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  • Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule

    Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule
    Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country. But this...
  • The Muslims who keep us safe

    The Muslims who keep us safe
    I was 14 on Sept. 11, 2001 and president of my sophomore class at Atholton High School in Columbia. I was also a young Muslim American girl and had founded the Muslim Student Awareness Club at Atholton the year prior. When the Twin Towers were struck,...
  • The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women

    The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women
    A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women. Dozens of volunteers have adopted rooms in the 8,000-square-foot Victorian, built in 1893 by the...
  • Capitol College events celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Laurel: Capitol College events celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Capitol College 11301 Springfield Road, in South Laurel, is celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by hosting several events. National Cybersecurity Awareness...
  • Civilian pilot strays into restricted air space over Washington

    The U.S. Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters to intercept a civilian plane that had strayed into restricted air space over Washington, D.C., at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The military planes, based at Andrews Air Force Base, escorted the smaller craft until...
  • Advocates warn immigrants of scams

    Immigrant advocates are warning people who plan to apply for a work permit under a new federal immigration policy to beware of scammers and hold off on taking any formal action until more details emerge about how the program will work. The policy shift,...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87 northeast winds 6 to 9 miles per hour. Forecasters warn that a few of the storms could be severe and produce large hail, lightning and...
  • Ruppersberger not so hot on national security after all

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has been receiving a great deal of media attention lately as the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee due to the demise of Osama bin Laden ("Ruppersberger: It was bin Laden," May 13). According to the...
  • Baltimore Police hire ex-DEA, Homeland Security official to oversee internal affairs

    Baltimore Police hire ex-DEA, Homeland Security official to oversee internal affairs
    The Baltimore Police Department has hired a former DEA official and presidential appointee to head internal investigations, a move that the signals the agency's desire to get tougher on police misconduct. Grayling Williams starts today in his new...
  • Easton lacrosse suspensions: Lessons in cowardice

    Easton lacrosse suspensions: Lessons in cowardice
    Remember John Tyner? He was the young man whose smartphone captured an "enhanced" pat-down at the San Diego Airport — a search immortalized when he warned, "Don't touch my junk." This simple quote captured how many of us felt about the government...
  • Bealefeld "can't wait" to "throw knuckleheads off" Baltimore police force

    With new controversies arising - and old ones returning to the fore as cases come to court - Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III said police officer suspensions are soaring as the agency undertakes a painful but necessary effort to root out...
  • Hundreds of deportation cases may be closed

    Federal authorities will recommend closing 366 pending immigration cases in Baltimore after the Department of Homeland Security used the city as a pilot for how to expedite the review of backlogs. If the court agrees with the recommendation, the 366 won'...