Those worries have grown with the shooting death of a carrier on his route in Prince George's...
  • The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]

    The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]
    How many times have you heard about the "War on Christmas" over the years, particularly from conservative commentators? During the past decade, concerned parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued and yelled and screamed at the top of their lungs...
  • Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past

    Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past
    Santa artwork mailed as holiday greetings, embroidered fabrics that look more pincushion than Christmas card, and countless other historic missives had been tucked away in cabinets at downtown Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library for longer than anyone...
  • Lawmakers take another look at military retiree cut

    Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement. Several proposals...
  • Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast

    Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast
    Heavy snow continued to fall in Harford County Tuesday night as the temperature dipped into the teens. While forecasters had predicted a subzero wind chill, the air was still near downtown Bel Air. North Hickory Avenue was quiet, except for the...
  • Stop by HdG shops for last-minute Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...
  • Yearlong string of Harford bank robberies mostly unsolved

    Yearlong string of Harford bank robberies mostly unsolved
    Wednesday's robbery of the Sovereign Bank branch in Forest Hill is one of a string of a dozen bank and post office robberies in Harford County dating back to last fall, most of which remain unsolved. Though he suggests motives for the crimes may be...
  • Some federal workers in Maryland anxious over shutdown

    Some federal workers in Maryland anxious over shutdown
    With the deadline to avoid a federal government shutdown looming, some of the thousands of Maryland workers who could be furloughed said they were frustrated at the impasse Sunday. U.S. Congress is deadlocked as Republicans in the House have sought to...
  • Are the president and Congress still getting paid?

     Are the president and Congress still getting paid?
    Why is it with a government shut-down that though many will go without pay, I see no mention that President Barack Obama and Congress will be affected? Perhaps there might be some progress if their own salary was cut. Indeed, if the budget needs...
  • Waverly, Pikesville post office managers charged with taking bribes

    Waverly, Pikesville post office managers charged with taking bribes
    The small grassy hill and handful of hedges around the United States post office in Waverly aren't much to look at. But federal prosecutors allege that for branch manager Richard L. Wright III, the grounds were a cash cow. Authorities filed criminal...
  • Howard Co. police warn residents about mail theft

    Howard Co. police warn residents about mail theft
    Howard County police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are advising residents to take precaution after a number of thefts of outgoing checks from home mailboxes were reported. There have been approximately 40 cases of theft from mailboxes since the...
  • Grief knows no rank [Commentary]

    Grief knows no rank [Commentary]
    We got the dreadful news of the president's murder at a retirement luncheon at the old House of Welsh for our boss, United States Attorney Joseph Tydings. Stunned and subdued, we straggled back to our fourth floor offices in the nearby United States...