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  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...
  • A closer look at Stewart's campaign numbers

    A closer look at Stewart's campaign numbers
    With $55,218.33 raised between Jan. 8 and June 8, Nick Stewart, of Arbutus, a commercial litigation lawyer at the Saul Ewing law firm in Baltimore and a former speechwriter for Gov. Martin O'Malley, leads the crowded field of candidates running for one of...
  • Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs

    Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs
    With all three of their delegates retiring, residents of District 12 – which stretches from Columbia to Catonsville, Arbutus and Halethorpe in southwest Baltimore County – will choose three newcomers to the State House in the November...
  • Lansdowne High's Franco led by example

    Lansdowne High's Franco led by example
    Having coached Mauricio Franco at Lansdowne HIgh in soccer and wrestling, George Dunn knew the captain in both sports was a team leader. But when a disappointed Franco placed fifth at the Baltimore County wrestling tournament, the coach saw his...
  • Narcan vital to saving lives [Letter]

    Narcan vital to saving lives [Letter]
    Let me first state that the point of naloxone is not to cure substance abuse but to provide another tool to save someone who is sick and suffering a medical emergency. I have always been perplexed by Baltimore County's decision to grant Mike Gimbel a...
  • Wrapping up this week's primary election in Howard County

    Wrapping up this week's primary election in Howard County
    The primary election results are in, and – despite an unusually numerous field of new, untested candidates – didn't yield many election-night surprises or upsets. But Tuesday's outcomes offered some interesting takeaways and themes to...
  • Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground

    Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground
    After years of holding schools accountable for student test scores, the idea of using those scores to evaluate teachers and determine their pay has become the latest battleground in education across the nation. This past school year, Maryland's 60,000...
  • The Common Core is bad for Maryland children [Letter]

    The Common Core is bad for Maryland children [Letter]
    Emily Blumenauer's commentary instructing teachers "quit complaining about Common Core" is an example of how the follow-the-crowd mentality of our society seeks to silence those brave enough to stand up to wrongs ("Quit complaining about Common Core,"...
  • Towson home was first functional 'Molly' lab in Baltimore Co., police say

    Towson home was first functional 'Molly' lab in Baltimore Co., police say
    Inside a three-story Victorian home in Towson, police said they found Baltimore County's first functional MDMA lab, producing a drug more commonly known as the trendy club drug "Molly." Neighbors said they were surprised when county police officers...
  • Election results show divide within state GOP

    Election results show divide within state GOP
    Primary races settled this week reflect the underlying divide in the Maryland's minority party, pitting Republicans who stand on conservative principle against those who are willing to be more pragmatic as the underdogs in a blue state. In some cases...
  • Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures

    Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures
    Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected. Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...
  • Price tag on bonds for capital projects at Md. colleges more than $100 million

    Price tag on bonds for capital projects at Md. colleges more than $100 million
    A University System of Maryland Board of Regents committee approved issuing more than $117 million in bonds Thursday for capital projects in the coming fiscal year that include 700 beds of student housing at Towson University. About $42 million of the...