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  • Baltimore police to invest in gunshot detection system

    Baltimore police to invest in gunshot detection system
    Baltimore police will soon install a gunshot detection system in east and west Baltimore, under a $305,000 state grant that won city approval Wednesday. The ShotSpotter system will use receivers posted in neighborhoods to detect the sound of gunfire....
  • Frito-Lay plans to expand Aberdeen plant

    Frito-Lay plans to expand Aberdeen plant
    Frito-Lay Inc., maker of such well-known snacks as Doritos, Tostitos, Cheetos and SunChips, plans to expand its Aberdeen plant and hire 100 more employees, which would make the Hickory Drive facility among the company's largest sites nationwide....
  • Aberdeen's active train station needs an upgrade, too [editorial]

    It absolutely is a positive development that the old Baltimore & Ohio Railroad passenger station on West Bel Air Avenue in Aberdeen is poised to make the transition from dilapidated hulk to historic site. There's something in the American psyche that...
  • State lawmakers offer new plan to revamp bail process

    State lawmakers offer new plan to revamp bail process
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are pushing for a new system to quickly determine whether criminal suspects are eligible for release without bail — a move they say will resolve constitutional concerns over the rights of defendants...
  • Havre de Grace city councilman files for Harford council seat

    Havre de Grace city councilman files for Harford council seat
    Havre de Grace City Councilman Joseph Smith announced he filed this week for the Democratic nomination for the Harford County Council's District F seat representing the Havre de Grace and Riverside areas. A human resource consultant and small business...
  • Maryland education needs fundamental reform [Commentary]

    Maryland education needs fundamental reform [Commentary]
    "Maryland, No. 1 in education!" We've heard that boast ad nauseam over the last five years, every time Education Week releases its Quality Counts rankings. We hear it especially from the state's political establishment, as it takes every chance it can...
  • Aberdeen's historic B&O station moves slowly toward restoration

    Aberdeen's historic B&O station moves slowly toward restoration
    Restoration of Aberdeen's long-dilapidated historic Baltimore & Ohio Railroad train station might finally be moving forward with plans to construct a new foundation for the eventual relocation of the building. The Historical Society of Harford County,...
  • Misty Copeland overcomes adversity to star with American Ballet Theatre

    Misty Copeland overcomes adversity to star with American Ballet Theatre
    Misty Copeland didn't always have food to eat when she was growing up in the Los Angeles area. She and her six siblings competed for sleeping space on the floor of a room in a shabby motel. But just four years after 13-year-old Misty took her first ballet...
  • Where did Maryland's recruiting class come from?

    Where did Maryland's recruiting class come from?
    You often hear college football coaches talk about their school's recruiting footprint. But with Maryland picking up and leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference for the more Midwest-based Big Ten Conference, just where did coach Randy Edsall and the Terps...
  • Company revives Baltimore's weather line, though with a new number

    Company revives Baltimore's weather line, though with a new number
    It had been years since Tammy Bresnahan dialed 936-1212 to hear the Baltimore-area weather forecast, and when she called it again last month, she was surprised to learn the once-popular hot line had been disconnected. "The weather's been kind of...
  • Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis

    Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis
    Six Harford County high school are serving as student pages during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session in Annapolis. This year's local page class includes Karly Horn of The John Carroll School, Natalie Hutcheson of C. Milton Wright High School,...
  • Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict

    Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict
    In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that...