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  • O'Malley takes aim at deportations

    O'Malley takes aim at deportations
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...
  • A small win for polluters [Editorial]

    A small win for polluters  [Editorial]
    Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
  • Demand for STEM workers outpaces supply [Commentary]

    Demand for STEM workers outpaces supply [Commentary]
    The Maryland legislature last week passed a 2015 budget, and it includes $12 million to help create jobs in Maryland's innovative biotech and life science sector. That's a smart use of resources. For lawmakers looking to put residents back to work, our...
  • Teachers march to bring attention to Harford schools budget

    Teachers march to bring attention to Harford schools budget
    A teachers march on the Harford County Council Tuesday evening was the latest part of a high profile push on the part of educators to get the county to fully fund the budget request made by the Harford County public school system. Organizer Ryan Burbey,...
  • Boater dies on creek in Crownsville

    A Severna Park man died from an apparent heart attack while boating on an Anne Arundel County creek, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Saturday. Frederick Ervin Jr., 56, and a friend were taking a boat out for the first time this year on...
  • Bird lovers squawk over Sunday hunting

    Bird lovers squawk over Sunday hunting
    Arguing their safe access to public lands is threatened, birders are making a last-ditch appeal to Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto legislation that would expand hunting on Sundays in western Maryland. The Maryland Ornithological Society joined horse lovers...
  • Temperatures to drop 40 degrees, bringing possible flurries west of Baltimore

    Temperatures to drop 40 degrees, bringing possible flurries west of Baltimore
    Temperatures slid sharply Tuesday afternoon after a cold front brought 2 inches of rain, and lows were expected to drop below freezing by early Wednesday and bring snow flurries west of Baltimore. Temperatures peaked at 67 degrees around midday at...
  • Carroll will pay $1 million to exit incinerator deal with Frederick

    Carroll will pay $1 million to exit incinerator deal with Frederick
    Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County. In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
  • Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem

    Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem
    It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century. But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
  • Websites offer virtual visit to area's War of 1812 sites

    Websites offer virtual visit to area's War of 1812 sites
    The runup to this year's celebration of the "Star-Spangled Banner" bicentennial took a leap forward Tuesday with the rollout of a pair of websites — one of which shows live video of Fort McHenry offering views similar to what Francis Scott Key would...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off
    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas M....
  • Brown pitches pre-K expansion

    Brown pitches pre-K expansion
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown asked state lawmakers Wednesday to endorse a key plank in his platform for governor: increasing access to pre-kindergarten classes. State legislators are weighing a small expansion of Maryland's program, which already...