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  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and courageous health-care providers. And we wonder: How can one of the world's poorest countries, whose people and infrastructure remain devastated from over a decade of civil war, hold up against the ferocity of the worst Ebola epidemic ever? What can be done to help strengthen and encourage the people, build up the systems and staff and provide equipment necessary to defeat this predator soon, before its appetite grows out of control?
  • Medical marijuana panel moves toward final proposed rules

    Medical marijuana panel moves toward final proposed rules
    A state panel on Tuesday hashed out more of the nitty-gritty details to create a medical marijuana industry from scratch, but some key points remained unresolved as the commission nears a deadline next week. Maryland's Medical Marijuana Commission plans...

    Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]

    Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]
    Congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski on her stance regarding the Patuxent River Air Station and the prolonged initiative to place wind turbines in Somerset County ("Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide," Aug. 18). Senator Mikulski...

    Tolerance, empathy needed to heal America's racial divide [Letter]

    Tolerance, empathy needed to heal America's racial divide [Letter]
    One of the most challenging things anyone can do is to put him or herself in the shoes of another, especially someone from a different racial or religious background. Yet in a pluralist, diverse society, it's essential that we all be able to do that. As...

    Reward teachers for outcomes [Letter]

    Providing incentives to our best teachers to instruct our students with the greatest needs will improve these children's education. Rewarding teachers for their exceptional efforts in improving outcomes for these students will help keep them in the...