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  • MTA administrator disavows curbs on photography

    Two photographers who were detained by Maryland Transit Administration police this year and told they were forbidden to take pictures of MTA facilities expressed relief Wednesday after the head of the agency flatly repudiated the officers' actions....
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
  • Maryland fails to act on human trafficking

    Let me get this straight. Over 140 years ago the 13th Amendment to the Constitution legally abolished the slavery of my ancestors and my people. And today, according to your editorial ("Human trafficking: A modern-day form of slavery," June 6), some...
  • Maryland's disenfranchised voters

    I moved to Baltimore from Fairfax County, Virginia 13 months ago, and I am essentially happy I made the move to my husband's hometown. However, as a voter I feel like I landed in a third world country. I am a city homeowner who pays hefty real estate...
  • Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration

    Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration
    The Carroll County Commissioners open their twice-weekly meetings with heads bowed in prayer. Robin Bartlett Frazier began a recent session with words from Joshua in the Old Testament and her hope that the board would "be strong and of good courage in...
  • Men behaving badly: Same sad story, once again

    Men behaving badly: Same sad story, once again
    Let's roll out the list. It includes, in no particular order of sluttishness: Kwame Kilpatrick; Jesse Jackson; James McGreevey; Ted Haggard; Gary Condit; Mark Sanford; John Edwards; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Rudy Giuliani; Eliot Spitzer; Antonio...
  • Friday Forecaster: Alison Young of the National Constitution Center

    Friday Forecaster: Alison Young of the National Constitution Center
    Alison Young is with the National Constitution Center. Constitution Day is September 17th (but it's being observed and celebrated on September 16th this year) and this year is the 224th birthday of the Constitution. She was here to help spread the word...
  • Honoring the U.S. Constitution

    Honoring the U.S. Constitution
    On Sept. 17,  224 years ago in Philadelphia, the founding fathers signed the Constitution and sent it on to the Continental Congress in what was to be the first step toward its ratification in June of 1788. The Chicago Tribune has a special reason for...
  • Frederick W. Glassberg, community developer

    Frederick W. Glassberg, a one-time Rouse Co. executive who became a prominent real estate and community developer in Howard County, died Sept. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 77. A native of...
  • Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor

    Spray-paint artist arrested at Inner Harbor
    A spray-paint artist who recently won a temporary court order that allows him to create his work along Ocean City's boardwalk without a permit was arrested Sunday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Mark Chase was arrested about noon when he attempted to set up...
  • Arrest at Inner Harbor renews free speech debate

    Arrest at Inner Harbor renews free speech debate
    The arrest of a man selling paintings at Baltimore's Inner Harbor has renewed debate over the confusing rules governing free speech along the waterfront promenade — an issue that already is the focus of an eight-year-old federal lawsuit. City...