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After 30 years, Leadership Howard County can take a bow [Editorial]

From the farms of the western county to the visionary suburb of Columbia to the quirky shops on Main Street in old Ellicott City, Howard County is a slice of Maryland of such diversity that it would seem to invite internal contradictions and become a breeding ground for misunderstandings and turf battles. Thankfully, that has not happened. In fact, the opposite is usually the case as the county fosters a sense of cooperation between its disparate populations and socioeconomic groups. This is not by accident. The source of Howard County's team spirit can be largely traced back decades to the origins of Leadership Howard County, a kind of course that enrolls leadership talent into a...