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  • Patricia M. Krehnbrink, homemaker, volunteer

    Patricia M. Krehnbrink, homemaker, volunteer
    Patricia M. Krehnbrink, a homemaker who was a longtime member and volunteer at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Anne Arundel County, died Wednesday at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. She was 91. The daughter of Carl Gordon Kirwan, a...
  • Unaffiliateds Could Help Republicans

    Unaffiliateds Could Help Republicans
    Connecticut Republicans consider Lowell P. Weicker Jr. — former governor, former U.S. senator and former Republican — an apostate and a nag because of his abiding support for open primaries. But Mr. Weicker, who has been clanging the cymbals...
  • Merrill Wants Election Reforms; Questions 'Political Will'

    Merrill Wants Election Reforms; Questions 'Political Will'
    HARTFORD — Right now, there's no way to remove a registrar of voters who messes up an election. There's no way to force registrars to get training, and no way for the state to take over a persistently dysfunctional local election system. After yet...
  • Hogan names ex-Senator Neall to transition team

    Hogan names ex-Senator Neall to transition team
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan named a widely respected former state senator to his transition team Wednesday, the same day experts warned that Maryland's budget will require about $900 million in belt-tightening. Hogan tapped Democrat Robert R. Neall, a former...
  • State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School

    State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School
    The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. The grant is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
  • Republican Dan Sullivan wins Alaska Senate race, ousting Mark Begich

    One week after the midterm election, former Alaska Atty. Gen. Dan Sullivan won the state's costly, hard-fought U.S. Senate contest, giving Republicans an eight-seat gain nationally with one race still to be decided. Sullivan was about 8,000 votes...
  • Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start

    Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start
    With the Lakers opening the season slowly (1-6), partial owner Joey Buss is leaning on a number of important lessons taught to him by his late father Jerry Buss. “My father instilled patience in me,” said Joey Buss to The Times. “...
  • Hogan greets Maryland technology entrepreneurs

    Hogan greets Maryland technology entrepreneurs
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan told technology entrepreneurs Wednesday they would "have a friend in the governor's mansion" come January. Hogan, who has made few public appearances since an upset win over Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, shook hands and...
  • Pat Browne named to state Senate's top spending spot

    Pat Browne named to state Senate's top spending spot
    HARRISBURG — In a shakeup of legislative leaders Wednesday, the Lehigh Valley got a seat at the table of power. Republican Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown was named the chamber's budget point man. Browne's elevation to Senate Appropriations...
  • State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year

    State would lease $2.8 million farm for $1 a year
    The O'Malley administration has struck a deal to buy a Kent County farm for $2.8 million and then lease it for $1 a year to a company controlled by an organic farmer and Democratic campaign donor. The proposal has drawn criticism from businesses that...
  • Arkansas governor to pardon own son: report

    Arkansas governor to pardon own son: report
    Outgoing Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe said on Wednesday that he will pardon his son for a felony drug conviction, local media reported. Beebe, who is set to leave office in January due to term limits, said he would pardon his son Kyle, now 34, for his...