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  • Reserve H1B visas for U.S. firms [Letter]

    I help run a consulting services company founded and run by American citizens and headquartered in Northern Virginia. Imagine my shock when I read in The Sun ("High-tech workers with high price tags," July 27) that over half of valuable H1B visas are...
  • Mamer skippers Navy 44 to win in Annapolis-Bermuda Race in light air

    For midshipman Duncan Mamer, the skipper of a Navy 44, the waiting was the hardest part of the 19th biennial Annapolis-Bermuda Race. "The prevailing conditions for this race were mostly just lots and lots of light air," said Mamer, a Caldwell, Iowa,...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Wounded Warrior 3-D Today, June 22: The Vingt-Neuf Bowmen archery shoot will feature 20 McKenzie and Rinehart targets. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $10. All proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Paddleboard Fun Race Saturday,...
  • Apartments, stores planned at site of old Annapolis theater

    Apartments, stores planned at site of old Annapolis theater
    The owner of the Eastport Plaza shopping center in Annapolis and a development team from Baltimore plan to build a $45 million, 200-unit apartment complex at the site of the neighborhood’s former theater. Plans call for a seven-story complex...
  • House challengers in Md. look to Cantor's loss for inspiration

    House challengers in Md. look to Cantor's loss for inspiration
    When first-time House candidate Jonathan Goff Jr. was learning how to fill out a campaign finance report, an official at the Federal Election Commission handed him a sample filing from one of the most prominent members of Congress. The name stamped on...
  • Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security

    Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security
    President Barack Obama named a veteran federal official from Maryland to lead the Social Security Administration on Friday, more than a year after the previous director left the critical post. Carolyn W. Colvin, 72, an Arnold native who has served as...
  • Jon Cardin says he was victim of 'most negative smear campaign'

    Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history."  In a Facebook post this week,...
  • Annapolis teacher seeks to represent Orioles at All-Star game

    Annapolis teacher seeks to represent Orioles at All-Star game
    The Baltimore Orioles have announced that Catherine Thorson of Annapolis is one of three teachers competing to represent the Orioles in the "Target Presents People All-Star Teachers" campaign, designed to honor teachers who make an impact on students...
  • Annapolis hosting week-long plein air painting competition

    Annapolis hosting week-long plein air painting competition
    Thirty artists from across the U.S. and Ireland are competing for a $3,000 prize this week in an Annapolis open-air painting contest. Organized by the Maryland Federation of Art, an arts nonprofit in Annapolis, the competition celebrates "plein air"...
  • Baltimore businesses to sponsor firehouse kitchens, gyms

    Baltimore businesses to sponsor firehouse kitchens, gyms
    Joshua Cain felt miserable as his Engine 58 crew gathered in the kitchen of their Annapolis Road firehouse after a brutal blaze that ripped through several rowhouses and took hours to control. Only two months into the job as a Baltimore firefighter, he...
  • Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins
    Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website. Sharfstein, a...
  • N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

    N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting
    A case focusing national attention on the use of deadly force by off-duty law enforcement ended Wednesday when a New Jersey detective was acquitted of murder in a fatal roadside shooting last year along Route 3 in Millersville. It took an Anne Arundel...