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  • The good old days? [Editorial]

    The good old days? [Editorial]
    There's a certain lament that presumes society in general has been going to a bad place, probably in a handbasket, for generations. According to this sentiment, kids are less polite, people are less caring, streets are more dangerous and, in general,...
  • HdG to honor veterans Monday in Tydings Park

    A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers, Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. The day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of the surrender of Imperial Germany in...
  • VA discriminates against sexual trauma victims, advocates say

    VA discriminates against sexual trauma victims, advocates say
    The Department of Veterans Affairs is approving claims for post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from military sexual assault or harassment at rates that are "significantly lower" than those for PTSD from combat and other causes, advocacy groups said...
  • Inspired by United Nations trip, Glenelg junior seeks to enact positive change

    Inspired by United Nations trip, Glenelg junior seeks to enact positive change
    When Emma Halley started work on her project for Howard County's History Day last year, she had no idea what would eventually come of it. After all, said the 16-year-old Glenelg High School junior, she took a laid-back approach, simply expanding a...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...
  • Children's health counts as policy activism [Commentary]

    Children's health counts as policy activism [Commentary]
    Relieved by Michelle Obama's recent foray into higher education policy, Politico Magazine last month dubbed her soft focus first ladyship up to that point a "feminist nightmare." On the surface, there may be something to this claim. For example, Mrs....
  • What are the preventive women's services under health reform?

    The National Women's Law Center says the health care law known as Obamacare will be good for women, providing them access to crucial preventive services. The group outlines the benefits here. What kind of preventive women's services will be covered under...
  • Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director

    Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director
    Ann M. Rayner, who worked for Laureate Education Inc. in Baltimore for a decade, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 53. Ann Marie Ritter was born in Waterloo, N.Y., and raised in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where she...
  • Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue

    Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue
    —The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious...
  • Fixing the filibuster [Editorial]

    Fixing the filibuster  [Editorial]
    While there may be some bruised feelings and anger left behind in the aftermath, the so-called "nuclear option" unleashed Thursday by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid and the Democrats hardly seems worthy of its destructive billing. It means only that...
  • What Yolanda L. Curtin's judgeship means for Harford County [Column]

    The investiture of Yolanda L. Curtin on Friday afternoon to the bench of the Harford County Circuit Court turned a tide in the county. Curtin will forever be an integral part of the history of Harford County. Formerly an administrative law judge for the...
  • Snapshot of women on the home front for war-era 'Cover of Life'

    Snapshot of women on the home front for war-era 'Cover of Life'
    Bowie Community Theatre has double cause for celebrating its 47th season — a slate of shows and a new home for rehearsals at the city's Kenhill Center. BCT President John Nunemaker says the new location offers adequate rehearsal and workshop...