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Montgomery County (Maryland)

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  • New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee
    — Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years. Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...
  • Hogan is first GOP gubernatorial hopeful on TV

    Larry Hogan became the first Republican candidate for governor to run ads on television Thursday as his campaign released a 30-second spot that is running on cable channelsĀ in the Baltimore market. The Hogan ad, which comes 2 1/2 months before the...
  • Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel

    Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel
    Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
  • Harford Community College officials criticize collective bargaining bills

    Harford Community College officials criticize collective bargaining bills
    Harford Community College officials are voicing concerns about Maryland senate and house bills to establish a collective bargaining process for community colleges in Maryland that would permit their employees to be represented by unions. SB 749,...
  • City Council votes down 10-cent bag fee

    City Council votes down 10-cent bag fee
    The City Council defeated a proposal Monday to impose a 10-cent fee on most paper and plastic bags distributed in Baltimore, rejecting arguments that such surcharges are a proven method to reduce litter. Opponents weren't convinced that charging a fee...
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
  • Baltimore man gets six life terms for series of shootings

    Baltimore man gets six life terms for series of shootings
    A Baltimore judge on Tuesday handed down the stiffest penalty possible — six consecutive life terms, plus another 100 years — to a man convicted of orchestrating retaliatory shootings that killed one person and injured five. Robert G. Moore,...
  • Senators urged to strengthen state's domestic violence laws

    Senators urged to strengthen state's domestic violence laws
    Brandy King wants a judge to order her abusive ex-husband not to contact her ever again. But as Maryland law now stands, the courts can't do that. King asked a state Senate committee Tuesday to change the law as she testified in support of legislation,...
  • Draft of legalized pot bill calls for taxes, potency ratings

    Draft of legalized pot bill calls for taxes, potency ratings
    Curious what legalized pot would look like in Maryland? Advocates for recreational marijuana intend to introduce a detailed plan as soon as Wednesday that would rely on the state comptroller to heavily regulate and tax potĀ  - at about $50 an ounce to...
  • Transgender people want to be treated fairly and equally [Letter]

    Hurray for speaking out on behalf of proposed law that sets the expectations that people be treated equally ("Time for 'Chrissy's Law,'" Jan. 20). I take exception to your title for this important law, however. It is officially called "The Fairness to...
  • Hogan names Boyd Rutherford as running mate

    Hogan names Boyd Rutherford as running mate
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan introduced Boyd Rutherford, a former Ehrlich administration Cabinet secretary, as his running mate Wednesday night at a rally at an Annapolis-area crab house. Hogan, the Anne Arundel County resident who...
  • Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery
    The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...