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  • Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'

    Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'
    If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican." "Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City. Melton is running for the County Council's...
  • Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby

    Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby
    Vinny DeMarco, a progressive lobbyist for sin taxes and gun control issued this disingenuous and misleading statement on the tragic shooting at the Mall in Columbia this past weekend.  Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joins all Marylanders and...
  • Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy [Letter]

    Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy [Letter]
    So, Dan Rodricks actually thinks it's unbelievable that there are people who feel that "you don't expect that kind of thing to happen to you," as he was reportedly told by an 18-year-old worker in the aftermath of the shootings at the Mall in Columbia ("...
  • Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant

    Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant
    Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee. Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
  • Gun violence only gets the media's attention when it happens in the suburbs [Letter]

    Gun violence only gets the media's attention when it happens in the suburbs [Letter]
    I cringe every time the local news comes on because the first 10 minutes or so typically reports how many people have been shot, stabbed, raped or beaten. If it bleeds, it leads ("Three die in Columbia mall shooting," Jan. 27). When multiple shootings...
  • Harford man unimpressed with details of president's proposals [Letter to The Aegis]

    Editor, On Tuesday, Americans were able to gather around their TVs to watch the State of the Union Address given by President Obama as he outlines his legislative agenda for 2014, and beyond. Based upon Obama's current approval polls, the choice may...
  • Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs [Editorial]

    Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs  [Editorial]
    Opponents of Maryland's gun laws are falling all over themselves to offer I-told-you-sos after the gun manufacturer Beretta announced it would be building a new plant in Tennessee rather than Maryland. Beretta had warned the state that this would happen...
  • Columbia mall shooting victims honored on one-week anniversary of the attack

    A few dozen people gathered Saturday morning at The Mall in Columbia around the fountain, where it's customary to toss pennies into the clear water of the black-bottom pool and wish for good fortune. This time, though, some tossed white flowers that...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states

    Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states
    When Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park fatally shot two store employees at The Mall in Columbia and then killed himself, authorities said he did so with a Mossberg 500, a Connecticut-made pump-action shotgun that has been on the U.S. market since...
  • Looking back on my first year in Harford County [Commentary]

    It's hard to imagine, but I really have worked for a full year here in Harford County. Jan. 22, 2014, marked the first anniversary of when I reported to The Baltimore Sun's massive Sun Park printing facility for orientation. As I write this,...
  • Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages

    Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages
    As people of all ages made their way between the exhibit tables, passing through crowds with barely any elbow room, vendors of firearms, knives, collectible and antique weapons and outdoor gear pitched their wares on the floor of the Bel Air Reckord...