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  • State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions

    State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions
    After a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Maryland election officials said Friday that they will no longer enforce a state law that imposes an overall limit of $10,000 on campaign contributions in a four-year election cycle. State officials said...
  • County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]

    County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]
    After reading the article, "Rally calls for improvements at Baltimore County animal shelter" (April 8), I feel compelled to share again, as I did to The Sun last year, that the Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has reached out to...
  • Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage celebrates the historic

    Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage celebrates the historic
    As a newborn, Elyssa Baxter was brought home to her family's restored log house in McLean, Va. Seventy-two years later, not only would she and her husband own a similar restored log home in Parkton, but they would be invited to take part in the 77th...
  • Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

    Advice for students and families on staying safe in college
    Handling stress, peer pressure, drinking and other issues that face college students were the topics for a group of panelists at the Arbutus Library on Thursday, April 10. The evening seminar designed for college-bound students and their families, was...
  • Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia again being sought

    Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia again being sought
    The annual search is on for photos and other types of memorabilia relating to the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad and its narrow gauge predecessors. Members of the Old Line Museum in Delta, Pa., and other Ma & Pa buffs, collectively calling...
  • Lessons learned from an unplanned lockdown [Commentary]

    Lessons learned from an unplanned lockdown [Commentary]
    The afternoon of Monday, March 31st was a typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m., when cell phones across campus suddenly displayed a text alert that we have never had to send before: "Active shooter on the Owings Mills campus." The same...
  • Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland

    Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland
    Even as the housing market recovers nationwide, echoes of the mortgage lending crisis continue to reverberate in Maryland, home to the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate last month. One in every 527 housing units in the state was touched by a...
  • Aberdeen man charged with failing to file as sex offender

    An Aberdeen man was being held on $50,000 bail for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender. Dwayne Joseph Nordine, 33, of the first block of New County Road, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday in a case in which he is charged with failing to...
  • Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions

    Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions
    Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive. Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron,...
  • Several are rescued after downpours cause flash flooding

    Several are rescued after downpours cause flash flooding
    A homeless woman whose wooded campsite in Glen Burnie was swallowed by flash flooding amid heavy rain Tuesday morning was swept 3,000 feet down a creek — including through a culvert beneath Governor Ritchie Highway — before being rescued....
  • E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive

    E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive
    E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from dementia at his Tampa home. He was 85. Edwin Brent...
  • Is vocational education still a possibility for Maryland? [Letter]

    Is vocational education still a possibility for Maryland? [Letter]
    Over the years Baltimore County has done away with vocational education in all but a few schools ("The day after graduation," April 7). Students are forced to prepare for college even though most will not go, or they do go on to college and can't make...