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  • Looking Out: Same-sex marriage is on the march again

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage is on the march again
    That pesky question of whether marriage is a fundamental right under the Constitution? It's back. Or, more to the point, same-sex marriage advocates are getting closer than ever to getting the Supreme Court to actually answer it once and for all....
  • Closing a confidentiality gap [Commentary]

    Closing a confidentiality gap [Commentary]
    An absolute right to privacy in health care is enshrined in the oath all medical professionals must take. Providers understand they cannot effectively treat a patient if that patient cannot trust that his or her medical information will remain...
  • Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

    Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall
    Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 58. "She was just incredible and very inspirational. Her death is a big loss for our community...
  • Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]

    Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]
    This summer, Gov. Martin O'Malley and public health leaders justly celebrated the fact that infant mortality in our state has been driven to a new record low. By increasing access to care and outreach for new mothers and their babies —...
  • Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief

    Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief
    It's not often you hear of a traditional Irish band that features the name of an impoverished African nation in its title. But the Tanzania Ceili Band, which performs lively Irish music for social dancing, isn't your average group. The seven-member...
  • Carroll County students' stage talents to bloom in spring productions

    Carroll County students' stage talents to bloom in spring productions
    There are many reasons why the Disney musical, "Beauty and the Beast," is a beast to present. The story of a prince turned beast and the girl who stumbles into his castle has a large cast with many lead characters; it has large ensemble numbers; and...
  • Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford

    Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford
    Dozens of people, young and old, came together in Harford County over the weekend to celebrate Purim, a Jewish holiday based on the biblical Book of Esther. At Temple Adas Shalom near Havre de Grace, children – and some adults – paraded in...
  • Montgomery Street church helps feed, clothe through basement pantry

    Montgomery Street church helps feed, clothe through basement pantry
    A hand-painted sign promising "Free Bread" appears every Thursday in front of the Living Hope Church of God on Montgomery Street, offering bags of bread and pastry to anyone, with no questions asked and no strings attached. The gourmet bread, donated...
  • Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand

    Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand
    The passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center on Sandy Spring Road has become a "one-stop shop," according to Laurel Mayor Craig Moe. Operated under the direction of the Department of Communications, the office has recently expanded its...
  • It's never too late to do the right thing [Letter]

    It's never too late to do the right thing [Letter]
    We, three retired health professionals, applaud Congressman Elijah Cummings for introducing HR 3120, the Comprehensive Dental Reform Act. His bill, identical to SB 1522, introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders, if enacted, would fill a gap in the health care...
  • Wedded: Hyerim Shin and Frank Glover

    Wedded: Hyerim Shin and Frank Glover
    Date: Jan. 18 Her story: Hyerim Shin, 26, was born and grew up in Gyeongju, South Korea. After graduating from college there, she moved to Singapore in 2011, where she got a job with DHL. She moved to the U.S. in November. Her parents, Kukhwan Shin...
  • But can I get married here?

    These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....