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  • Schmoke's vindication

    Schmoke's vindication
    When Gov. Larry Hogan's task force on heroin overdose deaths met at the University of Baltimore last week, the panel was greeted by the school's newly installed president, Kurt Schmoke, a former Baltimore mayor with plenty of experience coping with the city's heroin epidemic. More than 20 years ago Mr. Schmoke sparked a nationwide debate over his then-controversial idea that the so-called "war on drugs" was as much a public health crisis as a criminal justice matter. For his trouble Mr. Schmoke was ridiculed for being soft on crime, but the passage of time has vindicated his view.
  • Frederick D. O'Neal, businessman

    Frederick D. O'Neal, businessman
    Frederick D. O'Neal, a retired Baltimore businessman who had owned Mondawmin Photo Supply in Mondawmin Mall for more than three decades, died April 1 at Northwest Hospital of cardiac arrest and lung failure. He was 82. The son of John McKinley O'Neal, a...

    Marker honoring Va. leader to be dedicated Saturday

    A state historical marker will be dedicated this week in Harrisonburg in memory of a favorite son who was an African-American religious and educational leader. The marker honoring Edgar Amos Love will be dedicated Saturday at John Wesley United Methodist...

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare
    Renee Riffey can't decide among the myriad universities that are actively courting her and offering major scholarships, and it's all due to her prodigious talent as a women's bowling champion. The senior at North County High School is looking at...

    Historians' view of Lincoln continues to change

    WASHINGTON Abraham Lincoln, the great emancipator from Illinois who was shot by assassinJohn Wilkes Booth150 years ago Tuesday, has been evolving in myth and memory. As recent scholarship and events have shown, the Civil War and Lincoln's struggle to...