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  • Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted

    Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted
    Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution. A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
  • Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter

    Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County....
  • Marylanders: Vote Republican this November [Letter]

    Marylanders: Vote Republican this November [Letter]
    It is after the primary election, now we need to prepare for the general election. Only 20 percent of registered voters exercised their freedom to vote. Statewide, Democratic voters outnumber Republicans 2-to-1; in Baltimore City, the ratio is 9-to-1....
  • Peter Winkenwerder, farmer

    Peter Winkenwerder, farmer
    Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73. Mr. Winkenwerder was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said...
  • Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding

    Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is balking at the price of the Red Line transit project, telling state officials the county will contribute about half the funding it is being asked for — and only if certain conditions are met. Kamenetz...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment. An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

    Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
    Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
  • Maryland needs cleaner air [Letter]

    Maryland needs cleaner air [Letter]
    When I viewed "Coal Country," a film by Mari-Lynn Evans and Phylis Geller at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in downtown Baltimore, I knew I would be a part of an effort to change the way Baltimore breathes. That evening, I shared that my tonsils and...
  • Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases

    Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases
    Baltimore police are considering switching to nonlethal tranquilizer darts to control dangerous animals as they face scrutiny for the killing of two animals this month. In a reassessment that began several months ago, police have been considering more...
  • Elaine F. Wood, secretary

    Elaine F. Wood, secretary
    Elaine F. Wood, a retired Baltimore County Health Department secretary and World War II veteran, died Tuesday of dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, at her Towson home. She was 98. The daughter of Wesley Fennell, a salesman, and Frances Letetia...
  • Campaigns pull out stops to get voters to polls

    Campaigns pull out stops to get voters to polls
    Maryland's Democratic and Republican contenders for governor are sparing no effort to pull every last supporter to the polls Tuesday in a primary for which many voters aren't ready. Likely voters can expect a barrage of phone calls and a flood of...