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  • Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist

    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist
    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center...
  • Walker For Lt. Gov. On Republican Ticket

    Walker For Lt. Gov. On Republican Ticket
    If you harbor the suspicion that state government could run more efficiently and less expensively, you might want to call in a no-nonsense accountant with a green eyeshade to poke around the bureaucratic labyrinth. Someone like David Walker. Mr....
  • Unauthorized immigrants line up for driver's licenses in Colorado

    For most people a trip to the Division of Motors Vehicles is a dreaded event. Humberto Cruz-Salas cannot get there fast enough. A month ago, he hopped out of bed and started dialing the DMV to try to make an appointment. His 2 a.m. effort —...
  • Investigators collecting remains, evidence from MH-17 crash site

    International investigators on Friday collected decomposing remains and belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster after finally getting access to the eastern Ukraine crash site, Dutch officials reported. "We hope that the start...
  • Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus

    Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus
    Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day. Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...
  • Sinaloa, one of Mexico's most violent states, limits crime coverage

    In one of Mexico’s most violent states, it is now illegal, essentially, for reporters to cover the violence. New laws in Sinaloa, home to Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel and where kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sheltered for years, bar...
  • California Rep. Swalwell says he joined O'Malley for 2014, not 2016

    California Rep. Swalwell says he joined O'Malley for 2014, not 2016
    Ready for a "Ready for Martin" movement? This isn't quite that, but a California congressman has taken on a leadership role with the budding political organization of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a potential challenger to former Secretary of State...
  • Cost of not taking a smart meter arrives

    Cost of not taking a smart meter arrives
    As bills go out with the first fees for customers who don't want smart meters, Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is pressing to apply the charges to a much larger group — people the utility says have ignored repeated requests to switch out old meters...
  • Judge orders Florida lawmakers to redraw congressional maps by Aug. 15

    The Florida Legislature must submit a revised map of all 27 congressional districts by Aug. 15 and propose a special election to fill those seats, a judge ruled Friday. The decision by Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis is part of the latest battle over...
  • Palestinian civilians aren't to blame for Hamas

    Israel is a democratic state that is trying to respect human rights while defending itself against an adversary, Hamas, that does not. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, is obviously right to say that the killing of Palestinian children is...
  • Swipe and ride [Editorial]

    Swipe and ride  [Editorial]
    Harried commuters will be gratified by the Maryland Public Service Commission's decision last week to require taxicabs operating in Baltimore City to install credit card-reading devices in the back seat where passengers sit. The new rule, which goes...