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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • State redistricting could lead to additional Howard delegate

    Howard would have another delegate representing the county in the General Assembly if a state legislative redistricting plan created by the Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee is adopted. The committee released its plan — which redraws...
  • Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation

    Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation
    Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week. Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
  • Black lawmakers criticize O'Malley redistricting plan, saying it will leave General Assembly overly white

    Black lawmakers sharply criticized the governor's proposed General Assembly redistricting plan Thursday, saying his committee has drawn a map that will likely produce a legislature that looks whiter than the actual population of Maryland. "I consider...
  • Fate of proposed district map revision is old song, sung by new players

    Sometimes politics in Carroll County resemble Kabuki Theater. Everyone knows the plot, and the only matter of interest is the pronunciation of the expected script and the stylized movements of the actors. Such is the current play entitled "Drafting a New...
  • Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal

    Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal
    What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks? "Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs." Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
  • Marylanders finding ways to cope at the pump

    ANNAPOLIS—Sitting in your electric car, sipping organic tea from a biodegradable cup, you pull up to your bank's drive-through window quite proud of your environmental awareness and saved dollars. Then you see the silver Litespeed brand bicycle...
  • February: Snow and more snow means less and less school

    February: Snow and more snow means less and less school
    It was four days off and counting for Harford County Public Schools students, who were enjoying Mother Nature's wrath of snow and ice at the end of January and the beginning of February. Students were off Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday because of...
  • Shift in Carroll's district lines a hot topic for 2012

    Shift in Carroll's district lines a hot topic for 2012
    There was pizza, salad, mozzarella sticks and, to the delight of state Sen. Joe Getty, a full house at his Jan. 4 "town meeting," held at J&P Pizza, in Hampstead. "At the last town meeting in Manchester, we had 25 people," Getty said to the residents who...
  • Speak out now about redistricting

    In a democracy, the voice of the people is supposed to be heard. And now, as the Democratic legislative mapmakers in Annapolis plan to slice and dice that voice, it is important that Baltimore County residents speak out. As happens every 10 years after...
  • Political Notebook: Fox creates alternative council redistricting plan

    Greg Fox, the County Council's lone Republican and self-appointed "numbers guy," has created an alternative redistricting plan to the one Democrats on the Councilmanic Redistricting Commission favored. "It does a good job of both balancing (the five...
  • Put out the welcome mat

    Put out the welcome mat
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inauguration speech last year laid out an ambitious goal of growing the city's population by 10,000 families over the next decade. Where are those approximately 22,000 new residents to come from? Clearly, the mayor hopes...
  • BWI flights to Cuba to start in March

    BWI flights to Cuba to start in March
    A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses. But visitors shouldn't count...