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  • Maryland Science Center awards scholarships to city schools graduates

    Two Baltimore City high school students were awarded a $1,500 scholarship and paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center as the recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship, according to a release sent by...
  • Obama's birth-control compromise wins some support

    – For days President Obama had been hammered by critics — including Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien of the Archdiocese of Baltimore — over a regulation in the healthcare law that required religiously affiliated hospitals, charities...
  • Jean Marbella: On health care, freedom for or from religion?

    I once met a smart and delightful young woman who was making her way through a demanding college program despite being a single mother of two. From what I could tell, she was quite a loving mom and her kids seemed happy. But just watching her juggle...
  • John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies

    John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies
    John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Owings Mills resident was 92. The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Dr. Margaret P. Brian, physician

    Dr. Margaret P. Brian, physician
    Dr. Margaret P. "Peg" Brian, a retired Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at her home in Sacramento, Calif. The longtime Riderwood resident was 98. A daughter of a businessman and an artist, Margaret Paxson...
  • It's morning in Moronia

    You might think that, with the states hard-pressed as the country struggles to recover from a severe recession, our elected representatives would be grappling with weighty subjects for the public good. You would be wrong, as usual. Our legislatures abound...
  • Leopold hopes his record can help him overcome scandal

    Leopold hopes his record can help him overcome scandal
    Sitting at a table in a school cafeteria in Severna Park, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold didn't look like a politician under siege as he spoke to residents for hours on a recent evening. Leopold nodded agreeably when a pair of longtime...
  • Why do GOP women help elect lawmakers who want to limit their reproductive choices?

    Monday's Doonesbury cartoon sums up the GOP's "war against women" in a few words in its reference to the state legislators and members of Congress who are anti-abortion zealots. All of the congressmen who voted to de-fund Planned Parenthood and stop...
  • Appeals court upholds ruling against Baltimore pregnancy center ordinance

    A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Baltimore cannot require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post disclaimers noting they won't assist clients in receiving abortions or birth control. The three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin
    "The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,'...
  • Liberals must stand with the president

    Liberals must stand with the president
    Every week on the lecture trail, I meet progressives who are demoralized and/or infuriated by Barack Obama's performance as president. They insist that they will not work for him again or even vote for him. Many have signed petitions saying as much....
  • Abortion, cancer and second thoughts

    Susan Reimer decries the decision by the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop funding Planned Parenthood (later rescinded), labeling it an attack on women's "reproductive freedoms" ("Week's events bear out suspicions about Komen," Feb. 4). It makes no sense...