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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...
  • Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.

    Mikulski departure creates trickle-down competition in Md.
    The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade. Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
  • Legislation needed to protect foster kids' personal funds

    Legislation needed to protect foster kids' personal funds
    Our state foster care agencies are apparently so underfunded that they are taking resources from abused and neglected children. The agencies are taking control over foster children's Social Security benefits (when the children are disabled or have...
  • Previous W&M record-holder Giermak applauds Thornton's accomplishment

    Previous W&M record-holder Giermak applauds Thornton's accomplishment
    Marcus Thornton's pursuit and acquisition of William and Mary's career scoring record has brought added recognition to the program and has one particularly interested observer in northwestern Pennsylvania. Eighty-six-year-old Chet Giermak, retired and...
  • Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'

    Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'
    When he's not looking beyond the basketball court — and contemplating who is getting rich from college athletics and, more pointedly, who is not —Taylor Branch still enjoys the games. "I watch the March Madness tournaments sporadically," the...
  • A religious convergence

    A religious convergence
    The confluence of certain Jewish and Christian holidays is not so rare that it qualifies for a minor religious miracle. Occasionally, Hanukkah and Christmas more or less overlap, as do Passover and certain aspects of Easter; that's the advantage of...
  • Hogan's Maryland: open for big business

    Hogan's Maryland: open for big business
    Driving home to Baltimore from a meeting with a potential new customer one cold February afternoon, my wife and I chuckled when we crossed the state border. In addition to "Maryland Welcomes You," our state's "Enjoy Your Visit!" sign on Route 15 now read,...
  • A clash of freedoms in Indiana

    Neither side in the uproar over Indiana's "religious freedom restoration" law has been totally candid about its benefits or its dangers. That often happens in politics, an arena in which it often seems that no statement is too good to be overstated. For...
  • George E. Boynton

    George E. Boynton
    George E. Boynton, a retired insurance executive and standout athlete who played high school, college and club lacrosse, died Saturday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the Blakehurst retirement community. The former...
  • Ellicott City man honored for bravery during Navy Yard shooting

    Ellicott City man honored for bravery during Navy Yard shooting
    A veteran D.C. police officer from Ellicott City was awarded the Congressional Badge of Bravery on Wednesday for his role in shooting the gunman in the Navy Yard mass shooting two years ago. Officer Dorian DeSantis received the medal at a ceremony...
  • Free to discriminate in Indiana

    Free to discriminate in Indiana
    Neither side in the uproar over Indiana's religious freedom law has been totally candid about its benefits or its dangers. That often happens in politics, an arena in which it often seems that no statement is too good to be overstated. For example,...