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  • Miami-Dade County Starcaps, Week 9: Is Southridge back? The Spartans certainly believe they are

    During the 1980s and into the 90s, no team in Miami-Dade County enjoyed more success than the Southridge Spartans. Under Jerry Hughes and Don Soldinger, the team was one of the nation's elite programs, sending dozens of top-flight players onto the next...
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
  • The downside of privatizing public transportation

    In his commentary in the Baltimore Sun ("End the MTA Monopoly," April 14), Professor James Dorn of Towson University, and the Cato Foundation whose journal he edits, would have us privatize our public transportation. Dorn characterizes the Maryland...
  • Paul Ryan's Medicaid block grants: good for Maryland

    Paul Ryan's Medicaid block grants: good for Maryland
    Shortly after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin unveiled his plan to convert federal Medicaid funding to a block grant — which has since passed the House — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and 16 other governors issued a...
  • Medicaid great for Maryland — when others foot the bill

    Reader Suzanne R. Schlattman ("Ryan budget would hurt Maryland," May 9) writes, "we here in Maryland … know far better" how to run the state's Medicaid program. I couldn't agree more. So why does she oppose the reforms that passed the U.S. House,...
  • Did waterboarding lead to bin Laden? We don't know and it doesn't matter

    The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
  • Navy baseball primed for first NCAA tournament game since 2002

    Navy baseball primed for first NCAA tournament game since 2002
    To members of the Navy baseball team, it finally feels like they're back where they belong. For the first time since 2002, the Midshipmen earned a berth to the NCAA tournament after winning the Patriot League title and the conference's automatic bid. For...
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Thursday, May 15. President Bush is addressing the Israeli Knesset. The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) is holding a briefing on "Hate in......
  • Michael Hiltzik: Get this man away from Social Security

     
    The man is Alan Simpson, the former GOP Senator from Wyoming who has utterly disqualified himself from having any voice whatsoever in a proposal for the future of Social Security. Unfortunately, he's the co-chairman of a presidential commission charged...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Hollywood's heroes take flight with unexpected directors

     
    Here's a longer version of John Horn's Los Angeles Times Calendar article on Comic-Con filmmakers. When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.......
  • Sunday shows: Petraeus, Kaine, Gillespie, Rendell

     
    Also, John Cornyn, Bob Corker, Kevin McCarthy and Chris Van Hollen....