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  • The problem with the 'bag tax' [Letter]

    The problem with the 'bag tax' [Letter]
    The check-out inquiry was "paper or plastic?" But it's no longer a choice. Merchants love plastic. It's easy to store and less expensive than paper. Multiple bags can handle heavier items. Thin plastic wraps around whatever is in the bag and around one'...
  • New life for the black-eyed Susan drink at Preakness

    New life for the black-eyed Susan drink at Preakness
    Take vodka, rum, whiskey, bourbon, peach schnapps, orange juice, pineapple juice, sour mix, orange-flavored liqueur, elderflower-flavored liqueur, shake, pour into a souvenir glass and garnish with an orange slice, cherry and mint sprig. Then dump it on...
  • What's wrong with nonsectarian prayer? [Letter]

    What's wrong with nonsectarian prayer? [Letter]
    I feel sorry for anyone who has to alienate others by overtly Christianizing prayer before Carroll Board of County Commissioners meetings ("Carroll commissioners resume opening with Christian prayer," May 14). Are these people so fearful or dependent...
  • Steak as a staple [Letter]

    Steak as a staple [Letter]
    Commentator Peter Morici thinks Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is out of touch with inflation and what ought to be done about it ("Yellen: It's later than you think May 27). He himself, however, seems a bit out of touch with reality when he...
  • Brown's no-show is in character [Letter]

    Brown's no-show is in character [Letter]
    Why are people surprised that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown took a pass at attending the gubernatorial debate ("The empty podium," May 28)? He took a pass when given the opportunity to lead the Maryland rollout of the Obamacare health plan. Mark Plogman,...
  • Baltimore can't take care of the world's immigrant children [Letter]

    I couldn't believe my eyes when I read that immigrant children would be housed in the city ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children," June 9). They should be housed in their own cities with their parents. Let's keep them safe and healthy...
  • Obama wrong on prisoner swap [Letter]

    Obama wrong on prisoner swap [Letter]
    At last, some outrage from Congress over this imperial president's unilateral actions ("Ruppersberger: Bergdahl decision sets 'dangerous precedent,'" June 2). Imagine releasing five of the worst criminals from Guantanamo. These are terrorists whose...
  • Election year blues [Letter]

    Election year blues [Letter]
    In the upcoming primary election I can't vote for Anthony Brown because besides the Obamacare rollout he was in charge of I can't figure out what he did as lieutenant governor for the last eight years. All he talks about is his parents coming from another...
  • Hereford girls, Arundel boys win Knights Invite

    Hereford girls, Arundel boys win Knights Invite
    Kennedy Keer first started running during her freshman year at Arundel. She was thinking mainly of staying in shape for soccer but something funny happened. “I ended up loving it,” Keer said. She’s remained with running, this year...
  • The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]

    The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]
    A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...
  • Dynamo music teacher leads Towson High students to perform at Disney

    Dynamo music teacher leads Towson High students to perform at Disney
    In addition to his duties as a member of the Towson High music department, John Olin has developed at least one other — unrelated, yet necessary — talent. "People kid me and tell me I could have been a travel agent," said Olin, referring...