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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Catonsville Cooperative Market to hold teach-in

    Catonsville Cooperative Market to hold teach-in
    The Catonsville Cooperative Market is hosting its first community "Teach-In" Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Catonsville Presbyterian Church, 1400 Frederick Road. Catonsville residents are invited to learn about how to open, and the benefits...
  • Multiple health insurance websites spring up as online exchanges launch

    Multiple health insurance websites spring up as online exchanges launch
    Tony Hausner searched on Google Tuesday for the Maryland Health Connection, the state's new online insurance marketplace, and was pleased that he was able to access the site that had crashed earlier in the day. But Hausner of Silver Spring...
  • Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, nurse

    Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, nurse
    Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61. "She was a nurse's...
  • Leonard J. Kerpelman, attorney in school prayer case, dies

    Leonard J. Kerpelman, attorney in school prayer case, dies
    Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
  • Mikulski backs Brown in primary for Maryland governor

    Mikulski backs Brown in primary for Maryland governor
    U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski threw her support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Sunday in the 2014 governor’s race, praising him as “a man of honor and a man of commitment." For Mikulski, her endorsement of Brown and his running mate,...
  • In deep-blue Maryland, deep misgivings about another war

    In deep-blue Maryland, deep misgivings about another war
    He knocked on doors in Ohio for President Barack Obama's campaign last year and is active in Maryland's Democratic Party, but Dave Kunes nevertheless opposes the president on what has become the central issue of his second term: whether to launch a...
  • Helping the cause in their Syrian homeland

    Helping the cause in their Syrian homeland
    After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland. But during...
  • Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend
    Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
  • Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry

    Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry
    "Hello, my name is Robin Johnson, and I'm the pastor here." That's how the Rev. Robin Johnson, longtime spiritual leader of Hampden United Methodist Church and founder of the church's popular Emmanuel's Rock social club for youths, introduced himself at...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-795 cleared; disabled vehicle on Route 32

    Traffic: Accident on I-795 cleared; disabled vehicle on Route 32
    As of 9:15 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting that an accident on southbound I-795 at the Beltway had been cleared. Two more incidents remained toward the end of rush hour — in Howard County, there was a report of a...
  • How well does The Sun understand the 'rain tax'?

    How well does The Sun understand the 'rain tax'?
    In your April 17 editorial, "The 'Rain Tax' Sham," you take rain tax critics to task for failing to get their facts straight. You write: "That critics can't even accurately describe when the tax was passed should tell you all you need to know about how...
  • Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks

    Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks
    When Scott Schulte stopped at Pasadena Pawn and Gun last week to pick up his fifth firearm of the year, the Maryland State Police still hadn't finished his background check. The store let him take the pistol anyway. "I figure I can use my discretion,"...