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  • America lags on plain speech

    America lags on plain speech
    The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech. Around the globe, what's...
  • Bill to give pregnant workers more rights passes Senate

    Bill to give pregnant workers more rights passes Senate
    Legislation that would strengthen the rights of pregnant women in the workplace has now passed both chambers of the General Assembly and will go to the governor's desk for signing. The Senate passed the House version of the bill Thursday allowing it...
  • Bill would offer more protection to pregnant workers

    Bill would offer more protection to pregnant workers
    When Peggy Young became pregnant with her third child, she said a supervisor told her she was a liability and not to come back to work as a UPS package delivery driver in Landover until she had the baby. "I was very upset because I wanted to work; I...
  • Speed limits soon in rearview mirror

    How easy to forget ("Higher speed limit law moves forward," March 21). Do some of you old timers remember the fuss we made when the speed limit on Interstate 95 was changed to 65 miles per hour? Now, 70 miles per hour is almost normal. So it will be...
  • Concord Point Lighthouse seeking volunteers for the season

    Change your clocks, dear readers! Sunday is Daylight Savings Time – set your clocks forward one hour, or you will be like the white rabbit in "Alice in Wonderland," late for a very important date. Grace Place Serving Center will serve a free,...
  • Howard police officer sues department, charges racial discrimination

    Howard police officer sues department, charges racial discrimination
    A black female Howard County Police officer is suing the department and her supervisor for racial discrimination in U.S. District Court. Pfc. Lisa Burgess, of Gwynn Oak in Baltimore County, filed the civil suit against her supervisor, Sgt. Jennifer...
  • Harford League of Women Voters march in Overlea

    Members of the Harford County League of Women Voters participated in last week's Women's Suffrage March in Overlea. One hundred years ago this month, suffragettes marched from New York City to Washington, D.C., to petition the government for equal...
  • Helen B. Wolfe, advocate of women's rights

    Helen B. Wolfe, advocate of women's rights
    Helen B. Wolfe, an outspoken advocate of women's rights who also had been a member of the faculty of McDaniel College for more than a decade, died March 5 from cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 79. With a head of thick...
  • Drawing a line on Md. gerrymandering

    Drawing a line on Md. gerrymandering
    This Feb. 14, will mark the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters, an organization that was built on the efforts to secure for women the right to vote and continues its work by providing information to all voters to ensure that...
  • Sexist coverage of women's athletics

    Sexist coverage of women's athletics
    Hidden inside the sports section last week was an article about the University of Maryland women's basketball team's latest victory ("Terps women beat Wake Forest, 73-63," Feb. 9). The team is currently ranked seventh in the nation. Yet despite Title...
  • Betty Friedan changed my life — very slowly

    Betty Friedan changed my life — very slowly
    Fifty years ago this month there was a knock on our apartment door. With a baby on my hip, I greeted my downstairs neighbor: "You've got to read this!" she said, pushing a book toward me. "It will change your life!" That was my introduction to The...
  • ACLU supports non-sexist approach to schools

    ACLU supports non-sexist approach to schools
    The recent commentary, "Md. should support single-sex schools" (March 12), fundamentally misstates the ACLU position on single-sex education. ACLU's "Teach Kids, Not Stereotypes" campaign targets single-sex programs across the country that are based...