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  • The wrong time to play politics with FEMA

    The wrong time to play politics with FEMA
    Whether it's a hurricane, a flood, a tornado or an earthquake, Americans count on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be among the first responders. As the recent example of Hurricane Irene shows, only government can marshal the vast resources...
  • Political impact of 9/11 fades

    At a town hall meeting in Catonsville last week, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin spent a half-hour answering questions, including whether Congress would cut Medicare, address immigration or impeach President Barack Obama. Despite the breadth of the discussion,...
  • Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix
    For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars. It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
  • Fire Department workers to undergo health screenings

    Fire Department workers to undergo health screenings
    For the first time, all 1,800 Baltimore fire personnel will undergo departmentwide health tests during a wellness project that officials hope will become a yearly event. Next week, Professional Health Services vans will begin conducting screenings &#...
  • Feds praise Baltimore County police in drug indictment

    For the second time in a week, federal authorities are praising Baltimore County police for providing information that spawned a broader indictment against a violent criminal organization operating in Maryland and other states. The latest case,...
  • Baltimore to test new immigration policy

    — Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that could freeze deportations of illegal immigrants who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday. The...
  • Hoping for reprieve: Md. immigrants await new policy

    Oscar Alfaro holds a steady job, pays taxes, is active in his church and is raising two young daughters in Maryland. Yet he spends much of his time worrying about deportation. The 36-year-old Honduran native lives in the United States illegally. "You're...
  • Harford forms university research park corporation

    A nonprofit corporation has been created to oversee development of a university research park in Harford County and has held its initial organizational meeting, the county government said Wednesday. Harford political and business leaders have been...
  • End domestic use of U.S. spy drones

    Drone surveillance in this country has me alarmed. I'm glad the technology saved six missing cows, but drone surveillance won't end with pilfered livestock! When a sheriff in North Dakota can request a Predator B drone from an Air Force base, pull on...
  • Illegal immigration isn't an issue for Baltimore City residents

    I question assertion that Baltimore City residents are being taken advantage of by illegal immigrants. Speaking as a 25-year city resident, I have no problems with immigrants, legal or otherwise. In fact, I embrace them. Nor am I the only one. The...
  • Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal

    Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal
    What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks? "Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs." Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
  • Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department nets grant to aid water rescues

    The Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department was recently awarded $47,610 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant. According to a release from the offices of U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski...