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  • Werner Fornos

    Werner Fornos
    Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va. The former...
  • State Democrats back LaFerla write-in bid

    State Democrats back LaFerla write-in bid
    The Maryland Democratic Party has endorsed the write-in candidacy of Eastern Shore physician John LaFerla to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District. “Dr. LaFerla has resounding grassroots support and the...
  • Abell community holds its annual street fair

    Abell community holds its annual street fair
    Three artists, two of them octogenarians and the other half their age, were among a group of artists sharing a booth on a cool fall Sunday afternoon at the annual Abell Street Fair Paul Moscatt, 81, who lives in the 3100 block of Abell Avenue, where...
  • Safe, legal abortion for 40 years

    Safe, legal abortion for 40 years
    Forty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in every state in its historic Roe v. Wade decision. It affirmed that the constitutionally protected right to privacy includes every woman's ability to make her own personal medical...
  • Officials at Komen Maryland say they're $1M short of fundraising goal

    Officials at Komen Maryland say they're $1M short of fundraising goal
    Facing a year of financial trouble that started with a national controversy over dropping monetary support for Planned Parenthood, Komen Maryland told its donors on Friday that the organization is $1 million short of reaching its current fundraising goal....
  • Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn

    Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn
    The Cecil County state's attorney's office withdrew all charges Tuesday in the murder prosecutions of Nicola I. Riley and Steven C. Brigham, the first doctors charged under Maryland's fetal homicide law in a case involving a medical procedure. "This...
  • Maryland to adopt guidelines for abortion clinics

    Operators of abortion clinics in Maryland will have to apply for licenses and meet strict guidelines under new regulations being adopted by state health officials next month. The regulations, announced by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on...
  • Debate over Komen's Planned Parenthood decision grows in Maryland, nation

    Debate over Komen's Planned Parenthood decision grows in Maryland, nation
    The inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race scheduled for Ocean City in April was meant to be a feel-good event promoting a noble cause — and a way to boost tourism during the resort town's off-season. Now uncertainty surrounds it and other...
  • Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight

    Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight
    As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser. Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
  • Health department proposes abortion regulations

    In response to a botched abortion last year that led to a semiconscious teenager being transported to a hospital in the back of a Chevy Malibu, the state health department has proposed the first regulations on Maryland's nearly 20-year-old abortion law....
  • Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal

     Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal
    The Susan G. Komen for the Curebreast cancer advocacy and charity group backed away Friday from a plan to slash funding to Planned Parenthood programs, but the public apology might not be enough to repair its damaged image right away. Experts in public...
  • Best new Tumblr: People fooled by The Onion

    Best new Tumblr: People fooled by The Onion
    Facebook is good for many things: Keeping in touch with old friends, following celebrities and laughing at dumb things posted by ignorant people.  Now, a new Tumbler blog focuses exclusively on this last category of Facebook friend: Those fooled by the...