The state Senate voted Thursday to significantly raise taxes on Marylanders earning half a million dollars or more — prompting complaints that liberals were bent on launching class warfare in the state.
Christina Lewis Halpern wrestled with whether to write a memoir about growing up with her famous father Reginald Lewis. In an age of Occupy Wall Street, she thought readers wouldn't care about the plight of a poor little rich girl. But to Halpern's surprise, readers are responding to her story.
City officials closely monitored the activities of Occupy Baltimore protesters and fielded correspondence from supporters of the movement and downtown businesspeople who wanted it cleared out, according to e-mails obtained by The Baltimore Sun
Hundreds of activists are planning to demonstrate outside Fort Meade this weekend in support of Army Private Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, organizers said.