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  • Raising the minimum wage is just a start [Letter]

    Raising the minimum wage is just a start [Letter]
    A recent Sun poll showed that a majority of voters in every part of the state support increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour ("Most Marylanders back raising minimum wage," Feb. 17).
  • Policymakers must take a holistic approach to affordable housing [Letter]

    Policymakers must take a holistic approach to affordable housing [Letter]
    While many of the expert thoughts that were expressed in the article "Housing scarce for poor" (March 9) are valid, we believe a solution to remedy at least part of the problem is the addition of supportive services to existing affordable housing, as it...

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...

    Building plans were unfair to Beechcrest residents [Letter]

    How would you feel if you were told without warning that you had one year to move out of your home without any sort of compensation money? Would you still be as angry if you were then told that your property was being taken in order to build a...

    Howard steps up for homeless with land buy for housing [Commentary]

    Howard County took an important step in the fight against homelessness last week by purchasing an 8-acre lot that will be the future home to a 30-unit housing facility. Using $3.25 million in land acquisition dollars, the county bought the land at the...