| May 2, 2013
| 10:04 AM
I was a bit confused by the letter Jeff Nelson wrote regarding the need for a White Student Union at Towson University.
For the record, "white" is how most people would describe me. That's no more a part of my heritage than the fact that my eyes are...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Voters in Harford County will have more decisions to make come November other than whom to elect for President and to represent the First and Second congressional districts.
A recent event at Harford Community College sponsored by the League of Women...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat who represents the 4th congressional district, will host a coffee and conversation hour with Laurel constituents this weekend.
The meet and greet will be held Saturday, April 6 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Montpelier...
| Mar 14, 2013
Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday.
"It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Several recent editorials and commentaries criticize the new congressional districts. The opposition primarily focuses on the odd shapes of districts, without considering any of the other variables that come into play when drawing district lines. Simply...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Lawyers for the state defended Maryland's new General Assembly districts Wednesday, telling Maryland's highest judges that while the map may not please everyone, it's legal and proper.
"Somebody can always draw a better map. That's not the issue,"...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Catherine Kelly and Sue Heether began their relationship in 1994, when both were teaching at a Baltimore-area Catholic school, and felt they had to keep the arrangement closely guarded for years.
But as same-sex couples became more visible over the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:47 PM
We all knew this was coming. The 2010 Census revealed that Baltimore continued to lose population over the past 10 years — albeit at a slower pace than in previous decades — and with Maryland's decennial redistricting process under way, it...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Kabatwa, a silverback mountain gorilla, carries her twins in the Virunga Mountains, just outside Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The babies were born in February. According to a 2010 census, the total number of mountain gorillas has increased by a...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Residents who testified this week at a meeting of the Howard County Board of Education Study Commission — the first opportunity for the public to speak on the politically sensitive subject — differed on how best to structure the school board....
| Sep 3, 2011
| 3:50 PM
The newly-appointed Carroll County Redistricting Committee held the first of its series of public meetings on Aug. 31.
Even though Carroll County just conducted its first-ever election with five members in 2010, the committee is charged with holding...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The sound of hundreds of people laughing uproariously at the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday afternoon was elicited not by a stand-up comic but by an author whose most popular work has been frequently challenged and banned in recent years.