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  • A dictator in the White House? [Letter]

    A dictator in the White House? [Letter]
    In reference to Jules Witcover's commentary ("A more realistic president?" Feb. 4), I was highly disturbed by the statement, "After five years of partisan holdups, President Obama is ready to override Congress." This definitely sounds as if President...
  • Shots reported fired in Aberdeen [Police blotter]

    Shots reported fired in Aberdeen [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Tricia Lynn Penner, 26, of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, was charged Friday with violating probation in a case in which she was charged with theft less than $100. Charles C. Huffman III, 27, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged...
  • Skyrocketing flood insurance rates have Congress' attention

    Skyrocketing flood insurance rates have Congress' attention
    When Steven Yancheski and his wife bought their Fort Howard home at a foreclosure auction in 2010, they thought they were getting a deal: a two-bedroom bungalow in "paradise" for about $85,000. The house was in a flood zone, so they had to pay for...
  • Illicit jail phone calls now blocked, state says

    Illicit jail phone calls now blocked, state says
    State officials say they have blocked service at the Baltimore City Detention Center for the contraband cellphones that have long fueled gang activity there. Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to announce Friday the recent activation of a "managed...
  • Advocates say new minimum wage figure is more than a catchy chant

    Advocates say new minimum wage figure is more than a catchy chant
    At an Annapolis rally to raise the minimum wage last month, the crowd chanted "10-10," a refrain that refers to the $10.10 hourly rate proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley. Two weeks later during President Obama's State of the Union speech, the president...
  • Immigration cover story [Editorial]

    Immigration cover story  [Editorial]
    Even his supporters must have gotten a chuckle out of House Speaker John Boehner's declaration that immigration reform is in its death throes in his chamber because President Barack Obama can't be trusted to enforce whatever law they pass. As a bit of...
  • House bill takes aim at NSA data collection

    House bill takes aim at NSA data collection
    Legislation introduced in the Maryland General Assembly would require state and local officials to refuse to cooperate with the National Security Agency in a wide variety of ways if it continues to collect bulk electronic data without specific warrants....
  • GPOs fuel drug shortages [Commentary]

    GPOs fuel drug shortages [Commentary]
    Maryland has been a pacesetter on some important health care issues like hospital cost control. But on one matter that is seriously impairing patient care — generic drug shortages — Marylanders are facing the same crisis as everyone else....
  • O'Malley, skeptics spar over minimum wage

    O'Malley, skeptics spar over minimum wage
    Lawmakers in Annapolis waded into a fraught debate over raising Maryland's minimum wage Tuesday, as advocates for workers and business owners used statistics and emotional appeals to square off on whether a higher rate would help the working poor or...
  • O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program

    O'Malley seeks answers from DHS on immigration program
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explain why federal officials are deporting a higher share of noncriminals from Maryland than from most other states under a controversial immigration program called...
  • Boehner's gambit [Editorial]

    Boehner's gambit  [Editorial]
    With Tuesday's decision to bring to a vote an increase in the nation's debt limit without any conditions, House Speaker John Boehner reasserted himself as the pivotal figure in a badly divided Washington. He demonstrated again that he is able and...
  • Businesses invest in education [Commentary]

    Businesses invest in education [Commentary]
    Business leaders are investing in education in Baltimore, and not just out of charity or to "give back." While both are worthy purposes, our business leaders recognize the bottom line value in a growing and diverse Baltimore economy. Investment in...
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  • Bengals, Dalton agree to $115 million extension

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: Adds press conference quotes Bengals, Dalton agree to $115 million extension Quarterback Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals agreed to a six-year contract extension worth $115 million on Monday. "He has in...
  • UCF needs to prove last year wasn't a fluke

    UCF needs to prove last year wasn't a fluke
    Last year was an accidental abnormal aberration of an anomaly. A quirky confluence of lucky breaks, fortuitous bounces and serendipitous circumstances. In other words, UCF's season was a fluke. At least that's what all the so-called experts seem...
  • Coach Nick Saban claims mighty Alabama in 'rebuilding situation'

    Coach Nick Saban claims mighty Alabama in 'rebuilding situation'
    HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban claims the mighty Crimson Tide are in a "rebuilding situation" after ending last season with consecutive losses. That had not happened since 2008, a season before 'Bama began its run of three national title in...
  • Ten assistant coaches to watch this college football season

    Ten assistant coaches to watch this college football season
      Assistant coaches can be the unsung heroes of a great college football program. While not always household names, that shouldn’t take away from the job many of them do on a daily basis. Here are 10 assistant coaches to keep an eye on this...
  • Bengals coaches increase the intensity

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Cincinnati Bengals - INSIDE SLANT While debates simmer about if, when and for how much the Cincinnati Bengals should redo quarterback Andy Dalton's contract, now in its fourth year, the fans weighed in when...
  • Nick Saban closes SEC Media Days with his usual bang

    Alabama Coach Nick Saban helped closed the circus-like, four-day, Southeastern Media Days on Thursday with a flurry of opinions, denials and shots across the bow. He praised his new offensive coordinator, you know, the guy USC athletic director Pat Haden...
  • Jameis Winston challenges perception that he is 'dumb'

    Jameis Winston challenges perception that he is 'dumb'
    Jameis Winston is not pleased with the perception that he is not intelligent. The FSU quarterback’s Instagram account is providing plenty of entertainment during the dog days of summer. Several days after recording himself completing a pass...
  • Boyd, Taliaferro, Thomas lead group of final-day NFL draftees

    Boyd, Taliaferro, Thomas lead group of final-day NFL draftees
    Tajh Boyd has played home football games in Darling Stadium and Clemson's Death Valley. Now, he'll have a chance to play home games just a few miles from Manhattan as a member of the New York Jets. Boyd, a Phoebus High alumnus and former quarterback at...
  • AJ McCarron is finally saying the right things ... well, more or less

    AJ McCarron is finally saying the right things ... well, more or less
    AJ McCarron might have come off as a bit arrogant before last week's NFL draft, predicting that he would be picked somewhere in the first or early in the second round. Well, that didn't quite happen. The former Alabama quarterback slipped all the way to...
  • Quarterback A.J. McCarron, anticipating '16-35,' goes 164th in NFL draft

    Quarterback A.J. McCarron, anticipating '16-35,' goes 164th in NFL draft
    If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron. McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...
  • AJ McCarron says he dropped in NFL draft for being 'too honest'

    AJ McCarron says he dropped in NFL draft for being 'too honest'
    AJ McCarron needs to simmer down. Take a cue from Johnny Manziel (has anyone ever said that before?) and just stop giving people reasons to bash you. McCarron, who won two national championships as Alabama's starting quarterback and was runner-up in...
  • Houston Texans not saying if they'll take quarterback with No. 1 pick

    ORLANDO, Fla. — The last time the Houston Texans had the first pick in the NFL draft, in 2006, they threw a curveball. They passed on running back Reggie Bush, widely expected to be the first player selected, and took defensive end Mario Williams....