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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Gay couples in Md. up more than 50%

    Gay couples in Md. up more than 50%
    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...
  • 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...
  • Justice Dept. probes Balto. Co. minority hiring for police, fire

    The U.S. Justice Departmenthas opened an investigation of possible racial discrimination in hiring at the Baltimore County police and fire departments, according to correspondence between the agency and the county. The Justice Department's Civil Rights...
  • Is Howard County too expensive for young families?

    College Park — Howard County has about 8,000 fewer young adults than 10 years ago, according to the U.S. Census. And some officials believe the county's high living costs may be the reason. The Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning used...
  • City Hall challenges census numbers

    City Hall challenges census numbers
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is challenging U.S. census numbers that show Baltimore is shrinking, arguing the city actually has 30,000 more residents than reported. If the city wins its challenge — in which it argues that...
  • Laurel boundary committee issues redistricting recommendations

    The Census and Ward Boundary Review Committee, an advisory committee to the Laurel City Council, has settled on a recommendation that would increase the size of voting Ward 1 and create a minority majority in voting Ward 2, committee member Rick Wilson...
  • Laurel City Council amends election laws

    The Laurel City Council approved multiple changes to the city's elections laws at their meeting Monday, July 23. The changes will shift the boundaries of the city's two voting wards, alter the way votes are tallied and released and increases the number of...
  • Columbia Association president says it must evolve

    Columbia Association president says it must evolve
    As Columbia's infrastructure deteriorates and the community's population demographics change, the Columbia Association board will have to move away from the time-tested practices of the past in favor of a more innovative business model. That's what CA...
  • St. Michaels residents build friendship, start a running festival

    St. Michaels residents build friendship, start a running festival
    It is a story about faith, friendship — and perhaps a little fantasy. It is about three people whose ages span 30 years, but whose careers and experiences led them to find this historic town on Maryland's Eastern Shore as the perfect spot to start...
  • 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,...
  • Prisoner tally set to boost city data

    For more than two decades, Rico Marzano called prison cells in Jessup and Cumberland his home. But this year, the convicted murderer serving four consecutive life sentences will be recorded as a Baltimore resident, even though he won't step foot in his...
  • Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men

    Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men
    Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today. Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...