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  • Feds, police in spat over G-8 summit costs

    Feds, police in spat over G-8 summit costs
    In a standoff that might require delicate diplomacy to resolve, officials in Western Maryland are pressing the federal government to reconsider its refusal to help pay for local security costs for this week's G-8 summit at Camp David. Local police say...
  • Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David

    Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David
    In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David. The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
  • HCC designated a National Center in Information Assurance Education

    Harford Community College was recently designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance 2-Year Education (CAE/2Y) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). HCC was one of 11 new...
  • 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,...
  • Bill includes $43 million for Hagerstown firm

    A company that manufactures airplanes in Hagerstown that are used to monitor the nation's borders would receive $43 million to continue production under legislation approved by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. Sierra Nevada Corp., a...
  • Rape and prison

    Rape and prison
    The prospect of spending years behind bars in a tiny cell is sufficiently chilling to deter most people from ever committing a crime. Those who willfully break the law anyway and get caught have no one to blame but themselves when a judge sentences them...
  • Drones are different

    Drones are different
    The recent crash of a $176 million Navy drone in a Chesapeake Bay marsh highlights a number of brewing issues over the domestic use of this new technology. Over the past decade, since the United States' invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan and framed by the...
  • Brewing solar storm looms over technology

    Brewing solar storm looms over technology
    GPS technology is integrated into the operation of nearly every piece of farming equipment Finch Services Inc. sells in Maryland and Pennsylvania, helping farmers ensure they don't cover the same ground twice when scattering seeds or spraying fields....
  • 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...
  • Is Baltimore selling its past?

    Is Baltimore selling its past?
    It is the clearest sign of the direction historic preservation may be going: Even a building called Government House, a 19th-century mansion in Baltimore's Midtown neighborhood, is now in private hands. While some history buffs were horrified to learn...