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Howard County

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  • Ex-transportation chief seeks political comeback

    Eight years ago, Robert L. Flanagan was one of the most powerful officials in state government, earning $151,262 for overseeing an agency with a $3.7 billion budget and more than 9,200 employees.
  • Howard police identify officers who shot man with knife who died

    Howard police identify officers who shot man with knife who died
    Howard County police Thursday released the identities of the two officers who shot a man holding a knife who police believe was attempting suicide inside his Ellicott City home Wednesday. The man later died, and autopsy results are pending. Police...

    The mind and soul need treatment along with the body [Commentary]

    The mind and soul need treatment along with the body [Commentary]
    While the roles of depression and addiction in Robin William's suicide were the focus of most news stories about his death, perhaps the headlines should have focused on his recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, highlighting the intricate...

    What it takes to be a Howard County foster pet family

    What it takes to be a Howard County foster pet family
    Rescued from a hot U-Haul truck with more than a dozen others in July 2013, 9-year-old pit bull mix Layla was so depressed in her pen that Howard County Animal Shelter workers brought her up front for some human companionship. And Katelin Rowley,...

    Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hub

    Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hub
    In the four years since the approval of the Downtown Columbia Plan – a master guiding document aimed at revitalizing the heart of Howard County's core city – Columbia Town Center's progress toward becoming a true urban destination has been...