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  • Pope Francis, a year later [Commentary]

    Pope Francis, a year later [Commentary]
    1969 was a year I well remember — it was my first year in a seminary in Virginia. I was beginning my journey to the priesthood with an American religious order, the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity. Nine years later, I was ordained a...
  • Energy drinks a threat to kids [Letter]

    Energy drinks a threat to kids [Letter]
    Proposed legislation restricting the sale of energy drinks in Maryland is necessary because the energy drink industry targets their marketing at teenagers and does not warn consumers of the dangers of energy drinks ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 27)....
  • Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland

    Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland
    As the front-runner in the Democratic race for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown often rallies his supporters as though he were already the incumbent. He touts the past seven years under Gov. Martin O'Malley as "righting the ship" — but then...
  • Brown proposes college loans for children of immigrants here illegally

    Brown proposes college loans for children of immigrants here illegally
    Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democrat Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of workers who are in this country illegally. Brown's proposal came on a busy day in the...
  • Brown heads to NY to be with ailing father

    Brown heads to NY to be with ailing father
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown canceled plans to testify in favor of the O’Malley administration’s domestic violence bills Tuesday in order┬áto be with his ailing father in New York. The lieutenant governor’s office said Dr. Roy Brown, 89,...
  • Five Md. employers named best workplaces for LGBT equality

    Five Md. employers named best workplaces for LGBT equality
    A global law firm with origins in Baltimore was one of five Maryland-based businesses to make the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" list. DLA Piper, which owes part of its name to Baltimore-based predecessor Piper &...
  • UMCP may be latest school to cover sex-change surgery

    UMCP may be latest school to cover sex-change surgery
    Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit. Insurance firms...
  • Cora Barstow to wed Thomas Baldwin

    Doc and Sandra Barstow, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cora Violet Barstow, to Thomas Drew Baldwin, son of Thomas and Janice Baldwin of Winston-Salem, N.C. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Bel Air High School and a 2011...
  • Health exchange to offer retroactive coverage

    Health exchange to offer retroactive coverage
    Consumers stuck in limbo, unable to access the state's glitch-prone online health exchange, will be allowed to get coverage through the plans they want under an agreement that state officials worked out with insurance companies. Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • City budget director seeks Montgomery County Council seat

    City budget director seeks Montgomery County Council seat
    Baltimore’s budget director said Tuesday he’s applied for a vacant seat on the Montgomery County Council — and will resign his position here if he is named to the council. Andrew W. Kleine, 44, of Silver Spring, is among the...
  • Toasting Maryland's bubblies

    Toasting Maryland's bubblies
    Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
  • Gansler says 'whether you have a boy or a girl' makes a difference in teen drinking

    Gansler says 'whether you have a boy or a girl' makes a difference in teen drinking
    At a Silver Spring diner last week, as Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler sat with reporters and considered a photo of himself standing amid a teenage party, one of the diner’s owners approached the table. A few days later, that picture of Gansler...