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  • Chan Lowe: Cell phones on planes

    Chan Lowe: Cell phones on planes
    ¬† Every once in a while, something sexy in the news trickles down to the online water cooler level. Barack Obama’s group selfie at the Mandela funeral is one example. Nobody would have cared about the funeral at all if a photographer hadn’...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]

    Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]
    "Guns don't kill, people do." What a flip response to the horrific epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Just this past weekend in Maryland, three young people, including the gunman, were shot to death in a mall in Columbia, and others were...
  • Mall shooting demands a cultural shift [Letter]

    Mall shooting demands a cultural shift [Letter]
    I went to The Mall in Columbia Monday. Normally, that would not be news, but going to the mall the first day it opened after the shooting on Saturday was important to me. It was important because I choose to not be afraid ("Howard leaders respond to...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Should Arming Teachers Be Part Of School Security?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Mark Pappa: They should take the air marshal approach so the public knows they are in the school and will be used if there is a threat, and you won't know...
  • Can Congress manage to extend the expiring ban on plastic guns?

    A 25-year-old federal law requiring that all guns be detectable by security screeners will expire Dec. 9. Will it get renewed? With 3-D printers able to create almost completely plastic/resin guns, the technology and the market are very different from...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • Complacency over gun violence [Letter]

    Complacency over gun violence [Letter]
    I read with great interest Samuel Totten's commentary on Congress and the National rifle Association ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). While I agree with everything he wrote I still don't understand why our elected officials have to...
  • An armed society is a polite society [Letter]

    An armed society is a polite society [Letter]
    Professor of genocide studies Samuel Totten writes drivel that is more puff piece than serious commentary ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). For him, evidently feelings are king, while thought or science are just annoying facts that get in...
  • Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis

    Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis
    Several hundred gun-rights advocates rallied in Annapolis Tuesday, saying they'll work to unseat state legislators who voted for Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control law in 2013. "The dragon that got awoken last year is still on patrol," said Shannon...
  • Texas' Wendy Davis backs some later-term abortion restrictions

    HOUSTON — Wendy Davis, the Texas gubernatorial candidate¬†who garnered national attention for an 11-hour filibuster last year against state abortion restrictions, this week said she would support certain qualified restrictions. The state senator...