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  • O'Malley's fiscal legacy [Editorial]

    O'Malley's fiscal legacy  [Editorial]
    When the three major Wall Street bond rating agencies reaffirmed Maryland's AAA rating last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a news release crediting his administration's "fiscally responsible approach" to budgeting. Given the extent to which Mr. O'...
  • Don't politicize the plight of the kids at the border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • Germany says expulsion of U.S. spy chief was inevitable

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country was an inevitable response to fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Berlin, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday. Officials said the...
  • Murrieta's budget and image take a hit from immigration protests

    Murrieta's budget and image take a hit from immigration protests
    When it all blows over, Murrieta Mayor Alan Long says he might send the White House a bill. Since July 1, when protesters turned away three buses of immigrant women and children scheduled to be processed in a local Border Patrol facility, Murrieta has...
  • Venezuela opposition leaders call for US sanctions amid simmering political, economic crises

    BOGOTA, Colombia The United States has a moral "obligation" to impose sanctions against Venezuelan leaders accused of violating human rights and other crimes, opposition figures said Friday. During a forum in Doral, Fla., about the future of the South...
  • U.S. pilots, other labor unions split on Ex-Im Bank reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On issues ranging from minimum wage to workplace rights, labor unions often speak with one voice, but the fight within Congress over reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank has created a tricky split between airline pilots and...
  • Why does Md. subsidize non-public schools? [Letter]

    Why does Md. subsidize non-public schools? [Letter]
    I'd feel better about Maryland's budget if the outgoing governor had not kept putting millions of dollars into aiding non-public schools over which we have little to no control and which serve mainly religious interests ("Warning signs for Md.'s budget,"...
  • Central African Republic civilian leaders threaten to boycott peace talks

    BANGUI/PARIS (Reuters) - Key political and religious groups in strifetorn Central African Republic on Friday threatened to boycott peace talks in the neighboring Republic of Congo, saying their county's future should be resolved at home. French...
  • Erdogan, launching presidential bid, vows 'pioneering new Turkey'

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan outlined his vision for a "pioneering new Turkey" on Friday, pledging to re-write the constitution, forge a more prominent role on the world stage and deepen democracy if he becomes the country's first popularly-elected...
  • Colchester Land Trust hosts history walk

    It is not every day that a Boy Scout from Florida studying history in middle school can meet a direct descendant of Miles Standish on a history tour; but that is exactly what happened on Sunday, July 6, when Joshua O'Rourke met Art Standish during the...
  • Meet The Folks Who Want to Sell You the Next Governor

    Can the advertising firm that eroded Tom Foley's support in 2010, increased the Jewish vote for Mitt Romney in 2012 and shaped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's image in 2013 help John P. McKinney defeat Foley for the Republican nomination for governor...