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  • Ben Carson says he was targeted by the IRS over his beliefs

    Ben Carson says he was targeted by the IRS over his beliefs
    Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration. Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
  • City board votes to close six schools in 2014

    City board votes to close six schools in 2014
    The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to close six schools at the end of the school year but spared two other schools from immediate closure after passionate protests from the community. The schools approved to close at the end of the school year are...
  • Maryland delegate, pastor urges congregation to enroll in Obamacare in Mandela's memory

    Maryland delegate, pastor urges congregation to enroll in Obamacare in Mandela's memory
    Emmett Burns has been protesting since he was 15. The Maryland delegate and Lochearn preacher was born in Jackson, Miss., where he picketed in 1966 with Medgar Evers, an NAACP demonstrator who was instrumental in the desegregation of the University of...
  • Bel Air gears up for Christmas with visit from Santa

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 19, 1963: Santa arrived in Bel Air by fire truck and handed out candy canes to the onlookers. To add to the holiday spirit of the day, a light snow had fallen during the night which coated the...
  • Columbia Digest

    Holiday tree sale The Atholton Athletic Boosters annual holiday tree sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the school, 6520 Freetown Road. Douglas and Fraser firs will be available. Proceeds benefit the school's athletic teams....
  • County police to hold Gift Cards for Guns Saturday at Tabernacle Church

    The Prince George's County Police Department will hold a Gift Cards for Guns event Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Tabernacle Church, 11601 South Laurel Drive. According to a release from the police, the event, one of two scheduled this month,...
  • Fannie Lou Hamer Awards honor seven county women

    Fannie Lou Hamer Awards honor seven county women
    Seven Anne Arundel County women are being honored Sunday. Oct. 6, with the annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards. Named for civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, the awards are given annually to women who honor Hamer's legacy with their community service. This...
  • Arundel apologizes after students shown test during lesson on racial differences

    Arundel apologizes after students shown test during lesson on racial differences
    A test shown to Arundel High School students as part of a lesson about differences in racial perception raised objections from parents and prompted apologies from the Anne Arundel County school system, officials acknowledged Thursday. According to an...
  • Maryland leaders remember Nelson Mandela as 'symbol of hope in the world'

    Maryland leaders remember Nelson Mandela as 'symbol of hope in the world'
    Two lasting memories of Nelson Mandela stood out to Kurt Schmoke. The former mayor of Baltimore said Thursday evening that he was in the presence of Mandela on two occasions — in one, Mandela galvanized world leaders amid his inauguration as South...
  • Morgan's teachable moment [Editorial]

    Morgan's teachable moment   [Editorial]
    Morgan State University officials not only had the right but the duty to sanction a campus fraternity for rejecting a student's membership application because he was gay. Much of the ethos of college Greek organizations lies in the pride they take in...
  • City police consultants' report was a waste of taxpayer dollars [Letter]

    City police consultants' report was a waste of taxpayer dollars [Letter]
    Unfortunately, The Sun's recent article outlining a consultant's report on the police department that cost the citizens of Baltimore City close to $300,000 for a document that articulates the very initiatives many of its state legislators had already...
  • Affordable Care Act forum planned in Harford NAACP on Nov. 2

    The Harford County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a countywide Affordable Care Act health forum on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 2-4 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 700 N. Post Road in Aberdeen. The...