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  • Ghosts of Jim Crow haunt us still

    Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Baltimore-born Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights lawyer and first black Supreme Court justice who was instrumental in ending Jim Crow segregation. His representation of schoolgirl Linda Brown resulted in the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, which ended separation practiced in a wide variety of public facilities and institutions.
  • Leopold's name could be removed from iconic deli menu

    Leopold's name could be removed from iconic deli menu
    At Chick and Ruth's Delly in Annapolis, where politicians' favorite meals are named for them and listed in large print signs above the counter, a diner can order a "John R. Leopold" — chicken noodle soup. But that may not be for much longer. A...

    Immigrant lockup a tough sell

    Immigrant lockup a tough sell
    Dozens of residents crowded Crete’s Village Hall today as they decried a proposal to bring an immigration detention center to town. During a regularly scheduled village board meeting, which did not have any matters relating to the proposed...

    Brisk trade in pumpkins, hayrides, despite damaged crop

    Brisk trade in pumpkins, hayrides, despite damaged crop
    As Jamie Brown shifts his gaze upward and squints at a pair of tall barns backed by a cloudless October sky, the reverence in his voice is nearly as clear as the autumn sun's rays. All around him at Triadelphia Lake View Farm, families are taking...

    Finding Fezziwig in the 21st Century

    Finding Fezziwig in the 21st Century
    What makes a great workplace? A bit of Old Fezziwig. That's a reference to one of the characters from Dickens' novella, "A Christmas Carol" — the corpulent, jolly man who ran the London business where Ebenezer Scrooge apprenticed. Fezziwig threw the...